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Rare Book Hub: 51 Auctions Archived, another 48 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 18 March 2022, 51 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ database, 1 denominated in Danish krone, 16 in euros, 5  in British pounds, 1 in Mexican pesos, 27 in US dollars, and I in South African rands.

 

Turnover this past week was $18,872,115 as 80% of all lots sold.  There were 11,417 posted and 9,080 changed hands.  The average lot sold for $2,078.

 

 

5 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars:

ChristiesLaugh now but one day we'll be in charge: Banksy and 21st Century Editions - bidstart 3/1 on March 15th: $3,414,299
SothebysPrints and Multiples - bidstart 3/10 on March 16th: $2,786,069
Heritage AuctionsInternational Original Art & Anime Signature® Auction on March 13th: $2,249,105
GuernseysAfrican American Historical and Cultural Artifacts on March 15th: $1,800,000
RR AuctionApple, Jobs and Computer Hardware - bidstart 3/10 on March 17th: $1,071,082

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

Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - bidstart 3/8 on March 15th: 155.23%
SkinnerCountry Americana online - bidstart 3/5 on March 15th: 145.79%
SothebysPrints and Multiples - bidstart 3/10 on March 16th: 126.57%
De Baecque and AssociesBooks and Manuscripts - Philately - Postcards on March 17th: 117.96%
Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly - bidstart 3/8 on March 15th: 111.68%
Heritage AuctionsA Selection of Texas National Bank Notes on March 13th: 110.00%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 2/25 on March 9th: 105.77%
SothebysMade in Britain on March 15th: 104.89%
ALDEOld books from the 15th to the 19th century, Sciences & Medicine on March 16th: 103.06%


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

Heritage AuctionsUS Currency Weekly - bidstart 3/8 on March 15th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsA Selection of Texas National Bank Notes on March 13th: 100.00%
Addison and SarovaBookworm Sale, Online Only on March 13th: 100.00%
Schilb AntiquarianRARE BOOKS With NO RESERVE NO BUYERS PREMIUM! on March 13th: 100.00%
Carlsen GalleryMarch Madness Antiques on March 6th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsComics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 3/6 on March 14th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsWorld Currency Weekly - bidstart 3/8 on March 15th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 3/8 on March 15th: 100.00%
GuernseysAfrican American Historical and Cultural Artifacts on March 15th: 100.00%
Heritage AuctionsInternational Original Art & Anime Signature® Auction on March 13th: 99.77%
Heritage AuctionsSports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 2/27 on March 13th: 99.44%
Heritage AuctionsWednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 3/9 on March 16th: 98.82%
Addison and SarovaRare Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera on March 12th: 98.28%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksTrillium Antique Prints & Rare Books: Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper - on March 12th: 97.50%
Hake's AuctionsHake's Auction on March 15th: 96.96%
Heritage AuctionsMovie Posters Weekly - bidstart 3/6 on March 13th: 96.04%
William H. Bunch Auctions and AppraisalsOnline Only: Timed Eclectic Variety on March 15th: 93.75%
SothebysPrints and Multiples - bidstart 3/10 on March 16th: 90.83%
SkinnerCountry Americana online - bidstart 3/5 on March 15th: 90.63%
ChristiesLaugh now but one day we'll be in charge: Banksy and 21st Century Editions - bidstart 3/1 on March 15th: 90.28%
Potter and Potter AuctionsGambling, Playing Cards, Coin-Op, & Advertising on March 18th: 89.10%
SothebysMade in Britain on March 15th: 87.72%
Bruun RasmussenModern Art and Design - Prints on March 15th: 86.17%
Leland Little AuctionsSignature Spring Auction on March 12th: 84.62%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 2/25 on March 9th: 84.44%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 3/4 on March 11th: 81.61%
SothebysModern: Discoveries - bidstart 3/4 on March 17th: 80.95%
Catawiki B. V.Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 2/25 on March 7th: 80.95%

