• <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 $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, June 17:</b> AN EXTRAORDINARILY FINE COPY OF “GULLIVER’S TRAVELS.” SWIFT, JONATHAN. 1667-1745. London: Benj. Motte, 1726. US$ 80,000 - 120,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 17:</b> PALAFOX Y MENDOXA, JUAN DE. 1600-1659. <i>[Virtudes del Indio....]</i> US$ 80,000 - 120,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 17:</b> ORIGINAL HARRY HOUDINI TYPED MANUSCRIPT. <i>A Magician Among the Spirits.</i> Autograph corrections by Houdini throughout, c.1923-1926.<br>US$ 20,000 - 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 17:</b> FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE OF THE RARE HARDCOVER EDITION ROWLING, J.K. <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.</i> London: Bloomsbury, 1997. US$ 30,000 - 50,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 17:</b> FIRST APPEARANCE IN AMERICA OF MUSIC FOR "(AMERICA) MY COUNTRY TIS OF THEE." LYON, JAMES. 1735–1794. <i>Urania.</i> Philadelphia: William Bradford, 1761. US$ 20,000 - 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Cañon de Chelley, 1904. Oversized orotone, 17 x 22in in original Curtis Studio frame. US$ 30,000 - 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. US$ 30,000 - 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. US$ 20,000 - 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Autograph Logs and Journals from his 1927 Alaska Expedition. US$ 7,000 - 9,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> A ONE SHEET POSTER OF <i>IN THE LAND OF THE HEAD HUNTERS.</i> World Film Corporation, 1914. US$ 4,000 - 6,000
  • <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]

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Rare Book Hub: 35 Auctions Archived, another 40 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 19th February 2021, 35 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Australian dollars, 1 in Danish krone, 9 in euros, 3 in British pounds, and 21 in US dollars.

 

Turnover was $6,027,019 as 87% of all lots offered sold.  Ten thousand one-hundred-eighty-eight lots were offered and 8,903 changed hands.  The market continues to be strong.

 

1 auction saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Rago Arts and AuctionsPrints and Multiples on February 17th: $1,192,757

 


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

Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/29 on February 8th: 782.23%
SothebysUnwrapped, Part II: The Hidden World of Christo and Jeanne-Claude - bidstart 2/8 on February 18th: 251.44%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/29 on February 10th: 198.02%
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps, Prints & Ephemera, Military Books, General Stock on February 17th: 170.61%
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersPictures and Prints on February 19th: 168.36%
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Modern Literature, Private Press and Illustrated Books on February 18th: 156.60%
FreemansBooks and Manuscripts on February 18th: 152.09%
Garth's Auctioneers and AppraisersEclectic Variety Eclectic Auction TIMED, ONLINE ONLY - bidstart 2/4 on February 14th: 113.90%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on February 16th: 105.76%
Il PonteInterior Decoration|...| Books on February 16th: 102.44%
Cowans AuctionsAfrican Americana on February 18th: 100.52%


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

Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1/31 on February 14th: 100.00%
Leland Little AuctionsThe Presidents' Week Auction on February 19th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 2/9 on February 16th: 100.00%
SothebysUnwrapped, Part II: The Hidden World of Christo and Jeanne-Claude - bidstart 2/8 on February 18th: 100.00%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/29 on February 8th: 100.00%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsOnline Only: Eclectic Variety on February 16th: 100.00%
Garth's Auctioneers and AppraisersEclectic Variety Eclectic Auction TIMED, ONLINE ONLY - bidstart 2/4 on February 14th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 2/7 on February 14th: 99.81%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 2/9 on February 16th: 99.42%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 2/7 on February 15th: 99.39%
Old World AuctionsMaps and Atlases - Internet bidstart 1/27 on February 10th: 99.22%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on February 13th: 98.00%
Il PonteInterior Decoration|...| Books on February 16th: 95.65%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/29 on February 10th: 95.62%
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Modern Literature, Private Press and Illustrated Books on February 18th: 94.12%
Brunk AuctionsPremier and Emporium Auctions on February 13th: 92.86%
Purcell AuctioneersIrish Interest Books and Ephemera on February 17th: 92.62%
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps, Prints & Ephemera, Military Books, General Stock on February 17th: 91.71%
Rago Arts and AuctionsPrints and Multiples on February 17th: 90.91%
Keys Fine Arts AuctioneersPictures and Prints on February 19th: 90.00%
Holabird Kagin AmericanaThe Sweetheart Express Auction - Day 5 on February 15th: 89.08%
FreemansBooks and Manuscripts on February 18th: 88.55%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on February 16th: 86.67%
Holabird Kagin AmericanaThe Sweetheart Express Auction - Day 4 on February 14th: 86.29%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/29 on February 7th: 84.62%
Cowans AuctionsAfrican Americana on February 18th: 83.70%
RR AuctionPresidential Auction on February 18th: 83.22%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 2/5 on February 12th: 82.30%

