• <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits<br>7 – 15 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> [RELIURE BRODÉE]. <i>Horae beatissimae...</i> Anvers, 1570. Reliure brodée de la Renaissance aux armes du duc d'Anjou. €50,000 to €70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> ARTOIS, comte d', futur Charles X. 75 lettres autographes au comte de Vaudreuil entre 1792 et 1804. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> [Pascal, Blaise]. <i>Lettres de A. Dettonville ...</i> Paris, 1658-1659. Rarissime édition originale en reliure de l'époque. €30,000 to €50,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits<br>7 – 15 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> Aragon, Louis. Ens. de 8 ouvrages avec envois à Jacques Lacan, dont "Blanche et l'oubli", 1967, sur grand papier. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> Fermat, Pierre de. <i>Varia opera mathematica.</i> Toulouse,1679. Petit in-folio. Edition originale. De la bibliothèque de Jacques Lacan. €6,000 to €8,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 7 – 15 Dec.:</b> Leduc, Violette. <i>La Bâtarde.</i> 1958-1963. Important manuscrit autographe, premier jet. 20 cahiers, env 2048 p. ms. €40,000 to €60,000.
  • <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.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Bernardus Sylvanus, one of the earliest printed maps of the New World, woodcut, Venice, 1511. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johannes Blaeu, <i>Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula,</i> Amsterdam, 1662. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Emanuel Bowen & John Gibson, <i>Atlas Minimus,</i> miniature atlas, London, 1758. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Henry Andrews, <i>The Botanist's Repository for New & Rare Plants,</i> London, 1797-1815. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Night Heron or Qua Bird, Plate CCXXXVI,</i> hand-colored aquatint, 1835. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Basilius Besler, group of 30 folio engravings, <i>Hortus Eystettensis,</i> Eichstatt, 1613. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Henri Chatelain, <i>Carte Tres Curieuse de la Mer du Sud...,</i> Amsterdam, 1719. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Arnoldus Montanus, <i>Die Unbekante Neue Welt...,</i> German text edition, Amsterdam, 1673. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Woodhouse Audubon, <i>California Gray Squirrel,</i> oil on canvas, c. 1853. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> BULLER, Walter Lawry. <i>A HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF NEW ZEALAND.</i> London, Van Voorst, 1873. Special De-Luxe edition of this already rare work.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> GIBBS, May. <i>Gum-Nut Babies.</i> Sydney: Angus and Robertson, Ca. 1918.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> SWIFT, Jonathan. <i>TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD.</i> London: Printed for Benj.Motte. 1727.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> JUKES, Joseph Beete. <i>NARRATIVE OF THE SURVEYING VOYAGE OF H.M.S. FLY…</i> London: T. & W. Boone, 1847. First Edition.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> <i>SOMERVILLE, E OE. IN THE VINE COUNTRY.</i> London: W H Allen & Co Limited, 1893.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> MAWE, John. <i>The voyager’s companion, or shell collector’s pilot.</i> London : 1825. Rare.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> PARKINSON, John. <i>Theatrum Botanicum, The Theater of Plants…</i> London, Thomas Cotes, 1640.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> c. 1150 decorated MONASTIC MISSAL LEAF, Southern Germany/Austria.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> LEGGE, Captain W. Vincent. <i>A HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF CEYLON.</i> London, The Author, 1880.
    <b>ANZAAB Joint Catalogue:</b> AUNT HANNAH. <i>SOME ADVENTURES IN THE LIFE OF A COCKATOO.</i> Published in New York by R. Shugg and Co., 1872.

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Rare Book Hub: 48 Auctions Archived, another 47 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 9 October 2020, 48 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transactions+ Database; 3 denominated in Swiss francs, 2 in Danish kronor, 13 in euros, 6 in British pounds, and 24 in US dollars.  Turnover was $17,520,470 as 11,905 lots were offered and 9,569 sold for an 80% success rate.

 

A fresh 47 auctions come up this week.

