• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber, Imitating Norman Rockwell’s “Triple self-portrait,”</i> mixed media, 2002. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Brian Froud, media illustration published in <i>The Land of Froud,</i> 1977. Estimate $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Haddon Sundblom, <i>All a Girl Needs,</i> oil on canvas, published in <i>The Ladies’ Home Journal,</i> 1942. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Adrianne Lobel, <i>My One and Only,</i> 26 scenic concept collages for the Broadway musical, 1983. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Schulz, original four-panel pen and ink <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1971. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b>Jack Davis, mixed media cartoon for <i>Playboy,</i> 1959. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Addams, mixed media cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1937. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Tolomeo, Claudio. <i>Cosmographia.</i> Ulma, Lienhart Holle, 16.07.1482.<br>€ 50.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Hondius, Henricus, & Johannes Janssonius. <i>Atlas novus, sive descriptio geographica totius orbis terrarum.</i> Amsterdam, Hondius-Janssonius, 1638. €30.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Castiglione, Baldassarre. <i>Il libro del cortegiano del conte Baldesar Castiglione.</i> Venice, eredi di Aldo, 1528. € 14.000+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Bayer, Johann. <i>Uranometria, omnium asterismorum continens schemata, nova methodo delineata, aereis laminis expressa.</i> Augusta, Christoph Mang, 1603.<br>€ 12.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Astronomy]. <i>[Scriptores Astronomici veteres].</i> Venezia, Aldo Manuzio, 1499.<br> € 7.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Aristophanes. <i>Aristofanous Komoidiai ennea. Aristophanis Comoediae novem.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1498. € 7.000+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Herodotus. <i>Hirodotou logoi ennea [...] Herodoti libri novem quibus musarum indita sunt nomina.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1502. € 7.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Tory, Geoffroy. <i>L’art & science de la vraye proportion des lettres attiques, ou antiques.</i> Paris, Vincent Gaultherot, 1549. € 5.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Caterina da Siena. <i>Epistole devotissime de sancta Catharina da Siena.</i> Venice, Aldo Manuzio, 1500. € 4.500+
    <center><b>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>June 22, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Chess]. Gianuzio della Manzia, Orazio. <i>Libro nel quale si tratta della maniera di giuocar' a scacchi con alcuni sottilissimi partiti.</i> Torino, Antonio Bianchi, 1597. € 3.000+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> Amsterdam, Compagnie di Amsterdam, 1714. €2.500+
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, June 22:</b> [Turkish Empire]. Ramberti, Benedetto. <i>Libri tre delle cose de Turchi.</i> Venice, eredi di Aldo, 1539. €1.500+
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>Online Auction<br>June 8 to June 22</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> CALDWELL, ERSKINE. <i>Tobacco Road,</i> First Edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> ELIOT, GEORGE. <i>Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life.</i> Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1871-72. First edition in book form. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> BYRON, GEORGE GORDON NOEL, LORD. <i>Don Juan.</i> London: the Thomas Davison; John Hunt; John and H.L. Hunt, 1819-24. First edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> [BURNEY, FRANCES]. <i>Evelina, Or, A Young Lady's Entrance into the World.</i> London: T. Lowndes, 1778. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>Online Auction<br>June 8 to June 22</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> SHEPARD, ERNEST H. Colored drawing of Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet, in an autograph letter signed by Shepard. Dated February 29th, 1932. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> CARROLL, LEWIS (CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON). <i>The Nursery "Alice".</i> London: MacMillan, 1890. Second (first published) edition. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> DANA, RICHARD HENRY, Jr. <i>Two Years Before the Mast.</i> New York, 1840. First edition with an autograph letter signed by Dana laid-in. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> FINE BINDING-RIVIERE] HAZLITT, WILLIAM. <i>Liber Amoris: or, the New Pygmalion.</i> London: John Hunt, 1823. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> LIFE OF OSLER, PRESENTATION COPY TO NEPHEW NORMAN GWYN. CUSHING, HARVEY. 1869-1939. <i>The Life of Sir William Osler.</i> Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1925. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER TO HALSTED MENTIONING CUSHING AND WELCH. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to William Stewart Halsted on medical matters, 2 pp, January 19, 1919. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> CUSHING PRESENTATION COPY TO LUCIEN PRICE. CUSHING, HARVEY. <i>Intracranial Tumours.</i> Springfield, 1932. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER ON HIS CHILDHOOD. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to Mabel [Brewster] on returning home to Staplehurst. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> SCULTETUS, JOHANNES. 1595-1645. <i>Cheiroplotheke, seu armamentarium chirurgicum XLIII.</i> Ulm: Balthasar Kühnen, 1655. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> VICQ D'AZYR, FELIX. 1748-1794. <i>Traite d'anatomie et de physiologie.</i> Paris: Didot l'aine, 1786. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> TAGAULT, JEAN. C.1499-1546. <i>De chirugica institutione libri quinque....</i> Lyon: Guillaume Rouillé, 1549. $400 to $600.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Autograph Logs and Journals from his 1927 Alaska Expedition. $7,000 to $ 9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Cañon de Chelley, 1904. Oversized orotone, 17 x 22in in original Curtis Studio frame. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). 26 cyanotypes, featuring images of Cheyenne tribes from Volume VI of <i>North American Indian,</i> c.1907, made by Curtis in the field. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). The Vanishing Race, 1904. Oversized orotone, 18 x 24in in original Curtis Studio frame. $20,000 to $30,000.

