• <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.
  • <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.

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Rare Book Hub: 47 Auctions Archived, another 30 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday 29th January 2021, 47 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish kroners, 12 in euros, 4 in British pounds, 2 in Mexican pesos and 28 in US dollars.

 

Turnover was $23,188,874 as 88% of all lots offered sold.  Ten thousand eight-hundred-seventy-five were offered and 9,623 changed hands.  Covid-19 be damned! 

 

5 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency on January 25th: $8,019,404
Forum AuctionsBanksy on January 27th: $3,052,742
Arader GalleriesAudubon, Natural History Prints, Rare Books and Maps on January 23rd: $2,585,680
Heritage AuctionsFUN World Paper Money on January 22nd: $2,138,432
ChristiesOld Master Prints - online bidstart 1/19 on January 28th: $1,439,094
 

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

Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersAmericana at Stair on January 29th: 303.60%
Dirk Soulis AuctionsEstate Auction on January 23rd: 230.57%
SothebysFearless: The Collection of Hester Diamond Part II - bidstart 1/22 on January 29th: 194.74%
De Baecque and AssociesWatercolors and Drawings - Prints and Posters on January 27th: 187.81%
ChristiesSelections from the Library of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue on January 29th: 175.80%
Bruneau & Co. January Estate Fine Art & Antique Auction - Online Only on January 28th: 140.25%
ChristiesOld Master Prints - online bidstart 1/19 on January 28th: 135.57%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on January 26th: 129.59%
Forum AuctionsFine Books, Manuscripts, and Works on Paper on January 28th: 127.83%
Grays AuctioneersFine Art, Furniture, and Decorative Art - bidstart 1/8 on January 27th: 120.72%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/15 on January 22nd: 119.25%
AguttesOnline Only: Modern and Old Books - bidstart 1/21 on January 28th: 118.76%
Swann GalleriesIllustration Art on January 28th: 110.63%
Forum AuctionsBanksy on January 27th: 110.48%
Heritage AuctionsFUN World Paper Money on January 22nd: 106.17%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 1/19 on January 26th: 102.18%


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

Heritage AuctionsThe David Hall T206 Collection Part VI Sportscard Catalog Auction on January 21st: 100.00%
SothebysFearless: The Collection of Hester Diamond Part II - bidstart 1/22 on January 29th: 100.00%
SothebysImportant Americana: Silver, Chinese Export, and Prints - on January 22nd: 100.00%
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersAmericana at Stair on January 29th: 100.00%
Dirk Soulis AuctionsEstate Auction on January 23rd: 100.00%
Leland Little AuctionsThe Winter Estate Auction on January 28th: 100.00%
SkinnerDiscovery - Interiors - Online bidstart 1/12 on January 25th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 1/19 on January 26th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 1/19 on January 26th: 99.87%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 1/17 on January 25th: 99.52%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1/10 on January 24th: 99.49%
Heritage AuctionsA Western Gentleman's Collection of Obsolete Banknotes Special Monthly on January 24th: 99.43%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 1/17 on January 24th: 98.50%
ChristiesSelections from the Library of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue on January 29th: 98.31%
Grays AuctioneersFine Art, Furniture, and Decorative Art - bidstart 1/8 on January 27th: 97.37%
Heritage AuctionsFUN World Paper Money on January 22nd: 96.78%
Heritage AuctionsFUN Currency on January 25th: 95.40%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety - bidstart 1/21 on January 26th: 95.12%
Forum AuctionsBanksy on January 27th: 93.33%
ChristiesOld Master Prints - online bidstart 1/19 on January 28th: 93.18%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on January 23rd: 92.50%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on January 26th: 92.31%
North American Auction CompanyNew Year January Western Collector Auction on January 23rd: 91.67%
Il PonteBooks and Manuscripts on January 26th: 91.36%
Forum AuctionsFine Books, Manuscripts, and Works on Paper on January 28th: 90.30%
Bruneau & Co. January Estate Fine Art & Antique Auction - Online Only on January 28th: 88.71%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/8 on January 18th: 87.84%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/8 on January 20th: 87.00%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/15 on January 22nd: 85.59%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 1/8 on January 19th: 84.78%
Swann GalleriesIllustration Art on January 28th: 81.43%
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Heritage Auctions Obstructed Printing Error with Retained Obstruction Fr. 2084-H $20 1996 Federal Reserve Note. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ. on January 25th Actual price: USD $396,000.
  2. Forum Auctions Girl with Balloon on January 27th Actual price: USD $330,423.
  3. Arader Galleries Audubon, Snowy Heron or White Egret, Plate 242 on January 23rd Actual price: USD $288,000.
  4. Heritage Auctions Fr. 2231-G $10,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63. on January 25th Actual price: USD $234,000.
  5. Forum Auctions Choose Your Weapon (Bright Purple) on January 27th Actual price: USD $229,460.
  6. Forum Auctions Love is in the Air (Flower Thrower) on January 27th Actual price: USD $229,460.
  7. Christies Melencolia I on January 28th Actual price: USD $222,611.
  8. Heritage Auctions Russia Russian-American Company 25 Rubles ND (1816-1867) Pick UNL Kardakoff 53.7 PMG About Uncirculated 55. on January 22nd Actual price: USD $192,000.
  9. Arader Galleries Audubon’s “Snowy Owl” is one of the most desirable images from his monumental Birds of America on January 23rd Actual price: USD $175,000.
  10. Forum Auctions Jack and Jill (Police Kids) on January 27th Actual price: USD $174,390.
  11. Christies Adam and Eve on January 28th Actual price: USD $171,239.
  12. Arader Galleries Gould - The Birds of Europe on January 23rd Actual price: USD $168,000.
  13. Heritage Auctions Fr. 2231-B $10,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63. on January 25th Actual price: USD $168,000.
  14. Heritage Auctions Fr. 2221-K $5,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PCGS Very Choice New 64PPQ. on January 25th Actual price: USD $168,000.
  15. Forum Auctions Grin Reaper on January 27th Actual price: USD $146,855.
  16. Heritage Auctions Fr. 2221-G $5,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63. on January 25th Actual price: USD $144,000.
  17. Arader Galleries Gould - The Birds of Great Britain on January 23rd Actual price: USD $132,000.
  18. Arader Galleries A Genius Composition and The Most Desirable of Audubon"s Extinct Birds, The Carolina Parrot, Plate 26 on January 23rd Actual price: USD $132,000.
  19. Arader Galleries Audubon, Fish Hawk - Deckeled with uncut margins. on January 23rd Actual price: USD $120,000.
  20. Heritage Auctions Fr. 2408 $1,000 1928 Gold Certificate. PCGS Gem New 65PPQ. on January 25th Actual price: USD $120,000.
  21. Forum Auctions Donuts (Strawberry) on January 27th Actual price: USD $119,319.
  22. Forum Auctions Pulp Fiction on January 27th Actual price: USD $119,319.
  23. Forum Auctions Gangsta Rat on January 27th Actual price: USD $110,141.
  24. Arader Galleries Adubon, Brown Pelican, Plate 421 on January 23rd Actual price: USD $109,200.
  25. Arader Galleries Gould - A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans on January 23rd Actual price: USD $108,000.


