• <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: 46 Auctions Archived, another 45 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 21 May, 2021, 46 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish krone, 13 in euros, 4 in British pounds, and 28 in US dollars.

 

Turnover was $13,004,124 as 87% of all lots sold. There were 13,643 lots posted and 11,910 changed hands. The average lot sold for $1,092.

 

 

4 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:

Heritage Auctions. Sports Monthly Showcase on May 20th: $1,824,366
Heritage Auctions. Manuscripts on May 19th: $1,666,969
Morphy Auctions. Coin-Op and Advertising on May 15th: $1,584,175
Rago Arts and Auctions. Prints from an Important Chicago Collection on May 19th: $1,446,973

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

Dominic Winter Book Auctions. 19th and 20th Century Photography, Cameras and Accessories on May 19th: 190.25%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 4/30 on May 10th: 175.01%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Prints from an Important Chicago Collection on May 19th: 169.18%
Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers. Americana and Decorative Arts Auction Timed, Only Online - bidstart 5/6 on May 15th: 164.79%
Heritage Auctions. The Backas PMG Registry Collection Currency Special Online Auction on May 16th: 153.66%
Heritage Auctions. Tom Huston American and Political Signature Auction on May 15th: 145.48%
Christies. Fields of Vision: The Private Collection of Artists Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Online Sale - bidstart on May 20th: 131.49%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Military & Aviation History, Medals & Militaria on May 20th: 131.30%
Heritage Auctions. Manuscripts on May 19th: 130.83%
Freemans. Books and Manuscripts on May 20th: 129.02%
Skinner. Fine Prints and Photographs - bidstart 5/11 on May 20th: 124.83%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 5/7 on May 14th: 117.09%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 4/30 on May 9th: 116.36%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Vintage Posters on May 15th: 114.18%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on May 18th: 112.43%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 4/30 on May 11th: 104.87%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 4/30 on May 12th: 102.77%
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers. Killoughter House, Ashford, County Wicklow, Ireland. on May 18th: 102.53%
Marc van de Wiele Auctions. Antiquarian and Collectible Books on May 11th: 100.31%


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

Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 5/11 on May 18th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 5/2 on May 16th: 100.00%
Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers. Americana and Decorative Arts Auction Timed, Only Online - bidstart 5/6 on May 15th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. The Backas PMG Registry Collection Currency Special Online Auction on May 16th: 100.00%
Christies. Fields of Vision: The Private Collection of Artists Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Online Sale - bidstart on May 20th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Rare Pulps and Collectibles on May 20th: 99.66%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 5/11 on May 18th: 99.35%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 5/9 on May 17th: 99.21%
Heritage Auctions. Tom Huston American and Political Signature Auction on May 15th: 99.09%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 5/9 on May 16th: 98.32%
Freemans. Books and Manuscripts on May 20th: 97.71%
Heritage Auctions. Video Games and Trading Card Games Weekly Online Auction - bidstart 5/11 on May 18th: 97.56%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Vintage Posters on May 15th: 97.38%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Images of Angling: the David Beazley Collection of Angling Prints on May 20th: 97.20%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Monthly Showcase on May 20th: 96.56%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on May 15th: 95.50%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Prints from an Important Chicago Collection on May 19th: 93.59%
Morphy Auctions. Coin-Op and Advertising on May 15th: 93.50%
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers. Antiquarian and Collectible Books on May 19th: 93.29%
Heritage Auctions. Manuscripts on May 19th: 92.79%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on May 18th: 92.05%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 4/30 on May 10th: 92.00%
Skinner. Fine Prints and Photographs - bidstart 5/11 on May 20th: 90.86%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on May 19th: 89.80%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. 19th and 20th Century Photography, Cameras and Accessories on May 19th: 88.43%
Brunk Auctions. Emporium Auction on May 18th: 88.24%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 4/30 on May 12th: 86.36%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety - prebid 5/14 on May 18th: 85.71%
Purcell Auctioneers. Irish Interest Book Auction on May 19th: 85.32%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 4/30 on May 11th: 84.21%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 5/7 on May 14th: 83.15%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 4/30 on May 9th: 82.86%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Military & Aviation History, Medals & Militaria on May 20th: 82.03%

