• <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Newton (Sir Isaac). <i>Opticks…,</i> first edition, presentation copy to Nicolas Fatio de Duillier and with his ink and pencil annotations. £300,000 to £400,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Aliotti (Girolamo). <i>Gratulatio ad Pium II pro foelici, ac secundo ex Mantuana peregrinatione reditu…,</i> illuminated manuscript on fine vellum, in Latin, Florence, 1460. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Sangorski (Alberto).- Keats (John). <i>La Belle Dame sans Merci...,</i> illuminated manuscript on vellum, magnificently bound in morocco elaborately tooled in gilt & inlaid with 137 jewels, 1928. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Miniature Book.- Taylor (John). <i>Verbum sempiternum [&] Salvator mundi,</i> 2 parts in 1, contemporary embroidered dos a dos binding, 1614. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Bodoni.- Rossi (Giovanni Gherado de). <i>Scherzi Poetici e Pittorici,</i> with original gouache drawings bound in, Neoclassical red straight-grain morocco, gilt, Parma, Bodoni, 1795. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Palladio (Andrea). <i>I Quattro Libri dell'Architettura,</i> first edition, Venice, Domenico de' Franceschi, 1570. £14,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Voyages.- Lowther (Rear Admiral Marcus, 1820-1908). An album of 166 original watercolours and drawings made on voyages between 1842 and 1853. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Darwin (Charles). <i>On the Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection,</i> third edition (seventh thousand), presentation copy to Robert Colgate, John Murray, 1861. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Jane Austen's Family - ?C[ooper] (E[dward], married Jane Leigh (1736-83), sister of Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827), married George Austen (1731-1805), parents of Jane Austen. Miscellanies, poems dated btwn. 1750-88.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Americas.- Herrera y Tordesillas (Antonio). <i>Novus orbis, sive descriptio Indiae occidentalis,</i> 4 parts in 1 vol., Amsterdam, Colijn, 1622. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Canada.- Baker (Lt. Col. Sir Edward). An Eye Sketch of the Fall of Niagara, [c. 1795.] £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Dance.- Caroso (Fabrizio). <i>Il Ballarino,</i> first edition, Venice, Francesco Ziletti, 1581. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States, pamphlet, 1862. Sold May 7 for $11,875.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. Sold May 7 for $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> E. Simms Campbell, A Night-Club Map of Harlem, in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. Sold May 7 for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. Sold May 7 for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. Sold May 7 for $5,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> The Black Panther: Black Community News Service, 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. Sold May 7 for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike, silver print, 1968. Sold May 7 for $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> March For Freedom Now!, poster for a protest on the 1960 Republican Convention. Sold May 7 for $17,500.
  • <center><b>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
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No Sale Number Auction House Sale Name Date of Auction Archived Date Total Lots Lots Sold % Lots Sold CURR Exch. Rate Low Est. Lots Sold High Est. Lots Sold High Est. All Lots Total Sales Total Sales In $ % Total Sales / High Est.