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Guernseys The Elizabeth Meaders Collection on March 15th Actual price: USD $1,800,000.
  2. Christies Girl with Balloon on March 15th Actual price: USD $493,372.
  3. Sothebys Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (F. & S. II.335A) on March 16th Actual price: USD $430,767.
  4. Christies Choose your Weapon (VIP Gold) on March 15th Actual price: USD $312,469.
  5. Christies Banksquiat (Grey) on March 15th Actual price: USD $213,795.
  6. Christies Christ with Shopping on March 15th Actual price: USD $197,349.
  7. Sothebys L'Égyptienne (B. 746; Ba. 906) on March 16th Actual price: USD $182,248.
  8. Forum Auctions Virtues (H9.1 to 8) (all matched edition numbers) on March 17th Actual price: USD $167,389.
  9. RR Auction Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak Signed 1976 Apple Computer Check on March 17th Actual price: USD $163,923.
  10. Sothebys Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn) (F. & S. II.23) on March 16th Actual price: USD $149,112.
  11. Sothebys Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn) (F. & S. II.25) on March 16th Actual price: USD $149,112.
  12. Sothebys Icons (Littmann pp. 170-71) on March 16th Actual price: USD $140,828.
  13. Sothebys Pergusa Three, from Circuits (Axsom 143) on March 17th Actual price: USD $140,828.
  14. Sothebys Mick Jagger (F. & S. II.139) on March 16th Actual price: USD $132,544.
  15. Christies Choose your Weapon (Cool Grey) on March 15th Actual price: USD $131,566.
  16. RR Auction Steve Jobs Autograph Note Signed on March 17th Actual price: USD $124,998.
  17. Sothebys Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn) (F. & S. II.29) on March 16th Actual price: USD $124,260.
  18. Heritage Auctions Jean Giraud (Moebius) Major Fatal, Le Garage Hermétique - The Motionless Bird Métal Hurlant #6 Splash Page 7 Original Art (Les Humanoïdes Associés, 1976). on March 13th Actual price: USD $118,750.
  19. Sothebys Ice 2 (Butin 123) on March 16th Actual price: USD $115,976.
  20. Christies Donuts (Chocolate) on March 15th Actual price: USD $115,120.
  21. Christies Morons (Sepia) - Outside of the edition on March 15th Actual price: USD $106,897.
  22. Heritage Auctions Ron Frenz and Brett Breeding The Amazing Spider-Man #252 Story Page 9 1st Appearance of the Black Costume Original Art (Marvel, 1984). on March 13th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  23. Sothebys Ludo 1-5 (L. pp. 44-47) on March 16th Actual price: USD $99,408.
  24. Sothebys La Femme au Chapeau (Bloch 1145; Baer 1323; Picasso Project L-144) on March 16th Actual price: USD $99,408.
  25. Christies No Ball Games (Grey) on March 15th Actual price: USD $98,674.



51 total sales reported this week:

RR Auction. Apple, Jobs and Computer Hardware - bidstart 3/10 on March 17th: 77.61%
Forum Auctions. Prints and Editions on March 17th: 71.27%
Finarte. Photographs on March 17th: 60.39%
Eldreds. March Antiques and Accessories on March 17th: 77.36%
De Baecque and Associes. Books and Manuscripts - Philately - Postcards on March 17th: 68.54%
Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers. Two Day Book Sale on March 17th: 73.74%
Potter and Potter Auctions. Gambling, Playing Cards, Coin-Op, & Advertising on March 18th: 89.10%
Sothebys. Modern: Discoveries - bidstart 3/4 on March 17th: 80.95%
Sothebys. Prints and Multiples - bidstart 3/10 on March 16th: 90.83%
Hake's Auctions. Hake's Auction on March 15th: 96.96%
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Online Sale - Posters and Propaganda on March 16th: 55.81%
Aspire Art Auctions. Modern and Contemporary Art on March 16th: 38.46%
ALDE. Old books from the 15th to the 19th century, Sciences & Medicine on March 16th: 69.46%
Heritage Auctions. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 3/9 on March 16th: 98.82%
Old World Auctions. Antique Maps, Charts, Atlases, Engravings, Historical Documents & Books on March 15th: 15.85%
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Online Only: Timed Eclectic Variety on March 15th: 93.75%
Sothebys. Made in Britain on March 15th: 87.72%
Skinner. Country Americana online - bidstart 3/5 on March 15th: 90.63%
Guernseys. African American Historical and Cultural Artifacts on March 15th: 100.00%
Christies. Laugh now but one day we'll be in charge: Banksy and 21st Century Editions - bidstart 3/1 on March 15th: 90.28%
Winter Associates. Mid-Century Modern, Eldred Wheeler & Fine Furniture; Paintings; Prints; Asian; Jewelry; Art Pottery on March 14th: 78.26%
Bruun Rasmussen. Modern Art and Design - Prints on March 15th: 86.17%
Ader. Photographs - Collection Sale on March 15th: 36.19%
Ader. Photography Books on March 14th: 41.11%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 3/8 on March 15th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. World Currency Weekly - bidstart 3/8 on March 15th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. US Currency Weekly - bidstart 3/8 on March 15th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Movie Posters Weekly - bidstart 3/6 on March 13th: 96.04%
Heritage Auctions. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 3/6 on March 14th: 100.00%
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Americana Historical Ephemera and Photographs on March 8th: 76.50%
Artcurial. Books and Manuscripts on March 8th: 49.66%
Carlsen Gallery. March Madness Antiques on March 6th: 100.00%
Soler Y Llach. Vintage Posters on March 3rd: 38.24%
Soler Y Llach. Movie Posters on March 3rd: 22.10%
Soler Y Llach. Antique Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Collectibles on March 10th: 55.99%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 3/4 on March 11th: 81.61%
Catawiki B. V.. Books - bidstart 2/25 on March 10th: 70.00%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 2/25 on March 9th: 84.44%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 2/25 on March 8th: 69.70%
Catawiki B. V.. Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 2/25 on March 7th: 80.95%
Catawiki B. V.. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 2/25 on March 6th: 73.33%
Schilb Antiquarian. RARE BOOKS With NO RESERVE NO BUYERS PREMIUM! on March 13th: 100.00%
Santa Fe Art Auction. Prints, Multiples and Works on Paper: session 2 on March 12th: 77.01%
Morton Subastas. Opportunities on March 12th: 45.61%
Leland Little Auctions. Signature Spring Auction on March 12th: 84.62%
Addison and Sarova. Bookworm Sale, Online Only on March 13th: 100.00%
Addison and Sarova. Rare Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera on March 12th: 98.28%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books: Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper - on March 12th: 97.50%
Heritage Auctions. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 2/27 on March 13th: 99.44%
Heritage Auctions. A Selection of Texas National Bank Notes on March 13th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. International Original Art & Anime Signature® Auction on March 13th: 99.77%


