• <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.
  • <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.
  • <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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1 #73119 Nye & Company Auctioneers Estate Treasures - Fine Art Prints, Books July 31, 2019 August 2, 2019 91 52 57.14% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 32,098.00 32,098.00
2 #281931 Heritage Auctions Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 723 July 30, 2019 July 31, 2019 182 182 100.00% USD 1.0 27,190.00 37,335.00 37,335.00 30,851.20 30,851.20 82.63%
3 #76 Alexander Historical Auctions Summer Auction offering WWII/WWI and historical autographs and ephemera. July 30, 2019 August 2, 2019 1473 1146 77.80% USD 1.0 353,600.00 494,250.00 728,170.00 474,098.00 474,098.00 65.11%
4 #IT129 Potomack Company Prints and Books - online only July 30, 2019 August 2, 2019 22 14 63.64% USD 1.0 4,150.00 7,050.00 10,900.00 3,800.00 3,800.00 34.86%
5 #925 Morton Subastas Books and Intervention Documents July 30, 2019 August 2, 2019 275 88 32.00% MXN 0.05 982,000.00 1,240,000.00 4,051,000.00 982,300.00 49,115.06 24.25%
6 #141931 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/23 July 30, 2019 July 31, 2019 392 389 99.23% USD 1.0 59,712.00 89,743.00 91,963.00 67,489.80 67,489.80 73.39%
7 #1931 Bruun Rasmussen Prints July 29, 2019 August 2, 2019 46 41 89.13% EUR 1.11 24,085.00 26,660.00 31,260.00 29,242.50 32,459.21 93.55%
8 #72819 National Book Auctions Aviation, Catholic, Kennedy, 17th Century, Magazines, etc. July 28, 2019 August 2, 2019 101 101 100.00% USD 1.0 8,190.00 21,300.00 21,300.00 7,185.13 7,185.34 33.73%
9 #121930 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/21 July 28, 2019 July 31, 2019 1064 1060 99.62% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 365,081.80 365,081.80
10 #151930 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/30 July 28, 2019 July 30, 2019 229 228 99.56% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 55,352.20 55,352.20
11 #111 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles Collectibles July 27, 2019 August 1, 2019 439 305 69.48% USD 1.0 289,575.00 289,575.00 402,725.00 318,768.00 318,768.00 79.15%
12 #74 Potter and Potter Auctions Pop Culture July 27, 2019 August 1, 2019 637 560 87.91% USD 1.0 116,745.00 185,510.00 206,820.00 176,598.00 176,598.00 85.39%
13 #72719 Dirk Soulis Auctions Fine Art, Antiques and Collectors Items July 27, 2019 July 31, 2019 32 30 93.75% USD 1.0 4,250.00 6,600.00 7,000.00 4,717.75 4,717.75 67.40%
14 #7194 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters July 27, 2019 July 30, 2019 831 803 96.63% USD 1.0 1,251,500.00 2,502,600.00 2,579,200.00 1,974,865.00 1,974,865.00 76.57%
15 #72719 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper July 27, 2019 July 30, 2019 189 161 85.19% USD 1.0 43,700.00 92,400.00 110,700.00 33,330.00 33,330.00 30.11%
16 #72619 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - internet bidstart 7/19 July 26, 2019 July 30, 2019 104 87 83.65% EUR 1.11 6,015.00 8,245.00 15,495.00 11,095.11 12,315.65 71.60%
17 #3275M Skinner Country Americana - Books and Prints July 25, 2019 August 1, 2019 23 18 78.26% USD 1.0 3,950.00 6,050.00 8,350.00 5,920.00 5,920.00 70.90%
18 #934 Eldreds The Marine Sale - Books, Log Books, and Prints July 25, 2019 July 31, 2019 35 16 45.71% USD 1.0 33,000.00 51,400.00 198,750.00 29,982.50 29,982.50 15.09%
19 #2117 Forum Auctions Books and Works on Paper July 25, 2019 August 2, 2019 261 235 90.04% GBP 1.25 36,170.00 52,190.00 61,550.00 100,001.00 122,001.39 162.47%
20 #72519 Alaska Auction Prints, Fur Rondy memorabilia July 25, 2019 July 31, 2019 26 19 73.08% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 646.88 646.87
21 #115 Winner's Auctions Ltd Seforim, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Chabad, Manuscripts, Art from Israel, Important historic documents July 24, 2019 July 31, 2019 248 173 69.76% USD 1.0 471,950.00 591,450.00 1,015,450.00 475,568.20 475,568.20 46.83%
22 #72419 Alaska Auction Currency, framed prints July 24, 2019 July 31, 2019 25 9 36.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 224.25 224.23
23 #72419 Dirk Soulis Auctions Railroadiana and Autographs July 24, 2019 July 31, 2019 131 89 67.94% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 12,774.65 12,774.65
24 #72319 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals Eclectic Variety - Books, Prints July 23, 2019 July 30, 2019 175 172 98.29% USD 1.0 15,530.00 31,290.00 31,570.00 31,010.40 31,010.40 98.23%
25 #72219 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 7/12 July 22, 2019 July 30, 2019 73 60 82.19% EUR 1.11 9,930.00 13,100.00 19,080.00 14,209.24 15,772.29 74.47%
26 #72119 Catawiki B. V. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/12 July 21, 2019 July 30, 2019 34 12 35.29% EUR 1.11 11,250.00 14,750.00 76,480.00 12,797.69 14,205.44 16.73%
27 #72019 Catawiki B. V. Art and Photography - Online bidstart 7/12 July 20, 2019 July 30, 2019 20 10 50.00% EUR 1.11 5,380.00 6,400.00 12,935.00 6,495.31 7,209.80 50.21%
28 #72019 Guernseys A Century at Sea - A Comprehensive Maritime Auction - Day 2 July 20, 2019 July 30, 2019 123 94 76.42% USD 1.0 72,725.00 107,600.00 141,700.00 41,919.20 41,919.20 29.58%
29 #71919 Guernseys A Century at Sea - A Comprehensive Maritime Auction July 19, 2019 July 30, 2019 100 59 59.00% USD 1.0 27,850.00 39,900.00 58,575.00 13,115.00 13,115.00 22.39%
30 #76 AntiquarianAuctions.com Rare Books - Internet bidstart 7/11 July 18, 2019 July 30, 2019 509 146 28.68% USD 1.0 30,420.00 37,015.00 140,060.00 26,901.00 26,901.00 19.21%
31 #71319 North American Auction Company Montana's Largest Western Antique & Collector Sale. July 13, 2019 July 30, 2019 81 73 90.12% USD 1.0 21,950.00 49,550.00 58,250.00 23,124.00 23,124.00 39.70%
  • <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
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