• <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.
  • <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.

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Rare Book Hub: 29 Auctions Archived, another 18 Upcoming this Week

BEST WISHES FOR THE HOLIDAYS!!!

 

For the week ended Friday, 25 December 2020, 29 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish kroner, 11 in euros, and 17 in US dollars.

 

Turnover was $5,681,508 as 85% of all lots offered sold.  Seven-thousand four hundred seventy-four were offered and 6,321 changed hands.  The fall season slipped away lamb-like but the lion is nearby.

 

1 auction saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsHKINF World Paper Money on December 19th: $2,032,372 

 

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

AderOld and Modern Prints - Part 2 on December 16th: 133.46% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 12/4 on December 16th: 131.61% 
Nye & Company AuctioneersDiscovery Backyard Auction on December 17th: 131.46% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on December 22nd: 124.32% 
Heritage AuctionsHKINF World Paper Money on December 19th: 123.57% 
AderOld and Modern Prints - Part 1 on December 15th: 113.50% 
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 12/15 on December 22nd: 107.56% 
Swann GalleriesMaps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books on December 17th: 101.33% 


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

Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 12/15 on December 22nd: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 12/6 on December 20th: 99.51% 
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 12/13 on December 20th: 98.28% 
Heritage AuctionsHKINF World Paper Money on December 19th: 97.46% 
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 12/13 on December 21st: 97.45% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on December 22nd: 97.06% 
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 12/15 on December 22nd: 96.71% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on December 19th: 96.50% 
Swann GalleriesMaps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books on December 17th: 92.59% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 12/4 on December 16th: 92.19% 
Morphy AuctionsEdged Weapons, Armor, & Militaria on December 15th: 90.41% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 12/4 on December 14th: 89.53% 
Nye & Company AuctioneersDiscovery Backyard Auction on December 17th: 85.25% 
Holabird Kagin AmericanaHoliday 2020: Philatelic (Express, Covers, Postcards) on December 19th: 84.25% 
AderOld and Modern Prints - Part 2 on December 16th: 84.23% 
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 12/4 on December 15th: 82.22% 
Garth's Auctioneers and AppraisersEclectic Auction - Timed Online Only - bidstart 12/10 on December 20th: 80.77% 
Michaans AuctionsWinter Fine Sale and Gallery Auction on December 19th: 80.00% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions China People's Bank of China 5000 Yuan 1951 Pick 857Ba S/M#C282 PMG Very Fine 25. on December 19th Actual price: USD $66,000.
  2. Heritage Auctions China People's Bank of China 5000 Yuan 1951 Pick 857Ba S/M#C282 PMG Very Fine 20. on December 19th Actual price: USD $57,600.
  3. Heritage Auctions Hong Kong Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China 50 Dollars 1.7.1931 Pick 56cts KNB36 Color Trial Specimen PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. on December 19th Actual price: USD $55,200.
  4. Heritage Auctions China People's Bank of China 1000 Yuan 1951 Pick 857Aa S/M#C282 PMG Uncirculated 62. on December 19th Actual price: USD $55,200.
  5. Heritage Auctions China People's Bank of China 5000 Yuan 1951 Pick 857Ca S/M#C282 PMG Choice Very Fine 35 EPQ. on December 19th Actual price: USD $50,400.
  6. Heritage Auctions China People's Bank of China 100 Yuan 1949 Pick 835a S/M#C282 PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. on December 19th Actual price: USD $50,400.
  7. Heritage Auctions China People's Bank of China 100 Yuan 1949 Pick 835a S/M#C282 PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. on December 19th Actual price: USD $50,400.
  8. Michaans Auctions Pool made with Paper and blue Ink for Book on December 19th Actual price: USD $48,000.
  9. Sothebys 'Nuit de Noël' (Happy Club) on December 21st Actual price: USD $47,880.
  10. Heritage Auctions China People's Bank of China 20 Yuan 1965 Pick UNL Artist's Rendition PMG Holdered. on December 19th Actual price: USD $45,600.
  11. Swann Galleries California Gray Squirrel. on December 17th Actual price: USD $42,500.
  12. Swann Galleries [Untitled World Map.] on December 17th Actual price: USD $42,500.
  13. Heritage Auctions Hong Kong Mercantile Bank of India, Ltd. 50 Dollars ND (1912-30) Pick 238cts KNB14CT Color Trial Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 63. on December 19th Actual price: USD $40,800.
  14. Heritage Auctions Hong Kong Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China 5 Dollars 18.8.1930 Pick 53cts KNB32 Color Trial Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. on December 19th Actual price: USD $40,800.
  15. Michaans Auctions Peanuts Sunday Comic Strip Lucy, Linus Van Pelt and Charlie Brown Original Art dated 11-22-59 (United Syndicate, 1959) on December 19th Actual price: USD $39,000.
  16. Sothebys Girls in the Windows, New York City on December 21st Actual price: USD $37,800.
  17. Heritage Auctions Hong Kong Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corp. 100 Dollars 1.1.1923 Pick 169bs KNB57S Specimen PMG Uncirculated 62. on December 19th Actual price: USD $32,400.
  18. Heritage Auctions China People's Bank of China 50,000 Yuan 1950 Pick 855 S/M#C282 PMG Uncirculated 62. on December 19th Actual price: USD $31,200.
  19. Heritage Auctions China People's Bank of China 500 Yuan 1949 Pick 843a S/M#C282-55 PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ. on December 19th Actual price: USD $31,200.
  20. Swann Galleries Night Heron or Qua Bird. on December 17th Actual price: USD $30,000.
  21. Heritage Auctions Japan Bank of Japan 200 Yen ND (1927) Pick 37Bs Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. on December 19th Actual price: USD $28,800.
  22. Heritage Auctions China People's Bank of China 20 Yuan 1949 Pick 819a S/M#C282-31 PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. on December 19th Actual price: USD $28,800.
  23. Heritage Auctions China Ta-Ching Government Bank 1; 5; 10; 100 Dollars ND (1910) Pick A79cts; A80cts; A81cts; A82cts Front and Back Color Trial Specimen 8 Examples PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 (8). on December 19th Actual price: USD $28,800.
  24. Heritage Auctions Hong Kong Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corp. 500 Dollars 1.1.1901 Pick 154s KNB42S Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. on December 19th Actual price: USD $26,400.
  25. Heritage Auctions China Foreign Exchange Certificate 40th Anniversary Commemorative Issue Complete Pack Set. on December 19th Actual price: USD $26,400.





