• <b>Bonhams New York, FINE BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS, 10 Dec 2014.</b>
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th: </b>Lot 5. FESTBUCH: Procession Following Charles V's Coronation as Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Clement<br>VII. Est. $120,000-180,000.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th: </b>Lot 6. GUTENBERG BIBLE. [Bible in Latin. Mainz: Johann Gutenberg and Fust, 1455.] Est. $40,000-60,000.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th: </b>Lot 21. CORONELLI, VICENZO MARIA.<br>1650-1718. [Atlante Veneto.]<br> Est. $25,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th: </b>Lot 33. GIGAULT DE LA SALLE, ACHILLE ÉTIENNE. 1772-1840. Voyage pittoresque en Sicile. Est. $25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th: </b>Lot 50. ROTTERDAM. [DE HOOGHE, ROMEYN, AND JOANNES DE VOU.] Album.<br>Est. $50,000-70,000.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th: </b>Lot 77. JOSEPH, MICHAEL. A Book of Cats. Covici Friede, 1930. Est. $20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th: </b>Lot 124. DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Est. $20,000-25,000.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th: </b>Lot 145. SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616. Shakespear's Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Est. $40,000-60,000.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th: </b>Lot 160. JOYCE, JAMES. 1882-1941. Pomes Penyeach. Paris: Obelisk Press. [September] 1932. Est. $45,000-75,000.
  • <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>. 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>Christie's BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS, Tuesday, 4 December 2014.</b>
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 6. [DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.] The Pennsylvania Ledger... 13 July 1776. In Congress, July 4, 1776.
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 24. JEFFERSON Thomas. Autograph letter signed ("Th: Jefferson"), as Secretary of State, to Jean Antoine Gautier, Philadelphia. 8 June 1792.
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 33. LINCOLN, Abraham (1809-1865). GERMAN, C.S. photographer. Large oval photograph portrait signed and dated. Taken in Springfield, Illinois. Jan 1861.
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 75. WARRE, Henry James (1819-1898). Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory. [London]: Dickenson & Co. [1848]. First Edition, Colored Issue.
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 161. REDOUTÉ, Pierre-Joseph (1759-1840) and Claude Antoine THORY (1759-1827). Les Roses. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1817-1824. Largest paper copy.
    <b>Christie's BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS, Tuesday, 4 December 2014.</b>
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 193. NEES VON ESENBECK, Elise (1842-1921).<br>A collection of original drawings of Orchids in five albums.
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 201. COPERNICUS, Nicolaus. De revolutionibus orbium coelestium. Georg Johann RHETICUS.
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 202. DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882). On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. John Murray, 1859.
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 208. DYLAN, Bob (b. 1941). Original manuscript and typescript for "Talking Blues", published as "Talkin Folklore Center," New York, 1962.
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 216.<br>GALILEI, Galileo. Dialogo... sopre i due massimi sistemi del mondo Tolemaico, e Copernicano.
    <b>Christie's BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS, Tuesday, 4 December 2014.</b>
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 222. HEVELIUS, Johannes (1611-1687). Mercurius in sole visus Gedani, anno christiano MDCLXI...
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 226.<br>HUYGENS, Christiaan (1629-1695). Horologium oscillatorium sive de motu pendulorum ad horologia... Paris: F. Muguet, 1673.
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 227. IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA, Saint (1491-1556). Exercitia Spiritualia. Rome: Antonio Blado, 11 September 1548.
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 251. SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies. Second Impression.
    <b>Christies Dec 4th:</b> Lot 260. VESALIUS, Andreas (1514-1564). De humani corporis fabrica libri septem. Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543.

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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 #201334 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 8/15 August 22, 2013 August 23, 2013 242 219 90.50% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 15,706.75 15,706.75
2 #1334b Bruun Rasmussen Modern Prints August 20, 2013 August 23, 2013 37 28 75.68% EUR 1.38 8,765.00 9,660.00 14,115.00 9,408.75 12,607.79 66.66%
3 #36072 Bloomsbury Auctions Bibliophile August 15, 2013 August 23, 2013 499 438 87.78% GBP 1.65 80,990.00 115,080.00 137,850.00 146,386.58 228,362.97 106.19%
4 #1148 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Book Day 2 July 26, 2013 August 23, 2013 211 136 64.45% GBP 1.65 7,559.00 8,945.00 15,605.00 14,100.15 21,996.20 90.36%
5 #1147 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers Book Day 1 July 25, 2013 August 23, 2013 850 637 74.94% GBP 1.65 40,633.00 50,744.00 71,234.00 58,107.20 90,647.17 81.57%
  • <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> John Bornet, <i>Panorama of Manhattan Island, City of New York and Environs</i>, New York, 1854. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Gerard de Jode, <i>Universi Orbis Seu Terreni Globi In Plano Effigies, Belgium</i>, 1578. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <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.
