• <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 #679 PBA Galleries Art and Illustration July 25, 2019 July 26, 2019 447 293 65.55% USD 1.0 113,090.00 182,000.00 262,200.00 111,660.00 111,660.00 42.59%
2 #2110 Forum Auctions Artsy: Urban Jungle July 25, 2019 July 26, 2019 66 36 54.55% GBP 1.25 15,530.00 22,390.00 42,440.00 21,567.00 26,958.75 50.82%
3 #728 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents July 24, 2019 July 26, 2019 477 416 87.21% GBP 1.25 102,900.00 153,710.00 179,330.00 195,804.00 244,755.00 109.19%
4 #16398 Christies Photographs: New York, New York - Online bidstart 7/16 July 24, 2019 July 26, 2019 34 22 64.71% USD 1.0 82,000.00 125,000.00 202,000.00 76,375.00 76,375.00 37.81%
5 #2108 Forum Auctions Select Modern and Contemporary Editions July 24, 2019 July 26, 2019 199 119 59.80% GBP 1.25 24,730.00 37,790.00 86,410.00 33,156.50 41,445.73 38.37%
6 #72419 Cowans Auctions American History Timed Online Auction - bidstart 7/11 July 24, 2019 July 26, 2019 240 216 90.00% USD 1.0 56,875.00 95,574.00 103,924.00 83,293.00 83,293.00 80.15%
7 #281930 Heritage Auctions Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 7/16 July 23, 2019 July 24, 2019 175 175 100.00% USD 1.0 28,365.00 38,765.00 38,765.00 34,668.40 34,668.40 89.43%
8 #3269B Skinner The Mystic Collection: Early Books July 23, 2019 July 26, 2019 230 227 98.70% USD 1.0 305,200.00 449,650.00 463,150.00 614,919.00 614,919.00 132.77%
9 #141930 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/16 July 23, 2019 July 24, 2019 348 346 99.43% USD 1.0 53,916.00 78,699.00 79,649.00 66,346.80 66,346.80 83.30%
10 #59610 Vermot de Pas 50th Anniversary Sale of the First Man on the Moon July 21, 2019 July 25, 2019 362 78 21.55% EUR 1.11 40,000.00 54,400.00 288,250.00 55,225.80 61,852.88 19.16%
11 #121929 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/14 July 21, 2019 July 23, 2019 1139 1134 99.56% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 416,614.60 416,614.60
12 #161929 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 7/14 July 21, 2019 July 23, 2019 520 506 97.31% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 47,460.00 47,460.00
13 #151929 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/23 July 21, 2019 July 23, 2019 330 329 99.70% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 106,837.20 106,837.20
14 #N10096 Sothebys Space Exploration July 20, 2019 July 23, 2019 134 129 96.27% USD 1.0 742,000.00 1,131,500.00 1,310,500.00 2,592,625.00 2,592,625.00 197.83%
15 #72019 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper July 20, 2019 July 23, 2019 190 157 82.63% USD 1.0 44,125.00 90,100.00 107,600.00 29,832.00 29,832.00 27.72%
16 #7201 Heritage Auctions Entertainment & Music Memorabilia July 20, 2019 July 23, 2019 835 659 78.92% USD 1.0 1,213,222.40 1,822,333.60 2,422,525.60 1,934,237.25 1,934,237.25 79.84%
17 #853 Leland Little Auctions Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs July 20, 2019 July 24, 2019 100 100 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 28,815.60 28,815.60
18 #N10098 Sothebys Contemporary Prints and Multiples - online bidstart 7/11 July 19, 2019 July 23, 2019 63 49 77.78% USD 1.0 232,600.00 339,800.00 501,800.00 369,687.00 369,687.00 73.67%
19 #25599 Bonhams Stonewall@50 - Online bidstart 6/27 July 19, 2019 July 25, 2019 127 60 47.24% USD 1.0 182,800.00 270,600.00 533,500.00 309,380.00 309,380.00 57.99%
20 #71919 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/12 July 19, 2019 July 23, 2019 104 89 85.58% EUR 1.11 5,920.00 7,050.00 11,930.00 12,225.44 13,692.53 102.48%
21 #71919 Brunk Auctions Emporium Auction - Books, Prints July 19, 2019 July 24, 2019 33 28 84.85% USD 1.0 6,400.00 11,650.00 13,750.00 12,922.00 12,922.00 93.98%
