• <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:</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 & 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.

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Rare Book Hub: 46 Auctions Archived, another 32 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 30 October 2020, 46 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish kroner, 8 in euros, 2 in British pounds, 2 in Mexican pesos, 32 in US dollars, and 1 in South African rand.  Turnover was $11,673,888 as 10,054 lots were offered and 8,233 sold for an 82% rate of sale.

 

For the week ahead 32 auctions are scheduled.  Bon chance!

 

 

For the week past:

 

3 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsPowell Miller 1909-11 T206 PSA Set Registry Catalog Auction on October 22nd: $3,588,409 
Forum AuctionsOnly Banksy on October 27th: $2,339,587 
BonhamsModern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples on October 30th: $1,258,963 

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

Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersThe Private Collection of Jayne Wrightsmanad on October 29th: 262.67% 
Lang's Auction, Inc.Zane Grey Auction on October 24th: 198.52% 
John McInnis AuctioneersUnreserved Estate Auction on October 24th: 178.93% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 10/9 on October 21st: 134.43% 
Forum AuctionsOnly Banksy on October 27th: 134.26% 
Swann GalleriesEarly Printed Books on October 27th: 132.27% 
TooveysPrints, Maps and Posters. Decorative Pictures. on October 28th: 116.48% 
Heritage AuctionsThe Charles R. Pease Collection Special Currency Online Auction on October 25th: 108.56% 
Dorotheum Photography on October 28th: 106.93% 


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

Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 10/11 on October 25th: 100.00% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersThe Private Collection of Jayne Wrightsmanad on October 29th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsThe Charles R. Pease Collection Special Currency Online Auction on October 25th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsPowell Miller 1909-11 T206 PSA Set Registry Catalog Auction on October 22nd: 100.00% 
Dirk Soulis AuctionsCombined Collections - Prints, Books on October 24th: 100.00% 
John McInnis AuctioneersUnreserved Online Auction on October 26th: 100.00% 
Grays AuctioneersLeague of Women Voters Posters on October 24th: 100.00% 
John McInnis AuctioneersUnreserved Estate Auction on October 24th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsOnline Catalog: Inktoberfest for the Ed Asner Center Online Charity Auction on October 28th: 100.00% 
Lang's Auction, Inc.Zane Grey Auction on October 24th: 99.70% 
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 10/20 on October 27th: 99.56% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 10/20 on October 27th: 99.38% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 10/18 on October 25th: 99.34% 
Pot of Gold Estate Liquidations DBA AZFirearms.comAntique & Vintage Book Auction on October 27th: 98.78% 
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 10/18 on October 26th: 98.00% 
Leland Little AuctionsAnnual Art Auction on October 30th: 97.67% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 10/9 on October 21st: 95.63% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 24th: 95.00% 
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety - bidstart 10/21 on October 27th: 92.00% 
