• <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 #513 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Modern Literature & First Editions, Children's, Private Press & Illustrated Books June 20, 2019 June 21, 2019 294 262 89.12% GBP 1.25 91,790.00 135,570.00 148,670.00 244,440.00 310,438.80 164.42%
2 #2514 Swann Galleries The Pride Sale June 20, 2019 June 21, 2019 275 202 73.45% USD 1.0 496,060.00 749,190.00 1,286,290.00 945,260.00 945,260.00 73.49%
3 #1637 Freemans Books, Maps and Manuscripts June 20, 2019 June 21, 2019 516 419 81.20% USD 1.0 226,110.00 352,555.00 437,335.00 387,663.00 387,663.00 88.64%
4 #559 RR Auction Apollo 11: 50th Anniversary - Online bidstart 6/13 June 20, 2019 June 21, 2019 555 407 73.33% USD 1.0 596,200.00 852,350.00 1,604,250.00 952,887.50 952,887.50 59.40%
5 #923 Morton Subastas Graphic Art - Prints June 20, 2019 June 21, 2019 259 102 39.38% MXN 0.05 1,716,000.00 2,624,000.00 6,293,000.00 2,237,400.00 111,870.00 35.55%
6 #726 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents June 19, 2019 June 21, 2019 477 442 92.66% GBP 1.25 135,990.00 204,271.00 221,421.00 324,954.00 412,691.58 146.76%
7 #1636 Freemans The Collection of Victor Niederhoffer June 19, 2019 June 21, 2019 54 53 98.15% USD 1.0 82,900.00 128,700.00 140,700.00 160,899.00 160,899.00 114.36%
8 #562 Lyon and Turnbull Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photographs June 19, 2019 June 21, 2019 474 361 76.16% GBP 1.25 150,350.00 217,870.00 287,420.00 227,080.00 288,391.60 79.01%
9 #191925 Heritage Auctions Monthly Photographs Online - bidstart 5/29 June 19, 2019 June 20, 2019 83 49 59.04% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 37,077.75 37,077.75
10 #17584 Christies Icons of Glamour and Style : The Constantiner Collection June 19, 2019 June 21, 2019 92 75 81.52% EUR 1.11 1,742,600.00 2,564,000.00 2,851,000.00 2,643,625.00 2,987,296.25 92.73%
11 #921 Morton Subastas BOOKS OF PHOTOGRAPHY, ART AND MOTORSPORTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ING. DON LORENZO ZAMBRANO June 18, 2019 June 21, 2019 396 285 71.97% MXN 0.05 855,000.00 1,157,000.00 1,640,500.00 1,239,720.00 61,986.00 75.57%
12 #IT127 Potomack Company Japanese Print Collection June 18, 2019 June 21, 2019 53 47 88.68% USD 1.0 15,575.00 23,325.00 25,500.00 17,706.25 17,706.25 69.44%
13 #1204 Robert Siegel Galleries Worldwide Postal History June 18, 2019 June 21, 2019 1155 1056 91.43% USD 1.0 549,000.00 779,805.00 831,055.00 1,602,569.80 1,602,569.80 192.84%
14 #19jj03 Doyle New York Travel and Sports in Africa: The Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson June 18, 2019 June 20, 2019 400 293 73.25% USD 1.0 42,430.00 67,610.00 84,330.00 57,525.00 57,525.00 68.21%
15 #pf1903 Sothebys Books and Manuscripts June 18, 2019 June 21, 2019 194 109 56.19% EUR 1.11 668,100.00 932,100.00 1,490,600.00 1,070,626.00 1,209,807.38 71.83%
16 #141925 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/11 June 18, 2019 June 20, 2019 425 415 97.65% USD 1.0 62,661.00 90,154.00 96,074.00 73,102.20 73,102.20 76.09%
17 #281925 Heritage Auctions Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 6/11 June 18, 2019 June 20, 2019 187 187 100.00% USD 1.0 30,295.00 42,310.00 42,310.00 42,381.20 42,381.20 100.17%
18 #25914 ALDE Ancient and 19th Century Books June 17, 2019 June 21, 2019 441 237 53.74% EUR 1.11 142,400.00 186,930.00 357,750.00 260,298.75 294,137.46 72.76%
19 #61619 Clars Auction Gallery Prints, Books June 16, 2019 June 21, 2019 44 35 79.55% USD 1.0 51,600.00 81,000.00 105,300.00 49,891.75 49,891.75 47.38%
20 #121924 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/9 June 16, 2019 June 18, 2019 1024 1021 99.71% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 368,617.40 368,617.40