    <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> John James Audubon, The Birds of America, New York and Philadelphia, 1840-44. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Robert Sweet, John Lindley, David Don, <i>The Ornamental Flower Garden and Shrubbery</i>, London, 1854.<br>$1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Jean de Quintinye, <i>The Compleat Gard'ner</i>, London, Ma. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> E[vert] Maaskamp, <i>Afbeeldingen van de Kleedingen</i>, Netherlands, 1682. $700 to $1,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Vincenzo Giustiniani, <i>Galleria Giustiniana dea Marchese Vincenzo Giustiniani</i>, Rome, 1631. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Grey Fox. Plate XXI</i>, Philadelphia, 1843. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b><br>E[vert] Maaskamp, <i>Afbeeldingen van de Kleedingen</i>, Netherlands, 1682. $700 to $1,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Vincenzo Giustiniani, <i>Galleria Giustiniana dea Marchese Vincenzo Giustiniani</i>, Rome, 1631. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b><br>John James Audubon, <i>Grey Fox. Plate XXI</i>, Hand-colored. Philadelphia, 1843. $7,000 to $10,000.
  • <b>Arader December 6:</b> Lot 1: Great American Hen and Young, Plate 6, John James Audubon. From The Birds of America Engraved by Lizars, retouched by Havell. Estimate: $30,000-40,000
    <b>Arader December 6:</b> Lot 7: Columbia Jay, Plate 96, John James Audubon. From The Birds of America. Estimate: $16,000-18,000
    <b>Arader December 6:</b> Lot 10: Great White Heron, Plate 281, John James Audubon from The Birds of America. Estimate: $50,000-60,000
    <b>Arader December 6:</b> Lot 12: Trumpeter Swan, Plate 406, John James Audubon from the Birds of America. Estimate: $70,000-90,000
    <b>Arader Galleries:</b> Lot 13: Common American Swan, Plate 411, John James Audubon from the Birds of America. Estimate: $70,000-90,000
    <b>Arader December 6:</b> Lot 24: Swift Fox, Plate 52, John James Audubon from Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Est: $5,000-7,000
    <b>Arader Galleries:</b> Lot 25: A View of New York taken from Veahawk After Ambroise Louis Garneray. Paris: Chez Basset, c. 1834. Est. $8,000-10,000
    <b>Arader December 6:</b> Lot 26: New York in the State of New York, North America After William Birch. Engraved by Samuel Seynous. Bristol, PA: 1803. Estimate: $10,000-15,000
    <b>Arader December 6:</b> Lot 39: The Port of New York, Bird's Eye View from the Battery looking South, New York: N. Currier, c. 1892. Est. $15,000-20,000
    <b>Arader December 6:</b> Lot 44: View of New York City from Hoboken, New Jersey Thomas Whitley Signed and dated l.l. Whitley 65 Oil on paper laid on panel. Estimate: $40,000-50,000
    <b>Arader December 6:</b> Lot 72: Baltimore from Federal Hill, William James Bennett, New York: H.I. Megarey, 1830. Est: $10,000-12,000
    <b>Arader December 6:</b> Lot 132: The Tower of Tower Falls, Yellowstone, Thomas Moran Chromolithograph. Estimate: $12,000-15,000
  • <b>Christie’s King Street: Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books, 19 November.</b>
    <b>Christie’s King Street 19 Nov:</b> Lot 5. A Sammelband of secular texts, [Ireland or England, first quarter 14th century]. £120,000–180,000.
    <b>Christie’s King Street 19 Nov:</b> Lot 12: Book of Hours, illuminated by the Master of Michel Jouvenel des Ursins, [Metz or Troyes, c.1465-70]. £120,000–180,000.
    <b>Christie’s King Street 19 Nov:</b> Lot 16. Marco Verricci. <i>Immaginationi Millitari di Marco Verricci</i>. Venice, 20 Sep 1595. £120,000-160,000.