For the week ahead 48 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Mar. 21st
Vermot de Pas. Paris. HISTORY & REGIONS OF FRANCE : MANUSCRIPTS, DOCUMENTS, ARCHIVES, PRINTS. 562 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 3/11. 90 lots
One Source Auctions. Canandaigua. 11TH ANNUAL POST ST. PATRICK'S DAY CATALOGED ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES ONLINE AUCTION. 75 lots

Tue. Mar. 22nd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. US Currency Weekly - bidstart 3/15. 558 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. World Currency Weekly - bidstart 3/15. 184 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 3/15. 96 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. M. D. LIBRARY : PRECIOUS BOOKS - BINDINGS. 84 lots
Doyle New York. New York. Rare Books, Autographs and Maps. 324 lots
Tessier & Sarrou and Associates. Paris. BOOKS & MANUSCRITS : GRACQ / PARISOT, SURREALISM. 118 lots
Chorley's. Gloucestershire. Fine Arts and Antiques - Stamps and Books. 68 lots
OSENAT. FONTAINEBLEAU. Books and Manuscripts. 296 lots
Rossini. Paris. Posters, Lithographs, Works on Paper, Paintings. 1036 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 3/11. 31 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Gustave Wied/Modern Art Books/Books and Manuscripts/Modern Art and Design. 292 lots
Moreshet Auctions. Jerusalem. Books, Kodesh books, Hassidic books, Rabbinical letters, Manuscripts, Judaika and more. 262 lots
New England Auctions. South Deerfield. Fine Books and Ephemera List. 195 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Fine And Decorative Arts Quarterly. 29 lots

Wed. Mar. 23rd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 3/16. 305 lots
Bonhams. New York. Japanese and Korean Art. 300 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Auction of a Collection of Irish & World Interest Books - Rare & Signed First Editions, Maps, Journa. 663 lots
Bonhams. London. Fine Books and Manuscripts. 139 lots
Bonhams. London. Women Through History. 114 lots
Australian Book Auctions. Armadale, . March Gallery Sale: Australiana, Ephemera, Literature, Natural History, Art Reference.. 168 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 3/11. 161 lots
Bruneau & Co. . Cranston. Comic Books. 240 lots
Potomack Company. Alexandria. March Cornucopia - Paintings, Drawings, and Prints. 86 lots

Thu. Mar. 24th
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 251 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Printed and Manuscript African Americana. 384 lots
Venator and Hanstein. Köln . The Werner Floss Collection. 792 lots
Christies. London - King Street. Prints and Multiples - bidstart 3/10. 126 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Fine Literature - Bukowski - Counterculture. 411 lots
De Baecque and Associes. Lyon. Ancient and Modern Books - Autographs. 226 lots
Sothebys. London. Fine Japanese Prints - bidstart 3/17. 133 lots
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Emporium Auction. 18 lots

Fri. Mar. 25th
Arenberg Auctions. BRUSSEL. Drawings, Prints, Rare Books, Manuscripts & Atlas. 1037 lots
Brunk Auctions. Asheville, NC . Premium and Emporium Auction. 54 lots
Venator and Hanstein. Köln . Books, Prints and Autographs. 365 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Modern + Contemporary Art + Design. 67 lots

Sat. Mar. 26th
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Salon de Magie: The Ken Klosterman Collection • Part II. 135 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books: Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper -. 200 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Showcase Auction. 1070 lots
Venator and Hanstein. Köln . Modern and contemporary Prints · Drawings · Multiples · Modern Books. 361 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Fine Art, Furniture and Decorative Art, Asian Art. 162 lots
Ripley Auctions. Indianapolis. March Art and Antique Estates Auction.

