• <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: 36 Auctions Archived, another 38 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 3 September 2021. Thirty-six auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database, 1 denominated in Australian dollars, 1 in Danish krone, 7 in euros, 2 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, 23 in US dollars and 1 in South African Rand.

 

Turnover was $5,113,263 as 87% of all lots sold.  There were 8,856 lots posted and 7,735 changed hands.  The average lot sold for $661.

 

On Monday 6 September the fall auction season for books, manuscripts, maps and ephemera begins.  This past spring the number of sales, lots and dollars posted and achieved were very strong.  The fall numbers will tell us a riveting story.

 

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

Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/13 on August 25th: 319.74%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 3/28/24 on August 31st: 133.13%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 8/13 on August 23rd: 116.24%
Potter and Potter AuctionsFine Books and Manuscripts on August 28th: 112.81%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/20 on August 27th: 110.90%


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

Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 8/15 on August 29th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 3/28/24 on August 31st: 100.00%
Schilb AntiquarianRARE BOOKS With NO RESERVE NO BUYERS PREMIUM! on August 29th: 100.00%
Hake's AuctionsComics A-R on September 1st: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 8/25 on September 1st: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 8/22 on August 30th: 99.90%
Hake's AuctionsComics S-Z on September 2nd: 99.84%
Heritage AuctionsCertified Modern Age Comics Showcase Auction on August 26th: 99.65%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/24 on August 31st: 98.47%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on August 28th: 98.00%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsEclectic Variety Auction on August 31st: 97.83%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/22 on August 29th: 97.13%
University ArchivesRare Autographs, Manuscripts and Books on August 25th: 96.13%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/13 on August 25th: 96.00%
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 8/24 on August 31st: 95.92%
Potter and Potter AuctionsFine Books and Manuscripts on August 28th: 93.16%
SkinnerIrresistible - Unreserved - bidstart 8/24 on August 31st: 90.70%
Catawiki B. V.Autographs and Manuscripts -- bidstart 8/13 on August 22nd: 87.50%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/20 on August 27th: 86.79%
Sydney Rare Book AuctionsIDRIESS, MINING, AUSTRALIAN, HISTORY, MILITARY SPORT AND MORE on September 3rd: 83.52%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 8/13 on August 24th: 83.33%
Bruun RasmussenPrints on August 31st: 81.82%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 8/13 on August 23rd: 81.25%
Trafford BooksBooks, Ephemera, Autographs, Cigarette Cards, Postcards, Stamps and Postal History on September 1st: 81.17%
PBA GalleriesPBA Platinum: Rare Books, Manuscripts & Art on September 2nd: 80.28%

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Forum Auctions Soup Can (Signed and inscribed with heart) on September 2nd Actual price: USD $115,111.
  2. Forum Auctions Happy Choppers (Signed) on September 2nd Actual price: USD $90,975.
  3. Forum Auctions Gold Flag Ghetto Crew AP (Signed) on September 2nd Actual price: USD $89,119.
  4. Forum Auctions No Ball Games (Grey) (Signed) on September 2nd Actual price: USD $85,405.
  5. Forum Auctions Have a Nice Day (Anarchist Book Fair) (Signed) on September 2nd Actual price: USD $76,122.
  6. Forum Auctions Napalm (Can't Beat the Feeling) (Signed) on September 2nd Actual price: USD $72,409.
  7. Thomaston Place Auction Galleries ANDY WARHOL (NY/PA, 1928-1987) Campbell's Chicken Noodle Soup, 1968 on August 29th Actual price: USD $70,200.
  8. Forum Auctions Morons on September 2nd Actual price: USD $66,839.
  9. Potter and Potter Auctions Moby–Dick; or, The Whale. on August 28th Actual price: USD $60,000.
  10. Forum Auctions Grannies on September 2nd Actual price: USD $55,699.
  11. Forum Auctions Napalm (inscribed with heart) on September 2nd Actual price: USD $48,273.
  12. University Archives Lincoln Slavery Letter! "the freed-men in Gen. Grant’s Department", also Mentions "U.S. Supreme Court", a Stunning ALS on August 25th Actual price: USD $46,875.
  13. Forum Auctions HMV on September 2nd Actual price: USD $37,133.
  14. Bonhams Dawn, Autumn Forest, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee on August 31st Actual price: USD $35,312.
  15. Potter and Potter Auctions The Writings of Mark Twain. on August 28th Actual price: USD $33,600.
  16. Forum Auctions Weston Super Mare on September 2nd Actual price: USD $33,419.
  17. Hake's Auctions FANTASTIC FOUR #1 NOVEMBER 1961 CGC 4.5 VG+ (FIRST FANTASTIC FOUR). on September 1st Actual price: USD $29,500.
  18. Potter and Potter Auctions [Christmas Books]. on August 28th Actual price: USD $28,800.
  19. University Archives Exceedingly Rare! President William Henry Harrison Signs His Handwritten Notation on a Letter From “an old Soldier of Mine” Who Fought Under Him in the War of 1812 on August 25th Actual price: USD $25,000.
  20. University Archives Sojourner Truth Signed CDV Quite Unique "I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance" on August 25th Actual price: USD $25,000.
  21. Bonhams Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico on August 31st Actual price: USD $22,812.
  22. Potter and Potter Auctions A large photograph album of 224 albumen silver prints of picturesque North American scenery along the “Santa Fe Route” Railways. on August 28th Actual price: USD $22,800.
  23. Potter and Potter Auctions Leviathan; or, The Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common–Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civill. on August 28th Actual price: USD $21,600.
  24. PBA Galleries Brat?ia Karamazovy: roman v chetyrekh chastiakh s e?pilogom [The Brothers Karamazov - ?????? ??????????: ????? ? ??????? ?????? ? ????????] on September 2nd Actual price: USD $20,400.
  25. Potter and Potter Auctions Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica mundi et fabricati figura. on August 28th Actual price: USD $20,400.