47 total sales reported this week:

North American Auction Company. New Year January Western Collector Auction on January 23rd: 91.67%
Sothebys. Fearless: The Collection of Hester Diamond Part II - bidstart 1/22 on January 29th: 100.00%
Christies. Selections from the Library of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue on January 29th: 98.31%
Bonhams. Conflicts Online - Bidstart 1/19 on January 29th: 34.78%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Americana at Stair on January 29th: 100.00%
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Discovery Backyard Auction - Online Only bidstart 1/15 on January 28th: 78.85%
Swann Galleries. Illustration Art on January 28th: 81.43%
Potomack Company. January Fine Arts Cornucopia on January 28th: 74.36%
Morton Subastas. Prints and Multiples on January 28th: 43.82%
Leland Little Auctions. The Winter Estate Auction on January 28th: 100.00%
Christies. Old Master Prints - online bidstart 1/19 on January 28th: 93.18%
Bruneau & Co. . January Estate Fine Art & Antique Auction - Online Only on January 28th: 88.71%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Rare Books, Maps and Prints - bistart 1/21 on January 28th: 38.32%
Aguttes. Online Only: Manuscripts and Autographs - bidstart 1/21 on January 28th: 66.28%
Aguttes. Online Only: Modern and Old Books - bidstart 1/21 on January 28th: 46.88%
Forum Auctions. Banksy on January 27th: 93.33%
Trafford Books. Ephemera, Books, Cigarette Cards, Photographs, Postcards, Postage Stamps and Postal History. on January 27th: 71.74%
Grays Auctioneers. Fine Art, Furniture, and Decorative Art - bidstart 1/8 on January 27th: 97.37%
Forum Auctions. Fine Books, Manuscripts, and Works on Paper on January 28th: 90.30%
De Baecque and Associes. Watercolors and Drawings - Prints and Posters on January 27th: 75.69%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 1/19 on January 26th: 99.87%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety - bidstart 1/21 on January 26th: 95.12%
Morton Subastas. Antiquarian and Contemporary Books on January 26th: 38.76%
Il Ponte. Books and Manuscripts on January 26th: 91.36%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on January 26th: 92.31%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 1/19 on January 26th: 100.00%
Skinner. Discovery - Interiors - Online bidstart 1/12 on January 25th: 100.00%
Rossini. PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES, LITHOGRAPHS, XIXTH, MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY on January 25th: 47.22%
Arader Galleries. Audubon, Natural History Prints, Rare Books and Maps on January 23rd: 68.89%
Heritage Auctions. FUN Currency on January 25th: 95.40%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 1/17 on January 24th: 98.50%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1/10 on January 24th: 99.49%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 1/17 on January 25th: 99.52%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction on January 23rd: 64.71%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Estate Auction on January 23rd: 100.00%
Sothebys. Important Americana: Silver, Chinese Export, and Prints - on January 22nd: 100.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/15 on January 22nd: 85.59%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books - bidstart 10/23 on January 21st: 52.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/8 on January 20th: 87.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 1/8 on January 19th: 84.78%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/8 on January 18th: 87.84%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books - bidstart 1/8 on January 17th: 44.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/8 on January 17th: 79.49%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on January 23rd: 92.50%
Heritage Auctions. A Western Gentleman's Collection of Obsolete Banknotes Special Monthly on January 24th: 99.43%
Heritage Auctions. FUN World Paper Money on January 22nd: 96.78%
Heritage Auctions. The David Hall T206 Collection Part VI Sportscard Catalog Auction on January 21st: 100.00%