21 #161924 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/9 June 16, 2019 June 18, 2019 509 502 98.62% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 57,655.60 57,655.60
22 #151924 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/19 June 16, 2019 June 18, 2019 206 206 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 35,093.20 35,093.20
23 #7207 Heritage Auctions Animation Art June 15, 2019 June 18, 2019 1289 1282 99.46% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,067,795.40 2,067,795.40
24 #61519 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper June 15, 2019 June 18, 2019 189 154 81.48% USD 1.0 54,850.00 104,700.00 119,700.00 32,967.00 32,967.00 27.54%
25 #61519 Clars Auction Gallery Prints, Books June 15, 2019 June 21, 2019 123 87 70.73% USD 1.0 12,800.00 23,500.00 32,150.00 18,727.70 18,727.70 58.25%
26 #817 Leland Little Auctions Important Summer Auction - Prints and Books June 15, 2019 June 19, 2019 30 29 96.67% USD 1.0 22,800.00 40,800.00 44,800.00 47,583.50 47,583.50 106.21%
27 #61519 Santa Fe Art Auction An Earlier West: Books, Prints + Pamphlets June 15, 2019 June 19, 2019 96 68 70.83% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 27,696.00 27,696.00
28 #59607 Vermot de Pas Posters June 14, 2019 June 18, 2019 199 142 71.36% EUR 1.11 33,470.00 45,870.00 58,970.00 63,239.40 70,828.21 107.24%
29 #96928 Binoche et Giquello Ancient and Modern Books June 14, 2019 June 18, 2019 372 201 54.03% EUR 1.11 690,450.00 941,650.00 1,333,050.00 1,131,416.00 1,267,185.92 84.87%
30 #1782 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Books and Ephemera - Day 2 June 14, 2019 June 18, 2019 198 128 64.65% GBP 1.25 8,480.00 11,355.00 23,255.00 14,803.20 18,651.98 63.66%
31 #1906 Arenberg Auctions Books, Prints, Photographs June 14, 2019 June 18, 2019 1210 819 67.69% EUR 1.11 394,235.00 526,265.00 991,275.00 787,968.75 882,525.00 79.49%
32 #720 Aste Bolaffi Rare Books and Autographs June 13, 2019 June 19, 2019 709 524 73.91% EUR 1.11 0.00 0.00 0.00 419,224.00 469,565.87
33 #940 Eldreds Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints, Books, etc. June 13, 2019 June 18, 2019 81 39 48.15% USD 1.0 10,740.00 16,890.00 33,610.00 11,399.00 11,399.00 33.92%
34 #455 Il Ponte Photographs June 13, 2019 June 18, 2019 133 80 60.15% EUR 1.11 61,550.00 87,640.00 137,240.00 84,812.50 94,990.00 61.80%
35 #1781 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Books, Maps, Prints and Ephemera June 13, 2019 June 18, 2019 690 441 63.91% GBP 1.25 51,920.00 69,000.00 131,175.00 52,915.20 66,673.21 40.34%
36 #61005 Ader Photographs June 13, 2019 June 18, 2019 375 175 46.67% EUR 1.11 181,530.00 260,470.00 676,240.00 332,172.00 372,032.64 49.12%
37 #97146 Pierre Berge and Associes Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs June 12, 2019 June 18, 2019 47 24 51.06% EUR 1.11 33,250.00 44,600.00 158,700.00 84,890.00 95,076.80 53.49%
38 #61219 Lion Heart Autographs WWII ‘Great Escape’ POW Diary & 175 GREAT Autographs in Art, History, Literature, Music & Science June 12, 2019 June 19, 2019 176 128 72.73% USD 1.0 147,300.00 189,800.00 324,350.00 159,050.00 159,050.00 49.04%
39 #61219 Hôtel des Ventes Mosan Rare Books, Prints June 12, 2019 June 19, 2019 33 27 81.82% EUR 1.11 18,631.50 29,150.00 32,260.00 33,366.00 37,369.92 103.43%
40 #114 Winner's Auctions Ltd Seforim, Chabad, Eretz Yisrael and Zionism, Postcards and Photographs, Art, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Holocaust and refugees June 5, 2019 June 21, 2019 459 300 65.36% USD 1.0 87,490.00 126,140.00 200,460.00 102,285.00 102,285.00 51.03%
  • <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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