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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 #2092 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper March 7, 2019 March 8, 2019 202 162 80.20% GBP 1.33 29,410.00 41,750.00 51,735.00 45,600.00 60,192.00 88.14%
2 #16934 Christies Masterpieces of Design and Photography - Photographs March 6, 2019 March 8, 2019 14 12 85.71% GBP 1.33 2,500,000.00 3,650,000.00 4,210,000.00 3,498,250.00 4,617,690.00 83.09%
3 #2500 Swann Galleries 19th Century Prints and Drawings March 5, 2019 March 7, 2019 644 443 68.79% USD 1.0 1,935,000.00 2,944,000.00 4,645,300.00 2,741,636.00 2,741,636.00 59.02%
4 #2091 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Select Modern and Contemporary & Urban Editions and Artists' Books March 5, 2019 March 7, 2019 184 147 79.89% GBP 1.33 24,640.00 36,820.00 51,400.00 40,150.50 52,998.66 78.11%
5 #6208 Heritage Auctions Books March 5, 2019 March 7, 2019 548 531 96.90% USD 1.0 762,120.00 1,140,680.00 1,195,280.00 1,684,038.25 1,684,038.25 140.89%
6 #96486 Rossini DISPERSION OF M. GAULARD'S COLLECTION, FIRST PART, March 5, 2019 March 8, 2019 230 139 60.43% EUR 1.13 86,500.00 116,550.00 201,280.00 153,135.00 173,042.63 76.08%
7 #884b Bruun Rasmussen Prints March 5, 2019 March 7, 2019 37 27 72.97% EUR 1.13 95,600.00 111,100.00 225,050.00 143,187.50 161,801.88 63.62%
8 #141910 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 2/26 March 5, 2019 March 7, 2019 555 543 97.84% USD 1.0 96,432.00 138,223.00 141,653.00 101,693.40 101,693.40 71.79%
9 #281910 Heritage Auctions Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 3/29 March 5, 2019 March 7, 2019 240 240 100.00% USD 1.0 32,105.00 43,250.00 43,250.00 39,654.40 39,654.40 91.69%
10 #1910 Bruun Rasmussen Prints March 4, 2019 March 7, 2019 83 66 79.52% EUR 1.13 27,355.00 30,815.00 39,530.00 32,998.75 37,288.55 83.48%
11 #161909 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 2/24 March 3, 2019 March 5, 2019 463 453 97.84% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 69,523.60 69,523.60
12 #151909 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 2/3 March 3, 2019 March 5, 2019 209 207 99.04% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 65,038.20 65,038.20
13 #30319 National Book Auctions Cartography, Books-on-Books, Antique, etc. March 3, 2019 March 5, 2019 76 76 100.00% USD 1.0 8,440.00 18,000.00 18,000.00 5,281.63 5,281.78 29.34%
14 #121909 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 2/24 March 3, 2019 March 7, 2019 1328 1321 99.47% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 571,895.00 571,895.00
15 #789 Leland Little Auctions Important Spring Auction - Books, Prints March 2, 2019 March 5, 2019 47 47 100.00% USD 1.0 53,800.00 104,600.00 104,600.00 127,381.00 127,381.00 121.78%
16 #30219 Dirk Soulis Auctions Multiple Estates Art and Antiques March 2, 2019 March 8, 2019 36 35 97.22% USD 1.0 10,375.00 16,100.00 16,300.00 15,283.25 15,283.25 93.76%
17 #212 Rachel Davis Fine Arts Sporting Books and Art and Art Books March 2, 2019 March 8, 2019 288 258 89.58% USD 1.0 27,520.00 50,639.00 57,729.00 36,384.70 36,384.70 63.03%
18 #3222B Skinner American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Prints, signs, silhouettes March 2, 2019 March 5, 2019 40 37 92.50% USD 1.0 26,100.00 39,450.00 43,650.00 67,043.00 67,043.00 153.59%
19 #30219 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper March 2, 2019 March 5, 2019 169 167 98.82% USD 1.0 43,515.00 96,930.00 97,930.00 31,581.00 31,581.00 32.25%
20 #18084 Christies Matisse on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Estate of Jacquelyn Miller Matisse - Online bidstart 2/21 March 1, 2019 March 2, 2019 28 28 100.00% USD 1.0 304,300.00 454,700.00 454,700.00 891,250.00 891,250.00 196.01%
21 #756 Aste Bolaffi Mountain Memorabilia February 28, 2019 March 5, 2019 100 60 60.00% EUR 1.13 0.00 0.00 0.00 49,320.75 55,732.45
22 #638 Waverly Auctions Waverly Rare Books Presidential & Americana Auction February 28, 2019 March 7, 2019 211 201 95.26% USD 1.0 66,420.00 108,280.00 112,240.00 117,400.60 117,400.60 104.60%
23 #22719 Purcell Auctioneers Railwayana - signs, posters - books, prints February 27, 2019 March 5, 2019 85 54 63.53% EUR 1.13 3,400.00 5,370.00 7,875.00 6,685.20 7,554.27 84.89%