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Rare Book Hub: 37 Auctions Archived, another 42 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 22nd January 2021, 37 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s

Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish kroners, 3 in British pounds, 11 in euros, and 22 in US dollars.

 

Turnover was $20,556,571 as 91% of all lots offered sold.  Nine thousand two-hundred-seventeen lots were offered and 8,458 changed hands.  The market is continuing to be very strong. 

 

2 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Heritage AuctionsComics and Comic Art on January 17th: $12,108,466
ChristiesIn Praise of America: Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Prints and Broadsides on January 22nd: $2,204,625

 


16 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered in the sale:

De Baecque and AssociesAncient and Modern Books on January 20th: 86724.61%
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books from the Library of the late Brian Findlay on January 21st: 283.82%
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsChildren's Books, Literary Autographs, 19th & 20th Century First Editions on January 21st: 176.21%
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsTravel, Maps & Topographical Views, Antiquarian Literature, Cookery & Science on January 20th: 169.42%
Mirabaud-Mercier AuctioneersClassic Sale - Prints on January 20th: 152.77%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/1 on January 13th: 151.39%
SothebysImportant Americana: Furniture and Folk Art - bidstart 1/8 on January 21st: 138.81%
Christian Hesse AuktionenBooks, Autographs and Art on January 17th: 137.75%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/1 on January 11th: 135.40%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on January 19th: 127.08%
SkinnerFine Prints and Photographs - bidstart 1/11 on January 21st: 123.54%
ChristiesIn Praise of America: Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Prints and Broadsides on January 22nd: 118.21%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/1 on January 10th: 113.42%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/8 on January 15th: 111.78%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 1/12 on January 19th: 106.32%
Purcell AuctioneersAuction of a Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books Including Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pa on January 20th: 105.29%


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

Mirabaud-Mercier AuctioneersClassic Sale - Prints on January 20th: 100.00%
Kedem Auctions Ltd.Special Auction in Honor of the Yahrzeit of Rebbe Rayatz of Lubavitch on January 19th: 100.00%
Ripley AuctionsArt & Antiques Featuring The Raymond Leppard Estate on January 16th: 100.00%
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books from the Library of the late Brian Findlay on January 21st: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 1/10 on January 17th: 99.82%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 1/12 on January 19th: 99.55%
Heritage AuctionsComics and Comic Art on January 17th: 99.38%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 1/10 on January 18th: 99.09%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsOnline Only - Timed Eclectic Variety Auction - Bidstart 1/8 on January 19th: 98.33%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 1/12 on January 19th: 98.18%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on January 16th: 97.50%
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsTravel, Maps & Topographical Views, Antiquarian Literature, Cookery & Science on January 20th: 97.08%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/1 on January 13th: 95.96%
SkinnerFine Prints and Photographs - bidstart 1/11 on January 21st: 94.64%
Eldreds"Cabin Fever" Auction, session 1 on January 21st: 94.34%
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsChildren's Books, Literary Autographs, 19th & 20th Century First Editions on January 21st: 93.80%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/1 on January 10th: 93.75%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1/3 on January 17th: 93.67%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on January 19th: 92.22%
Purcell AuctioneersAuction of a Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books Including Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pa on January 20th: 91.33%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/1 on January 11th: 91.25%
Leslie Hindman AuctioneersPhotography on January 21st: 90.38%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/8 on January 15th: 90.18%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 1/1 on January 12th: 90.00%
Heritage AuctionsThe Robert Laub Blue Collar Collection of Fractional Currency Special Online Auction on January 17th: 88.66%
De Baecque and AssociesAncient and Modern Books on January 20th: 88.19%
SothebysImportant Americana: Furniture and Folk Art - bidstart 1/8 on January 21st: 87.50%
ChristiesIn Praise of America: Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Prints and Broadsides on January 22nd: 81.58%

