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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>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 12. OKLAHOMA! Celeste Holm's vocal score for Oklahoma! inscribed by Richard Rodgers. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 20. WILSON, DOOLEY. Fine inscribed photograph to Celeste Holm with Casablanca reference. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 79. Original production script of the Broadway musical CATS with notes written by Claude Tessier. $600 to $900.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 139. STEPHEN SONDHEIM. Autographed musical manuscript signed for "Broadway Baby" from Follies. $500 to $800.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 180.<br>Cecil Beaton. Headdress for Liza at the Ball, from My Fair Lady, circa 1962. $700 to $900.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 177.<br>Cecil Beaton. Set Design for The Gainsborough Girls, 1951. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 54. Fanciful engraving of earth's interior with magma core and errupting volcanoes (1682). $1500 to $1800.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 165. Rare state of Jefferys' influential map of New England in contemporary color (1755). $8000 to $9500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 177. Mouzon's foundation map of the Carolinas (1775). $10000 to $13000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 183. Very rare first state of De Fer's map of the Lower Mississippi Valley (1715). $20000 to $25000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 253. Scarce Scottish edition based on Ellicott's plan of Washington, D.C. (1796). $2400 to $3000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 313. Stunning view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann (1850). $3250 to $4250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 338. Rare Civil War map based on Bucholtz map of Virginia (1862). $9500 to $12000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 667. First map to accurately show Luzon in Philippines (1590). $6000 to $7500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 682. Rare map of Shanghai International Settlement published just after WWI (1918). $7000 to $9000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 738. Coronelli's superb map of the Pacific showing the Island of California (1697) Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 743. A cornerstone piece in the mapping of Australia and New Zealand (1726) Est. $6000 - $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 781. An uncommon signature during Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia (1779) Est. $9500 - $11000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1032. RATZER, BERNARD. Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1011. [BROADSIDE]. Life, Last Words and Dying Confession, of Rachel Wall... $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1055. BEATON, CECIL. Scrapbook prepared by Cecil Beaton over the period 1935-1944, with some later inclusions. $800 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1051. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "I hope the power doesn't go out until after Masterpiece Theatre." $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1037. The Campaign Speeches of Nixon of Kennedy, inscribed to William Safire by Richard Nixon and secretarially for John Kennedy. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1036. Celebration of the Commencement of Work on Rapid Transit Railroad. March 24th 1900, one o'clock, City Hall Park, New York. $200 to $300.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1005. 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers signed baseball including Jackie Robinson. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.