36 total sales reported this week:

AntiquarianAuctions.com. Rare Books - Online bidstart 8/27 on September 3rd: 18.93%
Sydney Rare Book Auctions. IDRIESS, MINING, AUSTRALIAN, HISTORY, MILITARY SPORT AND MORE on September 3rd: 83.52%
PBA Galleries. PBA Platinum: Rare Books, Manuscripts & Art on September 2nd: 80.28%
Forum Auctions. Only Banksy on September 2nd: 73.33%
Hake's Auctions. Comics S-Z on September 2nd: 99.84%
Hake's Auctions. Comics A-R on September 1st: 100.00%
Trafford Books. Books, Ephemera, Autographs, Cigarette Cards, Postcards, Stamps and Postal History on September 1st: 81.17%
Moreshet Auctions. Books, Kodesh books, Hassidic books, Rabbinical letters, Manuscripts, Judaika, Art, Israeliana and m on September 1st: 61.63%
Heritage Auctions. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 8/25 on September 1st: 100.00%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Eclectic Variety Auction on August 31st: 97.83%
Skinner. Irresistible - Unreserved - bidstart 8/24 on August 31st: 90.70%
Morton Subastas. Antique and Contemporary Books on August 31st: 16.80%
Bonhams. Photographs, Summer Editions on August 31st: 75.32%
Aspire Art Auctions. Modern and Contemporary Art and Books - bidstart 8/24 on August 31st: 55.06%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on August 31st: 81.82%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 8/24 on August 31st: 95.92%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 3/28/24 on August 31st: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/24 on August 31st: 98.47%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 8/22 on August 29th: 97.13%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 8/22 on August 30th: 99.90%
Schilb Antiquarian. RARE BOOKS With NO RESERVE NO BUYERS PREMIUM! on August 29th: 100.00%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Fine Books and Manuscripts on August 28th: 93.16%
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries. Summer Auction Part 2, Day 3 on August 29th: 70.21%
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries. Summer Auction Part 2, Day 2 on August 28th: 78.57%
University Archives. Judaica on August 26th: 74.00%
University Archives. Rare Autographs, Manuscripts and Books on August 25th: 96.13%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/20 on August 27th: 86.79%
Catawiki B. V.. Cartography - bidstart 8/20 on August 26th: 35.71%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/13 on August 25th: 96.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 8/13 on August 24th: 83.33%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 8/13 on August 23rd: 81.25%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts -- bidstart 8/13 on August 22nd: 87.50%
Catawiki B. V.. Books - bidstart 8/13 on August 21st: 26.32%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on August 28th: 98.00%
Heritage Auctions. Certified Modern Age Comics Showcase Auction on August 26th: 99.65%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 8/15 on August 29th: 100.00%


For the week ahead 38 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Sep. 6th
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 8/28. 70 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 85 lots

Tue. Sep. 7th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/31. 550 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 3/28/31. 161 lots
Rossini. Paris. GUY GAULARD LIBRARY: ONLINE SALES TRAVEL & ECONOMY. 95 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. 19th and 20th Century Photographs. 285 lots
New England Auctions. South Deerfield. Literature, Graphics and Ephemera - bidstart 8/13. 192 lots
Sothebys. London. Original Film Posters - bidstart 8/27. 243 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 8/28. 26 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Video Games and Trading Card Games Auction - bidstart 8/31. 50 lots

Wed. Sep. 8th
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents. 628 lots
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . Books, Maps, Documents: Including an Important Collection of books by James Bonwick, Travel and Aust. 273 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Depth of Field: Photographs. 148 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. September Antiques and Accessories. 180 lots
Nye & Company Auctioneers. Bloomfield. Estate Treasures Auction. 59 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics and Comic Art Signature Sale. 1880 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 8/28. 128 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. 2021 Select Auction. 15 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 9/1. 324 lots

Thu. Sep. 9th
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Premier and Emporium Auctions. 63 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Modern Illustrated Books and Private Presses. 288 lots
Rossini. Paris. ONLINE SUMMER SALE - PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES, LITHOGRAPHS, 19TH, MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY. 121 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. September Antiques and Accessories. 59 lots

Fri. Sep. 10th
One Source Auctions. Canandaigua. ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE BOOK AND EPHEMERA ONLINE AUCTION. 235 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 9/3. 89 lots

Sat. Sep. 11th
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Fall Estates Auction - Day 2. 31 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 200 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Fall Magic Auction (Online Only). 190 lots
Addison and Sarova. Social Circle. Rare Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera. 311 lots
North American Auction Company. Bozeman. End of Summer Western Sale. 99 lots
Ripley Auctions. Indianapolis. September Estate Art and Antique Auction. 33 lots
Santa Fe Art Auction. Santa Fe. 20th Century Art, Design and Photography. 109 lots

Sun. Sep. 12th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 8/29. 409 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - Bidstart 9/5.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - Bidstart 9/5.
Addison and Sarova. Social Circle. Bookworm Sale, Online Only. 229 lots
John McInnis Auctioneers. Amesbury. Virtual Online Estate Sale. 48 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 9/3. 41 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).