29 total sales reported this week:

Morphy Auctions. Edged Weapons, Armor, & Militaria on December 15th: 90.41%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Online Only - Timed Eclectic Variety Auction on December 22nd: 75.76%
Soler Y Llach. Rare and Valuable Books on December 22nd: 23.70%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on December 22nd: 97.06%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 12/15 on December 22nd: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 12/15 on December 22nd: 96.71%
Ader. Old and Modern Prints - Part 2 on December 16th: 84.23%
Ader. Old and Modern Prints - Part 1 on December 15th: 79.28%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 12/13 on December 21st: 97.45%
Sothebys. Four Decades: In Celebration of AIPAD on December 21st: 47.73%
Dorotheum . Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on December 21st: 70.59%
Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers. Eclectic Auction - Timed Online Only - bidstart 12/10 on December 20th: 80.77%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Holiday 2020: Dealer Part 2 on December 21st: 61.33%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Holiday 2020: Art, Native Americana, Sports, Dealer Part 1 on December 20th: 70.21%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Holiday 2020: Philatelic (Express, Covers, Postcards) on December 19th: 84.25%
Michaans Auctions. Winter Fine Sale and Gallery Auction on December 19th: 80.00%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Discovery Backyard Auction on December 17th: 85.25%
Finarte. Photographs on December 17th: 52.56%
Artcurial. Comic Strips Online- bidstart 12/8 on December 14th: 67.84%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 12/11 on December 18th: 76.85%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 12/4 on December 16th: 92.19%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 12/4 on December 15th: 82.22%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 12/4 on December 14th: 89.53%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 12/4 on December 13th: 77.78%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 12/13 on December 20th: 98.28%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 12/6 on December 20th: 99.51%
Heritage Auctions. HKINF World Paper Money on December 19th: 97.46%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on December 19th: 96.50%
Swann Galleries. Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books on December 17th: 92.59%


For the week ahead 18 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Dec. 28th
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 12/18. 91 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Online Only Variety Auction. 28 lots

Tue. Dec. 29th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 12/22. 452 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 12/22. 267 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Eclectic Variety. 15 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 12/18. 53 lots

Wed. Dec. 30th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The Conway Collection of Error Notes, Part I Currency Online Auction. 138 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 12/18. 130 lots

Fri. Jan. 1st
Stephenson's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Southampton. Rock Concert Posters Session 2. From The Estate of Perry Pfeffer, founder of Postercade.. 420 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. New Years Day Sale. 46 lots
Nadeau's Auction Gallery. Windsor. New Year's Day Auction. 28 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Cartography - Bidstart 12/25. 65 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 12/25. 70 lots

Sat. Jan. 2nd
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots

Sun. Jan. 3rd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 12/28.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 12/21. 214 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 12/27.
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 12/25. 23 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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.