• <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rackham (Arthur). 'The Skein', original pen, ink and watercolour drawing. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Vico (Giambattista). <i>Principj di una scienza nuova,</i> FIRST EDITION, Felice Mosca, Naples,1725. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> <i>Bauerkeller's New Embossed Plan of London,</i> first edition, Ackermann & Co., 1841. £1,800 to £2,200.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Live Online<br>2 December 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Bible, English, Coverdale's Version, J. Nycolson, Southwark, [1535]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Johnson (Samuel). <i>A Dictionary of the English Langauge,</i> 2 vol., fourth edition revised by the author, folio, 1773. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Orwell (George). <i>The Road to Wigan Pier,</i> first public edition, 8vo., Victor Gollancz, 1937. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Dec. 2:</b> Rowling (J. K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first printing 1997. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>All-Negro Comics</i> Issue #1, 1947. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Early Memoir of a Black Hairdresser, 1859. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> First Edition <i>Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African,</i> 1782. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Bessie Coleman Aero News Vol. 1 Issue 1, May 1930, Signed by William J. Powell. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Book of Poetry and Music by Formerly Illiterate Author Thomas Young, 1897. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Cabinet Card of 24th Infantryman, Tombstone, Arizona Territory, circa 1882. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> James Baldwin Portrait by Carl Van Vechten, 1955. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>The Pacific Appeal</i> Newspaper, San Francisco, 1877. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Only Known Copy <i>Spreading Joy,</i> Uplift History of African Americans in Los Angeles, 1937. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1940 Los Angeles <i>The Official Central Avenue District Directory.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> GRÉGOIRE, Henri (French, 1750-1831). <i>An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and Literature of Negroes,</i> First American Edition, 1810. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1893 Indian Territory Album with Images of Tacky Grayson. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 1st<br>Antique and modern prints,<br>drawings and paintings</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 2nd<br>Photographs, autographs, musical works and manuscripts</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Books from XV to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Mathematics books</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Art books from Salvador Dalí<br>& others</b>
  • <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>

Auction Update Review

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Rare Book Hub: 40 Auctions Archived, another 26 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday 31 July 2020, 40 completed auctions have been archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish krona, 7 in euros, 5 in British pounds, 2 in Mexican pesos, and 25 in US dollars.  Turnover was $16,430,217 as 11,708 lots were offered and 8,892 sold for a 76% rate of sale.

 

For the week ahead 26 sales are searchable.

  

8 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 
 

SothebysTravel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on July 28th: $2,421,204 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on July 26th: $2,349,549 
SothebysContemporary Prints and Multiples - bidstart 7/1/ on July 28th: $1,555,250 
ChristiesValuable Books and Manuscripts - bidstart 7/9 on July 30th: $1,530,000 
Zisska and LacherBooks, Works on Paper on July 23rd: $1,291,492 
Arader GalleriesSummer Auction on July 25th: $1,095,276 
ChristiesContemporary Edition - Online bidstart 7/16 on July 30th: $1,028,000 
SothebysThe Library of a Greek Bibliophile: Travel Books, Aldines and an Important Qur’an on July 28th: $1,004,659 
 

9 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered: 

Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/10 on July 19th: 150.80% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsTravel, Atlases and Maps, Autographs and Documents on July 29th: 141.36% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on July 28th: 134.67% 
SothebysContemporary Prints and Multiples - bidstart 7/1/ on July 28th: 123.34% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsFine Art, etc. - Old Master Prints on July 30th: 122.20% 
Forum AuctionsOnline only: Books and Works on Paper on July 30th: 120.92% 
ChristiesContemporary Edition - Online bidstart 7/16 on July 30th: 112.97% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 1/24 on July 20th: 112.17% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 100.63% 


28 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell: 

Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 100.00% 
Leland Little AuctionsThe Mid-Summer Estates Auction - Prints on July 30th: 100.00% 
SothebysLegends, Landscapes, and Lovelies - bidstart 7/22 on July 28th: 100.00% 
Carlsen GallerySummer Potpourri on July 26th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 99.80% 
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/12 on July 26th: 99.46% 
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online on July 27th: 99.26% 
Dirk Soulis AuctionsOnline Only: Railroad Travel Ephemera, China and Books on July 29th: 98.21% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsThe Magic Collection of Jim Rawlins - Part 4 on July 25th: 97.85% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety - Books, Prints on July 28th: 95.65% 
SothebysContemporary Prints and Multiples - bidstart 7/1/ on July 28th: 95.00% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsTravel, Atlases and Maps, Autographs and Documents on July 29th: 94.63% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters on July 26th: 94.44% 
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/10 on July 19th: 94.29% 
University ArchivesManuscripts and Autographs - Books on June 24th: 93.84% 
PBA GalleriesLiterature & Books in All Fields: Timed Online Auction - No Reserve - bidstart 7/20 on July 30th: 93.53% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 25th: 93.00% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on July 28th: 92.41% 
John McInnis AuctioneersThe Billie and Dottie Haughton Online Auction on July 27th: 92.31% 
Winter AssociatesPrints, Books on July 27th: 90.91% 
Forum AuctionsOnline only: Books and Works on Paper on July 30th: 88.85% 
ChristiesContemporary Edition - Online bidstart 7/16 on July 30th: 88.06% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 3/20 on July 22nd: 85.00% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 1/24 on July 20th: 84.00% 
Purcell AuctioneersAuction Of Irish Interest Books, Maps, Posters, Interesting Ephemera Etc. To Include An Entire Colle on July 29th: 83.88% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 9/27 on July 21st: 82.76% 
University ArchivesThe Kennedys on June 10th: 82.71% 
SothebysTravel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on July 28th: 80.93% 
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys Description de l'Égypte. Paris, 1809-1822, first edition, 23 volumes, housed in a custom made cabinet on July 28th Actual price: USD $562,639.
  2. Arader Galleries The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. on July 25th Actual price: USD $295,000.
  3. Sothebys GRAPES (F. & S. II.190-195) on July 28th Actual price: USD $275,000.
  4. Heritage Auctions The Invisible Man (Universal, 1933). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. One Sheet (27" X41") Style A Teaser, Gene Schwalm Artwork. on July 26th Actual price: USD $228,000.
  5. Arader Galleries Louisiana Heron, Plate CCXVII (217). on July 25th Actual price: USD $171,100.
  6. Zisska and Lacher KOPERNIKUS, N., De revolutionibus orbium coelestium, libri VI. on July 23rd Actual price: USD $164,491.
  7. Sothebys Qur'an. copied by Ahmad al-Nayrizi, illuminated. Persia, Safavid and Qajar. 1122 AH/1710 AD on July 28th Actual price: USD $153,594.
  8. Christies Medusa Head on July 30th Actual price: USD $150,000.
  9. Swann Galleries An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. on July 30th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  10. Sothebys IMAGE OF GREGORY (MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, TOKYO 276) on July 28th Actual price: USD $118,750.
  11. Sothebys Keulen. De Groote Nieuwe Vermeerderde Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Werelt. 1685, fine hand-colouring on July 28th Actual price: USD $113,175.
  12. Christies Principia mathematica. on July 30th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  13. Heritage Auctions M (Nero-Film AG, 1931). Fine+ on Linen. German Poster (37.5" X 55.75"). on July 26th Actual price: USD $108,000.
  14. Christies Wuthering Heights. A Novel. By Ellis Bell. Agnes Grey. A Novel, by Acton Bell. on July 30th Actual price: USD $87,500.
  15. Heritage Auctions Horror of Dracula (Universal International, 1958). Folded, Fine+. Italian 2 - Fogli (39.5" X 55.25"). on July 26th Actual price: USD $84,000.
  16. Christies BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in French and Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum on July 30th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  17. Sothebys Dupre. Voyage a Athenes et a Constantinople. Paris, 1825. folio, colour plates, twentieth-century blue half morocco gilt on July 28th Actual price: USD $80,839.
  18. Heritage Auctions Casablanca: Café Chair (Warner Bros., 1942). Fine+. Screen-Used Prop Chairs (2) (34" X 15" X 15"). on July 26th Actual price: USD $78,000.
  19. Sothebys KATE MOSS (PORTFOLIO) on July 28th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  20. Sothebys MICK JAGGER (F. & S. II.142) on July 28th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  21. Christies MAO ZEDONG (1893-1976). Signed photo album, memento of the visit to China by the Soviet delegation led by Nikita Khrushchev in 1954. on July 30th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  22. Arader Galleries Long-billed Curlew, Plate 231. on July 25th Actual price: USD $70,800.
  23. Sothebys MICK JAGGER (F. & S. II.146) on July 28th Actual price: USD $68,750.
  24. Sothebys SUNFLOWERS I on July 28th Actual price: USD $68,750.
  25. Christies Essai sur la Nature du Commerce en géné ral. Traduit de l'Anglois. on July 30th Actual price: USD $68,750.



