• <b>Bonhams 28 Oct 2014:</b> The Gemini Collection of Modern Prints and Illustrated Books.
    <b>Bonhams 28 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 48. CHAGALL, MARC. 1887-1985.<br>Est. US$ 300,000-500,000.
    <b>Bonhams 28 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 59. DALI, SALVADOR. SPANISH, 1904-1989. OVID. Est. US$ 8,000-12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 28 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 85. GANYMED. MEIER-GRAEFE, JULIUS, editor. Est. US$ 10,000-15,000.
    <b>Bonhams 28 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 112. MIRÓ, JOAN. SPANISH, 1893-1983. ÉLUARD, PAUL. À toute épreuve.<br>Est. US$ 35,000-55,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 48. KEPLER, JOHANNES. 1571-1630.<br>Est. US$ 25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 58. RITCHEY, GEORGE WILLIS. 1864-1945. Est. US$ 450,000-550,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 74. WALLICH, NATHANIEL. 1786-1854. Est. US$ 35,000-55,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 80. DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. Autograph Letter Signed ("C. Darwin"). Est. US$ 20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 October 2014:</b><br>HISTORY OF SCIENCE.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 245. HELMHOLTZ SOUND SYNTHESIZER. HELMHOLTZ, HERMANN VON. 1821-1894. Est. US$ 20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 262. MANHATTAN PROJECT VIEWING WINDOW. Heavily leaded glass.<br>Est. US$ 150,000-250,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 271. WOVEN SILK PORTRAIT OF JACQUARD. Est. US$ 20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 286. APPLE. Apple 1 Motherboard.<br>Est. US$ 300,000-500,000.
  • <b>Archives International October 25 AIA XXI Wall Street Auction Oct-Nov 2014.</b> Sale starts at 10:30 am EST.
    <b>Archives International Oct 25:</b> Lot 15. [Gold Rush] The way they go to California. Est. $2,000-$4,000
    <b>Archives International Oct 25:</b> Lot 24. Missouri Gazette, Tuesday 26, 11808, St. Louis, Louisiana.<br>Est. $400 to $800
    <b>Archives International Oct 25:</b> Lot 73. San Francisco City Stock, 1851 Gold Rush Era Bond. Est. $100-200
    <b>Archives International Oct 25:</b> Lot 334. Lake Ontario, Auburn and New York Railroad Company Stock Certificate – Subscription Agreement. Est. $100 to $200
    <b>Archives International Oct 25:</b> Lot 444. Early Pennsylvania Turnpike Trio ca. 1811 to 1864. Est. $130 to 260
    <b>Archives International November 4 AIA XXI Wall Street Auction Oct-Nov 2014.</b> Sale starts at 10:30 am EST.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4:</b> Lot 950. South Carolina 1778 Colonial Note. Est. $700 to $1,000
    <b>Archives International Nov 4:</b> Lot 951. Virginia Colonial Note, $50 BP15], Fr#VA-162, October 5, 1778, S/N 8633. Est. $200 to $400
    <b>Archives International Nov 4:</b> Lot 952. State of Massachusetts, April 1, 1779 State Lottery Bond.<br> Est. $250 to $500
    <b>Archives International Nov 4:</b> Lot 953. State of Massachusetts, February 5, 1780 State Lottery Bond.<br> Est. $250 to $500
    <b>Archives International Nov 4:</b> Lot 954. Uncut Sheet of East Haddam Obsoletes Higher Denominations.. Est. $150 to $300
    <b>Archives International November 4 AIA XXI Wall Street Auction Oct-Nov 2014.</b> Sale starts at 10:30 am EST.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4:</b> Lot 956. Jasper County, By Order of the Inferior Court, 1862 Obsolete Scrip Note. Est. $100 to $200
    <b>Archives International Nov 4:</b> Lot 963. Kidd’s Purchase Scrip Note Sheet from MD. Est. $400 to $800
    <b>Archives International Nov 4:</b> Lot 966. National Base Ball League, ca. 1880’sAdvertising Note from Minnesota. Est, $800 to $1,600
    <b>Archives International Nov 4:</b> Lot 973. Important Historical Vignette. NY. New York. Nassau Bank. $1. Proof on card. Est. $600 to $1,200
    <b>Archives International Nov 4:</b> Lot 974. Inverted Back Error. F.R.N., Chicago, $10, 1934A, Fr.#2006-G [GA Block]. Est. $1,250 to $2,000
  • <b>Bid now! Auction Ends October 29th.</b>
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> Daniel Boone autograph. Boon confirms receipt of payment for surveying work. Min Bid $500.