1 #N10004 Sothebys A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller January 18, 2019 January 18, 2019 70 54 77.14% USD 1.0 162,410.00 241,230.00 376,230.00 287,813.00 287,813.00 76.50%
2 #544 RR Auction Olympics - Featuring the Mason Dinehart Collection - online bidstart 1/10 January 17, 2019 January 18, 2019 149 86 57.72% USD 1.0 502,750.00 597,500.00 922,800.00 601,468.75 601,468.75 65.18%
3 #L19306 Sothebys Royal and Noble January 17, 2019 January 18, 2019 6 2 33.33% GBP 1.312014 2,500.00 4,000.00 151,000.00 3,375.00 4,353.75 2.24%
4 #11619 Grays Auctioneers Fine Art - Prints January 16, 2019 January 18, 2019 133 76 57.14% USD 1.0 11,570.00 19,270.00 37,000.00 14,815.35 14,815.35 40.04%
5 #191903 Heritage Auctions Online Photographs - Bidstart 2/26 January 16, 2019 January 18, 2019 136 89 65.44% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 84,253.50 84,253.50
6 #6207 Heritage Auctions "Say it Loud" The John Silverstein Collection of African American Social History January 15, 2019 January 18, 2019 383 300 78.33% USD 1.0 216,320.00 324,480.00 463,200.00 292,119.25 292,119.25 63.07%
7 #141903 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 1/8 January 15, 2019 January 18, 2019 377 361 95.76% USD 1.0 61,189.00 87,401.00 97,346.00 61,178.60 61,178.60 62.85%
8 #281903 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 1/8 January 15, 2019 January 18, 2019 332 321 96.69% USD 1.0 58,910.00 82,115.00 87,015.00 57,814.60 57,814.60 66.44%
9 #525 Winter Associates Prints January 14, 2019 January 18, 2019 43 32 74.42% USD 1.0 8,950.00 16,350.00 18,500.00 12,660.00 12,660.00 68.43%
10 #1903 Bruun Rasmussen Prints January 14, 2019 January 17, 2019 72 60 83.33% EUR 1.119458 26,735.00 30,425.00 37,335.00 32,610.00 37,175.35 87.34%
11 #161902 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 1/6 January 13, 2019 January 14, 2019 448 435 97.10% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 74,235.40 74,235.40
12 #121902 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 1/6 January 13, 2019 January 14, 2019 809 808 99.88% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 228,143.20 228,143.20
13 #11319 National Book Auctions Books-on-Books, Folio Society, Easton, Decorative Antique, Sets, etc. January 13, 2019 January 17, 2019 102 102 100.00% USD 1.0 11,820.00 24,600.00 24,600.00 7,120.50 7,120.69 28.95%
14 #151902 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction - online bidstart 12/16/18 January 13, 2019 January 15, 2019 235 222 94.47% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 82,472.00 82,472.00
15 #11219 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper January 12, 2019 January 14, 2019 170 161 94.71% USD 1.0 44,000.00 90,850.00 94,550.00 27,588.00 27,588.00 29.18%
16 #1724 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Art - Prints January 12, 2019 January 16, 2019 89 62 69.66% GBP 1.312014 5,570.00 7,670.00 12,070.00 10,622.00 13,596.16 88.00%
17 #11219 Michaans Auctions Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs January 12, 2019 January 16, 2019 42 13 30.95% USD 1.0 5,600.00 8,400.00 46,900.00 6,330.00 6,330.00 13.50%
18 #663 PBA Galleries Literature of the 19th & 20th Centuries, with the Glenn Todd Collection of Arion Press January 10, 2019 January 16, 2019 433 371 85.68% USD 1.0 154,040.00 246,900.00 297,600.00 211,734.00 211,734.00 71.15%
19 #381 Trafford Books Stamps & postal history, Photographs, Books, Postcards, and Ephemera. January 9, 2019 January 16, 2019 252 152 60.32% GBP 1.312014 0.00 18,347.00 28,277.00 16,435.80 21,202.22 58.12%
20 #10919 Alaska Auction Online auction - Books, Prints, Posters, Signs January 9, 2019 January 16, 2019 86 80 93.02% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,216.70 1,216.68
21 #3571 Heritage Auctions FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando and Dallas January 9, 2019 January 15, 2019 2924 2692 92.07% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 6,910,098.20 6,910,098.20
22 #4008 Heritage Auctions FUN Currency Signature Auction - Orlando and Dallas January 9, 2019 January 15, 2019 1391 1197 86.05% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,391,697.20 2,391,697.20