40 total sales reported this week:

Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH. Valuable Books, Photographs, Prints on July 31st: 44.59%
Eldreds. Summer Sale - signs, prints, books on July 31st: 69.57%
Swann Galleries. Fine Books and Manuscripts on July 30th: 77.83%
PBA Galleries. Literature & Books in All Fields: Timed Online Auction - No Reserve - bidstart 7/20 on July 30th: 93.53%
Leland Little Auctions. The Mid-Summer Estates Auction - Prints on July 30th: 100.00%
Forum Auctions. Online only: Books and Works on Paper on July 30th: 88.85%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Fine Art, etc. - Old Master Prints on July 30th: 77.44%
Christies. Contemporary Edition - Online bidstart 7/16 on July 30th: 88.06%
Christies. Valuable Books and Manuscripts - bidstart 7/9 on July 30th: 66.17%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Travel, Atlases and Maps, Autographs and Documents on July 29th: 94.63%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Online Only: Railroad Travel Ephemera, China and Books on July 29th: 98.21%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Living Contemporary on July 29th: 70.73%
Purcell Auctioneers. Auction Of Irish Interest Books, Maps, Posters, Interesting Ephemera Etc. To Include An Entire Colle on July 29th: 83.88%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on July 28th: 92.41%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety - Books, Prints on July 28th: 95.65%
Sothebys. Contemporary Prints and Multiples - bidstart 7/1/ on July 28th: 95.00%
Sothebys. Legends, Landscapes, and Lovelies - bidstart 7/22 on July 28th: 100.00%
Sothebys. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on July 28th: 80.93%
Sothebys. The Library of a Greek Bibliophile: Travel Books, Aldines and an Important Qur’an on July 28th: 79.83%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 99.80%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/21 on July 28th: 100.00%
Winter Associates. Prints, Books on July 27th: 90.91%
John McInnis Auctioneers. The Billie and Dottie Haughton Online Auction on July 27th: 92.31%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online on July 27th: 99.26%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/12 on July 26th: 99.46%
University Archives. The Kennedys on June 10th: 82.71%
University Archives. Manuscripts and Autographs - Books on June 24th: 93.84%
Carlsen Gallery. Summer Potpourri on July 26th: 100.00%
Potter and Potter Auctions. The Magic Collection of Jim Rawlins - Part 4 on July 25th: 97.85%
Morton Subastas. Photography on July 25th: 26.73%
Morton Subastas. Weekly Timed Auction - Books, Prints on July 25th: 67.11%
Michaans Auctions. July Gallery Auction on July 25th: 50.00%
Zisska and Lacher. Books, Works on Paper on July 23rd: 60.17%
Arader Galleries. Summer Auction on July 25th: 46.39%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters on July 26th: 94.44%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 3/20 on July 22nd: 85.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 9/27 on July 21st: 82.76%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 1/24 on July 20th: 84.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/10 on July 19th: 94.29%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 25th: 93.00%


For the week ahead 26 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Aug. 3rd
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 96 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. U.S. Currency Signature Auction. 99 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/24. 50 lots

Tue. Aug. 4th
Sothebys. London. Books and Manuscripts: A Summer Miscellany -bidstart 7/28. 194 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/28. 366 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/28. 135 lots
Stephan Welz & Co.. Constantia. Fine Art Prints, Books and Maps. 101 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Books and Documents Auction from a Mexicanista Library (Denegre). 232 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 7/24. 33 lots

Thu. Aug. 6th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. William R. Bronson Collection of Ornithological Books. 197 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography. 335 lots
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers. Carlisle. Antiquarian and Collectable Books Auction. 274 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The David Hall T206 Collection Part V Sports Catalog Auction. 630 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Asian Arts and Modern Art and Design - Prints.
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Prints.

Fri. Aug. 7th
Bonhams. New York. Conflicts of the 19th and 20th Centuries - Online bidstart 7/28. 50 lots
Bruneau & Co. . Cranston. DiscoverIt Comic and Toy.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 7/31. 130 lots

Sat. Aug. 8th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Entertainment & Music Memorabilia. 792 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Online Auction - Books, Prints. 112 lots