 

5 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 


Heritage AuctionsMichael Jordan & Basketball Icon Sports Catalogue on October 3rd: $4,264,661 
Heritage AuctionsEuropean Comic Art Also Featuring Comics and Animation Signature Auction on October 4th: $1,596,346 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersPrints and Multiples on October 2nd: $1,360,704 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersCollection from the Library of Gerald and Barbara Weiner on October 8th: $1,208,547 
RR AuctionFine Autographs and Artifacts - bidstart 9/12 on October 7th: $1,020,250 

 


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

Mirabaud-Mercier AuctioneersClassic Sale - Books, Prints on October 7th: 334.95% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsAntiques & Textiles, A Private Collection of Vintage Automobilia & Motoring History on October 8th: 261.92% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsQuarterly Fine & Decorative Arts Catalog on September 29th: 177.73% 
Brunk AuctionsPremier and Emporium Auction on October 3rd: 173.56% 
Koller AuctionsOld Master Prints on September 25th: 153.31% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Maps and Atlases on October 8th: 147.86% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps & Documents, Travel & Exploration, Science & Medicine on October 7th: 128.41% 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersPrints and Multiples on October 2nd: 126.59% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks on October 6th: 119.50% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/27 on October 6th: 113.07% 
AderBooks - on October 2nd: 112.24% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsBritish & European Paintings & Watercolours, Old Master Prints & Drawings - Prints on October 9th: 105.84% 
ChristiesRobert Motherwell Prints from the Dedalus Foundation - bidstart 9/22 on October 8th: 102.37% 
BonhamsPrints and Multiples on October 7th: 100.87% 


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

Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 9/18 on September 28th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 9/20 on October 4th: 100.00% 
Leland Little AuctionsAsian Arts & Modern Art & Design on October 8th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/27 on October 6th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 9/27 on October 4th: 99.40% 
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 9/27 on October 5th: 99.39% 
Heritage AuctionsMichael Jordan & Basketball Icon Sports Catalogue on October 3rd: 98.14% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsAntiques & Textiles, A Private Collection of Vintage Automobilia & Motoring History on October 8th: 98.11% 
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 9/29 on October 6th: 97.96% 
Brunk AuctionsPremier and Emporium Auction on October 3rd: 97.78% 
Alaska AuctionOctober Auction - Prints, Books on October 7th: 96.67% 
Heritage AuctionsEuropean Comic Art Also Featuring Comics and Animation Signature Auction on October 4th: 96.37% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 3rd: 94.50% 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersPrints and Multiples on October 2nd: 94.33% 
Koller AuctionsOld Master Prints on September 25th: 94.12% 
Purcell AuctioneersIrish Interest Book & Ephemera Auction on October 7th: 93.09% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks on October 6th: 91.24% 
University ArchivesRare Autographs, Manuscripts, and Books on September 30th: 91.04% 
Mirabaud-Mercier AuctioneersSports on October 3rd: 89.39% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on October 6th: 89.01% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsQuarterly Fine & Decorative Arts Catalog on September 29th: 87.50% 
Mirabaud-Mercier AuctioneersClassic Sale - Books, Prints on October 7th: 86.89% 
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersCollection from the Library of Gerald and Barbara Weiner on October 8th: 86.61% 
Potomack CompanyBetween the Wars: Works on Paper on October 7th: 86.27% 
ChristiesRobert Motherwell Prints from the Dedalus Foundation - bidstart 9/22 on October 8th: 86.05% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsBritish & European Paintings & Watercolours, Old Master Prints & Drawings - Prints on October 9th: 84.09% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 9/18 on September 30th: 83.81% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps & Documents, Travel & Exploration, Science & Medicine on October 7th: 82.71% 
Neal Auction CompanyUNRESERVED @Neal - LA State & Mobile Museums on October 8th: 81.82% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Maps and Atlases on October 8th: 81.77%