24 #22419 Rago Arts and Auctions Prints February 24, 2019 March 2, 2019 60 60 100.00% USD 1.0 46,600.00 70,500.00 70,500.00 43,646.00 43,646.00 61.91%
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Walt Whitman. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First edition, first issue, SIGNED in block letters by Whitman. 1855. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Isaac Newton's copy of John Greave's <i>Pyramidographia,</i> London, 1646. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Colonel John Mosby. Robert E. Lee's autograph letter to Samuel Cooper reporting on Mosby's exploits, with Cooper's autograph note ordering his appointment to Major.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Gyula Halasz Brassai. Large archive of autograph and typed letters, over 260, to his family including his wife Gilberte, 1947-1978. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Archive of drawings and letters from Harper Lee to Charles Carruth, including an inscribed first edition of <i>To Kill a Mockingbird.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> VESALIUS, ANDREAS. 1514-1564. <i>De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.</i> Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. 1578-1657. <i>De motu cordis & sanguinis in animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1639. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. 1460-1530. <i>Isagogae breves perlucide ac uberrimae in Anatomiam humani corporis.</i> Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 15 July 1523. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. 1706-1790. <i>Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America…</i> London, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> BENIVIENI, ANTONIO. 1443-1502. <i>De abditis nonnullis ac mirandis morborum et sanationum causis.</i>Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Greco (Gioachino). <i>Primo modo del gioco de Partito…</i> Manuscript, France, 1624 or 1625. A collection of partiti, or 'chess problems' by one of the most important figures in the history of chess. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Herodotus. <i>Historiae,</i> translated into Latin by Lorenzo Valla and edited by Antonio Mancinelli. Venice, 1494. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Darwin (Charles). Autograph Letter signed to his cousin Reginald Darwin, Down, Beckenham, Kent, 27th March 1879. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Nicolay (Nicolas de). <i>The Navigations, peregrinations and voyages, made into Turkie,</i> first edition in English, Imprinted at London by Thomas Dawson, 1585. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Saint-Exupéry (Antoine de). <i>The Little Prince,</i> number 66 of 525 copies signed by the author, 1943. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Catlin (George, 1796-1872). Tuch-ee, A Celebrated War Chief of the Cherokees, watercolour, [circa 1834]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Genetics.- A collection of c.300 pamphlets on genetics comprising many of the major contributions from the first half of the 20th century. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> India.- Rajasthan.- Kota School (probably late 18th c.). Elephant in a landscape with chains around his feet, brush and black ink with opaque pigments. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Commelin (Caspar). <i>Horti medici Amstelaedamensis plantae rariores et exoticae,</i> first edition, 48 finely hand-coloured engraved plates, Leiden, F.Haringh, 1706. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Plague-water and cookery & medical recipes.- Jackson (Mrs Sarah). Medical and cookery recipes, manuscript in several hands, title and 134pp., 1688-1755. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Vernet (<i>After</i> Joseph, 1714-1789). <i>[Vues des ports de France],</i> sixteen plates (of 18), etchings and engravings by Charles Nicolas Cochin fils and Jacques Philippe Le Bas, [c.1760-1780]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Detmold (Edward Julius, 1883-1957). Parrots and Butterflies, watercolour. £2,500 to £3,500.
