• <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>26th-29th of October 2021</b>
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Manuscripts and autographs
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Artist books
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Cars & more
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Magazines
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
  • <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS REVEALS HIS SPIRITUAL SIDE. Autograph Letter to Tim Brown, 1974. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> DIDEROT, DENIS. 1713-1784; & JEAN LE ROND D'ALEMBERT. 1717-1783, EDITORS. <i>Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers.</i> $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist. Evanston, Illinois: Library of Living Philosophers, 1949. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE, 1982. Earliest known to appear at auction. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> TRINITY PROJECT: STAFFORD L. WARREN. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> JIMMY HARE PHOTOGRAPH OF WRIGHT FLYER SIGNED BY BOTH WRIGHT BROTHERS, 1908. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> HAGELIN CX-52 CIPHER MACHINE, Type D, Switzerland, Crypto AG, 1950s, no 33454. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> FEYNMAN WORKING ON QUARK THEORY. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS SETS THE STAGE FOR DESKTOP PUBLISHING. Signed document, 1982. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> MEMORYMOOG PLUS, THE CLASSIC ANALOG POLYSYNTH OF THE 1980S. $7,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> WRIGHT BROTHERS: DAYTON 1909, <i>The Nation State and City Welcome the World's Greatest Aviators.</i> $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Ricky Jay Collection<br>October 27 & 28, 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> "Remarkable Persons". A remarkable collection of remarkable characters. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Scot, Reginald. A serious debunking witchcraft and demonology. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> (Buchinger, Matthias). Buchinger's own family tree. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Bibrowski, Stephan. Most likely reading A Midsummer Night's Dream. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Kellar, Harry (Heinrich Keller). Kellar loses his head. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> HOOKE, Robert (1635-1702). <i>Micrographia: Or Some Psychological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses.</i> London: for James Allestry, 1667. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [THE FEDERALIST PAPERS]. -- [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution…</i> $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> FUCHS, Leonhart (1501-1566). <i>Histoire des Plantes de M. Leonhart Fuschsius, avec les noms Grecs, Latins & Fraçoys.</i> Paris: Arnold Byrkman, 1549. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> AUDEBERT, Jean Baptiste (1759-1800). <i>Histoire naturelle des singes et des makis.</i> Paris: Desray, An XIII [1799-1800]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>Journals of the Congress...</i>Volume I (Sept. 5, 1774-Jan. 1, 1776) through Volume XIII (November 1787-November 1788). $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>The Journals of the Proceedings of Congress. Held at Philadelphia, from January to May, 1776.</i> $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [TEXAS]. <i>Map of Bexar County, Texas.</i> San Antonio and Austin: Samuel Maverick & John H. Traynham, 1889. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> GARDNER, Alexander (1821-1882). Imperial albumen Photograph. <i>Scenes in the Indian Country</i> [Fort Laramie]. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> WILLIAMS, H. Noel. <i>Madame Recamier and her Friends.</i> London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. <i>The Holy Bible. Containing All the Books of the Old and New Testaments.</i> North Hatfield, MA and New York City: Pennyroyal Caxton Press, 1999. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [PRINTS]. MOSER, Barry. Alice in Her Sister’s Reverie. [1982]. 433 x 552 mm. Signed and captioned by Moser in pencil, designated artist’s proof (“ap”). $1,000 to $1,500.
    16 <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. A group of 4 wood-engraved plates for the Pennyroyal Press edition <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> [West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Press, 1985]. $600 to $800.

Auction Update Review

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Rare Book Hub: 32 Auctions Archived, another 27 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 6 August 2021, 32 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish krone, 10 in euros, 1 in British pounds, and 20 in US dollars.

 

Turnover was $3,633,450 as 82% of all lots sold.  There were 8,355 offers posted and 6,830 changed hands.  The average lot sold for a slim $532.

 

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

Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 7/16 on July 28th: 199.37%
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Modern Literature on August 5th: 151.26%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/27 on August 3rd: 129.14%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on August 3rd: 119.01%
Neal Auction CompanyUNRESERVED @Neal on August 4th: 115.60%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 7/16 on July 25th: 113.87%
Dirk Soulis AuctionsRailroadiana - Travel Advertising and Ephemera on July 31st: 112.04%
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersAmericana on August 5th: 102.71%