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions 2004 Topps Chrome LeBron James (Superfractor) #23 PSA Gem Mint 10 - #'d 1 of 1. on October 3rd Actual price: USD $720,000.
  2. Heritage Auctions 2016 Kobe Bryant Number "8" Staples Center Hardwood Used in His Historic Sixty-Point Farewell Game. on October 3rd Actual price: USD $631,200.
  3. Heritage Auctions 1986-87 Michael Jordan Game Worn Chicago Bulls Uniform--Definitively Photo Matched to Five Games Including 56 Points vs. Philadelphia on 3/24 with Many More Probable Matches! on October 3rd Actual price: USD $480,000.
  4. Heritage Auctions 1986 Fleer Basketball Complete Set (132) - All Graded PSA Gem Mint 10! on October 3rd Actual price: USD $216,000.
  5. Heritage Auctions 1984 Michael Jordan Earliest Known Worn Chicago Bulls Rookie Jersey--Photo Matched! on October 3rd Actual price: USD $144,000.
  6. Brunk Auctions IMPORTANT QUASI WAR RELATED NAVAL DOCUMENTS on October 3rd Actual price: USD $135,300.
  7. RR Auction Edgar Allan Poe Autograph Letter Signed on October 7th Actual price: USD $125,125.
  8. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Jane Fonda, 1982 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $125,000.
  9. Heritage Auctions 1985 Michael Jordan Game Worn Chicago Bulls Air Jordan I Rookie Sneakers. on October 3rd Actual price: USD $117,000.
  10. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. on October 8th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  11. Heritage Auctions 1986 Fleer Basketball Wax Box with 36 Unopened Packs As Issued by Fleer! on October 3rd Actual price: USD $96,000.
  12. Heritage Auctions 1994 Michael Jordan Game Worn Birmingham Barons Air Jordan Cleats. on October 3rd Actual price: USD $87,000.
  13. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies. Unto which is added, SEVEN PLAYS, Never before Printed in Folio. on October 8th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  14. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) Crying Girl, 1963 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $81,250.
  15. Brunk Auctions Long-billed Curlew, Plate CCXXXI, 1834 on October 3rd Actual price: USD $79,950.
  16. Galerie Bassenge Ortus Sanitatis. De herbis et plantis. De Animalibus et reptilibus. on October 6th Actual price: USD $79,947.
  17. Heritage Auctions 1986 Fleer Basketball Wax Box With 36 Unopened Packs. on October 3rd Actual price: USD $75,068.
  18. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Seven Pillars of Wisdom, a triumph. on October 8th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  19. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers The Works ... now newly imprinted. on October 8th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  20. Heritage Auctions 756 Elephants on October 6th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  21. University Archives Edgar Allan Poe Signed Receipt for Printing of "The Raven" An Exceptional Literary Rarity on September 30th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  22. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories. on October 8th Actual price: USD $62,500.
  23. Heritage Auctions Charles Schulz Peanuts Sunday Comic Strip Snoopy Original daté 14-04-68 (United Feature Syndicate, 1968). on October 4th Actual price: USD $62,500.
  24. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Vija Celmins (American/Latvian, b. 1938) Untitled (Ocean), 1972 on October 2nd Actual price: USD $55,000.
  25. Heritage Auctions I'll Write Wherever I Can... on October 6th Actual price: USD $55,000.



48 total sales reported this week:

Skinner. Asian Works of Art on October 9th: 75.00%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. British & European Paintings & Watercolours, Old Master Prints & Drawings - Prints on October 9th: 84.09%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Collection from the Library of Gerald and Barbara Weiner on October 8th: 86.61%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Quarterly Fine & Decorative Arts Catalog on September 29th: 87.50%
Koller Auctions. Ibid Books and Autographs on October 1st: 79.27%
Koller Auctions. Ibid Old Master Prints on October 1st: 73.33%
Sothebys. Private Collection of Fine Japanese Prints - bidstart 9/28 on October 8th: 66.00%
Neal Auction Company. UNRESERVED @Neal - LA State & Mobile Museums on October 8th: 81.82%
Neal Auction Company. Fall Estates Auction on September 13th: 78.41%
Leland Little Auctions. Asian Arts & Modern Art & Design on October 8th: 100.00%
Galerie Bassenge. Modern Literature and Art Documentation on October 8th: 49.14%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Maps and Atlases on October 8th: 81.77%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Antiques & Textiles, A Private Collection of Vintage Automobilia & Motoring History on October 8th: 98.11%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps & Documents, Travel & Exploration, Science & Medicine on October 7th: 82.71%
Christies. Robert Motherwell Prints from the Dedalus Foundation - bidstart 9/22 on October 8th: 86.05%
North American Auction Company. Early October American Indian & Western Sale on October 3rd: 74.04%
RR Auction. Fine Autographs and Artifacts - bidstart 9/12 on October 7th: 62.16%
Purcell Auctioneers. Irish Interest Book & Ephemera Auction on October 7th: 93.09%
Potomack Company. Between the Wars: Works on Paper on October 7th: 86.27%
Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers. Classic Sale - Books, Prints on October 7th: 86.89%
Galerie Bassenge. Valuable Books on October 6th: 53.35%
Galerie Bassenge. Literature and Autographs on October 7th: 55.68%
Bonhams. Prints and Multiples on October 7th: 68.90%
Alaska Auction. October Auction - Prints, Books on October 7th: 96.67%
University Archives. Rare Autographs, Manuscripts, and Books on September 30th: 91.04%
Heritage Auctions. Photographs on October 6th: 67.13%
Dorotheum . Prints and Multiples on October 6th: 78.52%
Bruun Rasmussen. Books on October 6th: 91.24%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/27 on October 6th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 9/29 on October 6th: 97.96%
Koller Auctions. Old Master Prints on September 25th: 94.12%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 9/27 on October 5th: 99.39%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 9/27 on October 4th: 99.40%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 6th: 89.01%
Ader. Books - on October 2nd: 76.38%
Carlsen Gallery. A Most Important Antique Auction on October 4th: 62.86%
Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers. Sports on October 3rd: 89.39%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Prints and Multiples on October 2nd: 94.33%
Brunk Auctions. Premier and Emporium Auction on October 3rd: 97.78%
Heritage Auctions. European Comic Art Also Featuring Comics and Animation Signature Auction on October 4th: 96.37%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 9/20 on October 4th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Michael Jordan & Basketball Icon Sports Catalogue on October 3rd: 98.14%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 3rd: 94.50%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 9/18 on September 30th: 83.81%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 9/18 on September 29th: 67.39%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 9/18 on September 28th: 100.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 9/18 on September 27th: 76.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Photography - bidstart 9/18 on September 26th: 39.13%

 


For the week ahead 47 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Oct. 12th
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 10/2. 64 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 92 lots

Tue. Oct. 13th
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Antiquarian, Modern and Illustrated Books, Prints. 319 lots
Sothebys. London. From Japan With Love - online bidstart 10/6. 56 lots
Bonhams. London. Entertainment Memorabilia. 129 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 10/6. 740 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 10/6. 151 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 10/2. 32 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Eclectic Variety. 43 lots

Wed. Oct. 14th
Sothebys. London. Photographs - Online bidstart 10/7. 150 lots
Bonhams. New York. The American Presidential Museum Auction. 147 lots
Morphy Auctions. Denver. Automobilia and Petroliana. 876 lots
Freemans. Philadelphia. Age of Exploration: Travel & Discovery through the Centuries. 19 lots
Christies. New York. The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection - bidstart 10/5. 126 lots
Christies. New York. The Exceptional Sale. 1 lots
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Bloomfield. Estate Treasures. 24 lots
Sothebys. New York. American Manuscripts and Other Property from the Collection of Elsie and Philip Sang - bidstart 9/30. 113 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Photographs Monthly Online. 144 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 10/2. 155 lots
Sothebys. Paris. Jamais Perdu en Mer - Collection of Jean-Paul Morin. 121 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Ancient and Modern Books. 303 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Single Owner Collection - Fishing Paraphernalia: Books. 16 lots

