• <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Schedel (Hartmann). <i>Liber Chronicarum,</i> first edition, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 1493. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Greek Orthodox Church].- <i>Menaion,</i> manuscript in Greek, on paper, in Greek letters, [Eastern Mediterranean], [c. 1400]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> American Revolution.- Loyalist's cow powder horn, engraved with the cypher "GR" for George III surmounted by a crown, an inscription, and on reverse an engraving of the "North River" [Hudson River], 1777. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Illuminated prayer book.- <i>Maria Carcer y Trigueros... Santa Misa y Oraciones,</i> illuminated manuscript in Spanish, on paper, [c. 1850]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Hardy (Thomas). <i>The Mayor of Casterbridge,</i> 2 vol., first edition in book form, original cloth, 1886. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Austen (Jane)]. <i>Emma: A Novel,</i> first edition, Printed for John Murray, 1816. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Brontë (Charlotte). <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography,</i> 3 vol., first edition, Smith, Elder and Co., 1847. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Cruikshank (George). <i>The Road to the Derby,</i> one of two proof copies, Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1882. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Meunier (Charles, binder).- Gruel (Leon). <i>Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de l'Amateur de Reliures,</i> 2 vol., Paris, 1887.-1905. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Burne-Jones (Sir Edward). <i>The Work of Edward Burne-Jones,</i> edited by Philip Burne-Jones, one of 200 copies, [c.1900]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Nazraeli Press.- <i>Six by Six,</i> 36 vol. [a complete set], one of 100 sets, each with signed photograph, Portland, Or., 2010-16. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Australasia.- Péron (Francois) and Freycinet. <i>Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes,</i> 5 vol. including Atlas, second edition, Paris, 1824. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $125,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Fish Hawk or Osprey, Plate 81.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $145,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Brown Pelican, Plate 421.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $75,000 to $100,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DE BRY, Johann Theodore, attributed to. Pair of Watercolor studies of Tulips. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> FUERTES, Louis Agassiz. <i>Alaskan Brown Bear.</i> Watercolor and gouache on board. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> HILL, Thomas. <i>Big Trees.</i> Oil on canvas. c. 1903. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Macropodidae or Family of Kangaroos.</i> London: by the author, August 1st 1841-May 1st 1842. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Odontophorinae, or Partridges of America.</i> London: Richard and John E. Taylor for the Author, [1844]-1850. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> JANSSONIUS, Joannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, orbem maritimum seu omnium marium…</i> Amsterdam: Joannes Janssonius, 1652. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DONCKER, Hendrik. <i>De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Waereld, vertoonende alle de Zee-Kusten van het bekende deel des Aerd-Bodems.</i> Amsterdam: Henrick Doncker, [1658-1665]. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> BURR, David. <i>Map of the City and County of New York with the Adjacent Country.</i> Engraved map with original hand color. Ithaca, NY: Stone & Clark, 1839. $9,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> CURRIER, Nathaniel and IVES, James Merritt. <i>The City of New York.</i> Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Currier & Ives, 1884. $15,000 to $20,000.

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Rare Book Hub: 46 Auctions Archived, another 40 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 16 October 2020, 46 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish kroner, 17 in euros, 4 in British pounds, and 24 in US dollars.  Turnover was $50,432,333 as 10,050 lots were offered and 8,052 sold for an 80% success rate.

 

The Arader Sale completed on the 12th was noteworthy for its size:  $18,610,969, while Christies' sale of Shakespeare's First Folio at $9,978,000 may well be the highest single realization in 2020.  

 

Congratulations are earned all around.

 

9 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Arader GalleriesOctober Sale - online bidstart 9/19 on October 10th: $18,610,969 
ChristiesThe Exceptional Sale on October 14th: $9,978,000 
Pierre Berge and AssociesGenevieve and Jean-Paul Kahn Library on October 9th: $5,458,471 
ChristiesFine Printed Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana - bidstart 10/1 on October 16th: $2,732,750 
BonhamsPop x Culture on October 10th: $1,637,953 
SothebysPhotographs - Online bidstart 10/7 on October 14th: $1,397,071 
RR AuctionSpace and Aviation - bidstart 10/8 on October 15th: $1,392,601 
SothebysFine Books and Manuscripts, including Americana - bidstart 10/1 on October 15th: $1,201,536 
SothebysJamais Perdu en Mer - Collection of Jean-Paul Morin on October 14th: $1,134,897 