23 #96 Profiles in History Hollywood Auction December 15, 2018 January 17, 2019 1235 708 57.33% USD 1.0 1,529,450.00 2,261,950.00 4,226,900.00 1,982,700.00 1,982,700.00 46.91%
24 #107 Profiles in History Essentially Marylin - The Auction December 11, 2018 January 17, 2019 142 90 63.38% USD 1.0 397,200.00 579,000.00 860,200.00 503,275.00 503,275.00 58.51%
25 #120818 Amadeus-Auktionshaus GmbH Rare Books December 8, 2018 January 18, 2019 212 72 33.96% EUR 1.14 136,600.00 170,950.00 665,150.00 112,867.00 129,946.32 16.97%
26 #N09964 Sothebys Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra Online - Prints and Books December 7, 2018 January 14, 2019 68 68 100.00% USD 1.0 44,350.00 69,600.00 69,600.00 227,875.00 227,875.00 327.41%
27 #120518 Grays Auctioneers Fine Art - Prints December 5, 2018 January 18, 2019 172 107 62.21% USD 1.0 47,460.00 75,240.00 326,190.00 61,438.50 61,438.50 18.84%
28 #69 Bubb Kuyper Books, Manuscripts, Prints November 27, 2018 January 16, 2019 6472 4465 68.99% EUR 1.14 932,490.00 1,354,820.00 2,122,220.00 1,732,248.45 1,974,761.94 81.60%
29 #103d Profiles in History Icons and Legends of Hollywood - Day 4 June 8, 2018 January 17, 2019 143 143 100.00% USD 1.0 49,000.00 72,500.00 72,500.00 269,800.00 269,800.00 372.14%
30 #103a Profiles in History Icons and Legends of Hollywood - Day 1 June 5, 2018 January 17, 2019 126 112 88.89% USD 1.0 34,400.00 52,400.00 82,200.00 114,300.00 114,300.00 139.05%
31 #101 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles Fall Manuscript Auction November 18, 2017 January 17, 2019 316 243 76.90% USD 1.0 237,480.00 298,673.00 379,373.00 291,678.00 291,678.00 76.88%
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [SUPREME COURT JUSTICES]. A very extensive collection of 203 letters, documents and signatures. A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, JOHN JAY THROUGH WILLIAM REHNQUIST. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> ZATTA, Antonio. <i>Atlante Novissimo.</i> Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1775-1785. ONE OF THE FINEST WORLD ATLASES issued in Italy in the 18th century. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [CHICAGO HISTORY] -- [COLUMBUS, Christopher]. Monumental historiated and embroidered panel of the MADE FOR THE 1893 COLUMBIAN EXHIBITION IN CHICAGO. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [MONASTERY HILL BINDING]. AINSWORTH, William Harrison. <i>Historical Romances.</i> Philadelphia, n.d. A fine early exhibition binding by the Monastery Hill Bindery. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM]. New York: Tiber Press, [1960]. 4 volumes. LIMITED EDITION, number 119 of 200 COPIES, EACH SIGNED BY THE POET AND ARTIST. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> GRATIANUS, the Canonist. <i>Decretum.</i> Venedig: Petrus de Plasiis, 25 January 1483. Second quarto edition. FIRST PAGE ILLUMINATED BY A CONTEMPORARY ARTIST. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [ABOLITIONISTS]. <i>William Lloyd Garrison. The Story of his Life.</i> New York, 1885. ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS FROM SEVERAL NOTABLE ABOLITIONISTS neatly bound in throughout. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> ANSON, George. <i>A Voyage round the World, In the Years 1740... 1744.</i> London: John and Paul Knapton for the author, 1748. FIRST EDITION. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> Blank railroad ledger, "Compagnie des Chemins de fer de l'Ouest" (spine title). N.p., 1909. A MONUMENTAL 20th-CENTURY ART NOUVEAU BINDING. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [MINIATURE ROOM] -- [FLEMING, John (1910-1987)]. Miniature of his 57th Street Library and Gallery. JOHN F. FLEMING'S BARONIAL 57TH STREET GALLERY. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING]. CHESTERTON, G.K. <i>Five Types: A Book of Essays.</i> London, 1910. LIMITED EDITION, number 3 of 30 copies on vellum SIGNED BY GEORGE SUTCLIFFE. $400 to $500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. <i>When Adam Delved and Eve Span....</i> [Ancoats Brotherhood, 1894-5]. LIMITED EDITION, one of 250 copies printed. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Koller International Auctions: Books [and] Manuscripts & Autographs. June 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> INCUNABULA -Fridolin, Stephan. <i>Schatzbehalter.</i> With 96 (including 5 repeated) full-page text woodcuts. Nürnberg, 1491.<br>€ 39 470 / 57 020