22 #100295 OSENAT Automobilia Online Sale - bidstart 7/11 July 18, 2019 July 25, 2019 38 15 39.47% EUR 1.11 2,570.00 4,280.00 11,690.00 3,407.10 3,815.96 29.15%
23 #12481 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Selections from the Collection of Elaine G. Weitzen July 18, 2019 July 24, 2019 29 29 100.00% USD 1.0 10,190.00 16,110.00 16,110.00 10,196.70 10,196.70 63.29%
24 #2109 Forum Auctions Online Sale: F.A. Hayek: the remaining archives of the celebrated economist and Nobel laureate July 18, 2019 July 24, 2019 21 19 90.48% GBP 1.25 24,000.00 35,950.00 35,950.00 36,583.00 45,728.76 101.76%
25 #561 RR Auction Olympics - Posters, Tickets, Prints - online bidstart 7/11 July 18, 2019 July 24, 2019 39 20 51.28% USD 1.0 8,200.00 12,400.00 46,100.00 11,772.50 11,772.50 25.54%
26 #50015 Heritage Auctions Summer Sports Card Catalogue Auction July 18, 2019 July 23, 2019 2248 2240 99.64% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 8,337,306.40 8,337,306.40
27 #530 Winter Associates Estate Items from Old Lyme and Massachusetts - Prints, Books July 15, 2019 July 23, 2019 32 24 75.00% USD 1.0 4,900.00 8,675.00 11,075.00 7,620.00 7,620.00 68.80%
28 #71519 Holabird Kagin Americana Summer Americana Auction - Session 5: Bargains and Dealer Specials July 15, 2019 July 23, 2019 1420 957 67.39% USD 1.0 62,541.00 116,655.00 167,935.00 37,295.80 37,295.80 22.21%
29 #71519 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/5 July 15, 2019 July 23, 2019 55 46 83.64% EUR 1.11 7,910.00 10,220.00 22,590.00 11,453.72 12,828.17 50.70%
30 #71419 National Book Auctions Aviation, Easton, Atlases, Socialism, 17th Century, etc. July 14, 2019 July 24, 2019 167 167 100.00% USD 1.0 16,610.00 37,700.00 37,700.00 13,207.00 13,207.23 35.03%
31 #71419 Holabird Kagin Americana Summer Americana Auction - Session 4: Mining, Pt.2; Railroad, Transportation July 14, 2019 July 23, 2019 764 489 64.01% USD 1.0 59,545.00 106,855.00 176,460.00 41,184.50 41,184.50 23.34%
32 #71419 Catawiki B. V. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/5 July 14, 2019 July 23, 2019 35 18 51.43% EUR 1.11 820.00 1,050.00 5,410.00 1,297.10 1,452.74 23.98%
33 #71319 Case Antiques, Inc. Historic Summer Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction - Books, Prints, Advertising July 13, 2019 July 24, 2019 90 87 96.67% USD 1.0 64,450.00 78,550.00 79,750.00 133,590.00 133,590.00 167.51%
34 #153 Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers Numismatic Literature July 13, 2019 July 23, 2019 499 369 73.95% USD 1.0 144,970.00 144,970.00 198,480.00 178,447.25 178,447.85 89.91%
35 #71319 Holabird Kagin Americana Summer Americana Auction - Session 3: Minerals, Mining July 13, 2019 July 23, 2019 785 513 65.35% USD 1.0 106,940.00 197,800.00 308,461.00 99,409.65 99,409.65 32.23%
36 #71219 Holabird Kagin Americana Summer Americana Auction - Session 2: General Americana Pt.2; Numismatics July 12, 2019 July 23, 2019 354 193 54.52% USD 1.0 32,385.00 61,050.00 127,490.00 30,282.20 30,282.20 23.75%
37 #71119 Holabird Kagin Americana Summer Americana Auction - Session 1: Native Americana, General Americana July 11, 2019 July 23, 2019 522 263 50.38% USD 1.0 43,855.00 80,630.00 236,725.00 34,937.75 34,937.75 14.76%
38 #71119 Alaska Auction Prints, Books July 11, 2019 July 23, 2019 10 8 80.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 158.13 158.14
39 #71019 Alaska Auction Prints, Books July 10, 2019 July 23, 2019 21 18 85.71% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,979.00 3,978.99
40 #62419 Cowans Auctions American History Timed Online Auction - bidstart 6/13 June 24, 2019 July 26, 2019 334 248 74.25% USD 1.0 63,450.00 109,200.00 142,250.00 89,065.00 89,065.00 62.61%
  • <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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