Sun. Aug. 9th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/26. 144 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Online Auction - Books, Prints. 70 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/2.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 8/2.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/31. 32 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. Sold for $15,600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. Sold for $3,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. Sold for $26,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. Sold for $2,210.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. Sold for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. Sold for $1,188.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. Sold for $1,500.
  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Joyce (James), <i>Ulysses,</i> 4to, Paris: (Shakespeare & Co.) 1922, First Edn. €7,000 to €9,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Of the Utmost Rarity with Swift Association. Harward (Michael). <i>Philomath. A New Almanack for the Year of Our Lord,</i> 1666. €6,000 to €9,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Full Complement of Hand Coloured & Other Plates. Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>Monumenti dell Egitto e della Nubia,</i> Vols. I, II, & III Plate Volumes only. €5,000 to €7,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Magnificent Hand Coloured Plates. [Bivort, Debabay, & others] <i>Annales de Pomologie,</i> 8 vols., folio, Brussels, 1853-1861. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> With Very Fine Coloured Plates & Illustrations. Barbier (George) Vogel (Lucien) & others, <i>Gazette du Bon Ton - Arts-modes et frivolities, </i> 1914 to 1922. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> “I have seen War... I hate War," Signed Presentation Copy to William C. Bullitt, Roosevelt (Franklin D.) August 14, 1936. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Victorian Hostess & Horticulturist. An Important Collection Relating to Lady Dorothy Nevill (1826-1913). €2,500 to €3,200.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Fine Original Portrait Photos of The O'Brien Ladies by Margaret Cameron. Two black and white Photos, each 8" x 10". €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> James Hume Nesbitt Illustrations: A collection of twelve pen and ink Drawings and Etchings intended for publication as book of illustrations for his thriller novels. €800 to €1,200.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 December 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Attributed to Kitagawa Utamavo (1753-1806). A pair of attractive colourful woodblock prints, of Court Ladies in decorative robes with numerous stamps and script. €800 to €1,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Contemporaneous Notes from Captain Cook's Voyage Travel: [Anon] <i>Voyage to the South Sea by Mr. Banks, Mr. Parkinson and Dr. Solender, with Capt. Cooke,</i> a 7 page m/ss document. €700 to €1,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Dec. 9:</b> Very Rare First U.K. Edition with Yellow Paper Band. Herbert (Frank). <i>Dune,</i> 8vo London (Victor Gollancz Ltd.) 1966. €500 to €700.
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1490. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br> P. Goos, <i>Le Grand Miroir de la Mer,</i> 1669. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. Feininger, Letter with woodcuts, 1920. Est: € 25,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin Bible manuscript, 12th century. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. E. Bloch, <i>Naturgeschichte der Fische,</i> 1782-95. Est: € 40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 90,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. J. Waghenaer, <i>Speculum nauticum,</i> 1586. Est: € 180,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>P. J. de Pannemaeker, Collection of orig. watercolors, 1878-1887.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> 1918.<br>Est: € 15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br><i>Livro dos prestimonios,</i> Manuscript, 1665. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>W. Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> 1913.<br>Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>J. Miró in J. Cassou, <i>Vingt-deux poémes,</i> 1978. Est: € 8,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>F. Schubert. Autograph letter to his brother Ferdinand, 4 pages, Zseliz, 1818. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>L. v. Beethoven. Fine autograph letter to his librettist Friedrich Treitschke, about their planned opera, 1815. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Hermann Hesse, Highly important series of 62 letters and postcards to Stefan Zweig, 1903-1938. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Reims, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, late 15th century]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Armenian gospel book, illuminated manuscript on vellum, seventeenth century, tooled calf binding. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>C. Goldoni. Ten autograph letters signed to the Genoese nobleman Cristoforo Spinola, Venice 1742-1743. £7,000 to £9,000.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> SHERBURNE, BRANTZ, and WIRGMAN. The Original Drawings of the First Modern Scientific Survey of the Patapsco River and Chesapeake Bay. $350,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> LAFON, Barthelemy. The Earliest Comprehensive Survey of Louisiana and its Adjacent Regions. $350,000 to $450,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Giacomo GASTALDI. The Most Important Renaissance Wall Map of Asia Published in the 16th Century – with all four sheets having full margins. $300,000 to $400,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> CAO, Junyi. The Most Important Map of China to Come to Market in 50 Years. One of only three known copies of the last Ming Dynasty world map. $325,000 to $375,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> ORTELIUS, Abraham. Ortelius Atlas Spanish 1588 Magnificently Rich Original Hand Color in Full. $225,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> An Exceptionally Fine and Historically Important Manuscript Map Showing the Origins of Texas in the 19th Century. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> PRICE, William and BONNER, John. Map of Boston 1769. $225,000 to $325,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. Audubon’s Brilliant Icon, That Has Never Been Equaled for Drama. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Pierre-Joseph REDOUTE. Original Watercolor, Red Lily. $175,000 to $250,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>December Sale<br>December 5, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> John James AUDUBON. The Most Famous Image of a Bird in All of History. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> Martin WALDSEEMULLER. The Finest Example in Existence of Martin Waldseemuller’s Map of the New World, with Spectacular Full Original Color. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 5:</b> GORDON, Peter. The First State of the First View of Savannah: The Template for American Urban Planning. $100,000 to $150,000.