    <b>Christie’s King Street 19 Nov:</b> Lot 31. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Autograph music manuscript, <i>Zwei deutsche Kirchenlieder</i>, [Prague, January/ February 1787]. £120,000-180,000
    <b>Christie’s King Street: Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books, 19 November.</b>
    <b>Christie’s King Street 19 Nov:</b> Lot 32. Enrico Caruso’s archive of personal correspondence. £150,000-250,000
    <b>Christie’s King Street 19 Nov:</b> Lot 37. Albrecht Dürer. <i>The Life of the Virgin</i>. Nuremberg: Albrecht Dürer, 1511. £50,000-80,000.
    <b>Christie’s King Street 19 Nov:</b><br>Lot 43. Jacques De Gheyn II, <i>Wapenhandelinghe van roers […]</i>, The Hague: 1607. £70,000-100,000.
    <b>Christie’s King Street 19 Nov:</b> Lot 44. Torquato Tasso. <i>La Gerusalemme Liberata</i>. Paris: F.A. Didot L’Ainé, 1784-1786. £100,000-200,000.
    <b>Christie’s King Street 19 Nov:</b> Lot 45. Portolan Atlas, signed and dated by Grazioso Benincasa, Venice, 1468. £1,500,000–2,500,000.
    <b>Christie’s King Street 19 Nov:</b> Lot 49. <i>Vincenzo Coronelli. Atlante Veneto: Isolario descrittione geografico-historia</i>. Venice: 1696-1697. £80,000-120,000.
    <b>Christie’s King Street 19 Nov:</b> Lot 66. Johann Joachim Henneberger, an illustrated compendium of Natural History, Wiesensteig, 1673. £100,000–150,000.
    <b>Christie’s King Street 19 Nov:</b> Lot 78. Alexander III – <i>Description du Sacre et du Couronnement de [...] Alexandre III</i>, St Petersburg, 1883. £20,000-30,000.
    <b>Christie’s King Street 19 Nov:</b> Lot 79. Ilia Zdanevich. Annotated typescript of the manifesto <i>Odezhda</i>. St Petersburg, January 1912. £40,000-60,000
  • <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers, December 9th. Rare Books & Manuscripts Sale.</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 188. Joyce (James) Dubliners, 8vo L. [1914] First Edn. €3000-4000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 373. Important Archive of a Scottish Family: The Rentons of Lamberton 1550-1739. Est. €1200-1600.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 406. Watercolours: Eulalie Banks, Illustrator, Muralist & Writer, 1895 - 1999. Est. €1500-2000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 428. The Master's Chair - An Beal Bocht O'Nolan. Est. €800-1200.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers, December 9th. Rare Books & Manuscripts Sale.</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 439. Manuscript Novels by Charles Lever, two. Both works contain extensive annotations and corrections.<br>Est. €1500-2000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 443. Extremely Rare with Fine Presentation Inscription Beckett (Samuel) Echo's Bones and other Precipitates. Est. €2000-3000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 452. Archive of a Victorian Military Family: THE WARDELLS.<br> Est. €5000-7000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 468. Army Recruiting Poster: The Kaiser's Insult. Est. €200-300.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers, December 9th. Rare Books & Manuscripts Sale.</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 555. Dickens (Charles) The Uncommercial Traveller, 8vo, L. (Chapman & Hall) 1861, First Edn. Est. €400-600.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 698. Scarce First Edition Stevenson (Robert Louis) <i>Treasure Island</i>, L. (Cassell & Co.) Est. €750-1000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 699. Doyle (Arthur Conan) <i>The Hound of the Baskervilles</i>. First Edn.<br> Est. €550-750.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 717. Westgarth (Wm.) Victoria and The Australian Gold Mines in 1857.<br>Est. €300-400.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers, December 9th. Rare Books & Manuscripts Sale.</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 746. Nares (Capt. Sir G.S.) <i>Narrative of A Voyage to the Polar Sea</i>, During 1875-6 in H.M. Est. €380-500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 756. Lyall (Robert) <i>The Character of The Russians, and A Detailed History of Moscow</i>. Est. €2000-3000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 760. <i>Military Memoirs of Mr. George Thomas</i>, (Hurkaru Press) 1803. First Edn. Est. €600-800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:</b> Lot 789. Repton (Humphrey) <i>Obersvations on The Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening.</i> Est. €2000-3000.
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