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Kokoschka, Oskar. <i>Die Träumenden Knaben (The Dreaming Boys).</i> With 11 original lithographs. Vienne, 1908.<br>€ 35 090 / 52 630
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Third Bessarion Master (active in Lombard in the third quarter of the 15th century). Leaf from a gradual, 1455-60.<br>€ 21 930 / 30 700
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Picasso, Pablo - Delgado, José alias Pepe Illo. <i>La Tauromaquia o arte de torear.</i> With 26 original aquatints and 1 original etching by Picasso.<br>€ 21 930 / 35 090
    <b>Koller International Auctions: Books [and] Manuscripts & Autographs. June 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Linschoten, Jan Huygen van. <i>Itinerario, Voyage ofte Schipvaert naer Oost ofte Portugaels Indien…</i> Amsterdam, 1595.<br>€ 17 540 / 26 320
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> CHILDREN’S BOOKS - Meggendorfer, Lothar. <i>Nah und Fern. Ein Tierbilderbuch zum Ziehen.</i> With 8 coloured, lithographed plates.<br>€ 530 / 790
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> DANSE MACABRE - Bille, Edmond. <i>Une Danse macabre.</i> With 20 coloured woodcuts. Lausanne, 1919. Large folio.<br>€ 610 / 880
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Dexel, Walter. A collection of 7 invitation cards from the Kunstverein Jena, each typographically designed by W. Dexel. Jena, 1924-1928. Each 10.5 x 14.8 cm.<br>€ 530 / 790
  • <center><b>Bonhams<br>Essential Genius:<br>Ten Important Manuscripts<br>For Modern Times<br>Online June 1 – 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> Renaissance Manuscript featuring two Dialogues by Plato, with translation from the Greek and learned discourse by Leonardo Bruni, called Aretino. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> Isaac Newton on the plague. Autograph Manuscript, being Newton's notes on reading Van Helmont's "De Peste." $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("A. Einstein"), to "Die 'A.E. Group' in New York" humorously accepting his role as patron saint, and offering a motto for their members. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Essential Genius:<br>Ten Important Manuscripts<br>For Modern Times<br>Online June 1 – 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> LOBACHEVSKY, NIKOLAI. Document Signed ("Lobachevsky"), and accomplished in Manuscript, a letter of designation in his role as Curator of Regional Education in Kazan. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> WITTGENSTEIN, LUDWIG. Autograph Letter Signed ("Ludwig Wittgenstein") to Moritz Schlick discussing Gödel's incompleteness theorems. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed ("Ch Darwin") to Alexander Agassiz regarding gradation of structure in pediculariæ. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Essential Genius:<br>Ten Important Manuscripts<br>For Modern Times<br>Online June 1 – 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> PAULI, WOLFGANG; BOHM, DAVID. Typed Letter Signed ("W. Pauli") to physicist David Bohm offering his second and final critique of Bohm's hugely influential 1952 paper. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Walt Whitman"), a draft of the final lines to his final poem "A Thought of Columbus." $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> KANT, IMMANUEL. Autograph Quotation Signed ("Immanuel Kant"), from an album amicorum. <i>"Quod petis in te est, ne te quaesiveris extra."</i> $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. Photograph Signed ("Mark Twain") and Inscribed, with the witty aphorism, "Admonitions—harvested from the wisdom of the ages: Physician, heal thyself. Patient, heel thyself." $10,000 to $15,000.
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