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC NM 9.4 White pages. on January 17th Actual price: USD $2,220,000.
  2. Christies A CONTEMPORARY BROADSIDE EDITION OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE on January 22nd Actual price: USD $990,000.
  3. Christies THE BLOODY MASSACRE PERPETRATED IN KING STREET, BOSTON, ON MARCH 5TH 1770, BY A PARTY OF THE 29TH REGT. on January 22nd Actual price: USD $412,500.
  4. Heritage Auctions Pokémon First Edition Base Set Sealed Booster Box (Wizards of the Coast, 1999). on January 17th Actual price: USD $408,000.
  5. Heritage Auctions Captain America Comics #1 (Timely, 1941) CGC VF+ 8.5 Off-white pages. on January 17th Actual price: USD $384,000.
  6. Heritage Auctions Pokémon Blastoise #009/165R Commissioned Presentation Galaxy Star Hologram (Wizards of the Coast, 1998) CGC NM/Mint+ 8.5. on January 17th Actual price: USD $360,000.
  7. Heritage Auctions Pokémon Charizard #4 First Edition Base Set Rare Hologram Trading Card (Wizards of the Coast, 1999) PSA GEM MT 10. on January 17th Actual price: USD $300,000.
  8. Sothebys Hayden, Ferdinand V. on January 21st Actual price: USD $277,200.
  9. Christies BLOODY BUTCHERY BY THE BRITISH TROOPS, OR, THE RUNAWAY FIGHT OF THE REGULARS on January 22nd Actual price: USD $212,500.
  10. Heritage Auctions Detective Comics #359 Boston Pedigree (DC, 1967) CGC NM/MT 9.8 Off-white to white pages. on January 17th Actual price: USD $132,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions Jim Lee and Scott Williams X-Men #272 Double Splash Page 2-3 Original Art (Marvel, 1991). on January 17th Actual price: USD $132,000.
  12. Heritage Auctions Alex Raymond Flash Gordon Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 8-9-36 (King Features Syndicate, 1936). on January 17th Actual price: USD $102,000.
  13. Heritage Auctions Daredevil #1 (Marvel, 1964) CGC NM+ 9.6 Off-white to white pages. on January 17th Actual price: USD $102,000.
  14. Heritage Auctions Sal Buscema Sub-Mariner #35 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1971). on January 17th Actual price: USD $102,000.
  15. Christies THE PRESENT STATE OF NEW-ENGLAND - WITH THE "WINE HILLS" MAP on January 22nd Actual price: USD $87,500.
  16. Heritage Auctions Barry Smith, Tom Sutton, and Tom Palmer Conan the Barbarian #8 Splash Page 20 Original Art (Marvel, 1971). on January 17th Actual price: USD $84,000.
  17. Heritage Auctions John Romita Sr. Amazing Spider-Man #63 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1968). on January 17th Actual price: USD $84,000.
  18. Heritage Auctions Neal Adams Green Lantern #77 Cover Original Art (DC, 1970). on January 17th Actual price: USD $84,000.
  19. Heritage Auctions Pokémon Shadowless Edition Base Set Sealed Booster Box (Wizards of the Coast, 1999). on January 17th Actual price: USD $78,000.
  20. Heritage Auctions X-Men #1 (Marvel, 1963) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Off-white to white pages. on January 17th Actual price: USD $78,000.
  21. Heritage Auctions Jack Burnley (as Joe Shuster) Action Comics #28 Story Page 13 Original Art (DC, 1940). on January 17th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  22. Heritage Auctions Donkey Kong - Wata 8.5 B Sealed [No Rev-A, Round SOQ, Mid Production], NES Nintendo 1986 USA. on January 17th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  23. Heritage Auctions Whiz Comics #1 (Fawcett Publications, 1940) CGC VG- 3.5 Off-white to white pages. on January 17th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  24. Heritage Auctions Fantastic Four #5 (Marvel, 1962) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white to white pages. on January 17th Actual price: USD $72,000.
  25. Heritage Auctions Amazing Fantasy #15 Signed by Steve Ditko and Stan Lee (Marvel, 1962) CGC FN- 5.5 Cream to off-white pages. on January 17th Actual price: USD $72,000.