Swann GalleriesEarly Printed Books on October 27th: 90.91% 
Nadeau's Auction GalleryAnnual Fall Americana, Folk Art, Chinese & Fine Art Auction on October 24th: 89.47% 
Forum AuctionsOnly Banksy on October 27th: 88.46% 
Alexander Historical AuctionsHistorical Militaria and Autographs - Day 2 on October 29th: 84.72% 
TooveysPrints, Maps and Posters. Decorative Pictures. on October 28th: 84.62% 
Rachel Davis Fine ArtsFine Art at Online Auction, featuring Cleveland School Artists on October 24th: 83.12% 
Alexander Historical AuctionsHistorical Militaria and Autographs - Day 1 on October 28th: 82.87% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 10/9 on October 20th: 81.58% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 10/9 on October 19th: 81.48% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on October 27th: 81.03% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 350/30 Eddie Plank PSA EX-MT 6. on October 22nd Actual price: USD $312,000.
  2. Forum Auctions Girl with Balloon on October 27th Actual price: USD $286,685.
  3. Forum Auctions Barcode on October 27th Actual price: USD $182,182.
  4. Forum Auctions Bomb Love (Bomb Hugger) on October 27th Actual price: USD $173,423.
  5. Swann Galleries The Famous Tragedy of the Rich Jew [Ievv] of Malta. on October 27th Actual price: USD $149,000.
  6. Forum Auctions Turf War on October 27th Actual price: USD $147,147.
  7. Forum Auctions Grin Reaper on October 27th Actual price: USD $140,140.
  8. Bonhams Rebel Without a Cause (James Dean), from Ads on October 30th Actual price: USD $125,075.
  9. Forum Auctions HMV on October 27th Actual price: USD $108,608.
  10. Forum Auctions Soup Can (Yellow/Emerald/Sky Blue) on October 27th Actual price: USD $105,105.
  11. Forum Auctions Laugh Now on October 27th Actual price: USD $105,105.
  12. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Piedmont 150 Cy Young (Portrait) PSA NM-MT 8. on October 22nd Actual price: USD $99,000.
  13. Forum Auctions Barcode on October 27th Actual price: USD $96,346.
  14. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 350/30 Vic Willis (With Bat) PSA Mint 9 - Pop One, None Higher! on October 22nd Actual price: USD $96,000.
  15. Forum Auctions Monkey Queen on October 27th Actual price: USD $94,594.
  16. Forum Auctions Pulp Fiction on October 27th Actual price: USD $87,692.
  17. Forum Auctions Flying Copper on October 27th Actual price: USD $85,836.
  18. Forum Auctions Can't Beat the Feeling on October 27th Actual price: USD $82,332.
  19. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Piedmont 150 Clark Griffith (Portrait) PSA Mint 9 - Pop One, None Higher! on October 22nd Actual price: USD $81,000.
  20. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Piedmont 350-460/25 Sam Crawford (With Bat) PSA Mint 9 - Pop One, None Higher! on October 22nd Actual price: USD $81,000.
  21. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 150/30 Frank Chance (Portrait-Red) PSA Mint 9 - Pop One, None Higher With This Brand/Series/Factory Combination. on October 22nd Actual price: USD $81,000.
  22. Forum Auctions Rude Copper on October 27th Actual price: USD $80,580.
  23. Heritage Auctions 1909-11 T206 Piedmont 350 Ty Cobb (Portrait-Green) PSA NM 7 - Pop One, One Higher With This Brand & Series. on October 22nd Actual price: USD $78,000.
  24. Forum Auctions Turf War on October 27th Actual price: USD $77,077.
  25. Forum Auctions Trolleys (colour) on October 27th Actual price: USD $75,887.



