• <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> WETZEL, CHARLES M. American Fishing Books. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> BISSELL, ALFRED E., <i>In Pursuit of Salar.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> <i>The Settler and Sportsman in Anticosti.</i> $400 to $600
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> CARLETON, HENRY GUY, <i>Advice to Young Anglers.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> ROBINSON, ROLAND EVANS, <i>Forest and Stream Fables. By Awahsoose the Bear.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SAWADA, KEN, <i>The Art of the Classic Salmon Fly.</i> $300 to $500
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>The Evolution of Trout and Trout Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>Trout Fly-Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jean de Mandeville, <i>Reysen und Wanderschafften durch das Gelobte Land,</i> Strassburg, 1488. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> José González Cabrera Bueno, <i>Navegación Especulativa, y Práctica,</i> Manila, 1734. Sold for $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. Sold for $65,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Louise Bourgeois, <i>He Disappeared Into Complete Silence,</i> portfolio with complete text & 9 engravings, 1947. Sold for $413,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Erich Maria Remarque, <i>All Quiet on the Western Front,</i> first American edition, Boston, 1929. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sir William Russell Flint, gouache & watercolor illustration for Homer's <i>Odyssey,</i> 1924. Sold for $22,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Kurt Vonnegut, archive of 12 letters, signed to his family, 6 illustrated, 1930s-40s. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan,</i> first edition, presentation copy, signed & inscribed, London, 1893. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>St. Moritz,</i> 1918. Sold for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> R.J. Waters, 3 panoramas of the San Francisco earthquake & fire, 1906. Sold for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Album with 200 cartes-de-visite, including images by Felice Beato, John Thompson & F.W. Sutton, Japan & China, 1863-69. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. Sold for $40,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s New York<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts Online<br>Ending December 17</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies…</i> The Second Impression. 1632. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> GEORGE CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON. “Curzon Tiger Hunt.” [India: circa 1901]. 120 albumen photographs. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> (CASSADY, NEAL). Kerouac, Jack. <i>On the Road.</i> New York: Viking Press, 1957. Inscribed. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> VEGA, JOSEPH PENSO DE LA. <i>Confusion de Confusiones. Dialogos curiosos entre un Philosopho agudo, un Mercader discrete...</i> Amsterdam, 1688. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> RACKHAM, ARTHUR — [WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE]. "The Moon Like to a Silver Bow New-Bent in Heaven," original illustration for <i>A Midsummer Night's Dream.</i> $12,000 to $18,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
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Aspire Auctions: Online Sale: Prints - Internet bidstart 10/27

Auction Reports

Auction Name Online Sale: Prints - Internet bidstart 10/27 Total Sales (USD) 36,113.30
Auction Date 11/04/2017 - 11/04/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 26,150.00
Sale Number #366 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 50,700.00
Total Lots 46
Sold Lots 46 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 26,150.00
% of Lots Sold 100.00% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 50,700.00
Unsold Lots 0 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 71.23%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
129 Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864-1901)

"La Revue Blanche" (Adriani 130, Delteil 355, Wittrock P16B),

1895 USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 11,800.00
144 Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)

"L'aigle, la Laie et la Chatte" (The Eagle, the Wild Sow, and the Cat), from "Jean de La Fontaine Fables"

1952 USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,563.50
152 Tamara de Lempicka (Polish, 1898–1980)

"Lady in Lace"

1972 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,563.50
135 John Marin (American, 1870-1953)

"Downtown, the El"

1921 USD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,416.00
133 Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954)

"Danseuse Bleue" from "The Blue Nudes"

1952 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 1,191.80
134 Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954)

"Danseuse Bleue" from "The Blue Nudes"

1952 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 1,062.00
139 Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)

"Le Vieux Roi (The Old King)" from series "Le Patrioté at Nice"

1959 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 914.50
189 Bernard Buffet (French, 1928-1999)

"Le Jardin de L'Eveche, Notre Dame"

1968 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 908.60
165 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"The Overseer" from Ivanhoe suite,

1977 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 826.00
156 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"The Laurels of Happiness" from "After 50 Years of Surrealism" Suite,

