• <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.
  • <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><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.

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Rare Book Hub: 55 Auctions Archived, another 33 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 28 May, 2021, 55 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Australian dollars, 1 in Danish krone, 14 in euros, 5 in British pounds, 2 in Mexican pesos, I in Norwegian kroner, and 31 in US dollars.

 

Turnover was $20,332,001 as 80% of all lots sold.  There were 21,499 lots posted and 17,239 changed hands.  The average lot sold for $1,179.

 

6 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars:

BonhamsModern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples on May 26th: $2,786,216
Bubb KuyperBooks and Graphics on May 21st: $1,821,877
ChristiesMarion Lambert Collection on May 25th: $1,741,194
SothebysJapanese Woodblock Prints Including the Sokolov Collection - bidstart 5/21 on May 28th: $1,695,029
Forum AuctionsFine Books, Manuscripts, and Works on Paper on May 27th: $1,554,000
Swann GalleriesPhotographs and Photobooks on May 27th: $1,065,195

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

Leland Little AuctionsSpring Modern Art and Design on May 27th: 492.39%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 5/7 on May 19th: 250.75%
ALDEhttps://alde.fr/ventes/bibliotheque-cynegetique-jean-pierre-lemanissier on May 28th: 225.21%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 5/7 on May 18th: 204.09%
Heritage AuctionsTom Huston American and Political Special Online Auction on May 22nd: 197.22%
SothebysJapanese Woodblock Prints Including the Sokolov Collection - bidstart 5/21 on May 28th: 194.59%
Dirk Soulis AuctionsEstate of Georgia and Jack Olsen: Session 2 on May 22nd: 168.95%
Il PonteBooks and Manuscripts on May 27th: 166.47%
ALDEJean-Pierre Lemanissier hunting library on May 27th: 160.38%
ChristiesMarion Lambert Collection on May 25th: 148.71%
Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic BooksellersImportant Numismatic Books Sale on May 22nd: 130.00%
FreemansBooks and Manuscripts on May 20th: 127.76%
BonhamsModern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples on May 26th: 118.72%
Heritage AuctionsSpace Exploration on May 22nd: 117.23%
Alexander Historical AuctionsHistorical Militaria and Autographs - Day 2 on May 23rd: 113.23%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 5/18 on May 25th: 111.75%
Forum AuctionsFine Books, Manuscripts, and Works on Paper on May 27th: 111.64%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 5/18 on May 25th: 109.15%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 5/7 on May 17th: 105.30%
Bubb KuyperBooks and Graphics on May 21st: 103.15%
ChristiesMarion Lambert Collection - Online: bidstart 5/11 on May 27th: 103.06%
SothebysScience | Books and Manuscripts - bidstart 5/11 on May 25th: 101.84%
University ArchivesRARE AUTOGRAPHS, MANUSCRIPTS, ARTWORK, COMIC ART on May 26th: 101.59%
Alexander Historical AuctionsHistorical Militaria and Autographs - Day 1 on May 22nd: 100.16%


