• <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>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 #25261 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts June 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 304 257 84.54% USD 1.0 673,350.00 1,018,050.00 1,188,500.00 1,249,947.00 1,249,947.00 105.17%
2 #3259T Skinner Americana Online - Bidstart 6/4 June 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 60 45 75.00% USD 1.0 14,950.00 22,250.00 26,950.00 19,557.00 19,557.00 72.57%
3 #675 PBA Galleries Lenny Bruce and the Post-War Counterculture June 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 202 131 64.85% USD 1.0 58,900.00 92,900.00 165,900.00 61,182.00 61,182.00 36.88%
4 #18162 Christies Write Me and Tell Me Your Heart: Leonard Cohen's Letters to Marianne - online bidstart 6/5 June 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 62 62 100.00% USD 1.0 251,200.00 383,300.00 383,300.00 779,750.00 779,750.00 203.43%
5 #19ph01 Doyle New York Photographs June 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 133 98 73.68% USD 1.0 163,650.00 250,500.00 351,200.00 205,572.00 205,572.00 58.53%
6 #558 RR Auction Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Featuring Science and Technology-Online bidstart 5/24 June 12, 2019 June 14, 2019 977 559 57.22% USD 1.0 441,600.00 665,300.00 1,750,000.00 643,691.25 643,691.25 36.78%
7 #17037 Christies Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Americana June 12, 2019 June 14, 2019 232 155 66.81% USD 1.0 2,285,400.00 3,337,300.00 4,506,700.00 3,478,750.00 3,478,750.00 77.19%
8 #25431 Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia June 12, 2019 June 14, 2019 156 83 53.21% GBP 1.25 213,250.00 275,800.00 859,500.00 357,067.50 453,475.91 41.54%
9 #17644 Christies Summa de Arithmetica: The Birth of Modern Business June 12, 2019 June 14, 2019 1 1 100.00% USD 1.0 1,000,000.00 1,500,000.00 1,500,000.00 1,215,000.00 1,215,000.00 81.00%
10 #L19403 Sothebys Important Manuscripts, Continental Books and Music June 11, 2019 June 14, 2019 232 161 69.40% GBP 1.25 820,300.00 1,143,900.00 1,722,100.00 1,538,874.00 1,954,369.98 89.36%
11 #141924 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/4 June 11, 2019 June 12, 2019 554 547 98.74% USD 1.0 86,349.00 123,441.00 127,146.00 90,951.00 90,951.00 71.53%
12 #281924 Heritage Auctions Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 6/4 June 11, 2019 June 13, 2019 177 177 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 33,964.00 33,964.00
13 #529 Winter Associates 18th-20th Century Prints June 10, 2019 June 13, 2019 28 21 75.00% USD 1.0 8,225.00 16,000.00 20,250.00 11,250.00 11,250.00 55.56%
14 #1924 Bruun Rasmussen Prints June 10, 2019 June 13, 2019 69 58 84.06% EUR 1.11 28,995.00 33,320.00 44,460.00 34,548.75 39,040.08 77.71%
15 #60919 National Book Auctions Atlases, Americana, Signatures, Morley, Firsts, etc. June 9, 2019 June 14, 2019 110 110 100.00% USD 1.0 11,840.00 25,300.00 25,300.00 9,746.63 9,746.81 38.52%
16 #121923 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/2 June 9, 2019 June 11, 2019 845 841 99.53% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 345,882.80 345,882.80
17 #161923 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/2 June 9, 2019 June 11, 2019 500 477 95.40% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 60,214.80 60,214.80
18 #151923 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/12 June 9, 2019 June 11, 2019 254 253 99.61% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 69,150.20 69,150.20
19 #60819 Arader Galleries June Auction - Audubon Prints, etc. June 8, 2019 June 12, 2019 164 79 48.17% USD 1.0 730,700.00 1,043,400.00 1,933,500.00 823,562.50 823,562.50 42.59%
20 #377 Aspire Auctions May Online - Prints, Books - Bidstart 5/31 June 8, 2019 June 14, 2019 30 30 100.00% USD 1.0 19,400.00 31,100.00 31,100.00 23,735.70 23,735.70 76.32%