Sun. Mar. 27th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Comics, Animation and Art Weekly - bidstart 3/20.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Movie Posters Weekly - bidstart 3/20.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 3/13. 320 lots
Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers. Columbus. Americana and Decorative Arts - bidstart 3/17.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Graphic Design<br>May 19, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, <i>Triplex,</i> pencil maquette, 1930. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Claude Fayette Brandon, <i>The Chap Book,</i> circa 1895. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Various Artists, a complete set of <i>Das Plakat,</i> set of 10 hardcover volumes, 1912-21. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Javier Gómez Acebo & Máximo Viejo Santamarta, <i>San Sebastian / XI Circuitto Automovilista,</i> 1935. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Ephraim Moses Lilien, <i>Berliner Tageblatt,</i> circa 1899. $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Birds.- Gould (John). <i>The Birds of Great Britain,</i> 5 vol., first edition, [1862-]1873. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Canadiana.- Cockburn (Maj. Gen. James Pattison, 1779-1847), After. [Six Landscape of Quebec City and Six Views of Niagara Falls], 2 suites in 1 vol., comprising 12 aquatints, 1833. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses,</i> number 218 of 150 copies on verge d'arches, Paris, Shakespeare & Company, 1922. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first paperback edition, signed by the author, 1997. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Du Maurier (Daphne). <i>Rebecca,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to her governess, 1938. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Magna Carta.- An exact copy of King John's Great Charter of 1215, transcribed from the fire damaged but legible manuscript in the Cottonian Library, British Library, J. Pine, 1733. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Woolf (Virginia). <i>Mrs Dalloway,</i> first edition, Hogarth Press, 1925. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Tudor exiles opposed to the Marian regime.- Mary I (Queen of England) Letter signed "Marye the Quene" to Lord Paget, signed at head, titled at head "By the King and Quene", 1556. £8,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> America.- Newfoundland.- Whitbourne (Sir Richard). <i>A discourse and discouery of Nevv-found-land…,</i> second edition, By Felix Kingston, 1622. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cervantès Saavedra (Miguel de). <i>El Ingenioso Hidalgo Do Quixote de la Mancha,</i> 4 vol., Madrid, Por Don Joaquin Ibarra, 1780. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Stubbs (George). <i>The Anatomy of the Horse,</i> first edition, first issue, Printed by J. Purser, for the Author, 1766. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cardiology.- Lower (Richard). <i>Tractatus de Corde item De Motu & Colore Sanguinus et Chyli in cum Transitu,</i> first edition, 1669. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>Initial A on vellum, Cologne around 1300. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Androuet du Cerceau, <i> Bastiments de France,</i> 1607. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Cerillo, <i>Dipinti murali di Pompei,</i> 1886. Est: €2,500
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>L. de Austria, <i>Compilatio de astrorum scientia,</i> 1489. Est: €9,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>B. Besler, <i>Hortus Eystettensis,</i> around 1750. Est: €50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br><i>PAN,</i> 1895-1900. Est: €15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Colonna, <i>Hypnerotomachia Poliphili,</i> 1545. Est: €40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Schiller, <i>Die Räuber,</i> 1781. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Albers, <i>Formulation : Articulation,</i> 1972. Est: €18,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>G. B. Ramusio, <i>Delle navigationi e viaggi,</i> 1556-1613. Est: €14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>M. Wied Neuwied, <i>Reise in das Innere Nord-America,</i> 1839-41. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Paolozzi, <i>Bunk,</i> 1972. Est: €25,000
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br> The Library of Henry Rogers<br>Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven<br>Part I<br>18 May 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> John James Audubon and James Bachman. <i>The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> New York: J.J. Audubon, 1845-1848. £150,000 to £250,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Thomas and William Daniell. <i>Oriental Scenery,</i> London, 1795-1807 [but 1841], 6 parts in 3 volumes, folio. £150,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Mark Catesby. <i>The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands...</i> London, 1731-1743, 2 volumes. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Gould and Lear. <i>A monograph of the Ramphastidae,</i> 1854; <i>Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae,</i> 1832. £60,000 to £90,000.