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> CROCKETT, David (1786-1836). Autograph free frank ("Free D. Crockett") on envelope.<br>Min Bid $500.
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> James K. Polk Signed "Executive Documents". Min Bid $500.
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> James Buchanan, Rare Signed Constitutional Law Book.<br>Min Bid $500.
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> Rare Abraham Lincoln 1841 Legal Document. "Sangamon Circuit Court", dated March 11, 1841. Min Bid $300.
    <b>Bid now! Auction Ends October 29th.</b>
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> William Mckinley 25th President of the U.S. Historic Signed Photo.<br>Min Bid $200.
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> William Mckinley 25th President of the U.S. Signed book. Speaches and Addresses, 1894. Min Bid $250.
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> William Howard Taft 27th President of the U.S. "Ethics in Service", inscribed 1921. Min Bid $250.
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> John F. Kennedy 35th President of the U.S. Signed image. Min Bid $200.
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> Historical Oliver Hazard Perry ALS "We Have Defeated The Enemy Completely..." 1812. Min Bid $500.
    <b>Bid now! Auction Ends October 29th.</b>
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> Certificate of Discharge Edward J. Smith. English naval officer (1850-1912) in command of the RMS Titanic. Min Bid $400.
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> Charles Dickens Author Letter Signed and Original Photo. Min Bid $400.
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. Important Disney original comic art work from this 1937 classic.<br>Min Bid $500.
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> Signed Certificate for Heroism Rescue for the Akron search and<br>Air Ship AJ3. Min Bid $300.
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> 1986 STS-51L CHRISTA MCAULIFFE and BARBARA MORGAN SIGNED DISPLAY. Min Bid $400.
    <b>Ends Oct 29th oakauctions.com:</b> 1951 World Series New York Yankees Team Signed Baseball. Featuring the 1951 Bronx Bombers. Min Bid $200.
  • <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.

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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 #201443 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 10/16 October 23, 2014 October 24, 2014 361 287 79.50% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 30,274.25 30,274.25
2 #22247 Bonhams History of Science October 22, 2014 October 24, 2014 288 139 48.26% USD 1.0 686,100.00 1,081,600.00 2,440,100.00 1,457,870.00 1,457,870.00 59.75%
3 #1443 Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints October 21, 2014 October 21, 2014 43 38 88.37% EUR 1.27 14,020.00 14,620.00 17,680.00 13,880.00 17,766.40 78.51%
4 #2362 Swann Galleries Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books October 21, 2014 October 24, 2014 360 336 93.33% USD 1.0 248,960.00 375,490.00 450,490.00 488,371.00 488,371.00 108.41%
5 #13817 Bloomsbury Auctions Interiors,Day 1: Prints October 21, 2014 October 24, 2014 107 50 46.73% GBP 1.61 17,900.00 27,300.00 63,050.00 24,214.00 38,742.40 38.40%
6 #21795 Bonhams Prints and Multiples October 21, 2014 October 24, 2014 302 253 83.77% USD 1.0 1,524,000.00 2,260,900.00 2,567,400.00 2,247,249.00 2,247,249.00 87.53%
7 #65c Profiles in History Hollywood Auction - Day 3 October 19, 2014 October 24, 2014 579 425 73.40% USD 1.0 1,303,250.00 1,985,200.00 2,684,200.00 2,694,823.75 2,694,823.75 100.40%
8 #161442 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 10/12 October 19, 2014 October 21, 2014 537 525 97.77% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 42,538.98 42,538.98
9 #21898 Bonhams Autumn Stafford Sale - Automobilia October 19, 2014 October 21, 2014 14 14 100.00% GBP 1.61 3,450.00 4,600.00 4,600.00 8,410.00 13,540.10 182.83%
10 #121442 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 10/12 October 19, 2014 October 20, 2014 514 512 99.61% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 143,018.97 143,018.97
11 #10840 Dorotheum Automobilia October 18, 2014 October 21, 2014 200 183 91.50% EUR 1.27 10,725.00 10,725.00 12,060.00 29,982.00 38,376.96 248.61%
12 #100 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Books, Prints, Photographs October 18, 2014 October 21, 2014 163 78 47.85% EUR 1.27 286,900.00 286,900.00 582,400.00 354,012.50 453,136.00 60.79%
13 #104f Galerie Bassenge Modern Literature October 18, 2014 October 21, 2014 789 381 48.29% EUR 1.27 236,189.00 236,189.00 455,149.00 275,622.00 352,796.16 60.56%