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

ChristiesThe Private Collection of Jayne Wrightsman: Online - bidstart 10/1 on October 15th: 301.95% 
Pierre Berge and AssociesGenevieve and Jean-Paul Kahn Library on October 9th: 190.86% 
ChristiesThe Exceptional Sale on October 14th: 166.30% 
Doyle New YorkSpecial Collection: The Estate of Monique Van Vooren on October 15th: 149.28% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 9/25 on October 7th: 142.82% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 10/6 on October 13th: 126.54% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on October 13th: 123.50% 
BonhamsPop x Culture on October 10th: 122.75% 
Marc van de Wiele AuctionsAutumn Auction on October 10th: 121.43% 
SothebysFrom Japan With Love - online bidstart 10/6 on October 13th: 116.40% 
AderAutograph Letters and Manuscripts - Day 2 on October 7th: 105.00% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 9/25 on October 6th: 100.58% 


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

Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 10/6 on October 13th: 100.00% 
Doyle New YorkSpecial Collection: The Estate of Monique Van Vooren on October 15th: 100.00% 
ChristiesThe Private Collection of Jayne Wrightsman: Online - bidstart 10/1 on October 15th: 100.00% 
ChristiesThe Exceptional Sale on October 14th: 100.00% 
Purcell AuctioneersSingle Owner Collection - Fishing Paraphernalia: Books on October 14th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 9/27 on October 11th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 10/4 on October 12th: 99.42% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 10/4 on October 11th: 99.35% 
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 10/6 on October 13th: 99.32% 
Pierre Berge and AssociesGenevieve and Jean-Paul Kahn Library on October 9th: 96.88% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsFine Books and Manuscripts on October 10th: 94.07% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 10th: 94.00% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on October 13th: 92.39% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 9/25 on October 7th: 92.14% 
FreemansAge of Exploration: Travel & Discovery through the Centuries on October 14th: 89.47% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 9/25 on October 6th: 88.89% 
BonhamsEntertainment Memorabilia on October 13th: 86.82% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety on October 13th: 86.05% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 9/25 on October 2nd: 84.09% 
ChristiesThe Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection - bidstart 10/5 on October 14th: 83.33% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 100920 on October 9th: 82.69% 
Marc van de Wiele AuctionsAutumn Auction on October 10th: 80.91% 
SothebysAmerican Manuscripts and Other Property from the Collection of Elsie and Philip Sang - bidstart 9/30 on October 14th: 80.53% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the True Originall Copies. on October 14th Actual price: USD $9,978,000.
  2. Arader Galleries Heap & Scull View of Philadelphia, 1754 Large Copy on October 10th Actual price: USD $968,750.
  3. Arader Galleries La Harpe Manuscript Map of Louisiana on October 10th Actual price: USD $875,000.
  4. Arader Galleries Robinson Map of Mexico on October 10th Actual price: USD $750,000.
  5. Arader Galleries Vingboons Manucript View of Mexico City on October 10th Actual price: USD $687,500.
  6. Arader Galleries Couagne Manuscript Map of New France / Canada on October 10th Actual price: USD $656,250.
  7. Arader Galleries Fairfax Lands Potomac River Source Manuscript Maps on October 10th Actual price: USD $625,000.
  8. Arader Galleries Mitchell Map of America, 1755 First Edition on October 10th Actual price: USD $531,250.
  9. Arader Galleries Redoute Watercolor for Les Liliacees, plate 456: Bromella ananas (Cultivated Pineapple) on October 10th Actual price: USD $531,250.
  10. Arader Galleries Redoute Watercolor for Les Liliacees, plate 444: Musa paradisiaca (Banana) on October 10th Actual price: USD $531,250.
  11. Sothebys Lee, Richard Henry. The Virginia Senator informs George Washington of his unanimous selection as President on October 15th Actual price: USD $504,000.
  12. Arader Galleries Redoute Watercolor for Les Liliacees, Plate 309. Tall Bearded Iris. Iris Germanica on October 10th Actual price: USD $500,000.
  13. Arader Galleries Scull Map of Philadelphia with Statehouse, 1752 on Silk on October 10th Actual price: USD $487,500.
  14. Christies The complete editio princeps on October 16th Actual price: USD $475,000.
  15. Christies The First National Thanksgiving on October 16th Actual price: USD $475,000.
  16. Bonhams Girl with Balloon, 2004 on October 10th Actual price: USD $456,046.
  17. Pierre Berge and Associes The Civilizing Influence. 1944. Huile sur toile (30,4 x 45,7 cm), signée et datée... on October 9th Actual price: USD $417,365.
  18. Arader Galleries Key Oil on Abraham Ortelius with engraving on October 10th Actual price: USD $406,250.
  19. Arader Galleries Beck Watercolor of Washington DC / Georgetown on October 10th Actual price: USD $387,500.
  20. Bonhams JOHN F. KENNEDY WHITE 1963 LINCOLN "LIMO ONE" THAT CARRIED HIM THE MORNING OF NOVEMBER 22, 1963. A white 1963 Lincoln Continental Convertible that drove JFK, Jackie, and Texas Governor John Connally to Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth the morning of on October 14th Actual price: USD $375,075.
  21. Arader Galleries Redoute Watercolor for Les Liliacees, plate 336: Iris Amoena on October 10th Actual price: USD $375,000.
  22. Arader Galleries Redoute Watercolor for Les Liliacees, plate 61: Amaryllis Autea (Golden Hurricane Lily). on October 10th Actual price: USD $375,000.
  23. Arader Galleries Redoute Watercolor for Les Liliacees, plate 365: Iris squalens on October 10th Actual price: USD $362,500.
  24. Arader Galleries Redoute Watercolor for Les Liliacees, plate 356: "Pleated Iris" Iris plicata on October 10th Actual price: USD $337,500.
  25. Pierre Berge and Associes De ou par Marcel Duchamp ou Rrose Sélavy [La Boîte-en-valise]. Paris-Milan, 1966.... on October 9th Actual price: USD $331,014.