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Rago Arts and Auctions Nude with Blue Hair (from the Nude series) on May 19th Actual price: USD $769,000.
  2. Morphy Auctions GREAT NORTHERN’S 2 GREAT TRAINS SYSTEM MAP. on May 15th Actual price: USD $108,400.
  3. Freemans A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans on May 20th Actual price: USD $63,000.
  4. Heritage Auctions Abraham Lincoln: A Very Rare Oval White House Platter. on May 15th Actual price: USD $62,500.
  5. Rago Arts and Auctions Painting on Canvas (from the Paintings series) on May 19th Actual price: USD $60,000.
  6. Heritage Auctions Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel Legal Document Signed. on May 19th Actual price: USD $52,500.
  7. Morphy Auctions OUTSTANDING & RARE CHEVROLET SUPER SERVICE & BUICK AUTHORIZED SERVICE PORCELAIN ... on May 15th Actual price: USD $45,600.
  8. Rago Arts and Auctions Chicken 'n Dumplings (from the Campbell's Soup II portfolio) on May 19th Actual price: USD $43,750.
  9. Rago Arts and Auctions Scotch Broth (from the Campbell's Soup II portfolio) on May 19th Actual price: USD $40,000.
  10. Rago Arts and Auctions Red Celia (from the Moving Focus series) on May 19th Actual price: USD $40,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions Andrew Jackson: The Iconic Anti-Jackson "King Andrew" Broadside. on May 15th Actual price: USD $40,000.
  12. Heritage Auctions Alexander Hamilton: A Marvelous Large Scarf Mourning His Death at the Hand of Aaron Burr in 1804. on May 15th Actual price: USD $40,000.
  13. Potter and Potter Auctions Noonline Blaze. on May 15th Actual price: USD $38,750.
  14. Freemans The Birds of America... on May 20th Actual price: USD $37,800.
  15. Heritage Auctions Abraham Lincoln Autograph Letter Signed Regarding an Investigation into the War Department. on May 19th Actual price: USD $37,500.
  16. Heritage Auctions Susan B. Anthony Autograph Note Signed. on May 19th Actual price: USD $35,000.
  17. Heritage Auctions Harry S. Truman Autograph Letter Signed Regarding the Dishonest Media. on May 19th Actual price: USD $35,000.
  18. Christies Natura morta con vasetto e tre bottiglie on May 20th Actual price: USD $30,000.
  19. Heritage Auctions George Washington Signed Patent. on May 19th Actual price: USD $30,000.
  20. Morphy Auctions REVERSE PAINTED DUBUQUE BREWING "BANQUET BEER" SIGN. on May 15th Actual price: USD $29,520.
  21. Heritage Auctions General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Autograph Letter Signed. on May 19th Actual price: USD $28,750.
  22. Nosbüsch & Stucke Plutoriss. Farb- und Bleistift auf Papier. Unten mittig signiert "Sonnenstern's-Gestalten". Ca. 1951. Blattgröße: 21,5 x 30,7 cm. on May 15th Actual price: USD $27,766.
  23. Rago Arts and Auctions American Indian Theme I on May 19th Actual price: USD $27,500.
  24. Heritage Auctions Abraham Lincoln: Baseball Theme Currier & Ives Cartoon. on May 15th Actual price: USD $27,500.
  25. Morphy Auctions OUTSTANDING PACKARD AUTOMOBILES COMPLETE PORCELAIN VERTICAL DEALERSHIP SIGN. on May 15th Actual price: USD $27,060.



46 total sales reported this week:

Heritage Auctions. Sports Monthly Showcase on May 20th: 96.56%
Heritage Auctions. Rare Pulps and Collectibles on May 20th: 99.66%
Skinner. Fine Prints and Photographs - bidstart 5/11 on May 20th: 90.86%
Freemans. Books and Manuscripts on May 20th: 97.71%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Images of Angling: the David Beazley Collection of Angling Prints on May 20th: 97.20%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Military & Aviation History, Medals & Militaria on May 20th: 82.03%
Christies. Fields of Vision: The Private Collection of Artists Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Online Sale - bidstart on May 20th: 100.00%
Ader. Books Online - bidstart 5/12 on May 20th: 62.28%
Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers. Antiquarian and Collectible Books on May 19th: 93.29%
Rago Arts and Auctions. Prints from an Important Chicago Collection on May 19th: 93.59%
Purcell Auctioneers. Irish Interest Book Auction on May 19th: 85.32%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on May 19th: 89.80%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. 19th and 20th Century Photography, Cameras and Accessories on May 19th: 88.43%
Brunk Auctions. Emporium Auction on May 18th: 88.24%
Marc van de Wiele Auctions. Antiquarian and Collectible Books on May 11th: 64.62%
Heritage Auctions. Manuscripts on May 19th: 92.79%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety - prebid 5/14 on May 18th: 85.71%
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers. Killoughter House, Ashford, County Wicklow, Ireland. on May 18th: 73.81%
Binoche et Giquello. Library of C.-L. and C. Pierron - online bidstart 5/7 on May 18th: 60.12%
Aste Bolaffi. Photography - Internet Live on May 18th: 27.40%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on May 18th: 92.05%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 5/11 on May 18th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Video Games and Trading Card Games Weekly Online Auction - bidstart 5/11 on May 18th: 97.56%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 5/11 on May 18th: 99.35%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Western Americana Signature Sale (Session 5: Bottles, Sports, Bargains & Dealer) on May 17th: 77.27%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 5/9 on May 16th: 98.32%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 5/2 on May 16th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 5/9 on May 17th: 99.21%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Vintage Posters on May 15th: 97.38%
Nosbüsch & Stucke. Modern Art and Photography on May 15th: 64.97%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction on May 15th: 56.52%
Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers. Americana and Decorative Arts Auction Timed, Only Online - bidstart 5/6 on May 15th: 100.00%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Western Americana Signature Sale (Session 4: Native Americana & General Americana) on May 16th: 75.58%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Western Americana Signature Sale (Session 3: Firearms/Military, Jewelry, Numismatics) on May 15th: 71.07%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Western Americana Signature Sale (Session 2: Minerals, Mining, Railroad, Philatelic) on May 14th: 74.08%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Western Americana Signature Auction: (Session 1: Art, Stocks & Bonds incl. Autographs) on May 13th: 70.89%
Morphy Auctions. Coin-Op and Advertising on May 15th: 93.50%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 5/7 on May 14th: 83.15%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 4/30 on May 12th: 86.36%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 4/30 on May 11th: 84.21%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 4/30 on May 10th: 92.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Books - bidstart 4/30 on May 9th: 36.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 4/30 on May 9th: 82.86%
Heritage Auctions. The Backas PMG Registry Collection Currency Special Online Auction on May 16th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Tom Huston American and Political Signature Auction on May 15th: 99.09%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on May 15th: 95.50%