14 #57 Potomack Company Fine Books and Prints October 18, 2014 October 21, 2014 31 24 77.42% USD 1.0 15,300.00 27,700.00 41,200.00 32,635.63 32,635.64 79.21%
15 #65b Profiles in History Hollywood Auction - Day 2 October 18, 2014 October 24, 2014 719 539 74.97% USD 1.0 895,300.00 1,302,500.00 3,030,400.00 1,752,082.50 1,752,082.50 57.82%
16 #2361 Swann Galleries Fine Photographs October 17, 2014 October 20, 2014 334 223 66.77% USD 1.0 1,052,500.00 1,536,800.00 2,557,000.00 1,457,990.00 1,457,990.00 57.02%
17 #90 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques October 17, 2014 October 24, 2014 6546 2954 45.13% EUR 1.27 815,915.00 815,915.00 1,894,295.00 881,965.20 1,120,095.80 46.56%
18 #65a Profiles in History Hollywood Auction - Day 1 October 17, 2014 October 24, 2014 492 368 74.80% USD 1.0 173,900.00 268,100.00 331,700.00 741,460.00 741,460.00 223.53%
19 #29063 Vermot de Pas Books, Prints, Photographs October 17, 2014 October 21, 2014 316 117 37.03% EUR 1.27 8,480.00 10,810.00 31,830.00 12,030.00 15,398.40 37.79%
20 #104e Galerie Bassenge Literature (17th - 19th Century) October 17, 2014 October 21, 2014 797 426 53.45% EUR 1.27 165,220.00 165,220.00 370,530.00 232,386.00 297,454.08 62.72%
21 #29583 Ader Books - Library of an Amateur October 16, 2014 October 18, 2014 316 242 76.58% EUR 1.27 192,050.00 254,500.00 303,800.00 338,097.00 432,764.16 111.29%
22 #104b Galerie Bassenge Rare Books, Varia October 16, 2014 October 21, 2014 431 196 45.48% EUR 1.27 130,443.00 130,443.00 227,103.00 141,222.00 180,764.16 62.18%
23 #104c Galerie Bassenge Incunabula / 16th Century / Theology / Architecture and Arts October 16, 2014 October 21, 2014 191 96 50.26% EUR 1.27 134,850.00 134,850.00 450,210.00 210,708.00 269,706.24 46.80%
24 #104d Galerie Bassenge Autographs October 16, 2014 October 21, 2014 422 231 54.74% EUR 1.27 156,410.00 156,410.00 272,790.00 181,890.00 232,819.20 66.68%
25 #25784 ALDE First Editions October 16, 2014 October 18, 2014 263 222 84.41% EUR 1.27 212,730.00 284,010.00 517,230.00 434,825.00 556,576.00 84.07%
26 #5185 Heritage Auctions Illustration Art October 16, 2014 October 20, 2014 755 674 89.27% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,730,848.00 2,730,848.00
27 #104a Galerie Bassenge History, Geography and Travel Books October 15, 2014 October 21, 2014 328 159 48.48% EUR 1.27 101,460.00 101,460.00 225,710.00 103,044.00 131,896.32 45.65%
28 #439 RR Auction Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 9/26 October 15, 2014 October 21, 2014 960 612 63.75% USD 1.0 760,800.00 1,048,000.00 2,254,900.00 998,018.52 998,018.52 44.26%
29 #101214 National Book Auctions Theology, Coins, Dickens, etc. October 12, 2014 October 20, 2014 471 470 99.79% USD 1.0 80,570.00 153,300.00 153,500.00 66,904.50 66,905.15 43.59%
30 #29585 OSENAT Automobilia October 12, 2014 October 18, 2014 101 96 95.05% EUR 1.27 9,820.00 14,590.00 15,400.00 27,125.00 34,720.00 176.14%
31 #101114 Arader Galleries Mid-Hudson auction of Audubon Bird Prints, and others October 11, 2014 October 20, 2014 167 142 85.03% USD 1.0 1,112,300.00 1,534,800.00 1,695,500.00 1,426,033.00 1,426,033.00 84.11%
32 #20616 Beaussant Lefevre Prints October 10, 2014 October 18, 2014 6 6 100.00% EUR 1.27 4,300.00 6,160.00 6,160.00 3,322.83 4,253.22 53.94%
33 #150 Old World Auctions Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics - online bidstart 9/3 September 17, 2014 October 24, 2014 774 601 77.65% USD 1.0 345,870.00 426,830.00 606,915.00 302,790.40 302,790.40 49.89%
34 #42714 National Book Auctions Signed, Cruikshank, Magazines, etc. April 27, 2014 October 21, 2014 463 463 100.00% USD 1.0 36,770.00 98,100.00 98,100.00 40,502.25 40,503.19 41.29%
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Bernard Romans, <i>Map of the Seat of Civil War in America</i>, Philadelphia, 1775. Sold October 10, 2013 for $173,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> First Confederate imprint announcing the dissolution of the Union, Charleston, SC, December 20, 1860. Sold October 10, 2013 for $37,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> R.L. Hobson, <i>A Catalogue of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain in the Collection of Sir Percival David BT.