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

Heritage AuctionsCertified DC Comics Superhero Titles Showcase Auction on August 5th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/27 on August 3rd: 100.00%
Leland Little AuctionsAugust Estate Auction on August 5th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 7/25 on August 2nd: 99.76%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/18 on August 1st: 99.49%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/27 on August 3rd: 99.36%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 7/25 on August 1st: 98.76%
Neal Auction CompanyUNRESERVED @Neal on August 4th: 98.48%
Heritage AuctionsWednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 7/28 on August 4th: 97.95%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsOnline Only Variety Auction on August 3rd: 97.44%
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Modern Literature on August 5th: 97.41%
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Video Games and Trading Card Games Auction - bidstart 7/27 on August 3rd: 97.06%
Heritage AuctionsThe Colonial Valley Collection Part III Currency Showcase Auction on August 1st: 96.93%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 31st: 95.00%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 7/16 on July 28th: 94.64%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on August 3rd: 93.94%
Dirk Soulis AuctionsRailroadiana - Travel Advertising and Ephemera on July 31st: 91.53%
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersAmericana on August 5th: 90.48%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 7/16 on July 27th: 88.24%
 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Swann Galleries KLEINE DADA SOIRÉE. 1922. on August 5th Actual price: USD $35,000.
  2. Heritage Auctions Amazing Fantasy #15 (Marvel, 1962) CGC GD+ 2.5 White pages. on August 2nd Actual price: USD $30,000.
  3. Heritage Auctions X-Men #1 (Marvel, 1963) CGC FN- 5.5 Cream to off-white pages. on August 2nd Actual price: USD $25,200.
  4. Swann Galleries CICLI FIAT. Circa 1910. on August 5th Actual price: USD $21,250.
  5. Swann Galleries LES CIGARETTES MEKKA. 1919. on August 5th Actual price: USD $16,250.
  6. Heritage Auctions Giant-Size X-Men #1 (Marvel, 1975) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white to white pages. on August 2nd Actual price: USD $14,400.
  7. Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH IESVS. Cartas que los Padres y Hermanos de la Compania de Iesus, que andan en los Reynos de Iapon escriuieron a los de la misma Compania, on July 30th Actual price: USD $12,917.
  8. Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH Oryctographiae Pedemontanae Specimen, exhibens corpora fossilia terrae adventitia. - on July 30th Actual price: USD $12,157.
  9. Swann Galleries THE JEWS THE WORLD OVER LOVE LIBERTY / HAVE FOUGHT FOR IT & WILL FIGHT FOR IT. Circa 1917. on August 5th Actual price: USD $11,875.
  10. Heritage Auctions The Incredible Hulk #1 (Marvel, 1962) CGC FR/GD 1.5 Off-white to white pages. on August 2nd Actual price: USD $11,700.
  11. Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH Euklid The first six books of the elements of Euclid in which coloured diagrams and symbols are used instead of letters for the greater ease of learners. Hrsg. v. Oliver Byrne. on July 30th Actual price: USD $11,397.
  12. Heritage Auctions Fantastic Four #5 (Marvel, 1962) CGC VG 4.0 Cream to off-white pages. on August 2nd Actual price: USD $11,100.
  13. Heritage Auctions The Amazing Spider-Man #1 (Marvel, 1963) CGC VG- 3.5 Off-white pages. on August 2nd Actual price: USD $10,800.
  14. Heritage Auctions Showcase #75 The Hawk and the Dove (DC, 1968) CGC NM/MT 9.8 Off-white to white pages. on August 5th Actual price: USD $10,200.
  15. Dirk Soulis Auctions A C.&N.W.RY. SHORT LINE ADVERTISING BROADSIDE C. 1880s on July 31st Actual price: USD $10,030.
  16. Swann Galleries PREMIÈRE EXPOSITION INTERNATIONALE DES ARTS DÉCORATIFS MODERNES. 1902. on August 5th Actual price: USD $10,000.
  17. Swann Galleries LOADED? DON'T TAKE CHANCES WITH PICKUPS! / VD IS NOT VICTORY. Circa 1940s. on August 5th Actual price: USD $10,000.
  18. Swann Galleries "WHERE IS THIS BOWER BESIDE THE SILVER THAMES?" 1930. on August 5th Actual price: USD $9,375.
  19. Swann Galleries ERRY & MERRY. 1912. on August 5th Actual price: USD $8,750.
  20. Forum Auctions [The Lord of the Rings] on August 5th Actual price: USD $8,707.
  21. Swann Galleries PKZ / BURGER - KEHL & C. 1921. on August 5th Actual price: USD $8,125.
  22. Leland Little Auctions Louisiana History Printed in North Carolina Just After the Purchase - Du Prratz, Antoine. An Account of Louisiana Exhibiting a Compendious Sketch of Its Political and Natural History and Topography, with a Copious Appendix Containing Several Important Doc on August 5th Actual price: USD $7,800.
  23. Swann Galleries I WANT YOU FOR U.S. ARMY. 1917. on August 5th Actual price: USD $7,500.
  24. Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH Napoleon I. Bonaparte Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift an den Polizeiminister Joseph Fouché (1759-1820). on July 30th Actual price: USD $7,294.
  25. Heritage Auctions Charles Sultan Yankee Comics #1 "Firebrand" Story Page 3 Original Art (Chesler/Dynamic Publ., 1941). on August 4th Actual price: USD $7,200.


