• <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.

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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 #22819 Chiswick Auctions Autographs and Memorabilia February 28, 2019 March 1, 2019 288 199 69.10% GBP 1.312014 58,680.00 83,600.00 125,643.00 94,375.00 125,519.04 75.11%
2 #22719 University Archives Rare Autographs, Books February 27, 2019 March 1, 2019 266 215 80.83% USD 1.0 383,292.00 452,678.00 698,428.00 408,432.00 408,432.00 58.48%
3 #2089 Forum Auctions Banksy X Editions February 27, 2019 March 1, 2019 10 10 100.00% GBP 1.312014 131,000.00 188,000.00 188,000.00 206,700.00 274,911.00 109.95%
4 #22719 Chiswick Auctions Ornithology, Zoology & Voyages February 27, 2019 March 1, 2019 138 118 85.51% GBP 1.312014 55,730.00 79,670.00 100,370.00 99,650.00 132,534.58 99.28%
5 #16785 Christies Contemporary Editions February 27, 2019 March 1, 2019 177 158 89.27% USD 1.0 1,008,800.00 1,529,900.00 1,789,900.00 1,742,439.00 1,742,439.00 97.35%
6 #884a Bruun Rasmussen Books February 26, 2019 February 27, 2019 22 15 68.18% EUR 1.119458 34,600.00 46,850.00 117,750.00 52,943.75 60,355.88 44.96%
7 #281909 Heritage Auctions Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 2/19 February 26, 2019 February 28, 2019 252 249 98.81% USD 1.0 31,215.00 43,115.00 44,175.00 40,669.00 40,669.00 92.06%
8 #141909 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 2/19 February 26, 2019 February 28, 2019 515 512 99.42% USD 1.0 87,084.00 126,322.00 126,872.00 98,815.00 98,815.00 77.89%
9 #526 Winter Associates Books, Prints February 25, 2019 March 1, 2019 47 38 80.85% USD 1.0 6,100.00 11,525.00 13,450.00 9,270.00 9,270.00 68.92%
10 #1909 Bruun Rasmussen Prints February 25, 2019 February 27, 2019 95 78 82.11% EUR 1.119458 34,030.00 40,155.00 53,080.00 43,806.25 49,939.11 82.53%
11 #22519 Cowans Auctions Treasures of the Civil War - Timed auction bidstart 2/14 February 25, 2019 February 27, 2019 228 204 89.47% USD 1.0 62,645.00 104,065.00 114,115.00 102,504.00 102,504.00 89.83%
12 #22419 National Book Auctions Oz, Books-on-Books, Americana, Antique, etc. February 24, 2019 February 27, 2019 82 82 100.00% USD 1.0 8,080.00 18,600.00 18,600.00 6,315.63 6,315.77 33.95%
13 #161908 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 2/17 February 24, 2019 February 26, 2019 452 445 98.45% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 59,057.40 59,057.40
14 #121908 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/17 February 24, 2019 February 27, 2019 980 976 99.59% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 416,265.80 416,265.80
15 #50011 Heritage Auctions Platinum Sports Auction February 23, 2019 February 27, 2019 867 832 95.96% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 9,353,799.60 9,353,799.60
16 #69 Potter and Potter Auctions The Rawlins Magic Collection February 23, 2019 February 27, 2019 168 158 94.05% USD 1.0 79,080.00 118,625.00 126,875.00 138,240.00 138,240.00 108.96%
17 #22319 Rago Arts and Auctions Prints and Books February 23, 2019 March 1, 2019 110 110 100.00% USD 1.0 51,300.00 75,400.00 75,400.00 51,702.00 51,702.00 68.57%
18 #22319 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper February 23, 2019 February 25, 2019 168 161 95.83% USD 1.0 48,490.00 103,280.00 107,030.00 35,964.50 35,964.50 33.60%
19 #59815 Ader Russian Art - Prints, Books, Autographs February 22, 2019 February 26, 2019 70 51 72.86% EUR 1.119458 16,630.00 23,090.00 30,440.00 51,749.00 58,476.37 170.00%
20 #2527 Ferraton Public Sale of Books and Prints February 22, 2019 March 1, 2019 786 664 84.48% EUR 1.119458 74,100.00 106,985.00 125,500.00 169,612.50 193,358.42 135.15%
21 #96308 Aguttes ANCIENT AND MODERN BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, ILLUSTRATED BOOKS February 22, 2019 February 27, 2019 314 209 66.56% EUR 1.119458 227,650.00 291,150.00 415,470.00 452,596.00 515,959.44 108.94%
22 #542 RR Auction Sports - Internet Bidstart 2/7 February 21, 2019 February 23, 2019 600 478 79.67% USD 1.0 1,644,300.00 2,449,800.00 3,310,500.00 2,371,345.20 2,371,345.20 71.63%
23 #667 PBA Galleries Rare Americana - Travel & Exploration - Cartography February 21, 2019 February 23, 2019 431 315 73.09% USD 1.0 127,910.00 201,200.00 313,100.00 153,078.00 153,078.00 48.89%
24 #7204 Heritage Auctions Comics February 21, 2019 February 25, 2019 1486 1462 98.38% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 9,429,830.00 9,429,830.00
25 #22119 Alaska Auction Fur Rondy - Books, Prints February 21, 2019 February 26, 2019 33 32 96.97% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 6,555.00 6,555.00
26 #382 Trafford Books Books and Ephemera February 20, 2019 February 26, 2019 70 60 85.71% GBP 1.312014 2,964.00 3,744.00 4,474.00 3,965.20 5,154.80 88.63%
27 #21519 Copley Fine Art Auctions Winter Sale February 15, 2019 March 1, 2019 37 36 97.30% USD 1.0 17,600.00 28,800.00 30,300.00 27,900.00 27,900.00 92.08%
28 #171 Old World Auctions Maps and Atlases - Internet bidstart 2/6 February 6, 2019 February 28, 2019 795 592 74.47% USD 1.0 320,010.00 395,330.00 559,755.00 281,963.30 281,963.30 50.37%
29 #26 Gonnelli Casa DAste Books and Graphics February 4, 2019 February 26, 2019 643 430 66.87% EUR 1.119458 244,150.00 244,150.00 391,950.00 554,787.50 626,909.82 141.55%
30 #1907 Tajan Rare and Precious Books January 29, 2019 March 1, 2019 79 52 65.82% EUR 1.119458 89,150.00 124,000.00 198,700.00 136,747.00 155,891.58 68.82%
31 #12919 PosterConnection Inc. Affordable Posters January 29, 2019 February 27, 2019 383 210 54.83% USD 1.0 21,000.00 98,660.00 175,020.00 37,167.30 37,167.30 21.24%
  • <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.
  • <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.
  • <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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