• <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> FIRE OF LONDON. A True Pourtraict with a Brief Description Of that Deplorable Fire of London. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MATHER, INCREASE. A Brief History of the Warr With the Indians in New-England. Sold for US$ 45,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> SALEM WITCH TRIALS. Manuscript Document variously signed. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> REVERE, PAUL. The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King-Street Boston. Sold for US$ 100,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> LEXINGTON AND CONCORD. Bloody Butchery by the British Troops. Sold for US$ 118,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. The New-England Chronicle. Sold for US$ 257,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. By the President of the United States. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> BASEBALL. Boston Union Athletic Exhibition Company Grounds. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MCCLELLAND, GEORGE WILLIAM. Eniac-Birth Certificate of Computer Age. 1880-1955. Typed Letter Signed. Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium.
  • <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.First edition, first issue in a near fine jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, first issue.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Jack Kerouac. On the Road. New York: Viking, 1957. First edition, presentation copy.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>JRR Tolkien. The Hobbit. London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1937. First edition, fine copy in jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Vladimir Nabokov. Lolita. Paris: the Olympia Press, 1955. First edition presentation copy inscribed on the half-title.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1947. Inscribed by Tennesee Williams and Director Elia Kazan with additional inscriptions or signatures by all the cast members.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>T.S. Eliot. The Waste Land. Richmond, Surrey: Printed and published by Leonard and Virignia Woolf, 1923. First English edition, nscribed to Eliot’s patroness Lady Mary Lilian Rothermere.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. Three Stories and Ten Poems. Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923. A mint first edition presentation copy of Hemingway’s landmark first book.
    <b>Sotheby's New York, 1 April 2014: </b> A Modern Library: The Gordon Waldorf Collection.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>William Faulkner. Light in August. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First edition inscribed to Myrtle Ramey.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>James Joyce. Ulysses. Paris: Shakespeare & Co, 1922. First edition, one of 150 press-numbered copies on vergé d’Arches.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First edition with jacket in fine condition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Dashiell Hammett. The Thin Man. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, MCMXXXIV. First American edition. A presentation copy inscribed.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Raymond Chandler. Farewell, My Lovely. New York: Knopf, 1940. First edition presentation copy, being a copy that Chandler originally retained, inscribed on the front endpaper.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1951. First edition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange. London: Heinemann, 1962. First edition and a rare presentation copy inscribed by the author.
  • <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> DALI, BRETON, V. HUGO and GALA. <i>Surrealist portrait of Lenin</i>. 1932. Cadavre exquis signed by all four. On a postcard addressed to René Char. Estimate €15,000-20,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> CELINE. <i>Voyage au bout de la nuit</i>. One of 20 copies on vélin d’Arches, inscribed to Roland Saucier and a binding by A. Cerutti. Estimate €80,000-120,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> PROUST. <i>Autograph letter to Gaston Gallimard</i>, about the Jeunes filles en fleurs and his dreyffusian past. December 21, 1919. 4 pages. Estimate €10,000-15,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> REVERDY. <i>La Lucarne ovale. 1916</i>. First edition. One of 6 copies on Japan paper. Binding by Jean de Gonet. With a letter by Pierre Albert-Birot. Estimate €28,000-35,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> STENDHAL. <i>Histoire de la Peinture en Italie</i>. 1817. First edition, inscribed to count Kosakowsky.<br>Estimate €20,000-30,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> BAUDELAIRE. Théophile Gautier. 1859. Exceptional copy with contemporary binding, inscribed to Edouard Manet.<br>Estimate €40,000-60,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> OVIDIUS. [<i>Complete works</i>]. Venice, Aldus, 1502-1503. 17th cent. vellum. Estimate €3,000-5,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> GIEGHER. <i>Le Tre trattati</i>. Padova, 1639. Contemporary binding. Estimate €8,000-12,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> ROLEWINCK. <i>Fasciculus temporum</i>. Lyon, Huss, 1496. From the Seillières collection. Estimate €4,000-6,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> AMUS. <i>32 autograph letters to Liliane Choucroun</i>. 1936-1952.<br>Estimate €60,000-80,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> LA FONTAINE. <i>Fables</i>. 1668. Morocco by Bedford. First collective edition. Estimate €6,000-8,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> ROUAULT. <i>Cirque de l’étoile filante</i>. Ambroise Vollard, 1938. Fine binding by Creuzevault. Copy on Japon Impérial. Estimate €30,000-50,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop</b>. 30th anniversary catalogue of landmark rare books, autographs and manuscripts, and historical photographs of all ages.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. <i>The Federalist</i> (1788). An important association copy in original boards, untrimmed.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i> (1687).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Important Age of Discovery manuscript (1512) with Christopher Columbus content.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Shakespeare's <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. John Rockefeller. Ambrotype, the earliest known photograph of Rockefeller.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Muybridge, <i>Animal Locomotion</i> (1887) subscriber's copy.