32 total sales reported this week:

Swann Galleries. Vintage Posters on August 5th: 72.88%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Americana on August 5th: 90.48%
PBA Galleries. Fine Literature - Beat and the Counterculture on August 5th: 74.61%
Leland Little Auctions. August Estate Auction on August 5th: 100.00%
Holabird Kagin Americana. Sizzling Summer Western Americana Auction - General Americana on August 5th: 73.98%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Modern Literature on August 5th: 97.41%
Dorotheum . Summer Auction on August 5th: 64.29%
Heritage Auctions. Certified DC Comics Superhero Titles Showcase Auction on August 5th: 100.00%
Neal Auction Company. UNRESERVED @Neal on August 4th: 98.48%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Online Only Variety Auction on August 3rd: 97.44%
Heritage Auctions. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 7/28 on August 4th: 97.95%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on August 3rd: 93.94%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 7/27 on August 3rd: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Video Games and Trading Card Games Auction - bidstart 7/27 on August 3rd: 97.06%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 7/27 on August 3rd: 99.36%
Winter Associates. Antiques and Fine Furnishings on August 2nd: 72.00%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 7/25 on August 2nd: 99.76%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 7/18 on August 1st: 99.49%
North American Auction Company. Western Americana Auction on July 31st: 77.60%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Railroadiana - Travel Advertising and Ephemera on July 31st: 91.53%
Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH. Rare Books, Prints, and Historic Photographs on July 30th: 42.46%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 7/23 on July 30th: 75.76%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books - bidstart 7/23 on July 29th: 54.55%
Catawiki B. V.. Cartography - Bidstart 7/23 on July 29th: 34.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - bidstart 7/16 on July 28th: 94.64%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - bidstart 7/16 on July 27th: 88.24%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - bidstart 7/16 on July 26th: 78.13%
Catawiki B. V.. Books Auction: Arabic Books and Manuscripts - bidstart 7/16 on July 26th: 70.83%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 7/16 on July 25th: 78.95%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on July 31st: 95.00%
Heritage Auctions. The Colonial Valley Collection Part III Currency Showcase Auction on August 1st: 96.93%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 7/25 on August 1st: 98.76%


For the week ahead 27 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Aug. 9th
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 59 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Sizzling Summer Western Americana Auction - Books, Bargains and Dealers. 462 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 7/30. 57 lots

Tue. Aug. 10th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/3. 679 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 8/3. 140 lots
Pot of Gold Estate Liquidations DBA AZFirearms.com. Avondale. Militaria Books and Memorabilia. 404 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Antique & Contemporary Books. 200 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Eclectic Variety. 73 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 7/30. 20 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Video Games and Trading Card Games Auction - bidstart 8/3. 43 lots

Wed. Aug. 11th
Lyon and Turnbull. Edinburgh. Contemporary and Post-War Art | Prints and Multiples. 147 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs and Artifacts - Featuring Sports bidstart 7/23. 1025 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps, Documents, 20th Century Photography, Vinyl Records & CDs. 327 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Depth of Field: Photographs. 199 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 7/30. 114 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 8/4. 309 lots

Thu. Aug. 12th
One Of A Kind Collectibles. Coral Gables. Autographs and Books. 206 lots

Fri. Aug. 13th
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/6. 64 lots

Sat. Aug. 14th
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Online Only Auction. 159 lots
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Gallery Auction. 26 lots

Sun. Aug. 15th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 8/1. 460 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/8.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 8/8.
Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers. Columbus. Eclectic Auction - Timed Online Only - bidstart 8/5.
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Online Only Auction. 53 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts -- bidstart 8/6. 35 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Pancho Villa, passport for a news correspondent covering the Mexican revolution, signed, 1914. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Nirvana’s <i>Nevermind,</i> CD insert signed & inscribed days after release by Cobain, inscribed by Novoselic, 1991. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Robert Indiana, <i>The Book of Love,</i> complete portfolio, artist’s proof set, 1997. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Marcel Vertés, Colette, <i>Chéri,</i> two volumes, deluxe edition, signed by the artist, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Orlando,</i> first trade edition, first impression, London, 1928. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Mark Twain, receipt for payment of the Mark Twain Public Library Tax, 1908. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk von Gustav Klimt,</i> portfolio, collotype plates, 1918. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <center><b>The 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop<br></b>Catalogue 190:<br>Magnificent Books & Photographs<br><b>Free on request</b>
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Shakespeare. <i>The Second Folio</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Abraham Lincoln. Autograph note on Black troops in the Union Army (1865).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Neil Armstrong. The largest known U.S. flag flown to the Moon on Apollo 11 (1969).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Henry Fox Talbot. <i>The Pencil of Nature</i> (1844-1846) the first photo illustrated book.
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Albert Einstein. Letter on relativity and the speed of light (1951).