• <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Fall 2019 Auction<br>September 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Snowy Owl, Plate 121. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $225,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> JEFFERYS, Thomas. <i>The American Atlas...</i> London: Sayer and Bennett, 1776. $65,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> RACKHAM, Arthur. Original Illustrations for <i>Jack and the Beanstalk.</i> Pen and ink with watercolor on paper. C. 1913. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Ruffed Grous, Plate 41. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> ROESSLER, A. R. Latest Map of the State of Texas. Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Mittendorfer, 1874. $50,000 to $65,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Fall 2019 Auction<br>September 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. American Bison or Buffalo (Male), Plate 56. Lithograph with original hand color. New York, 1845-1848 from <i>Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> HOOKER, Sir William Jackson & FITCH, Walter Hood. Victoria Regia. Lithograph with original hand color. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1851. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Pin Tailed Duck, Plate 227. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> LEWIS, Meriwether and CLARK, William. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent...</i> London, 1814. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. American Black or Silver Fox, Plate 116. Lithograph with original hand color. New York, 1845-1848 from <i>Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> $18,000 to $25,000.
  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 8vo, 1997. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Bible, Italian.- Malermi Bible, woodcut illustrations, folio, Lazaro de Soardi & Bernardino Benali, Venice,1517. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Germany.- Homann (Johann Baptist). <i>Atlas von Deutschland,</i> engraved half title, hand coloured, 87 double page engraved maps, [folio, Erben, Nuremberg, 1753]. £8,000 to £10,000
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> [Mirk (John)].- <i>Liber festivalis et Quatuor sermons</i> [bound with], [Le Roy (Pierre)] <i>A Pleasant Satyre or Poesie,</i> first edition in English, Widdow Orwin for Thomas Man, 1595, 8vo. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Antoninus Florentinus (Saint Archbishop of Florence). <i>Confessionale: Defecerunt…,</i> 8vo, Pietro Quarengi, Venice, 15 February 1499. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Jesuit Letters.- [Froes (Father Luigi) & et al.)] Avvisi del Giapone de gli anni 1582, 1583, 1584…, 1586 [bound with] Avvisi della Cina et Giapone…, FIRST EDITIONS, Rome. £1,000 to £1,500
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Plutarch & Probus (Aemilius). <i>Plutarchi Cheronei et Aemilii Probi Illustrium,</i> folio, Nicolas de Pratis for Jean-Petit, Paris, 1521. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Bible.- English. <i>The Byble in Englyshe of the Largest and Greatest volume,</i> elaborate woodcut border, text vignettes, folio, 1541. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Fore-edge Painting.- Lord George Byron, The Giaour, a Fragment of a Turkish Tale, bound with 10 other titles, 4 plates marked 'Proof.', 1813. £800 to £1,200
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Manson (John). Twelve by Sixteen Papers of John Mason, a collection of 50 sheets of paper, some watermarked, 12 x 16”, c.1978. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Dr. No,</i> FIRST EDITION, original boards, dust-jacket, 8vo, 1958. £700 to £900
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Eliot (T.S.) <i>Four Quartets,</i> NUMBER 121 of 290 COPIES, signed by author, 1960. £400 to £600
