• <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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4 #1339b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints September 24, 2013 September 27, 2013 52 42 80.77% EUR 1.38 13,445.00 15,025.00 19,107.00 13,910.00 18,778.52 72.80%
5 #1339a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints September 23, 2013 September 27, 2013 6 5 83.33% EUR 1.38 1,475.00 1,605.00 1,940.00 1,568.75 2,117.81 80.86%
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17 #9844 Tajan Manuscripts and Autographs September 18, 2013 September 27, 2013 370 156 42.16% EUR 1.38 50,000.00 68,720.00 174,610.00 107,687.00 145,377.45 61.67%
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