1974 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 796.50
142 Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963)

"Marine Noire"

ca 1960 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 708.00
163 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"The Vision of the angel of Cup Creus (The Thumb)"

1979 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 684.40
167 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"I went down to the garden of nuts to see the fruits...." from "Song of Songs of Solomon"

1971 USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 660.80
149 Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978)

"Catching the Big One"

1978 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 625.40
161 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"Le Corbeau et le Renard (The raven and the fox)" from "Le Bestiarire de La Fontaine"

1974 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 625.40
174 John McCrady (American, 1911-1968)

"Swing Low Sweet Chariot"

1941 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 613.60
162 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"Le Coch et le Mouche (The coach and the fly)" from "Le Bestiarire de La Fontaine"

1974 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 601.80
126 Mary Cassatt (American, 1844-1926)

“Margot Wearing a Bonnet”,

1902, 1923 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 590.00
158 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"Les Chants de Maldoror" by "Comte de Lautreamont".

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 590.00
157 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"A Shattering Entrance to the USA" from "After 50 Years of Surrealism"

1974 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 578.20
159 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"Les Animaux Malades de la Peste (The animals ill with the plague)" from "Le Bestiarire de La Fontaine"

1974 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 519.20
160 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"Le Cerf Malade (The sick deer)" from "Le Bestiarire de La Fontaine"

1974 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 507.40
164 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

"King Richard (King of Swords)" from Ivanhoe suite,

1977 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 495.60
132 Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954)

"Femme bleue assise 4 (Seated Blue Nude 4)" from "The Blue Nudes"

1952 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 495.00
170 Victor Vasarely (French, 1908-1997)

"Zebras"

1989 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 483.80
  • <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> KNIGHT, HILARY. The Original Portrait of Eloise that Hung at the Plaza Hotel. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> WARHOL, ANDY. "Iced Lemon Delight," an Original Watercolor Presented to Hilary Knight's cat, Phoebe $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SENDAK, MAURICE. <i>Where the Wild Things Are.</i> PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED with drawing to Hilary Knight in the month following publication. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> NOLAND, KENNETH. Original circle painting, untitled, acrylic and ink on cloth, for cover of monograph $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC. <i>Histoires Naturelles,</i> 1899. With 22 original lithographs. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>A Collection of Poems,</i> [1711]. The first authoritative and complete collected Sonnets.$15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> LONDON, JACK. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> 1903. First edition, first state jacket. $2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> FROST, ROBERT. Autograph Manuscript of "Build Soil," 12 pp, 1932-1936. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> GOULD, GLENN. Glenn Gould's extensively annotated copy of Bach's Goldberg Variations $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> PLATH, SYLVIA. EARLY Autograph Letter Signed, about her beginnings as a writer, Northampton, MA, 1951. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> HOUDINI, HARRY. A collection of 11 cast iron shackle and lock items from Houdini's personal collection. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> M4 ENGIMA MACHINE, with very rare RARE HYDRA KEY ENVELOPE. $400,000 to 600,000
  • <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> LÉOPOLD II of Belgium. Autograph letter signed to Ferdinand de Lesseps. (Brusselss, 30th of August 1881. € 500 / 600
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Unique collection of c. 280 satirical postcards on Léopold II of Belgium.<br>€ 3.000 / 3.500
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Horae, use of Rouen, c. 1475.<br>€ 22.000 / 30.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> <i>Sensuyt la tresplaisante hystoire du preux et vaillant Guerin de Montglaue</i> [...]. € 6.000 / 8.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> SCUTENAIRE, Louis. <i>Mes inscriptions.</i> 1945-1963. € 1.000 / 1.200
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Études Gèographiques [puzzle].<br>€ 70 / 100
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Unique series of fifty 19th-c. Persian miniatures. € 1.500 / 2.500
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> SIXTUS IV. <i>De sanguine Christi et De potentia Dei,</i> 1474. € 4.500 / 6.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Joan Miró, lithographies. € 200 / 300
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> MERIAN, Anna Maria Sibylla. [Metamorphosis of a brown butterfly]. € 4.000 / 5.000
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