37 total sales reported this week:

Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers. Classic Sale - Prints on January 20th: 100.00%
Eldreds. "Cabin Fever" Auction, session 2 on January 22nd: 73.91%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Estate Treasures Auction on January 20th: 55.56%
Christies. In Praise of America: Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Prints and Broadsides on January 22nd: 81.58%
Sothebys. Important Americana: Furniture and Folk Art - bidstart 1/8 on January 21st: 87.50%
Skinner. Fine Prints and Photographs - bidstart 1/11 on January 21st: 94.64%
RR Auction. Olympic Memorabilia - bidstart 1/14 on January 21st: 55.61%
Potomack Company. January Classic Sale on January 21st: 66.67%
PBA Galleries. Fine Books on January 21st: 79.22%
OSENAT. Online Automobilia - bidstart 1/14 on January 21st: 79.87%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Photography on January 21st: 90.38%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books from the Library of the late Brian Findlay on January 21st: 100.00%
De Baecque and Associes. Ancient and Modern Books on January 20th: 88.19%
Eldreds. "Cabin Fever" Auction, session 1 on January 21st: 94.34%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Children's Books, Literary Autographs, 19th & 20th Century First Editions on January 21st: 93.80%
Purcell Auctioneers. Auction of a Collection of Irish Historical Interest Books Including Maps, Journals, Periodicals, Pa on January 20th: 91.33%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Travel, Maps & Topographical Views, Antiquarian Literature, Cookery & Science on January 20th: 97.08%
ALDE. Letters and Autograph Manuscripts on January 20th: 71.38%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 1/12 on January 19th: 98.18%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Online Only - Timed Eclectic Variety Auction - Bidstart 1/8 on January 19th: 98.33%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on January 19th: 92.22%
Kedem Auctions Ltd.. Special Auction in Honor of the Yahrzeit of Rebbe Rayatz of Lubavitch on January 19th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 1/12 on January 19th: 99.55%
Winner's Auctions Ltd. Unlimited Auction on January 18th: 75.34%
Christian Hesse Auktionen. Books, Autographs and Art on January 17th: 74.17%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1/3 on January 17th: 93.67%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 1/10 on January 17th: 99.82%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 1/10 on January 18th: 99.09%
Ripley Auctions. Art & Antiques Featuring The Raymond Leppard Estate on January 16th: 100.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/8 on January 15th: 90.18%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/1 on January 13th: 95.96%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 1/1 on January 12th: 90.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/1 on January 11th: 91.25%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/1 on January 10th: 93.75%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on January 16th: 97.50%
Heritage Auctions. Comics and Comic Art on January 17th: 99.38%
Heritage Auctions. The Robert Laub Blue Collar Collection of Fractional Currency Special Online Auction on January 17th: 88.66%


For the week ahead 42 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jan. 25th
Rossini. Paris. PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES, LITHOGRAPHS, XIXTH, MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY. 36 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/15. 75 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 91 lots
Skinner. Marlborough. Discovery - Interiors - Online bidstart 1/12. 34 lots

Tue. Jan. 26th
Il Ponte. Milan. Books and Manuscripts. 301 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 1/19. 741 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 1/19. 241 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Antiquarian and Contemporary Books. 258 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 1/15. 33 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Eclectic Variety - bidstart 1/21. 41 lots

Wed. Jan. 27th
Grays Auctioneers. Cleveland, . Fine Art, Furniture, and Decorative Art - bidstart 1/8. 114 lots
Zisska and Lacher. Munich. Books and Graphics. 2243 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Bank. 28 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/15. 125 lots
Trafford Books. Manchester. Ephemera, Books, Cigarette Cards, Photographs, Postcards, Postage Stamps and Postal History.. 138 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Watercolors and Drawings - Prints and Posters. 144 lots