  • <b>Koller Auctions: Books & Autographs. March 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Jacques Gamelin. <i>Nouveau recueil d'osteologie et de myologie, dessine d'apres nature...</i> 2 parts in 1 vol., large folio, 82 copper plates. CHF 12,000 to 18,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Melchior Pfintzing. <i>Die geverlicheiten und einsteils geschichten des loblichen streytparen...</i> 118 woodcut engravings, first edition. CHF 30,000 to 50,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Book of hours. Handwritten Latin text on vellum. With 17 large miniatures, Flanders, c.1460. CHF 70,000 to 90,000
    <b>Koller Auctions, Mar 26:</b> Maria Sibylla Merian. <i> Dissertatio de generatione et metamorphosibus insectorum Surinamensium,</i> 72 copper plates, Den Haag, 1726. CHF 60,000 to 90,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Princess Diana, group of 6 ALS to the editor of British Vogue, 1989-92. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing with news after pledging support to King George III against the American rebels, 1776. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Ulysses S. Grant, photograph dated & signed as President, portrait by Brady, 1875. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Alexander Graham Bell, ALS, accepting an invitation to tea during his only trip to Japan, 1898. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Nikola Tesla, signature & date on his monogrammed correspondence card, 1935. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Richard Wagner, ALS, concerning his opera Rienzi, 1869. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, autograph note signed, requesting the address of Yvette Guilbert, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Claude Monet, ALS, to painter Harry Lachman, complaining that his vision has not improved, 1920s. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Friedrich Hölderlin, autograph manuscript, unsigned, 7 lines quoting Michael Denis's <i>Ossians und Sineds Lieder.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Guestbook for Lüchow's restaurant, over 400 signatures, including W.H. Auden, Grace Kelly & drawings by Charles Addams, NYC, 1950-56. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> George Washington, lottery ticket, signed, 1768. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 21:</b> Vaslav Nijinsky, postcard dated & signed, showing a drawing of him in <i>Schéhérazade,</i> 1916. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions: Books & Illustrated Art including Cartoons. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Silver Binding.- [Torah], German 13 Loth silver binding, hinged clasp, 12mo, Sulzbach, 1805. £2,500 to £3,500.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Picasso (Pablo). Minotaure vaincu, plate 89 from La Suite Vollard, etching, dated 29 May 1933, pencil, plate 190 x 265 mm, Paris, A. Vollard, 1939. £5,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Dali (Salvador) & Alighieri (Dante). <i>La Divina Commedia,</i> 6 vols, NUMBER 478 of 2,900 copies, 100 numbered colour lithograph plates by Salvador Dalì, folio, Verona, 1963-1964. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Books & Illustrated Art including Cartoons. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Miniature Sepher Torah Nevi'im U'Kethuvim, prepared by Menachem M. Scholz, original cloth, housed within original gilt tooled metal case, with magnifying glass inset, 33x25 mm, Warsaw, c. 1880. £1,200 to £1,800.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Scarfe (Gerald). ‘Men of Snow’ [Tony Blair, William Hague & 'Robin' Cook], original ink, watercolour & gouache drawing, signed, 600 x 435 mm, n.d. with 2 others (3). £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Francklyn (Gilbert), Paine (Thomas). <i>Rights of Man…</i>, FIRST EDITION [and] <i>Rights of Man. Part the Second…,</i> Printed for J. S. Jordan, 1791-92, [and 1 other]. £700 to £1,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Books & Illustrated Art including Cartoons. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Chagall (Marc). Le Jeu des Acrobates (Acrobats at Play), HORS COMMERCE PROOF, lithograph, from The Lithographs of Chagall, 320 x 240 mm, André Sauret, 1963. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> [Harris (John)]. <i>The History of The Old Woman who had Three Sons Jerry, James, and John…,</i> 12mo, J. Harris, 1815. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Royal Binding.- Staël-Holstein (Germaine de). <i>De la littèrature considerée dans ses rapports avec les institutions sociales…,</i> 2 vols, second edition, Crapelet, Paris, [1801]. £400 to £600
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Books & Illustrated Art including Cartoons. March 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Ancient History.- La Baune (Jacques de). <i> Panegyrici Veteres,</i> Paris, 1676. [with] Wesseling (Petrus, ed.). <i> Vetera Romanorum itineraria…</i> £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Edward (Gibbon). <i> History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire…</i> Multiple editions and languages [English and French]. £300 to £400
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar 28:</b> Curtis (William). <i> Flora Londinensis,</i> FIRST EDITION, 2 vols in 3. 119 hand-coloured plates of 454. £500 to £700
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