46 total sales reported this week:

Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 10th: 94.00%
Christies. Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana - bidstart 10/1 on October 16th: 71.30%
Swann Galleries. Rare and Important Travel Posters on October 15th: 79.27%
Sothebys. Fine Books and Manuscripts, including Americana - bidstart 10/1 on October 15th: 50.98%
RR Auction. Space and Aviation - bidstart 10/8 on October 15th: 70.29%
Doyle New York. Special Collection: The Estate of Monique Van Vooren on October 15th: 100.00%
De Baecque and Associes. Ancient and Modern Books on October 14th: 66.01%
De Baecque and Associes. Photographs on October 15th: 61.82%
Christies. The Private Collection of Jayne Wrightsman: Online - bidstart 10/1 on October 15th: 100.00%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Rare Books - Online bidstart 10/8 on October 15th: 43.41%
Ader. Autograph Letters and Manuscripts - Day 1 on October 6th: 63.67%
Ader. Autograph Letters and Manuscripts - Day 2 on October 7th: 63.52%
Ader. Photographs Online - bidstart 10/5 on October 15th: 50.55%
Sothebys. Jamais Perdu en Mer - Collection of Jean-Paul Morin on October 14th: 54.55%
Sothebys. American Manuscripts and Other Property from the Collection of Elsie and Philip Sang - bidstart 9/30 on October 14th: 80.53%
Sothebys. Photographs - Online bidstart 10/7 on October 14th: 51.33%
Purcell Auctioneers. Single Owner Collection - Fishing Paraphernalia: Books on October 14th: 100.00%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Estate Treasures on October 14th: 50.00%
Freemans. Age of Exploration: Travel & Discovery through the Centuries on October 14th: 89.47%
Bonhams. The American Presidential Museum Auction on October 14th: 43.54%
Christies. The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection - bidstart 10/5 on October 14th: 83.33%
Christies. The Exceptional Sale on October 14th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Photographs Monthly Online on October 14th: 65.97%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 10/6 on October 13th: 99.32%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety on October 13th: 86.05%
Sothebys. From Japan With Love - online bidstart 10/6 on October 13th: 76.79%
Bonhams. Entertainment Memorabilia on October 13th: 86.82%
Aguttes. Antiquarian, Modern and Illustrated Books, Prints on October 13th: 53.92%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 13th: 92.39%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 10/6 on October 13th: 100.00%
Clars Auction Gallery. Fine Art and Antique Auction on October 11th: 56.76%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Fine Books and Manuscripts on October 10th: 94.07%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 9/27 on October 11th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 10/4 on October 12th: 99.42%
Bonhams. Pop x Culture on October 10th: 67.65%
Marc van de Wiele Auctions. Autumn Auction on October 10th: 80.91%
Pierre Berge and Associes. Genevieve and Jean-Paul Kahn Library on October 9th: 96.88%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 100920 on October 9th: 82.69%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 100220 on October 8th: 78.26%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 9/25 on October 7th: 92.14%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 9/25 on October 6th: 88.89%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 9/25 on October 5th: 73.75%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 9/25 on October 4th: 72.34%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 9/25 on October 2nd: 84.09%
Arader Galleries. October Sale - online bidstart 9/19 on October 10th: 69.27%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 10/4 on October 11th: 99.35%