21 #60819 Michaans Auctions Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs June 8, 2019 June 13, 2019 56 27 48.21% USD 1.0 14,950.00 22,450.00 84,250.00 26,088.00 26,088.00 30.96%
22 #47 PosterConnection Inc. Posters June 8, 2019 June 14, 2019 390 187 47.95% USD 1.0 72,500.00 126,320.00 281,550.00 104,785.80 104,785.80 37.22%
23 #12391 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 20th Century Contemporary and Modern Art - Prints June 8, 2019 June 13, 2019 142 133 93.66% USD 1.0 134,315.00 265,100.00 296,000.00 270,384.75 270,384.75 91.35%
24 #215 Rachel Davis Fine Arts Prints June 8, 2019 June 13, 2019 343 308 89.80% USD 1.0 94,700.00 161,920.00 175,540.00 114,986.30 114,986.30 65.50%
25 #7208 Heritage Auctions Comic Art June 8, 2019 June 10, 2019 437 409 93.59% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,401,007.00 2,401,007.00
26 #60819 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper June 8, 2019 June 12, 2019 179 163 91.06% USD 1.0 49,875.00 95,950.00 103,675.00 25,316.50 25,316.50 24.42%
27 #12442 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Joseph Beuys: Prints and Multiples June 7, 2019 June 13, 2019 100 100 100.00% USD 1.0 51,550.00 82,600.00 82,600.00 66,112.50 66,112.50 80.04%
28 #25917 ALDE Autograph Letters and Manuscripts June 7, 2019 June 13, 2019 469 240 51.17% EUR 1.11 104,120.00 133,890.00 263,350.00 159,862.50 180,644.37 60.70%
29 #3258T Skinner Gentleman's Sale - Prints June 7, 2019 June 13, 2019 11 10 90.91% USD 1.0 2,350.00 3,735.00 4,935.00 2,564.00 2,564.00 51.96%
30 #2104 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper June 6, 2019 June 13, 2019 215 197 91.63% GBP 1.25 34,170.00 49,350.00 53,150.00 44,906.25 57,031.22 84.49%
31 #60619 Alaska Auction Prints, Books June 6, 2019 June 13, 2019 45 32 71.11% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 603.17 603.18
32 #60619 Brunk Auctions Photography Online June 6, 2019 June 13, 2019 51 25 49.02% USD 1.0 17,200.00 27,000.00 60,500.00 19,661.00 19,661.00 32.50%
33 #60936 De Baecque and Associes Library of Monsieur L. and others - Illustrated books of the twentieth century - Regionalism - Old books June 6, 2019 June 13, 2019 249 171 68.67% EUR 1.11 32,540.00 46,330.00 63,650.00 55,340.14 62,534.38 86.94%
34 #75 AntiquarianAuctions.com Books - Internet Bidstart 5/30 June 6, 2019 June 13, 2019 479 172 35.91% USD 1.0 36,355.00 43,630.00 135,170.00 35,306.00 35,306.00 26.12%
35 #60519 Alaska Auction Prints, Books June 5, 2019 June 13, 2019 75 75 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,276.93 3,276.94
36 #60935 De Baecque and Associes Library of Monsieur L. and others - Illustrated books of the twentieth century - Regionalism - Old books June 5, 2019 June 13, 2019 387 284 73.39% EUR 1.11 35,740.00 51,650.00 69,850.00 57,792.99 65,306.24 82.74%
37 #53019 Chiswick Auctions Autographs and Memorabilia May 30, 2019 June 12, 2019 266 164 61.65% GBP 1.25 50,700.00 71,430.00 136,260.00 67,062.50 85,169.66 49.22%
38 #53019 Pandolfini Books, Manuscripts and Autographs May 30, 2019 June 13, 2019 236 165 69.92% EUR 1.11 84,360.00 118,040.00 188,580.00 150,100.00 169,613.00 79.59%
39 #52919 Chiswick Auctions Books and Works on Paper May 29, 2019 June 12, 2019 307 189 61.56% GBP 1.25 86,760.00 124,390.00 254,740.00 106,520.55 135,281.34 41.82%
40 #52219 Alaska Auction Posters and Advertisements, Prints May 22, 2019 June 13, 2019 34 34 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 662.40 662.46
41 #41619 PosterConnection Inc. Spring Sale - Affordable Posters April 16, 2019 June 13, 2019 412 175 42.48% USD 1.0 77,900.00 16,540.00 38,120.00 24,369.50 24,369.50 63.93%
  • <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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