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1 #36090 Bloomsbury Auctions Library of a Gentleman November 7, 2013 November 8, 2013 338 338 100.00% GBP 1.65 295,390.00 419,150.00 419,150.00 587,561.00 945,973.21 140.18%
2 #110713 Dominic Winter Book Auctions The Collector's Sale: Aviation and Transport Memorabilia November 7, 2013 November 8, 2013 230 141 61.30% GBP 1.65 59,200.00 89,310.00 154,730.00 147,612.38 237,655.99 95.40%
3 #20623 Bloomsbury Auctions Military Books November 6, 2013 November 8, 2013 80 62 77.50% GBP 1.65 9,670.00 13,610.00 22,090.00 20,832.00 70,410.13 94.31%
4 #3559 Christies Old Books, Art Books, Manuscripts November 6, 2013 November 8, 2013 157 116 73.89% EUR 1.38 1,128,000.00 1,578,000.00 1,928,000.00 1,795,625.00 2,424,093.75 93.13%
5 #462 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Fine Books and Manuscripts November 6, 2013 November 8, 2013 410 367 89.51% USD 1.0 255,690.00 409,810.00 464,660.00 414,775.25 414,775.25 89.26%
6 #21129 Bonhams Sports Memorabilia November 6, 2013 November 8, 2013 138 114 82.61% GBP 1.65 38,720.00 55,020.00 74,040.00 51,858.00 83,491.38 70.04%
7 #110613 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents VINTAGE & CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY November 6, 2013 November 8, 2013 611 525 85.92% GBP 1.65 115,710.00 172,500.00 217,930.00 255,538.80 411,417.74 117.26%
8 #2329 Swann Galleries The Armory Show at 100 -Prints November 5, 2013 November 8, 2013 229 150 65.50% USD 1.0 997,136.00 1,458,850.00 2,663,350.00 1,315,375.00 1,315,375.00 49.39%
9 #1345b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints November 5, 2013 November 8, 2013 46 40 86.96% EUR 1.38 13,735.00 15,225.00 19,350.00 16,360.00 22,086.05 84.55%
10 #1345a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints November 4, 2013 November 8, 2013 6 6 100.00% EUR 1.38 1,340.00 1,405.00 1,405.00 1,318.75 1,780.31 93.86%
11 #121344 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 10/27 November 3, 2013 November 4, 2013 537 534 99.44% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 95,169.29 95,169.29 Inf%
12 #161344 Heritage Auctions Posters - internet bidstart 10/27 November 3, 2013 November 4, 2013 535 489 91.40% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 32,230.58 32,230.58 Inf%
13 #110313 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera November 3, 2013 November 8, 2013 433 433 100.00% USD 1.0 38,480.00 96,800.00 96,800.00 47,016.75 47,016.75 48.57%
14 #5153 Heritage Auctions Photography November 2, 2013 November 4, 2013 185 150 81.08% USD 1.0 414,300.00 657,300.00 886,100.00 459,193.75 459,193.75 51.82%
15 #6103 Heritage Auctions Space November 1, 2013 November 4, 2013 349 291 83.38% USD 1.0 337,750.00 493,650.00 557,150.00 555,392.50 555,392.50 99.68%
16 #785 Eldreds Asian Art - Books, Prints October 31, 2013 November 6, 2013 59 28 47.46% USD 1.0 9,650.00 13,800.00 26,320.00 21,246.30 21,246.30 80.72%
17 #9836 Tajan Books October 30, 2013 November 6, 2013 384 249 64.84% EUR 1.38 138,380.00 187,420.00 301,260.00 273,324.00 368,987.40 90.73%
18 #71 Grays Auctioneers Prints October 29, 2013 November 7, 2013 42 22 52.38% USD 1.0 2,140.00 3,660.00 6,140.00 3,286.00 3,286.00 53.52%
19 #72 Grays Auctioneers Prints October 29, 2013 November 7, 2013 102 65 63.73% USD 1.0 15,060.00 21,800.00 38,330.00 23,315.00 23,315.00 60.83%
20 #13b Gonnelli Casa DAste Manuscripts, Autographs & Books - Day 2 October 26, 2013 November 4, 2013 420 222 52.86% EUR 1.38 180,980.00 361,960.00 698,580.00 328,779.00 443,851.93 47.06%
21 #71d Hauff and Auvermann Part IV: Modern Literature, Posters, Photography October 26, 2013 November 8, 2013 693 387 55.84% EUR 1.38 154,650.00 154,650.00 253,930.00 206,088.00 278,218.80 81.16%
22 #71e Hauff and Auvermann Part V: Erotica October 26, 2013 November 8, 2013 367 177 48.23% EUR 1.38 93,900.00 93,900.00 208,960.00 109,851.60 148,299.66 52.57%
23 #13a Gonnelli Casa DAste Manuscripts, Autographs & Books - Day 1 October 25, 2013 November 4, 2013 400 216 54.00% EUR 1.38 126,650.00 317,000.00 551,480.00 210,207.00 283,779.79 38.12%
24 #71b Hauff and Auvermann Part II: Rare Books, Autographs and Engravings October 25, 2013 November 8, 2013 488 214 43.85% EUR 1.38 93,610.00 93,610.00 222,250.00 105,719.92 142,721.89 47.57%
25 #71c Hauff and Auvermann Part III: Modern and Contemporary Art October 25, 2013 November 8, 2013 361 226 62.60% EUR 1.38 73,650.00 73,650.00 117,420.00 90,606.80 122,319.18 77.16%
26 #71a Hauff and Auvermann Part I: Rare Books, Autographs and Engravings October 24, 2013 November 8, 2013 1103 556 50.41% EUR 1.38 198,200.00 198,200.00 415,380.00 240,646.80 324,873.18 57.93%