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Dubliners,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1914. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> The Beatles.- Baker (Geoffrey.) 3 Autograph Letters and 1 Autograph Card signed to Ann Gosnell, addtionally sgn’d by George Harrison, John Lennon, Cynthia Lennon and others, 1968. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Pilgrim Press.- Dod (John). <i>A plaine and familiar exposition of the tenne commandements ...,</i> [Leiden], [William Brewster], 1617. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Automaton Chess Player & Mechanical Illusion.- Reynell (H., printer). “The Famous Chess-Player, No.14, St.James's-Street, next Brooks's,” broadside advertisement for "The famous Automaton", [1784]. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Clemens (Samuel Langhorne). <i>Life on the Mississippi,</i> first English edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1883. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Arctic Sledge Flag.- Fulford (Reginald Baldwin). Sledge flag... HMS Discovery, 1875. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first edition, first printing, 1997. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Piranesi (Giovanni Battista). <i>Le Antichità Romane,</i> 4 vol., 1756. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal, called). <i>Urbis Venetiarum Prospectus Celebriores,</i> 3 parts in 1, Richard Ford's copy, Venice, Giovanni Battista Pasquali, 1751. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Atlases.- Speed (John). <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> bound with <i>The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine,</i> 1631-27. £12,000 to £18,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Anatomical illustration.- Aselli (Gaspare). <i>De lactibus sive lacteis venis... dissertatio,</i> first edition, Milan, Giovanni Battista Bidelli, 1627. £20,000 to £30,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Eric Carle, <i>The Very Hungry Caterpillar,</i> hand-painted collage. Sold for a record $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Couple passing a giant bird house,</i> watercolor cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1948. Sold for $16,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Miriam Troop, <i>Rain on Laundry Day,</i> oil on canvas, cover for <i>The Saturday Evening Post,</i> 1940. Sold for $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Rockwell Kent, <i>To All Fascists,</i> ink broadside for The League of American Writers, circa 1937. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Jo Mielziner, <i>Pet Shop Drop,</i> backdrop design for <i>Pal Joey</i> on Broadway, 1940. Sold for a record $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Lee Brown Coye, acrylic cover illustration for the 25th anniversary of <i>Weird Tales,</i> 1944. Sold for $18,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Virgil Finlay, <i>The Outsider & Others,</i> pen & ink dust jacket illustration for H.P. Lovecraft's book, 1939. Sold for $5,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Al Hirschfeld, <i>Paul Robeson as Othello,</i> illustration for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1942. Sold for $68,750
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Frederic Remington, pen & ink illustration for <i>A Scout with the Buffalo Soldiers</i> in <i>The Century</i> magazine, 1889. Sold for $17,500.

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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 #1043 Forum Auctions Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper May 30, 2019 May 31, 2019 541 471 87.06% GBP 1.25 427,800.00 609,800.00 733,900.00 947,369.00 1,193,684.94 129.09%
2 #241621 Heritage Auctions The Leonard Glazer Collection of Civil War Dated Currency & Related Items US Currency Online Only - bidstart 4/24 May 30, 2019 May 31, 2019 1344 1244 92.56% USD 1.0 366,644.00 529,156.00 634,511.00 355,137.80 355,137.80 55.97%
3 #674 PBA Galleries Fine Books and Manuscripts May 30, 2019 May 31, 2019 429 300 69.93% USD 1.0 121,130.00 196,500.00 341,100.00 127,878.00 127,878.00 37.49%
4 #25909 ALDE Original Bindings and Modern Illustrated Books May 28, 2019 May 30, 2019 341 182 53.37% EUR 1.11 126,320.00 163,120.00 305,080.00 230,325.00 257,964.00 75.50%
5 #3918 Artcurial Limited Edition May 28, 2019 May 30, 2019 200 144 72.00% EUR 1.11 592,530.00 910,300.00 1,381,600.00 1,124,816.00 1,259,793.92 81.41%
6 #141922 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/21 May 28, 2019 May 29, 2019 695 683 98.27% USD 1.0 112,162.00 160,163.00 163,498.00 115,869.80 115,869.80 70.87%
7 #281922 Heritage Auctions Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 5/21 May 28, 2019 May 29, 2019 202 201 99.50% USD 1.0 31,125.00 42,585.00 43,135.00 36,037.80 36,037.80 83.55%
8 #1922 Bruun Rasmussen Prints May 27, 2019 May 30, 2019 68 54 79.41% EUR 1.11 30,955.00 36,165.00 49,285.00 41,748.75 46,758.60 84.71%
