• <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 #201349 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/28 December 5, 2013 December 6, 2013 321 280 87.23% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 16,883.00 16,883.00
2 #521 PBA Galleries Fine Literature December 5, 2013 December 6, 2013 589 396 67.23% USD 1.0 163,450.00 254,450.00 390,510.00 153,570.00 153,570.00 39.33%
3 #N09057 Sothebys Fine Books and Manuscripts, including Americana December 5, 2013 December 6, 2013 169 113 66.86% USD 1.0 2,320,300.00 3,570,700.00 5,747,200.00 3,774,568.00 3,774,568.00 65.68%
4 #2334 Swann Galleries Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Historical Prints and Ephemera December 5, 2013 December 6, 2013 444 372 83.78% USD 1.0 312,680.00 473,445.00 555,890.00 483,667.00 483,667.00 87.01%
5 #120213 Autographes Encheres Stars from Hollywood - internet bidstart Nov 18 December 4, 2013 December 6, 2013 172 44 25.58% EUR 1.38 5,120.00 5,120.00 19,570.00 6,018.00 8,244.67 30.75%
6 #2404 Artcurial Prints and Illustrated Books December 4, 2013 December 6, 2013 274 198 72.26% EUR 1.38 401,750.00 540,250.00 800,900.00 679,110.00 930,380.70 84.79%
7 #17245 Binoche et Giquello Baroque Library of Jean Claude Carriere December 4, 2013 December 6, 2013 272 185 68.01% EUR 1.38 250,450.00 325,350.00 456,850.00 408,803.20 560,060.36 89.48%
8 #21102 Bonhams Travel and Exploration December 4, 2013 December 5, 2013 116 82 70.69% GBP 1.65 116,500.00 176,200.00 269,100.00 221,556.00 363,351.84 82.33%
9 #9728 Christies 500 YEARS OF PRINTMAKING December 4, 2013 December 6, 2013 410 253 61.71% GBP 1.65 466,400.00 697,200.00 1,056,500.00 653,448.00 1,071,654.72 61.85%
10 #10345 Dorotheum Autographs December 4, 2013 December 5, 2013 369 293 79.40% EUR 1.38 156,220.00 156,220.00 182,450.00 285,837.50 388,739.00 156.67%
11 #845 Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints December 4, 2013 December 5, 2013 44 32 72.73% EUR 1.38 114,900.00 130,350.00 181,250.00 156,393.75 212,695.50 86.29%
12 #L13241 Sothebys Western Manuscripts and Miniatures December 3, 2013 December 5, 2013 58 41 70.69% GBP 1.65 379,000.00 575,000.00 718,000.00 873,775.00 1,432,991.00 121.70%
13 #1349 Bruun Rasmussen Modern Prints December 3, 2013 December 5, 2013 47 36 76.60% EUR 1.38 13,340.00 14,625.00 19,985.00 12,746.25 17,334.90 63.78%
14 #121348 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 11/24 December 1, 2013 December 4, 2013 649 649 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 106,221.86 106,221.86
15 #161348 Heritage Auctions Posters - internet bidstart 11/24 December 1, 2013 December 4, 2013 600 553 92.17% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 43,444.77 43,444.77
16 #24273 Ader Photobooks - the Library of Jean-Pierre and Claudine Sudre November 30, 2013 December 4, 2013 316 219 69.30% EUR 1.38 76,240.00 105,840.00 180,990.00 114,951.00 156,333.36 63.51%
17 #17656 Pierre Berge and Associes FIRE & FLAMES - LIBRARY DOMINIQUE DE VILLEPIN - II. HOLDERS OF FLAMES November 29, 2013 December 5, 2013 301 184 61.13% EUR 1.38 488,300.00 716,200.00 1,000,200.00 932,225.00 1,267,826.00 93.20%
18 #16979 Pierre Berge and Associes FIRE & FLAMES - LIBRARY DOMINIQUE DE VILLEPIN - I. THIEVES OF FIRE November 28, 2013 December 5, 2013 241 192 79.67% EUR 1.38 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,911,750.00 2,599,980.00
19 #31 AntiquarianAuctions.com Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/21 November 28, 2013 December 5, 2013 382 188 49.21% USD 1.0 53,252.00 68,192.00 161,678.00 77,046.00 77,046.00 47.65%
20 #201348 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/21 November 28, 2013 December 4, 2013 312 264 84.62% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 15,530.50 15,530.50
21 #18052 Neret Minet and Tessier The 20th Century in Posters November 28, 2013 December 4, 2013 539 68 12.62% EUR 1.38 25,050.00 50,100.00 653,200.00 47,462.50 64,549.00 7.27%
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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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    <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>
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    <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.
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