• <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 #201351 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 12/12 December 19, 2013 December 20, 2013 350 304 86.86% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 21,475.00 21,475.00
2 #557 Heritage Auctions Heritage Charity Auction - Entertainment Photos, Book December 19, 2013 December 20, 2013 10 4 40.00% USD 1.0 2,900.00 4,150.00 8,750.00 1,628.00 1,628.00 18.61%
3 #36108 Bloomsbury Auctions Antiquarian Books December 18, 2013 December 20, 2013 468 357 76.28% GBP 1.65 173,950.00 247,450.00 324,250.00 267,230.00 435,584.90 82.41%
4 #20772 Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia December 18, 2013 December 20, 2013 292 214 73.29% GBP 1.65 169,550.00 239,550.00 345,000.00 271,809.00 445,766.76 78.79%
5 #59 Profiles in History Rock and Roll December 18, 2013 December 20, 2013 161 85 52.80% USD 1.0 324,700.00 492,200.00 617,300.00 501,371.25 501,371.25 81.22%
6 #21034 Bonhams Asian Decorative Art December 18, 2013 December 20, 2013 41 33 80.49% USD 1.0 37,450.00 53,800.00 66,200.00 63,373.00 63,373.00 95.73%
7 #pf1332 Sothebys Bibliothèque littéraire Raoul Simonson – Albert et Monique Kies – Seconde partie December 18, 2013 December 19, 2013 320 296 92.50% EUR 1.38 749,250.00 1,076,700.00 1,138,500.00 2,131,489.00 2,920,139.93 187.22%
8 #2336 Swann Galleries Julius Paul Collection of Posters December 18, 2013 December 20, 2013 378 211 55.82% USD 1.0 400,800.00 576,000.00 1,409,300.00 459,323.00 459,323.00 32.59%
9 #1351b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints December 17, 2013 December 18, 2013 52 38 73.08% EUR 1.38 20,085.00 23,485.00 31,300.00 25,911.25 35,757.52 82.78%
10 #24909 Ader Letters and Autographs December 17, 2013 December 20, 2013 317 260 82.02% EUR 1.38 322,800.00 405,640.00 465,910.00 1,044,768.00 1,431,332.16 224.24%
11 #N09060 Sothebys Important Judaica December 17, 2013 December 19, 2013 72 47 65.28% USD 1.0 572,000.00 798,000.00 1,609,000.00 1,013,751.00 1,013,751.00 63.01%
12 #121713 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions Books December 17, 2013 December 20, 2013 451 343 76.05% EUR 1.38 171,700.00 214,100.00 296,620.00 376,576.80 515,910.64 126.96%
13 #1351a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints December 16, 2013 December 18, 2013 9 9 100.00% EUR 1.38 3,100.00 3,230.00 3,230.00 3,690.00 5,092.19 114.24%
14 #2399 Artcurial Books and Manuscripts December 16, 2013 December 20, 2013 375 125 33.33% EUR 1.38 264,850.00 346,200.00 974,000.00 410,999.00 563,068.63 42.20%
15 #356 Cowans Auctions American History - online bidstart 12/5 December 16, 2013 December 20, 2013 457 363 79.43% USD 1.0 77,725.00 127,850.00 166,700.00 94,893.36 94,893.36 56.92%
16 #121350 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 12/8 December 15, 2013 December 17, 2013 599 593 99.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 116,195.77 116,195.77
17 #161350 Heritage Auctions Posters - internet bidstart 12/8 December 15, 2013 December 17, 2013 564 517 91.67% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 36,233.24 36,233.24
18 #24599 Ferraton Books and Prints, Part 2 December 14, 2013 December 20, 2013 535 419 78.32% EUR 1.38 52,625.00 77,610.00 112,405.00 139,666.50 191,343.30 124.25%
19 #24771 Rossini Comic Strips and Cartoons December 14, 2013 December 17, 2013 188 122 64.89% EUR 1.38 71,365.00 96,390.00 147,670.00 90,343.86 124,674.60 61.18%
20 #24597 Ferraton Books and Prints, Part 1 December 13, 2013 December 20, 2013 518 428 82.63% EUR 1.38 35,895.00 55,130.00 92,040.00 107,350.00 147,070.12 116.63%
21 #121313 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society Rare and Used Books December 13, 2013 December 20, 2013 453 390 86.09% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 8,380.00 8,380.00
22 #121213 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Children's and Illustrated Books December 12, 2013 December 14, 2013 359 287 79.94% GBP 1.65 105,680.00 151,670.00 184,330.00 173,723.13 283,168.88 94.25%
23 #10354 Dorotheum Books and Decorative Prints December 12, 2013 December 14, 2013 376 344 91.49% EUR 1.38 100,640.00 100,640.00 107,130.00 343,318.75 473,779.92 320.47%
24 #22801 De Baecque and Associes Books, Antiquarian and Modern, Autographs and Documents December 12, 2013 December 17, 2013 340 197 57.94% EUR 1.38 59,430.00 79,480.00 120,840.00 93,534.00 129,076.92 77.40%
25 #0014 Gonnelli Casa DAste Prints December 12, 2013 December 17, 2013 231 135 58.44% EUR 1.38 89,110.00 89,110.00 186,390.00 139,836.00 192,973.68 75.02%
26 #121113 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents December 11, 2013 December 14, 2013 609 501 82.27% GBP 1.65 119,270.00 175,830.00 247,930.00 232,385.68 378,788.93 93.73%
27 #420 RR Auction Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 11/14 December 11, 2013 December 20, 2013 1576 1036 65.74% USD 1.0 597,500.00 857,000.00 1,856,100.00 898,957.20 898,957.20 48.43%
28 #99 Minerva Auctions Roma Photographs December 11, 2013 December 20, 2013 121 41 33.88% EUR 1.38 20,750.00 32,000.00 85,950.00 32,112.50 43,994.16 37.36%
29 #98 Minerva Auctions Roma Books, Autographs, Prints December 10, 2013 December 20, 2013 733 336 45.84% EUR 1.38 316,010.00 390,950.00 768,840.00 594,337.50 814,242.71 77.30%
30 #24369 Beaussant Lefevre Prints December 6, 2013 December 14, 2013 16 15 93.75% EUR 1.38 6,400.00 8,000.00 15,000.00 15,490.06 21,376.29 103.27%
31 #102L Galerie Bassenge Photographs December 4, 2013 December 17, 2013 96 90 93.75% EUR 1.38 182,750.00 182,750.00 200,650.00 480,812.50 663,521.25 239.63%
32 #102M Galerie Bassenge Photobooks and Photo Literature December 4, 2013 December 17, 2013 187 68 36.36% EUR 1.38 26,460.00 26,460.00 108,860.00 25,500.00 35,190.01 23.42%
33 #102N Galerie Bassenge Photography of the 19th-21st Century December 4, 2013 December 17, 2013 419 215 51.31% EUR 1.38 209,300.00 209,300.00 553,050.00 334,075.00 461,023.50 60.41%
34 #102G Galerie Bassenge Prints November 28, 2013 December 20, 2013 876 560 63.93% EUR 1.38 869,850.00 869,850.00 1,249,810.00 1,260,905.00 1,727,440.21 100.89%
35 #2324 Swann Galleries Printed and Manuscript Americana October 10, 2013 December 20, 2013 418 353 84.45% USD 1.0 347,375.00 514,750.00 615,320.00 881,101.00 881,101.00 143.19%
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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.
    <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
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    <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.
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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>
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b><br>E[vert] Maaskamp, <i>Afbeeldingen van de Kleedingen</i>, Netherlands, 1682. $700 to $1,000.
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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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