Thu. Oct. 15th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction, Part III. 1099 lots
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Norwich. Two Day Book Auction. 611 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Rare and Important Travel Posters. 164 lots
Arenberg Auctions. BRUSSEL. Collection of Marianna Delvaux. 499 lots
Ader. PARIS. Photographs Online - bidstart 10/5. 182 lots
Christies. New York. The Private Collection of Jayne Wrightsman: Online - bidstart 10/1. 34 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Space and Aviation - bidstart 10/8. 579 lots
Sothebys. New York. Fine Books and Manuscripts, including Americana - bidstart 10/1. 153 lots
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Lakeville. Rare Books - Online bidstart 10/8. 258 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Photographs. 296 lots
Doyle New York. New York. Special Collection: The Estate of Monique Van Vooren. 17 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. The Collection of Mr. Duggins and Mr. Dunn, High Point, North Carolina. 26 lots

Fri. Oct. 16th
Arenberg Auctions. BRUSSEL. Books and Prints. 532 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Prints and Multiples - Online, bidstart 10/5. 82 lots
Christies. New York. Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana - bidstart 10/1. 108 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Illustration Art. 385 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 10/9. 129 lots

Sat. Oct. 17th
Arenberg Auctions. BRUSSEL. Books. 514 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Bruneau & Co. . Cranston. Comic, Toy and Doll Auction - Comics. 267 lots

Sun. Oct. 18th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 10/11.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 10/11. 280 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 10/4.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The Maurice Storck Collection of Currency Special Monthly Online Auction. 248 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 10/9. 50 lots

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  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>English Literature, History, Science,<br>Children’s Books and Illustrations<br>1 – 8 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> JAMES OF MILAN | <i>Pricking of love,</i> illuminated manuscript in Middle English [England, fifteenth century]. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> BEARDSLEY | <i>The Toilet of Helen,</i> original ink drawing for Savoy, 1895. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> DICKENS | <i>A Christmas Carol,</i> 1844, seventh edition, presentation copy inscribed by the author. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>English Literature, History, Science,<br>Children’s Books and Illustrations<br>1 – 8 December, 2020</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> DARWIN | <i>For Private Distribution... Extracts from Letters addressed to Professor Henslow...,</i> 1835, original wrappers. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> DEFOE | Autograph manuscript poem, 'Resignation', 1708. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 1-8 Dec.:</b> GRAHAME | <i>The Wind in the Willows,</i> 1908, first edition, dust-jacket. £12,000 to £16,000.
  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors’ Sale<br>9 & 10 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 & 10 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 & 10 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 & 10 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>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs,<br>Manuscripts and Books<br>Accepting bids<br>Now until December 17</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Thomas Jefferson (wants to bring his private French chef to Monticello.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Amazing Marilyn Monroe Signed 1953 Glamour Photo.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Albert Einstein "refugee intellectuals of the Hitler persecution."
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs,<br>Manuscripts and Books<br>Accepting bids<br>Now until December 17</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Man Ray Photographs (1935) signed to Sister.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> John Hancock Signed Document.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> <i>Liber Scriptorum;</i> Signed Stories by Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt and Carnegie as well as 106 other authors! Limited to 251 Copies.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs,<br>Manuscripts and Books<br>Accepting bids<br>Now until December 17</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Historically Important Winfield Scott letter.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Buddy Holly signed "AMERICA'S GREATEST TEEN-AGE RECORDING STARS" PROGRAM.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Benedict Arnold autograph receipt signed in the text.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs,<br>Manuscripts and Books<br>Accepting bids<br>Now until December 17</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> (Michael Curtiz) Amazing archives of 22 letters Written by John Wayne, Ronald Reagan, Ingrid Bergman. Olivia De Havilland, Bing Crosby.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> GIUSEPPE VERDI SIGNED PHOTO.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Now to Dec. 17:</b> Very Rare Jonathan Swift Autograph (Gulliver's Travels).