For the week ahead 30 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Feb. 1st
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/22. 79 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 92 lots

Tue. Feb. 2nd
Ader. PARIS. Photographs Online - bidstart 1/22. 243 lots
Bonhams. New York. Photographs by Ruth Orkin - bidstart 1/22. 54 lots
Kedem Auctions Ltd.. Jerusalem . The Ga'on of Vilna and his Disciples: Books and Manuscripts from the Yeshayahu Vinograd Collection. 178 lots
Christies. Paris. Paul Destribats : une bibliothèque des Avant-gardes, partie III. 502 lots
Doyle New York. New York. Fine Paintings and Prints. 31 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Online Only: Timed Eclectic Variety - bidstart 1/22. 25 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 1/22. 24 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 1/26. 789 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 1/26. 212 lots

Wed. Feb. 3rd
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Prints and Editions. 72 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/22. 109 lots
Ader. PARIS. Books Online - bidstart 1/27. 176 lots

Thu. Feb. 4th
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Americana - Travel - Exploration - World History - Maps & Atlases. 476 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. The Artists of the WPA. 236 lots
Sothebys. London. Detective Fiction Including The Alexis Galanos Collection - bidstart 1/28. 185 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The Modern Sports Card Catalog Auction. 457 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 232 lots

Fri. Feb. 5th
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. Estate of John Robert Gregg, York, Maine - Day 1. 256 lots
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Winter Estates Auction. 87 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/29.

Sat. Feb. 6th
Michael Treloar. Adelaide SA. The Paul Lucas Collection of Australian Military History - Part II - bidstart 1/18. 331 lots
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Cleveland. Prints & Drawings at Online Auction, featuring the Arthur Gilbert collection, Boulder CO. 422 lots
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. Estate of John R. Gregg, Jr-York, Maine - Day 2. 196 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots

Sun. Feb. 7th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 1/31.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 1/31.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1/24. 211 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/29.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part II<br>The Arctic Exploration and the Search for a Northeast Passage</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> (C. PTOLEMY) – NICOLAUS GERMANUS DONIS. “Tabula Moderna Prussie Livonie Norbegie Et Gottie.” Ulm, 1486. The first printed map of Scandinavia and the North in untouched contemporary color.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> JAN HUYGEN VAN LINSCHOTEN. “Voyasie, ofte Schip.vaert...van by Noorden om langes Noorwegen de Noordt-Caep, Laplandt, Vinlandt, ruslandt, de Witte Zee, de Kusten van Kandenoes, Swetenoes, Pitzora…” Amsterdam, 1624.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> FRIDTJOF NANSEN/SIGURD SCOTT-HANSEN. “Lóitnant Johansen fra 86°.14’.” A sensational documentation map from one of the most famous and important polar expeditions in the world: “The Fram Expedition 1893 – 1896.”
    <center><b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part II<br>The Arctic Exploration and the Search for a Northeast Passage</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> JOSEPH PAUL GAIMARD. “Voyage de la Commision scientific du Nord , en Scandinavie, en Laponie, au Spitsberg et aux Feröe pendant les années 1838, 1839 et 1840, sur la corvette La Recherche...M. Paul Gaimard”.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> PHILIPP JOHANN VON STRAHLENBERG. “Nova Descriptio Geographica Tattariae Magnae Tam Orientalis Quam Occidentalis In Particularibus…” Stockholm – Berlin (1730). The original Swedish edition.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> FREDERICK DE WIT. “Totius Europa Littora Novissime edita.” Contemporary hand-coloured engraving, Amsterdam c. 1675 – 80.
  • <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>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.