 


For the week ahead 45 sales are scheduled:

Mon. May. 24th
Winter Associates. Plainville, CT . Prints; Paintings; Antiques & Fine Furniture; Americana; Jewelry; Sterling; Asian; Garden; Oriental. 35 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 121 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 5/14. 83 lots

Tue. May. 25th
Sothebys. London. Science | Books and Manuscripts - bidstart 5/11. 58 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Gaston Saffroy Library, + Various Owners. 414 lots
Skinner. Marlborough. Historical Manuscripts and Rare Books - online bidstart 5/5. 296 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 5/18. 558 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 5/18. 167 lots
Christies. Paris. Marion Lambert Collection. 86 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Ancient and Contemporary Books. 249 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 5/14. 35 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Online Only: Timed Eclectic Variety. 54 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Video Games and Trading Card Games Weekly Online Auction - bidstart 5/18. 31 lots

Wed. May. 26th
ALDE. Paris. Jean-Pierre Lemanissier hunting library. 360 lots

Bonhams. New York. Modern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples. 248 lots

Forum Auctions. London. Prints and Editions. 218 lots

University Archives. Wilton. RARE AUTOGRAPHS, MANUSCRIPTS, ARTWORK, COMIC ART. 409 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 5/14. 117 lots
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. NORTH HAMPTON, NH -ON LINE ESTATE FURNISHINGS AUCTION. 28 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Online Only - Morton Weekly - bidstart 5/13. 87 lots

Thu. May. 27th
Forum Auctions. London. Fine Books, Manuscripts, and Works on Paper. 383 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Photographs and Photobooks. 383 lots
Il Ponte. Milan. Books and Manuscripts. 415 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Memorial Day Weekend Auction. 34 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Literature - Beat & the Counterculture - Illustrated Books. 434 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Spring Modern Art and Design. 67 lots
Christies. Paris. Marion Lambert Collection - Online: bidstart 5/11. 23 lots
Ripley Auctions. Indianapolis. Annual Indy 500 & Automobilia & Fidger Toy Collection. 122 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Cartography - Bidstart 5/21. 50 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books - bidstart 5/21. 22 lots

Fri. May. 28th
Sothebys. London. Japanese Woodblock Prints Including the Sokolov Collection - bidstart 5/21. 223 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. Photographs (1840-2020). 292 lots
ALDE. Paris. https://alde.fr/ventes/bibliotheque-cynegetique-jean-pierre-lemanissier. 131 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. Collectibles. 16 lots
Sydney Rare Book Auctions. Ultimo. Idriess, Australiana, Exploration, Ephemera, Games and more. 798 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 5/21. 104 lots

Sat. May. 29th
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Coin-Op and Advertising. 210 lots
Christian Hesse Auktionen. Hamburg. Book Collection Achilles Foundation Hamburg. 1165 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Second Story Books. Rockville. Entertainment: Photography, Films, Memorabilia, And Ephemera. 100 lots
Ferraton. Bruxelles. Modern and Contemporary Art. 171 lots

Sun. May. 30th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 5/23.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 5/23.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 5/16. 292 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 5/21. 39 lots

 

Late spring is one of the busiest times of the year for auctions and that pace continues in the coming week with almost 50 more sales or 6-7 per day.

Michael Stillman

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.