 


For the week ahead 40 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Oct. 19th
Rossini. Paris. Lithographs. 81 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 10/9. 81 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 88 lots

Tue. Oct. 20th
ALDE. Paris. Antiquarian Books from the 15th to 19th Centuries. 404 lots
Christies. New York. Prints and Multiples. 200 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Master Prints Before 1900 - bidstart 10/14. 76 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 10/13. 542 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 10/13. 162 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Collection of a Mexican Library. 235 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Online Only: Timed Eclectic Variety - bidstart 10/9. 53 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 10/9. 38 lots

Wed. Oct. 21st
Bonhams. New York. Exploration and Travel. 261 lots
Lion Heart Autographs. New York, NY . Rare & Remarkable Autographs and Manuscripts. 122 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 10/9. 160 lots

Thu. Oct. 22nd
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 292 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Photographs and Photobooks. 301 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Antiques and Accessories. 57 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Books - Fine Bindings - Fine Press. 360 lots
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Specialty Auction and Emporium Auction. 64 lots
Christies. New York. Matisse on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Estate of Jacquelyn Miller-Matisse - bidstart 10/8. 36 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Old and Modern Photographs. 253 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. The Fall Estate Auction. 31 lots
Skinner. Marlborough. Discovery - Interiors - Online bidstart 10/13. 24 lots
Sothebys. New York. Important Prints and Multiples. 118 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Powell Miller 1909-11 T206 PSA Set Registry Catalog Auction. 522 lots

Fri. Oct. 23rd
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. Old and Modern Books. 367 lots
Christies. New York. The Sleep of Reason: Frances Goya's "Los Caprichos" - bidstart 10/8. 80 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 10/16. 113 lots

Sat. Oct. 24th
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper.
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . Combined Collections - Prints, Books. 18 lots
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . League of Women Voters Posters. 111 lots
Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers. Gahanna. Catalogue of Catalogues: The P. Scott Rubin Library - bidstart 9/27. 500 lots
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . October Gallery Auction. 34 lots
Nadeau's Auction Gallery. Windsor. Annual Fall Americana, Folk Art, Chinese & Fine Art Auction. 19 lots
Lang's Auction, Inc.. Bouckville. Zane Grey Auction. 338 lots

Sun. Oct. 25th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 10/18.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 10/18.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 10/11. 208 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The Charles R. Pease Collection Special Currency Online Auction. 215 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 10/16. 39 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph F. Kernan, <i>College Football,</i> oil on canvas, <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> cover, 1932. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>Golfer Lighting a Cigarette,</i> oil on canvas, c.1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Howard Chandler Christy, <i>In the Field,</i> charcoal & watercolor, published in <i>Scribner’s,</i> 1902. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> N.C. Wyeth, <i>Standish Reading,</i> pen & ink, for <i>The Courtship of Miles Standish,</i> 1920. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Johnanna Stewart Mapes, <i>A Fairy Book,</i> conté crayon, for <i>St. Nicholas Magazine,</i> 1907. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Arnold Lobel, pen & ink, for <i>The Frog & Toad Coloring Book,</i> 1981. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Antonio Lopez, <i>Today’s Fashions,</i> study for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1981. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>“I’ll have to go back to the house…I forgot my rubbers…”</i> pen & ink, original 4-panel <i>Peanuts comic,</i> 1960. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Constantin Alajalov, <i>Family Tree,</i> watercolor and gouache, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1938. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.