27 #417 RR Auction Autographs - JFK 50 Years After Dallas October 24, 2013 November 7, 2013 230 181 78.70% USD 1.0 58,000.00 58,000.00 81,000.00 548,910.00 548,910.00 677.67%
28 #101913 Archives International Auctions Historical Documents, Autographs, and the Copps Collection October 19, 2013 November 7, 2013 1497 1489 99.47% USD 1.0 446,360.00 847,425.00 852,815.00 756,828.30 756,828.30 88.74%
29 #101313 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera - Civil War, Ephemera, Signed October 13, 2013 November 8, 2013 475 475 100.00% USD 1.0 45,460.00 110,000.00 110,000.00 50,448.45 50,448.45 45.86%
30 #86b Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques - Day 2 October 12, 2013 November 6, 2013 3147 1203 38.23% EUR 1.38 367,465.00 367,465.00 1,045,720.00 371,968.80 502,157.88 35.57%
31 #86a Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques - Day 1 October 11, 2013 November 6, 2013 3134 1430 45.63% EUR 1.38 490,215.00 490,215.00 1,100,565.00 532,029.60 718,239.96 48.34%
32 #91513 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera - Burman, PA Dutch, Ornithology, etc. September 15, 2013 November 8, 2013 365 365 100.00% USD 1.0 37,430.00 89,650.00 89,650.00 38,763.45 38,763.45 43.24%
33 #62713 Adams Amsterdam Auctions Modern Art and Literature: Jan Cremer June 27, 2013 November 7, 2013 743 551 74.16% EUR 1.38 98,260.00 134,650.00 256,515.00 118,392.61 159,830.10 46.15%
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    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Miniature of Légende de la Vie de Sainte Catherine, illuminated manuscript, Bruges, later 15th century. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> John Milton, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, first edition work of binder James Scott, Glasgow, 1770. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Giacomo Berengario da Carpi, <i>Isagogae breves et exactissimae in anatomiam</i>..., pre-Vesalian anatomical textbook, Strassburg, 1530.<br>$15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Joseph Fox, <i>The Natural History of the Human Teeth</i>, first edition, London, 1803. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Guido Guidi, <i>Chirurgia è Graeco in Latinum</i>..., first edition in Latin, Paris, 1544. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Paolo Mascagni, <i>Anatomia Universale</i>, Florence, 1833. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomes totius, aere insculpta delineatio</i>, first Jacques Grévin edition, Paris, 1565.<br>$2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomia</i>, woodcut text illustrations throughout, Venice, 1604. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Thomas Willis, <i>Crebri anatome. Cui accessit</i>..., first Octavo edition, London, 1664. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • Whitmore Rare Books: Offering literary first editions and other books of merit. Catalogues available by request.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Dickens. A Christmas Carol. First edition, first issue in exceptional condition. $28,500.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Fine books, collections and libraries purchased. Call to discuss.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Capote. Breakfast at Tiffany’s. First edition, rarely seen in fine condition. $4,250.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Offering literary first editions and other books of merit. Catalogues available by request.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Grimm. German Popular Stories. First edition, first issue beautifully bound by Riviere. $12,500.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Fine books, collections and libraries purchased. Call to discuss.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Plato. Opera. Second edition, Venice 1491. First obtainable edition of Plato’s works. $50,000.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Offering literary first editions and other books of merit. Catalogues available by request.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Kent (illustrator). Moby Dick. Unopened subscriber’s copy, inscribed by Rockwell Kent. $12,500.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Fine books, collections and libraries purchased. Call to discuss.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Hemingway. For Whom the Bell Tolls. First edition, rarely seen in fine condition. $8,500.
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