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

John McInnis AuctioneersNORTH HAMPTON, NH -ON LINE ESTATE FURNISHINGS AUCTION on May 26th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 5/18 on May 25th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsVideo Games and Trading Card Games Weekly Online Auction - bidstart 5/18 on May 25th: 100.00%
Dirk Soulis AuctionsEstate of Georgia and Jack Olsen: Session 2 on May 22nd: 100.00%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 5/7 on May 18th: 100.00%
Leland Little AuctionsSpring Modern Art and Design on May 27th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 5/9 on May 23rd: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 5/18 on May 25th: 99.82%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 5/16 on May 24th: 99.64%
Heritage AuctionsTom Huston American and Political Special Online Auction on May 22nd: 99.62%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 5/16 on May 23rd: 99.09%
Heritage AuctionsSpace Exploration on May 22nd: 98.60%
FreemansBooks and Manuscripts on May 20th: 97.71%
ALDEhttps://alde.fr/ventes/bibliotheque-cynegetique-jean-pierre-lemanissier on May 28th: 97.71%
University ArchivesRARE AUTOGRAPHS, MANUSCRIPTS, ARTWORK, COMIC ART on May 26th: 96.82%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on May 22nd: 96.00%
Ripley AuctionsAnnual Indy 500 & Automobilia & Fidger Toy Collection on May 27th: 95.90%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 5/7 on May 19th: 94.78%
Il PonteBooks and Manuscripts on May 27th: 94.70%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsOnline Only: Timed Eclectic Variety on May 25th: 94.44%
Winter AssociatesPrints; Paintings; Antiques & Fine Furniture; Americana; Jewelry; Sterling; Asian; Garden; Oriental on May 24th: 94.29%
ChristiesMarion Lambert Collection on May 25th: 93.02%
Heritage AuctionsThe Tobacco Family Collecion: Part II Currency Special Auction on May 23rd: 89.20%
ALDEJean-Pierre Lemanissier hunting library on May 27th: 89.17%
Sydney Rare Book AuctionsIdriess, Australiana, Exploration, Ephemera, Games and more on May 28th: 88.97%
ChristiesMarion Lambert Collection - Online: bidstart 5/11 on May 27th: 86.96%
SothebysJapanese Woodblock Prints Including the Sokolov Collection - bidstart 5/21 on May 28th: 86.10%
SkinnerHistorical Manuscripts and Rare Books - online bidstart 5/5 on May 25th: 85.81%
EldredsMemorial Day Weekend Auction on May 27th: 85.29%
ArtcurialGaston Saffroy Library, + Various Owners on May 25th: 85.27%
Antikvariat Bryggen ASBooks on May 14th: 85.14%
Alexander Historical AuctionsHistorical Militaria and Autographs - Day 1 on May 22nd: 85.00%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 5/7 on May 17th: 85.00%
SothebysScience | Books and Manuscripts - bidstart 5/11 on May 25th: 84.48%
Il PonteInterior Decoration|...| Books on May 11th: 84.34%
BonhamsModern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples on May 26th: 84.27%
Alexander Historical AuctionsHistorical Militaria and Autographs - Day 2 on May 23rd: 83.81%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 5/7 on May 16th: 82.69%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 5/14 on May 21st: 81.25%
Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic BooksellersImportant Numismatic Books Sale on May 22nd: 81.22%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on May 25th: 80.99%

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Sothebys Copernicus | De revolutionibus orbium coelestium, Nuremberg, 1543, later boards, Rostock duplicate on May 25th Actual price: USD $392,765.
  2. Bonhams Reverie, from 11 Pop Artists Portfolio, Vol. II on May 26th Actual price: USD $212,812.
  3. Bonhams Still Life on May 26th Actual price: USD $187,812.
  4. Christies Untitled 1-13 (Dust), 1994-1999 on May 25th Actual price: USD $183,525.
  5. Bonhams Rebel Without a Cause (James Dean), from Ads on May 26th Actual price: USD $162,812.
  6. Christies Autoportrait (variante I’m in training...), 1927 on May 25th Actual price: USD $149,879.
  7. Christies I.214 from 'Eel' series, Rome, 1977-1978 on May 25th Actual price: USD $129,997.
  8. Bonhams Bald Eagle, from Endangered Species on May 26th Actual price: USD $125,312.
  9. Bonhams Sweet Dreams Baby!, from 11 Pop Artists Portfolio, Vol. III on May 26th Actual price: USD $125,312.
  10. Bonhams Grin Reaper on May 26th Actual price: USD $125,312.
  11. Sothebys Plum Estate, Kameido (Kameido umeyashiki), Edo period, 19th century on May 28th Actual price: USD $125,253.
  12. University Archives Isaac Newton Scientific Autograph Manuscript Relating to the Principia, One of Very Few Known! on May 26th Actual price: USD $118,750.
  13. Sothebys Kambara: Night Snow (Kambara, yoru no yuki), Edo period, 19th century on May 28th Actual price: USD $116,306.
  14. Christies M. 472, Mac Dowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire, 1979-1980 on May 25th Actual price: USD $114,703.
  15. Christies Flashed Pool, 1998 on May 25th Actual price: USD $107,056.
  16. Bonhams Mobil, from Ads on May 26th Actual price: USD $94,062.
  17. Sothebys Two woodblock prints from the series Perspective Prints (Ukie), Edo period, 19th century on May 28th Actual price: USD $89,466.
  18. Christies Substrat 12 III, 2003 on May 25th Actual price: USD $88,704.
  19. Sothebys Kepler | Astronomia nova, [Heidelberg], 1609, disbound on May 25th Actual price: USD $85,694.
  20. Bonhams Paramount, from Ads on May 26th Actual price: USD $81,562.
  21. Sothebys 'Magritte Rammé and World Record Cow Elephant Tusk', Montauk Point, 1976 on May 20th Actual price: USD $80,338.
  22. Bubb Kuyper (Seated beggar and a prince standing near a blossoming tree). Safavid painting in gold and colours, Isfahan school, first half 17th cent., on May 21st Actual price: USD $74,258.
  23. Forum Auctions Privateers in the Caribbean & Bristol merchants.- An outstanding archive of printed and manuscript material of the 18th and early 19th centuries relating to Privateers, Bristol merchants and shipping, and shipping insurance, c.1750-1830 [the majority 18t on May 27th Actual price: USD $72,729.
  24. Forum Auctions World.- Purchas (Samuel) Purchas his Pilgrimes. In Five Books..., , 5 vol. including vol.5: Purchas His Pilgrimage, first edition, Narcissus Luttrell's copy, 1625-26. on May 27th Actual price: USD $70,955.
  25. Christies N 390.1, New York, 1979-1980 on May 25th Actual price: USD $68,822.