Thu. Jan. 28th
Christies. London - King Street. Old Master Prints - online bidstart 1/19. 132 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Fine Books, Manuscripts, and Works on Paper. 237 lots
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Americana at Stair. 16 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Illustration Art. 280 lots
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Constantia. Rare Books, Maps and Prints - bistart 1/21. 475 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. The Winter Estate Auction. 36 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Prints and Multiples. 251 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Online Only: Modern and Old Books - bidstart 1/21. 32 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . Online Only: Manuscripts and Autographs - bidstart 1/21. 86 lots
Bruneau & Co. . Cranston. January Estate Fine Art & Antique Auction - Online Only. 62 lots
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Bloomfield. Discovery Backyard Auction - Online Only bidstart 1/15. 104 lots
Potomack Company. Alexandria. January Fine Arts Cornucopia. 39 lots

Fri. Jan. 29th
Christies. New York. Selections from the Library of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue. 118 lots
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Paris. Autographs and Manuscripts. 226 lots
Bonhams. New York. Conflicts Online - Bidstart 1/19. 46 lots
Sothebys. New York. Fearless: The Collection of Hester Diamond Part II - bidstart 1/22. 88 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Cartography - Bidstart 1/22. 45 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/22. 89 lots

Sat. Jan. 30th
Case Antiques, Inc.. Knoxville. Winter 2021 Sale. 136 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Ante Up: Gambling Memorabilia. 318 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots

Sun. Jan. 31st
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 1/24.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1/17. 203 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 1/24.
Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers. Columbus. Rare & Antique Books featuring the Collection of Dr. Lee Gurga TIMED, ONLINE ONLY - bidstart 1/21. 184 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/22. 37 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [CIVIL WAR] -- [SHERIDAN, Philip Henry]. Personal headquarters flag of Philip Henry Sheridan used when he led the 2nd Michigan Cavalry. Spring - Summer 1862. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY]. Half plate daguerreotype of firefighter Walter Van Erven Dorens. [San Francisco]: n.p., [ca 1854-1856]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [LINCOLNIANA]. Abraham Lincoln banner possibly made for the 1864 presidential campaign. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [REVOLUTIONARY WAR - CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. [HOLTEN, Dr. Samuel]. An archive of letters related to Danvers, Massachusetts, physician and statesman Dr. Samuel Holten. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD]. CARBUTT, John, photographer. Exceptional collection of 27 stereoviews from the series, "Excursion to the 100th Meridian, October 1866." Chicago, [1866]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [ALASKAN GOLD RUSH]. William Steele West and family, extensive archive of photographs, diaries, correspondence, and personal items. [Ca 19th - 20th century]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [TAYLOR, Zachary]. Quarter plate daguerreotype featuring the 12th President of the United States. N.p.: n.p., [ca 1845]. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WASHINGTON, George]. Signed Society of the Cincinnati document. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President. [Washington], 29 September 1862. 1 page, 4to, old creases. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. Autograph letter signed ("Th. Jefferson"), as United States President, to Robert Patterson. Washington DC, 2 July 1805. 1 page, 4to, evenly toned, small tear from seal. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY] -- [ALCOTT, Elizabeth Sewall]. Ninth plate ruby ambrotype attributed to Elizabeth Sewall Alcott. N.p., [ca 1856-1857]. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WESTERN AMERICANA]. RUSSELL, Andrew Joseph, photographer. <i>Salt Lake City, From the Top of the Tabernacle.</i> [1869]
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits :<br>de Cervantès à Houellebecq<br>18 – 25 June</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Jouve, Paul -- François-Louis Schmied -- Rudyard Kipling. <i>Le Livre de la Jungle,</i> 1919.<br>€ 80,000 to € 120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Cervantès Saavedra, Miguel de. <i>El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Bruxelles, 1607.<br>€ 30,000 to € 50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Buren, Daniel - Aimé Césaire. Cahier d'un retour au pays natal. Solstice, 2004. 1/140 ex. Avec 1/20 suites d'œuvres originales.<br>€ 4,000 to € 6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> [Musique] - Gioacchino Traversa. Six sonates à violon seul. [Vers 1770].<br>€ 3,000 to € 5,000.