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Freemans Les voyages du sieur de Champlain xaintongeois, capitaine ordinaire pour le Roy, en la marine. Divisez en deux livres. ou, journal tres-fidele des observations faites es descouuertures de la nouuelle France... on February 18th Actual price: USD $201,600.
  2. RR Auction Abraham Lincoln Signed Photograph on February 18th Actual price: USD $135,473.
  3. RR Auction John F. Kennedy's Harvard Sweater on February 18th Actual price: USD $85,266.
  4. Cowans Auctions An archive of materials mostly related to abolitionist George H. Hoyt's work as an attorney for John Brown, on February 18th Actual price: USD $43,750.
  5. Rago Arts and Auctions Dutch Iris on February 17th Actual price: USD $40,000.
  6. Rago Arts and Auctions Sunflower V on February 17th Actual price: USD $37,500.
  7. Kestenbaum and Company (Admor of Ratzfert, 1862-1944). Autograph Letter Signed, written in Hebrew on letterhead, to Chaim Fleischman. on February 18th Actual price: USD $37,500.
  8. Swann Galleries LA MAISON MODERNE. 1900. on February 18th Actual price: USD $37,500.
  9. RR Auction George Washington Autograph Letter Signed on February 18th Actual price: USD $34,031.
  10. RR Auction Thomas Jefferson Autograph Letter Signed on February 18th Actual price: USD $30,626.
  11. PBA Galleries Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca. And the meanes Duke Valentine us'd to put to death Vitellozzo Vitelli, Oliverotto of Fermo Paul, and the Duke of Gravina. Translated out of Italian into English; by E[dward] D[ on February 18th Actual price: USD $30,000.
  12. RR Auction Andrew Johnson Document Signed on February 18th Actual price: USD $28,539.
  13. Rago Arts and Auctions Lost Time on February 17th Actual price: USD $27,500.
  14. Rago Arts and Auctions Monica Nude with Cezanne from Portfolio 90 on February 17th Actual price: USD $26,000.
  15. RR Auction George Washington Signed Lottery Ticket on February 18th Actual price: USD $25,713.
  16. RR Auction Abraham Lincoln Large Lock of Hair on February 18th Actual price: USD $25,000.
  17. PBA Galleries Fourteen Hundred and 91 Days in the Confederate Army: A Journal Kept by W. W. Heartsill. For Four Years, One Month, and One Day, or Camp Life; Day-by-Day, of the W. P. Lane Rangers. From April 19th, 1861, to May 20th, 1865 on February 18th Actual price: USD $24,000.
  18. Kestenbaum and Company (Foremost Posek, 1761-1837). Autograph Manuscript Signed, written in Hebrew. on February 18th Actual price: USD $23,750.
  19. RR Auction Ronald Reagan Autograph Letter Signed on February 18th Actual price: USD $23,716.
  20. Old World Auctions A Plan of Boston, and Its Environs. Shewing the True Situation of His Majesty's Army. And Also Those of the Rebels. Drawn by an Engineer at Boston. Octr. 1775, 1776 on February 10th Actual price: USD $23,575.
  21. PBA Galleries The Lord of the Rings trilogy on February 18th Actual price: USD $22,800.
  22. PBA Galleries The Wonders of the Invisible World: Being an account of the tryals of several vvitches, lately excuted [sic] in New-England: and of several remarkable curiosities therein occurring... on February 18th Actual price: USD $21,600.
  23. Brunk Auctions Titanic Plan of First Class Accommodation deck plans for White Star Line's New Triple Screw, R.M.S. "TITANIC", flanked by photographs of interior quarters on February 13th Actual price: USD $21,420.
  24. Rago Arts and Auctions Blonde Vivienne on February 17th Actual price: USD $21,250.
  25. Heritage Auctions Amazing Fantasy #15 (Marvel, 1962) CGC Apparent VG 4.0 Slight/Moderate (C-2) Off-white to white pages. on February 15th Actual price: USD $19,200.


35 total sales reported this week:

Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Pictures and Prints on February 19th: 90.00%
Leland Little Auctions. The Presidents' Week Auction on February 19th: 100.00%
Swann Galleries. Vintage Posters on February 18th: 75.29%
RR Auction. Presidential Auction on February 18th: 83.22%
Sothebys. Unwrapped, Part II: The Hidden World of Christo and Jeanne-Claude - bidstart 2/8 on February 18th: 100.00%
PBA Galleries. PBA Platinum - Rare Books, Manuscripts & Art on February 18th: 77.48%
Kestenbaum and Company. FINE JUDAICA: RARE PRINTED BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AUTOGRAPH LETTERS & GRAPHIC ARTS on February 18th: 69.32%
Freemans. Books and Manuscripts on February 18th: 88.55%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Modern Literature, Private Press and Illustrated Books on February 18th: 94.12%
Cowans Auctions. African Americana on February 18th: 83.70%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps, Prints & Ephemera, Military Books, General Stock on February 17th: 91.71%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 2/9 on February 16th: 99.42%
Old World Auctions. Maps and Atlases - Internet bidstart 1/27 on February 10th: 99.22%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Prints and Multiples on February 17th: 90.91%
Purcell Auctioneers. Irish Interest Books and Ephemera on February 17th: 92.62%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Online Only: Eclectic Variety on February 16th: 100.00%
Il Ponte. Interior Decoration|...| Books on February 16th: 95.65%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on February 16th: 86.67%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 2/9 on February 16th: 100.00%
Vermot de Pas. History and Regions of France: Manuscripts, Placards, Archives on February 15th: 31.69%
Holabird Kagin Americana. The Sweetheart Express Auction - Day 5 on February 15th: 89.08%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 2/7 on February 15th: 99.39%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 2/7 on February 14th: 99.81%
Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers. Eclectic Variety Eclectic Auction TIMED, ONLINE ONLY - bidstart 2/4 on February 14th: 100.00%
Sydney Rare Book Auctions. More Idriess, Australiana, manuscripts, historic documents, maps, photography and art on February 13th: 72.97%
Holabird Kagin Americana. The Sweetheart Express Auction - Day 4 on February 14th: 86.29%
Holabird Kagin Americana. The Sweetheart Express Auction - Day 3 on February 13th: 78.33%
Brunk Auctions. Premier and Emporium Auctions on February 13th: 92.86%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 2/5 on February 12th: 82.30%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 1/29 on February 10th: 95.62%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/29 on February 9th: 74.55%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 1/29 on February 8th: 100.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 1/29 on February 7th: 84.62%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on February 13th: 98.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 1/31 on February 14th: 100.00%

 


For the week ahead 40 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Feb. 22nd
Bonhams. New York. Geometric Abstractions / Prints and Multiples. 141 lots
Ader. PARIS. Online Photography and Art Catalogs Books - bidstart 2/15. 277 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 2/12. 62 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 154 lots

Tue. Feb. 23rd
Bonhams. London. The Gentleman's Library Sale. 13 lots
Stephan Welz & Co.. Constantia. CAPE TOWN | FINE & DECORATIVE ART, BOOKS & MAPS, CARPETS, FURNITURE, SILVERWARE, JEWELLERY, WATCHES. 75 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 2/16. 544 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 2/16. 163 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Antiquarian and Contemporary Books. 250 lots
Litchfield County Auctions. Litchfield. Winter Antiques Sale. 10 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 2/12. 33 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. NASA Photographs. 207 lots

Wed. Feb. 24th
Lyon and Turnbull. Edinburgh. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photographs. 443 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Photographs Monthly Online. 116 lots
Bonhams. New York. Highlights from the Medical Library of the late James Tait Goodrich, Part II - bidstart 2/16. 215 lots
Hake's Auctions. York. Americana and Collectibles. 1522 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 2/12. 149 lots
Potomack Company. Alexandria. February Cornucopia. 26 lots

Thu. Feb. 25th
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Comics - Timed, Online - bidstart 2/15. 417 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Fine Books and Autographs. 269 lots
Bonhams. London. British. Cool.. 212 lots
Bruneau & Co. . Cranston. February Fine Arts and Antiques - Online Only. 37 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. The Delighted Eye Part II: Works from the Collection of Allen and Beryl Freer. 142 lots
Skinner. Marlborough. Irresistible. Unreserved. Bidstart 2/16. 43 lots
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Thursday Morning @ Stair. 21 lots

Fri. Feb. 26th
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American Historical Ephemera & Photography, Including African Americana: Online Only. 320 lots
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries. Thomaston. Temptations. 79 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Cartography - Bidstart 2/19. 65 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 2/19. 89 lots

Sat. Feb. 27th
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Select Secrets - Rare and Important Magicana. 83 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Winter Platinum Night Sports Auction. 1066 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Americana & Political Signature Auction. 179 lots
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . Railroad Ephemera - Day 1. 57 lots

Sun. Feb. 28th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online - bidstart 2/21.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 2/21.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 2/14. 208 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. A Western Gentleman's Stocks and Bonds Special Online Auction. 267 lots
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . Railroad Ephemera - Day 2. 195 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 2/19. 39 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

 

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 17:</b> Pablo Neruda, <i>Canto General,</i> first edition, signed by Neruda, artists Rivera & Siquieros, CDMX, 1950. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 17:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 17:</b> Sergei Rachmaninoff, Autograph Musical Quotation Signed, 3 bars from <i>Piano Concerto No. 2,</i> 1933. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 17:</b> Thomas Edison, Typed Letter Signed, describing preparing first phonograph for the 1889 Exposition Universelle, 1922. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 17:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed with <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 17:</b> Thomas Mann, Autograph Letter Signed to his children, 3 pages on exiles, 1938. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 17:</b> Alighiero Boetti & Anne-Marie Sauzeau-Boetti, <i>Classifying the thousand longest rivers in the world,</i> limited edition, 1977. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 17:</b> Agnes Martin, <i>Paintings & Drawings,</i> complete set of 10 lithographs, 1990. Estimate $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 17:</b> Abraham Lincoln, Autograph Letter Signed to Whig activist George W. Rives, Springfield, 1849. $10,000 to $15,000.
  • <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>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.