</i>, F.S.A., 1934. Sold October 24, 2013 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in French and Latin, France, circa 1500. Sold November 12, 2013 for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Rex Stout, <i>Fer-de-Lance</i>, first edition, 1934. Sold November 21, 2013 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Group of five autograph letters signed by Albert Einstein, grappling with gravitation before publishing his General Theory, 1910-15. Sold November 26, 2013 for $161,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, <i>Their Search for Small</i>, pen-and-ink illustration for page 39 of A.A. Milne's House at Pooh Corner, 1928. Sold January 23, 2014 for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harriet Jacobs, <i>Incidents in the Life of Slave Girl, Written by Herself</i>, first edition, 1861. Sold March 27, 2014 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Johann Schöner, <i>Opera Mathematica</i>, first collected edition, Nuremberg, 1551. Sold April 3, 2014 for $62,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Compendiosa totius anatomie delineatio</i>, first edition of the first Vesalian piracy, 1545. Sold May 1, 2014 for $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edward Gorey, posters for the New York City Ballet, 1974-75. Sold May 7, 2014 for $2,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Meadow Lark. Plate CXXXVI</i>, hand-colored plate from The Birds of America,1832. Sold June 3, 2014 for $16,250.
  • <b>Sotheby's Paris November 6th.</b> Bibliothèque Carlo de Poortere: Beaulieu.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris November 6th.</b> Bibliothèque Carlo de Poortere: Blaeu Left Side.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris November 6th.</b> Bibliothèque Carlo de Poortere: Blaeu Center.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris November 6th.</b> Bibliothèque Carlo de Poortere: Blaeu Right Side.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris November 6th.</b> Bibliothèque Carlo de Poortere: Claude Gellee.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris November 6th.</b> Bibliothèque Carlo de Poortere:<br>D Auteroche.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris November 6th.</b> Bibliothèque Carlo de Poortere:<br>Goy Tauromachie.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris November 6th.</b> Bibliothèque Carlo de Poortere:<br>Goya Los Caprichos.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris November 6th.</b> Bibliothèque Carlo de Poortere:<br>Goya Los desastres.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris November 6th.</b> Bibliothèque Carlo de Poortere:<br>La Fontaine.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris November 6th.</b> Bibliothèque Carlo de Poortere: Levaillant.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris November 6th.</b> Bibliothèque Carlo de Poortere: Ptolemy.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris November 6th.</b> Bibliothèque Carlo de Poortere: Watteau.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b> Lot 2. Hondius, Gerardus Mercator … Iudocus Hondius, 1635. Est. $2500-$3250
    <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b><br>Lot 16. John Speed, A New and Accurat Map of the World According..., 1626.<br>Est. $14000-$16000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b><br>Lot 43. "Septentrionalium Terrarum Descriptio" Mercator/Hondius, 1623. Est. $2200-$2500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b><br>Lot 47. Cellarius, Haemisphaerium Stellatum Boreale, 1661.<br>Est. $3500-$4500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b><br>Lot 55. Gilman Joslin, [12-Inch Globe] Loring's Terrestrial Globe, 1846.<br>Est. $7500-$9000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b><br>Lot 64. Blaeu, Americae Nova Tabula, 1640. Est. $6000-$7000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b><br>Lot 174. Hondius, Virginiae Item et Floridae Americae Provinciarum, 1623. Est. $2750-$3500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b><br>Lot 326. Gerard Hulst Van Keulen, Pas Kaart van de Golff van Mexico, 1684. Est. $3000-$3750
    <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b><br>Lot 392. De Medina, Nuevo Mundo, 1545. Est. $10000-$15000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b><br>Lot 393. Vicenzo Maria Coronelli, [Globe Gore of the Atlantic Ocean], 1697. Est. $1500-$1800
    <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b><br>Lot 400. De Jode, Nova Totius Europae Tabula, 1613. Est. $6000-$7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b><br>Lot 574. Ortelius, Abrahami Patriarchae Peregrinatio, 1598.<br>Est. $2750-$3500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b><br>Lot 624. Linschoten/Langren, Exacta & Accurata Delineatio cum Orarum, 1596. Est. $13000-$15000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Sept 3-17):</b><br>Lot 717. Audubon, Brown Pelican, 1860. Est. $4000-$5000
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