55 total sales reported this week:

University Archives. RARE AUTOGRAPHS, MANUSCRIPTS, ARTWORK, COMIC ART on May 26th: 96.82%
Sydney Rare Book Auctions. Idriess, Australiana, Exploration, Ephemera, Games and more on May 28th: 88.97%
Sothebys. Japanese Woodblock Prints Including the Sokolov Collection - bidstart 5/21 on May 28th: 86.10%
Eldreds. Collectibles on May 28th: 43.75%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Estate of Georgia and Jack Olsen: Session 2 on May 22nd: 100.00%
Swann Galleries. Photographs and Photobooks on May 27th: 72.06%
Ripley Auctions. Annual Indy 500 & Automobilia & Fidger Toy Collection on May 27th: 95.90%
PBA Galleries. Literature - Beat & the Counterculture - Illustrated Books on May 27th: 77.42%
Nate D. Sanders Auctions. Fine Autographs and Memorabilia on May 27th: 16.46%
Leland Little Auctions. Spring Modern Art and Design on May 27th: 100.00%
Freemans. Books and Manuscripts on May 20th: 97.71%
Il Ponte. Interior Decoration|...| Books on May 11th: 84.34%
Il Ponte. Books and Manuscripts on May 27th: 94.70%
Forum Auctions. Fine Books, Manuscripts, and Works on Paper on May 27th: 79.37%
Eldreds. Memorial Day Weekend Auction on May 27th: 85.29%
Christies. Marion Lambert Collection - Online: bidstart 5/11 on May 27th: 86.96%
ALDE. https://alde.fr/ventes/bibliotheque-cynegetique-jean-pierre-lemanissier on May 28th: 97.71%
ALDE. Jean-Pierre Lemanissier hunting library on May 27th: 89.17%
Antikvariat Bryggen AS. Books on May 14th: 85.14%
Alexander Historical Auctions. Historical Militaria and Autographs - Day 2 on May 23rd: 83.81%
Alexander Historical Auctions. Historical Militaria and Autographs - Day 1 on May 22nd: 85.00%
Morton Subastas. Online Only - Morton Weekly - bidstart 5/13 on May 26th: 47.13%
John McInnis Auctioneers. NORTH HAMPTON, NH -ON LINE ESTATE FURNISHINGS AUCTION on May 26th: 100.00%
Forum Auctions. Prints and Editions on May 26th: 65.14%
Bonhams. Modern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples on May 26th: 84.27%
Christies. Marion Lambert Collection on May 25th: 93.02%
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. Books and Art on May 8th: 53.79%
Bubb Kuyper. Books and Graphics on May 21st: 75.43%
Sothebys. Photographs on May 20th: 61.29%
Artcurial. Gaston Saffroy Library, + Various Owners on May 25th: 85.27%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Online Only: Timed Eclectic Variety on May 25th: 94.44%
Sothebys. Science | Books and Manuscripts - bidstart 5/11 on May 25th: 84.48%
Skinner. Historical Manuscripts and Rare Books - online bidstart 5/5 on May 25th: 85.81%
Morton Subastas. Ancient and Contemporary Books on May 25th: 42.57%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on May 25th: 80.99%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 5/18 on May 25th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 5/18 on May 25th: 99.82%
Heritage Auctions. Video Games and Trading Card Games Weekly Online Auction - bidstart 5/18 on May 25th: 100.00%
Winter Associates. Prints; Paintings; Antiques & Fine Furniture; Americana; Jewelry; Sterling; Asian; Garden; Oriental on May 24th: 94.29%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 5/16 on May 24th: 99.64%
North American Auction Company. Best in the West Spring Collectors Sale on May 15th: 75.28%
Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers. Important Numismatic Books Sale on May 22nd: 81.22%
Clars Auction Gallery. Online Only Auction on May 23rd: 65.96%
Clars Auction Gallery. Online Only Auction on May 22nd: 60.83%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 5/14 on May 21st: 81.25%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 5/7 on May 19th: 94.78%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 5/7 on May 18th: 100.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 5/7 on May 17th: 85.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 5/7 on May 16th: 82.69%
Heritage Auctions. The Tobacco Family Collecion: Part II Currency Special Auction on May 23rd: 89.20%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 5/9 on May 23rd: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 5/16 on May 23rd: 99.09%
Heritage Auctions. Space Exploration on May 22nd: 98.60%
Heritage Auctions. Tom Huston American and Political Special Online Auction on May 22nd: 99.62%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on May 22nd: 96.00%


