• <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 6. GUTENBERG BIBLE. An original leaf from the 42-Line Bible. Sold for US$ 68,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 21. CORONELLI, VICENZO MARIA. 1650-1718. Manuscript contents leaf and 101 double-page or 2-sheet maps. Sold for US$ 31,250 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 24. DE WIT, FREDERICK, [and Nicholas Visscher] Atlas Maior [c.1700]. Sold for US$ 22,500 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 33. GIGAULT DE LA SALLE, ACHILLE ÉTIENNE. Voyage pittoresque en Sicile.<br>Sold for US$ 18,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 43. NAPOLEON IN RUSSIA. Rare hand-colored views of <i>The Invasion of Russia</i> by one of the few survivors. Sold for US$ 50,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 50. ROTTERDAM. <i>Dutch City Map</i>. Sold for US$ 56,250 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 51. SOLVYNS, FRANÇOIS-BALTAZARD. 1760-1824. Extensive Color-Plate Book of India. Sold for US$ 18,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 57. VANCOUVER, GEORGE. 1757-1798. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean. Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 124. DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870. The posthumous papers of Pickwick Club. Sold for US$ 31,250 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 145. SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i>. Sold for US$ 47,500 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 171. ADAMS, JOHN. 1735-1826. Document Signed ("John Adams") as President.<br>Sold for US$ 37,500 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 191. LEDBETTER, HUDDIE WILLIAM, aka LEAD BELLY. 1888-1949. Archive. Sold for US$ 33,750 inc. premium.
  • <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>. Abraham Lincoln, "a previously unknown portrait of exceptional quality." From the collection of John Hay.
    <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>. 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.
  • <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Bill Wilson, Alcoholics Anonymous. Stunning first edition in original dust jacket.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Valentine Davies, Miracle on 34th Street. A holiday favorite.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility. Austen’s first published novel.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Seeking to purchase fine books and collections.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jack Kerouac, On the Road. The Beat generation bible.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Print catalogues regularly issued, call or email for a copy.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman. An exceptional first edition.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace. Rare London edition, the first in English.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> William Wordsworth, Poems. In a charming full-morocco binding.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Print catalogues regularly issued, call or email for a copy.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451. In the publisher’s asbestos binding.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian. McCarthy’s best book.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles. A Fine copy.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Seeking to purchase fine books and collections.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Robert Bloch, Psycho. A lovely copy of a fragile book.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. A perennial favorite.
  • <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 157. PHILIPPE PÉTAIN. <i>La Guerre mondiale 1914–1918.</i> Autograph manuscript, 351 pages with 77 original drawings.<br>Est: €300,000–350,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 29. ALMANACH ROYAL 1752. King Louis XVth personal copy, with 10 inlaid paintings. Est: €20,000-30,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 94. ALMANACH ROYAL 1812. Napoleon’s chief-of-staff Berthier’s copy. One of 400.<br>Est: €10,000-15.000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 115. JEAN RACINE. <i>Œuvres</i>. 2 vol. Paris, 1675-1676. First collective edition. Bound by Godillot in black morocco.<br>Est: €30,000-40,000
    Sotheby's Paris: Livres et Manuscrits, 18 December 2014.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 114. JEAN-DOMINIQUE CASSINI. Lunar map, 1679. Est: €35,000-45,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 122. JOSEPH JOUBERT. <i>Recueil des pensées</i>. Paris, 1838. Inscribed by Chateaubriand to Tourgeniev, with autograph letters. Est: €30,000-50,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 120. MAXIME DU CAMP. <i>Photographies d’Égypte, Palestine, Syrie</i>... 1852. 23 photographs of the Middle-East.<br>Est: €25,000-35,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 158. PABLO PICASSO – HONORÉ DE BALZAC. <i>Le Chef d'œuvre inconnu</i>. Vollard, 1931. On Japan paper, bound by Paul Bonet. Est: €50,000-70,000
    Sotheby's Paris: Livres et Manuscrits, 18 December 2014.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 141. ANDRÉ DERAIN – GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE. <i>L’enchanteur pourrissant</i>. Kahnweiler, 1909. Number IV copy on Japan paper, bound by Paul Bonet in 1965. Est: €30,000-40,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 169. ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY. <i>Terre des hommes</i>. Gallimard, 1939. Inscribed to René Gavoille, with 3 original drawings. Est: €30,000-50,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 142. ANDRÉ DERAIN – FRANÇOIS RABELAIS. <i>Les Horribles et Espovantables Faictz …de Pantagruel</i>. 1943. Spectacular binding by P.-L. Martin. With an extra set of prints. Est: €30,000-40,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 144. RAOUL DUFY—GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE. <i>Le Bestiaire</i>. 1911. On Imperial Japan paper, bound by Paul Bonet, 1964. Est: €30,000-40,000
    Sotheby's Paris: Livres et Manuscrits, 18 December 2014.

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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
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
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 Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Edward Wells, A New Sett of Maps of both Ancient and Present Geography, London, c. 1720. $5,000 to $7,500.
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