46 total sales reported this week:

Holabird Kagin Americana. Spooktacular Auction: Americana, Mining, Numismatics, & More: Session 2 on October 30th: 75.00%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Pop-Up Auction on October 30th: 60.53%
Leland Little Auctions. Annual Art Auction on October 30th: 97.67%
Bonhams. Modern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples on October 30th: 71.05%
Stephan Welz & Co.. Premium Auction - Books and Maps on October 27th: 73.77%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. The Private Collection of Jayne Wrightsmanad on October 29th: 100.00%
Morton Subastas. PHOTOGRAPHY AND GRAPHIC WORK AUCTION. INCLUDES AVANT-GARDE SECTION AND DOCUMENTAL on October 29th: 24.79%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Spooktacular Auction: Americana, Mining, Numismatics, & More: Session 1 on October 29th: 59.05%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Rare Books - Online bidstart 10/22 on October 29th: 41.17%
Alexander Historical Auctions. Historical Militaria and Autographs - Day 2 on October 29th: 84.72%
Tooveys. Prints, Maps and Posters. Decorative Pictures. on October 28th: 84.62%
Morton Subastas. GRAPHIC AUCTION - INCLUDES POSTERS SECTION OF THE 75 DEGREES WORKSHOP BY ARTURO NEGRETE on October 28th: 45.76%
Dorotheum . Photography on October 28th: 65.88%
Christies. Aperture - bidstart 10/19 on October 28th: 63.64%
Alexander Historical Auctions. Historical Militaria and Autographs - Day 1 on October 28th: 82.87%
Heritage Auctions. Online Catalog: Inktoberfest for the Ed Asner Center Online Charity Auction on October 28th: 100.00%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety - bidstart 10/21 on October 27th: 92.00%
Swann Galleries. Early Printed Books on October 27th: 90.91%
Pot of Gold Estate Liquidations DBA AZFirearms.com. Antique & Vintage Book Auction on October 27th: 98.78%
Forum Auctions. Only Banksy on October 27th: 88.46%
ALDE. Children's Books and Comics on October 27th: 54.37%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on October 27th: 81.03%
John McInnis Auctioneers. Unreserved Online Auction on October 26th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 10/20 on October 27th: 99.56%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 10/20 on October 27th: 99.38%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 10/11 on October 25th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 10/18 on October 26th: 98.00%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Fine Art at Online Auction, featuring Cleveland School Artists on October 24th: 83.12%
Nadeau's Auction Gallery. Annual Fall Americana, Folk Art, Chinese & Fine Art Auction on October 24th: 89.47%
Michaans Auctions. October Gallery Auction on October 24th: 64.71%
Lang's Auction, Inc.. Zane Grey Auction on October 24th: 99.70%
Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers. Catalogue of Catalogues: The P. Scott Rubin Library - bidstart 9/27 on October 24th: 74.40%
John McInnis Auctioneers. Unreserved Estate Auction on October 24th: 100.00%
Grays Auctioneers. League of Women Voters Posters on October 24th: 100.00%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Combined Collections - Prints, Books on October 24th: 100.00%
Binoche et Giquello. Old and Modern Books on October 23rd: 49.32%
Moreshet Auctions. Kodesh books, Hassidic books, Rabbinical letters, Manuscripts, Judaika objects and more on October 21st: 56.63%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 10/16 on October 23rd: 76.99%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 10/9 on October 21st: 95.63%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 10/9 on October 20th: 81.58%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 10/9 on October 19th: 81.48%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 10/9 on October 18th: 54.00%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on October 24th: 95.00%
Heritage Auctions. Powell Miller 1909-11 T206 PSA Set Registry Catalog Auction on October 22nd: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. The Charles R. Pease Collection Special Currency Online Auction on October 25th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 10/18 on October 25th: 99.34%


For the week ahead 32 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Nov. 2nd
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Posters from France. 615 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Online Catalog: Visions of the West Benefitting The Bryan Museum. 25 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Spooktacular Auction: Americana, Mining, Numismatics, & More: Session 5. 559 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 10/23. 85 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 92 lots

Tue. Nov. 3rd
Tajan. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 177 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 10/27. 486 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 10/27. 170 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Forum Auctions @ Artsy. 64 lots
Ader. PARIS. Post-War Prints. 356 lots
Christies. Paris. Rare Books and Manuscripts. 132 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Online Only: Timed Eclectic Variety - bidstart 10/23. 60 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 10/23. 41 lots

Wed. Nov. 4th
Rossini. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 141 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The Mike Cottrane Part 1 Currency Signature Auction. 484 lots
Trafford Books. Manchester. Books, Ephemera, Photographs, Postcards, Postage Stamps and Postal History.. 178 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 10/30. 130 lots

Thu. Nov. 5th
Bonhams. New York. History of Science and Technology, including Air and Space. 120 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 287 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Americana - Travel and Exploration - World History - Cartography. 408 lots
Rossini. Paris. Books, Autographs, Posters, Stamps and Postcards. 480 lots
Bonhams. London. Fine Japanese Art. 58 lots

Fri. Nov. 6th
Beaussant Lefevre. Paris. Prints, Old and Modern Books. 314 lots
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. Pierre Bergé's Library - 5th sale. 310 lots
Pierre Berge and Associes. Paris. CONTINUATION OF THE LIBRARY OF DOCTOR POIRIER - Online -bidstart 10/30.
Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints. 445 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 10/30. 130 lots

Sat. Nov. 7th
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots

Sun. Nov. 8th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 11/1.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 11/1.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 10/25. 241 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 10/30. 35 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
  • <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>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>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.