• <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.
  • <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.
  • <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.

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1 #2512 Swann Galleries Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books June 6, 2019 June 7, 2019 399 328 82.21% USD 1.0 453,850.00 687,875.00 827,475.00 867,039.00 867,039.00 104.78%
2 #60619 PIASA Asian Art - Books and Prints June 6, 2019 June 7, 2019 89 58 65.17% EUR 1.11 38,320.00 51,660.00 67,420.00 182,208.00 204,072.96 270.26%
3 #113P Galerie Bassenge 19th-21st Century Photography June 5, 2019 June 6, 2019 366 167 45.63% EUR 1.11 141,800.00 141,800.00 372,000.00 243,576.90 272,806.12 65.48%
4 #60519 Nye & Company Auctioneers Estate Treasures - Fine Art Prints, Books June 5, 2019 June 6, 2019 31 18 58.06% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 11,731.25 11,731.25
5 #n10086 Sothebys Important Judaica - Books, Prints, Manuscripts June 5, 2019 June 6, 2019 21 13 61.90% USD 1.0 136,000.00 188,000.00 668,000.00 756,125.00 756,125.00 113.19%
6 #17699 Christies Beyond the Horizon: The Mopelia Collection of Atlases and Travel Books June 5, 2019 June 6, 2019 203 123 60.59% GBP 1.25 1,411,100.00 2,083,700.00 4,065,300.00 2,301,000.00 2,922,270.00 56.60%
7 #2511 Swann Galleries Illustration Art June 4, 2019 June 5, 2019 205 154 75.12% USD 1.0 356,000.00 524,450.00 678,550.00 666,780.00 666,780.00 98.27%
8 #OL-19 Kedem Auctions Ltd. Online Auction: Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture June 4, 2019 June 7, 2019 363 266 73.28% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 105,635.00 105,635.00
9 #886 Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints June 4, 2019 June 5, 2019 58 31 53.45% EUR 1.11 111,150.00 127,500.00 215,850.00 173,931.25 194,803.00 80.58%
10 #60419 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals Eclectic Variety June 4, 2019 June 5, 2019 34 34 100.00% USD 1.0 2,740.00 5,480.00 5,480.00 4,141.80 4,141.80 75.58%
11 #141923 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/28 June 4, 2019 June 6, 2019 761 753 98.95% USD 1.0 116,796.00 169,399.00 175,239.00 121,184.60 121,184.60 69.15%
12 #281923 Heritage Auctions Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 5/28 June 4, 2019 June 5, 2019 206 206 100.00% USD 1.0 32,845.00 45,150.00 45,150.00 38,348.80 38,348.80 84.94%
13 #1923 Bruun Rasmussen Prints June 3, 2019 June 5, 2019 59 45 76.27% EUR 1.11 28,965.00 34,090.00 40,750.00 40,575.00 45,444.00 99.57%
14 #58857 Dorotheum Autographs, Manuscripts, Documents June 3, 2019 June 5, 2019 315 186 59.05% EUR 1.11 0.00 0.00 0.00 118,750.00 133,000.00
15 #121922 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/26 June 2, 2019 June 4, 2019 782 780 99.74% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 300,170.40 300,170.40
16 #161922 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/26 June 2, 2019 June 4, 2019 500 487 97.40% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 64,569.60 64,569.60
17 #151922 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/5 June 2, 2019 June 4, 2019 212 212 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 79,077.00 79,077.00
18 #113W Galerie Bassenge Master Graphics of German Classics June 1, 2019 June 5, 2019 40 31 77.50% EUR 1.11 160,400.00 160,400.00 232,100.00 217,833.00 243,972.96 93.85%
19 #113N Galerie Bassenge Modern Art Part 1 - Prints June 1, 2019 June 6, 2019 132 104 78.79% EUR 1.11 196,200.00 196,200.00 279,950.00 282,998.40 316,958.21 101.09%
20 #60119 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper June 1, 2019 June 4, 2019 174 138 79.31% USD 1.0 42,050.00 82,750.00 104,150.00 22,060.50 22,060.50 21.18%
21 #584 Eldreds Antiques and Accessories - Books and Prints May 31, 2019 June 4, 2019 55 42 76.36% USD 1.0 8,970.00 14,240.00 18,710.00 10,830.00 10,830.00 57.88%
22 #113M Galerie Bassenge Modern Art Part 2 - Prints May 31, 2019 June 6, 2019 345 284 82.32% EUR 1.11 135,900.00 135,900.00 165,570.00 214,548.90 240,294.81 129.58%
23 #50014 Heritage Auctions 1915 Cracker Jack PSA Set Registry Auction May 30, 2019 June 4, 2019 176 176 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,406,926.80 1,406,926.80
24 #113L Galerie Bassenge Creatures - Fine Art Prints May 30, 2019 June 5, 2019 67 40 59.70% EUR 1.11 85,540.00 85,540.00 137,140.00 155,754.90 174,445.50 113.57%
25 #1914 Tajan Prints and Illustrated Books May 29, 2019 June 4, 2019 270 134 49.63% EUR 1.11 93,530.00 124,650.00 230,280.00 243,945.00 273,218.40 105.93%
26 #113K Galerie Bassenge 15th-19th Century Prints May 29, 2019 June 5, 2019 705 444 62.98% EUR 1.11 866,400.00 866,400.00 1,167,500.00 1,279,421.40 1,432,951.96 109.59%
27 #11b Adams Amsterdam Auctions NRC Veiling - Art Sale Online - Session 2: Modern and Contemporary Art - bidstart 5/3 May 28, 2019 June 3, 2019 252 204 80.95% EUR 1.11 280,950.00 412,350.00 549,750.00 385,106.94 431,319.78 70.05%
28 #52819 Jacksons Auction Spectacular Toy and Collectibles Auction - Advertising, signs, displays May 28, 2019 June 4, 2019 56 55 98.21% USD 1.0 3,025.00 5,160.00 5,510.00 11,576.00 11,576.00 210.09%
29 #11a Adams Amsterdam Auctions NRC Veiling - Art Sale Online - Session 1: Fine Art - bidstart 5/3 May 27, 2019 June 3, 2019 252 190 75.40% EUR 1.11 210,650.00 317,050.00 452,850.00 279,096.03 312,587.53 61.63%
30 #2529 Ferraton Rare Books May 24, 2019 June 4, 2019 848 698 82.31% EUR 1.11 67,930.00 100,195.00 125,390.00 173,781.25 194,635.00 138.59%
31 #51519 University Archives An Astounding Collection of Declaration Signers May 15, 2019 June 3, 2019 292 253 86.64% USD 1.0 412,390.00 486,765.00 782,215.00 530,091.00 530,091.00 67.77%
32 #1918 Tajan Online - Prints February 14, 2019 June 4, 2019 210 105 50.00% EUR 1.11 32,330.00 45,970.00 82,080.00 49,973.00 55,969.76 60.88%