• <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>ABAA Virtual Book Fair</b><br>Join your favorite booksellers<br>June 4-7, 2020
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  • <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.
  • <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.

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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 #2499 Swann Galleries Photographs - Art and Visual Culture February 21, 2019 February 22, 2019 323 229 70.90% USD 1.0 923,900.00 1,367,200.00 2,086,100.00 1,356,695.00 1,356,695.00 65.03%
2 #2090 Forum Auctions Online Sale: An Art Reference Library February 21, 2019 February 22, 2019 108 108 100.00% GBP 1.312014 22,730.00 32,880.00 32,880.00 44,500.00 57,850.08 135.34%
3 #22019 Tooveys Prints and Maps February 20, 2019 February 22, 2019 165 130 78.79% GBP 1.312014 12,665.00 19,725.00 26,655.00 32,463.37 42,202.56 121.79%
4 #191908 Heritage Auctions Online Photographs - Bidstart 1/30 February 20, 2019 February 22, 2019 61 48 78.69% USD 1.0 34,900.00 54,500.00 69,900.00 36,038.50 36,038.50 51.56%
5 #17576 Christies Bibliothèque Marc Litzler February 20, 2019 February 22, 2019 248 212 85.48% EUR 1.119458 2,620,600.00 3,720,300.00 4,120,700.00 4,401,375.00 4,973,553.75 106.81%
6 #21919 Tooveys Antique and Collectible Books February 19, 2019 February 21, 2019 213 196 92.02% GBP 1.312014 24,100.00 36,510.00 39,490.00 58,549.86 76,115.17 148.27%
7 #902 Morton Subastas Auction of Ancient and Contemporary Books and Documents February 19, 2019 February 22, 2019 253 119 47.04% MXN 0.052991 1,358,500.00 1,734,000.00 3,473,000.00 1,493,235.00 74,661.75 43.00%
8 #281908 Heritage Auctions Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 2/12 February 19, 2019 February 20, 2019 296 294 99.32% USD 1.0 43,865.00 58,390.00 59,290.00 55,007.40 55,007.40 92.78%
9 #141908 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 2/12 February 19, 2019 February 20, 2019 507 503 99.21% USD 1.0 88,571.00 130,149.00 131,309.00 89,517.20 89,517.20 68.17%
10 #96363 Pierre Berge and Associes Old and Modern Books February 19, 2019 February 21, 2019 129 73 56.59% EUR 1.119458 149,650.00 206,300.00 337,600.00 184,178.00 208,121.14 54.56%
11 #1908 Bruun Rasmussen Prints February 18, 2019 February 20, 2019 78 65 83.33% EUR 1.119458 26,490.00 30,120.00 33,295.00 26,962.50 30,467.62 80.98%
12 #74 Alexander Historical Auctions Winter Auction February 18, 2019 February 21, 2019 905 669 73.92% USD 1.0 229,010.00 320,080.00 471,150.00 291,865.00 291,865.00 61.95%
13 #21719 Clars Auction Gallery Fine Art - Prints February 17, 2019 February 22, 2019 40 30 75.00% USD 1.0 68,800.00 111,300.00 134,200.00 70,920.25 70,920.25 52.85%
14 #161907 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/10 February 17, 2019 February 19, 2019 450 446 99.11% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 73,234.40 73,234.40
15 #121907 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/10 February 17, 2019 February 19, 2019 1099 1094 99.55% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 455,509.00 455,509.00
16 #151907 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 1/20 February 17, 2019 February 19, 2019 231 217 93.94% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 92,167.60 92,167.60
17 #787 Leland Little Auctions Presidents' Weekend Sale - Books, Prints February 16, 2019 February 21, 2019 56 56 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 20,644.10 20,644.10
18 #192 Eldreds Winter Market Auction February 16, 2019 February 19, 2019 61 45 73.77% USD 1.0 10,350.00 16,180.00 21,470.00 11,229.75 11,229.75 52.30%
19 #21619 Aspire Auctions February Sale - Internet bidstart 2/8 February 16, 2019 February 21, 2019 49 45 91.84% USD 1.0 20,250.00 35,250.00 37,650.00 21,505.50 21,505.50 57.12%
20 #21619 Clars Auction Gallery Fine Art - Prints February 16, 2019 February 22, 2019 177 145 81.92% USD 1.0 23,400.00 41,700.00 50,450.00 54,612.00 54,612.00 108.25%
21 #21619 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper February 16, 2019 February 19, 2019 169 152 89.94% USD 1.0 47,170.00 94,530.00 99,060.00 29,364.50 29,364.50 29.64%
22 #21519 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Friday Night Sale - prints, books February 15, 2019 February 19, 2019 32 31 96.88% USD 1.0 9,945.00 16,125.00 16,155.00 11,789.55 11,789.55 72.98%
23 #25906 ALDE Ancient and 19th Century Books February 15, 2019 February 19, 2019 347 225 64.84% EUR 1.119458 227,060.00 296,040.00 381,940.00 444,500.00 502,284.83 116.38%
24 #20419 Stephan Welz & Co. Cape Town | Fine Art & Design Auction - The Library of the Late Frikkie Botha. February 4, 2019 February 22, 2019 159 108 67.92% ZAR 0.071063 1,050,800.00 1,414,200.00 2,270,800.00 1,465,582.50 102,590.78 64.54%
25 #4 Michael Treloar Signed Modern Firsts, and Australia - Online bidstart 1/25 February 3, 2019 February 22, 2019 270 181 67.04% AUD 0.699607 19,010.00 29,820.00 44,400.00 30,324.95 21,833.92 68.30%
26 #134918 Over & Above Online Auction and Estate Sales, LLC Early 20th Century Design, Decor & More February 2, 2019 February 22, 2019 53 53 100.00% USD 1.0 4,810.00 8,030.00 8,030.00 4,566.60 4,566.60 56.87%
  • <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.
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