9 #835 Leland Little Auctions Memorial Day Sale - Prints, Books May 27, 2019 May 30, 2019 78 77 98.72% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 13,050.80 13,050.80
10 #482b Ketterer Kunst Doerling Rare Books - Part 2 May 27, 2019 May 30, 2019 394 238 60.41% EUR 1.11 610,000.00 610,000.00 938,700.00 713,325.00 798,924.00 75.99%
11 #482a Ketterer Kunst Doerling Rare Books - Part 1 May 27, 2019 May 30, 2019 96 78 81.25% EUR 1.11 835,100.00 835,100.00 1,104,300.00 1,355,153.00 1,517,771.36 122.72%
12 #341921 Heritage Auctions The Doug Murray Collection - Special Monthly Auction - Online Only - bidstart 5/1 May 26, 2019 May 28, 2019 174 173 99.43% USD 1.0 38,605.00 57,895.00 59,695.00 49,878.60 49,878.60 83.56%
13 #121921 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/19 May 26, 2019 May 28, 2019 900 890 98.89% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 279,496.20 279,496.20
14 #161921 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/19 May 26, 2019 May 28, 2019 515 498 96.70% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 54,999.20 54,999.20
15 #151921 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/28 May 26, 2019 May 28, 2019 244 241 98.77% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 70,570.60 70,570.60
16 #19 Christian Hesse Auktionen Fine Art Prints, Books, Autographs May 25, 2019 May 30, 2019 953 629 66.00% EUR 1.11 543,650.00 543,650.00 847,350.00 784,692.00 878,855.04 92.61%
17 #52519 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper May 25, 2019 May 28, 2019 170 156 91.76% USD 1.0 43,950.00 87,500.00 94,600.00 26,570.50 26,570.50 28.09%
18 #60802 Ader Old and Modern Prints - Day 2 May 24, 2019 May 29, 2019 391 314 80.31% EUR 1.11 619,050.00 401,330.00 446,940.00 680,023.00 761,625.76 152.15%
19 #59606 Vermot de Pas History and Regions of France May 24, 2019 May 29, 2019 602 123 20.43% EUR 1.11 24,760.00 31,160.00 151,400.00 36,804.60 41,221.18 24.31%
20 #60801 Ader Old and Modern Prints - Day 1 May 23, 2019 May 29, 2019 346 278 80.35% EUR 1.11 107,650.00 137,520.00 175,770.00 267,313.00 299,390.56 152.08%
21 #52319 Stephan Welz & Co. Online Fine Art and Book Sale - Bidstart 5/16 May 23, 2019 May 30, 2019 235 81 34.47% ZAR 0.07 76,500.00 110,900.00 675,650.00 92,967.00 6,507.69 13.76%
22 #60402 Vermot de Pas Library of a Gourmet Parisien - Chapter 2: Gastronomy and Oenology May 23, 2019 May 29, 2019 464 237 51.08% EUR 1.11 43,040.00 55,630.00 93,925.00 69,274.80 77,587.83 73.76%
23 #548 RR Auction Hollywood, Featuring Robert Shelton's Old Tucson Collection - bidstart 5/17 May 23, 2019 May 29, 2019 602 322 53.49% USD 1.0 217,200.00 338,800.00 721,500.00 327,845.00 327,845.00 45.44%
24 #072 Potter and Potter Auctions Vintage Posters May 22, 2019 May 29, 2019 727 491 67.54% USD 1.0 196,930.00 278,525.00 402,175.00 192,768.00 192,768.00 47.93%
25 #51919 National Book Auctions Ellison, Children's, NYS, Civil War, Sci-Fi May 19, 2019 May 28, 2019 121 121 100.00% USD 1.0 13,680.00 30,100.00 30,100.00 11,444.50 11,444.75 38.02%
26 #447 Il Ponte Interior Decorations - Books May 17, 2019 May 28, 2019 948 911 96.10% EUR 1.11 76,610.00 125,830.00 133,880.00 109,700.00 122,864.00 81.94%
27 #23 Moreshet Auctions Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Letters May 13, 2019 May 29, 2019 200 101 50.50% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 135,708.00 135,708.00
28 #IT4AM Morton Subastas Graphic Works of the European and Latin American Masters - Online bidstart 4/22 May 13, 2019 May 29, 2019 132 23 17.42% MXN 0.05 168,000.00 229,000.00 1,392,000.00 200,760.00 10,038.00 14.42%
  • <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> EARLY AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE. Chronicling 20th century aviation from the earliest Wright Brothers images through commercial and military applications. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> SPUTNIK-1 EMC/EMI LAB MODEL, 1957. Full scale vintage test model of the Sputnik-1 satellite, Moscow, [February, 1957]. $400,000 to $600,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> FIRST TELEPHONE CALL TO THE MOON. Partial transcription signed by Apollo 11 astronauts and President Nixon. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> Apollo 11 Beta cloth crew emblem, SIGNED BY THE ENTIRE APOLLO 11 CREW. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> GEMINI 1/8 SCALE MODEL. Rarely seen large-scale contractor's model. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
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