For the week ahead 33 sales are scheduled:

Mon. May. 31st
Ketterer Kunst Doerling. Hamburg. Rare Books. 366 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Memorial Day Auction. 9 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. A Lifetime Passion: Autographs from a Private Collection: Timed Auction - bidstart 5/22. 445 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 5/21. 87 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 111 lots

Tue. Jun. 1st
Artcurial. Paris. Limited Edition. 163 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 5/25. 653 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 5/25. 173 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 5/21. 41 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Video Games and Trading Card Games Weekly Online Auction - bidstart 5/25. 11 lots

Wed. Jun. 2nd
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Bloomfield. Estate Treasures Auction. 113 lots
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . Books, Maps, Documents, and Ephemera including Voyages, Australiana, Travel, Maps, Natural History a. 270 lots
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. A Contemporary Vision: Works from the Melva Bucksbaum Collection. 74 lots
Trafford Books. Manchester. Book Auction. 283 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 5/21. 99 lots

Thu. Jun. 3rd
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Online Only Auction. 79 lots
ALDE. Paris. Music. 162 lots
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Constantia. Rare Books - Online bidstart 5/27. 579 lots
Aguttes. Neuilly-sur-Seine . OLD & MODERN BOOKS - ALBUMS - PRINTS & DRAWINGS - MANUSCRIPTS & AUTOGRAPHS. 325 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books. 330 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books - bidstart 5/21. 25 lots
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. Property from the Collection of Tom Levine. 98 lots

Fri. Jun. 4th
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. MODERN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS 1890-1950 : BEAUTIFUL BINDINGS - ORIGINAL DRAWINGS - UNIQUE COPIES. 185 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. BEAUTIFUL HOURS OF THE MIDDLE AGES AND THE RENAISSANCE: MINIATURES AND MANUSCRIPTS. 18 lots
Bruneau & Co. . Cranston. Comic, Doll, and Toy DiscoverIT Auction.
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Hudson. 20th Century, Modern and Contemporary Fine Art. 91 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 5/28. 103 lots

Sat. Jun. 5th
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots

Sun. Jun. 6th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 5/31.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 5/30.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 5/23. 314 lots
Carlsen Gallery. Greenville, NY. Exceptional June Estate Auction. 22 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 5/28. 46 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <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>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.