• <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>Christies South Kensington:</b> Lot 7: A collection of letters and documents of Scottish industrialist & politician<br>D. J. Macdonald, 1922–1939.<br>£3,000–5,000
    <b>Christies South Kensington:</b> Lot 9: MARCONI WIRELESS TELEGRAPH COMPANY – A collection of material relating to the evolution of broadcasting in the early 20th century. £3,000–5,000
    <b>Christies South Kensington:</b> Lot 27: Francesco Maurolico (1494–1575). <i>Martyrologium … Francisci Maurolyci … multo quam antea purgatum, & locupletatum</i>. Venice: Lucas Antonius Giunta, 1568. £6,000–9,000
    <b>Christies South Kensington:</b> Lot 39: Henry Purcell (1659–1695). <i>Orpheus Britannicus</i>. A Collection of all the Choicest Songs for One, Two, and Three Voices. London: for Henry Playford, 1698–1702. £3,000–5,000
    <b>Christies South Kensington:</b> Lot 111: Abraham Ortelius (1527–1598). <i>Theatrum oder Schwabüch des Erdtkreijs</i>. Antwerp: [Jan Baptist Vrients], 1602. £10,000–15,000
    <b>Christies South Kensington:</b> Lot 138: W. L. Wyllie and H. W. Brewer. <i>Bird's Eye View of London as seen from a balloon</i>. London: The Graphic, 1884. £3,000–5,000
    <b>Christies South Kensington:</b> Lot 202: John Speed (1552–1629). <i>The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine</i>. London, 1627–[46]. £15,000–25,000
  • <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.

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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 #121351 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 12/15 December 22, 2013 December 23, 2013 621 619 99.68% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 117,529.98 117,529.98
2 #161351 Heritage Auctions Posters - internet bidstart 12/15 December 22, 2013 December 23, 2013 582 534 91.75% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 32,798.73 32,798.73
3 #62 Profiles in History Hollywood December 21, 2013 December 26, 2013 279 265 94.98% USD 1.0 316,100.00 460,000.00 544,300.00 625,858.75 625,858.75 114.98%
4 #60 Profiles in History Animation December 20, 2013 December 21, 2013 400 270 67.50% USD 1.0 170,800.00 267,300.00 608,700.00 323,989.50 323,989.50 53.23%
5 #1063 Robert Siegel Galleries United States Postal History December 19, 2013 December 26, 2013 1321 1262 95.53% USD 1.0 1,134,800.00 1,588,590.00 1,621,940.00 2,092,747.00 2,092,747.00 129.03%
6 #17093 Neret Minet and Tessier Books December 19, 2013 December 23, 2013 461 242 52.49% EUR 1.38 91,960.00 114,960.00 231,800.00 160,275.00 219,577.14 69.14%
7 #522 PBA Galleries Fine Books in All Fields December 19, 2013 December 21, 2013 436 256 58.72% USD 1.0 106,520.00 164,680.00 266,670.00 109,752.00 109,752.00 41.16%
8 #61 Profiles in History The Property of a Distinguished American Private Collector Part III December 19, 2013 December 21, 2013 216 196 90.74% USD 1.0 1,403,000.00 2,329,000.00 2,488,000.00 2,292,237.50 2,292,237.50 92.13%
9 #24831 Tajan Ancient and Modern Prints December 17, 2013 December 24, 2013 206 89 43.20% EUR 1.38 95,010.00 116,120.00 241,280.00 158,017.00 216,483.29 65.49%
10 #18205 Neret Minet and Tessier Asian Art December 16, 2013 December 23, 2013 28 22 78.57% EUR 1.38 67,600.00 82,950.00 105,300.00 113,637.50 155,683.40 107.92%
11 #97 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Rare Books, Photographs, Graphics December 14, 2013 December 23, 2013 780 194 24.87% EUR 1.38 89,480.00 89,480.00 427,700.00 121,687.50 166,712.12 28.45%
12 #258 Waverly Auctions Books November 21, 2013 December 26, 2013 441 422 95.69% USD 1.0 80,120.00 122,985.00 142,395.00 165,188.20 165,188.20 116.01%
13 #47430 Dirk Soulis Auctions Comics November 20, 2013 December 24, 2013 140 115 82.14% USD 1.0 2,300.00 23,000.00 28,000.00 4,058.35 4,058.34 14.49%
14 #79 Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood Antique Prints November 19, 2013 December 26, 2013 17 9 52.94% GBP 1.65 540.00 820.00 2,880.00 1,501.78 2,447.91 52.15%
15 #102613 Northeast Auctions Fall Weekend Sale - Prints October 26, 2013 December 26, 2013 29 23 79.31% USD 1.0 26,400.00 38,000.00 41,700.00 68,550.00 68,550.00 164.39%
16 #102613 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Prints October 26, 2013 December 26, 2013 21 13 61.90% USD 1.0 6,950.00 11,150.00 18,800.00 11,740.95 11,740.95 62.45%
17 #9853 Tajan Prints, Books - internet bidstart 10/1 October 15, 2013 December 24, 2013 3 1 33.33% EUR 1.38 500.00 1,000.00 2,200.00 620.00 849.40 28.18%
18 #73013 Copley Fine Art Auctions The Sporting Sale July 30, 2013 December 26, 2013 99 90 90.91% USD 1.0 131,200.00 202,550.00 258,650.00 243,842.25 243,842.25 94.27%
19 #21730 Era Enchères Collection of 60 Atlases, Esotericism, Manuscripts, Curiosa, Old Books, Varied June 15, 2013 December 25, 2013 308 234 75.97% EUR 1.38 21,470.00 29,870.00 43,910.00 32,598.00 44,659.26 74.24%
20 #20447 Audap and Mirabaud Prints June 7, 2013 December 25, 2013 5 4 80.00% EUR 1.38 12,000.00 16,000.00 17,500.00 24,500.00 33,565.00 140.00%
21 #21376 Era Enchères Rares Prints of the XVI to the XIX, Very Fine Ancient Books about Lyon May 25, 2013 December 25, 2013 324 226 69.75% EUR 1.38 47,110.00 67,980.00 102,590.00 74,244.00 101,714.28 72.37%
22 #21543 Kapandji Morhange A Provence's Castle's Library and Various. Travels, Discovery. Atlas... April 24, 2013 December 25, 2013 360 274 76.11% EUR 1.38 198,980.00 286,600.00 376,870.00 505,241.10 692,180.70 134.06%
  • <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>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.
  • <b>Arader Galleries:</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 Galleries:</b> Lot 7: Columbia Jay, Plate 96, John James Audubon. From The Birds of America. Estimate: $16,000-18,000
    <b>Arader Galleries:</b> Lot 10: Great White Heron, Plate 281, John James Audubon from The Birds of America. Estimate: $50,000-60,000
    <b>Arader Galleries:</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 Galleries:</b> Lot 24: Swift Fox, Plate 52, John James Audubon from Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Estimate: $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 Galleries:</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 Galleries:</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 Galleries:</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 Galleries:</b> Lot 72: Baltimore from Federal Hill, William James Bennett, New York: H.I. Megarey, 1830. Estimate: $10,000-12,000
    <b>Arader Galleries:</b> Lot 132: The Tower of Tower Falls, Yellowstone, Thomas Moran Chromolithograph. Estimate: $12,000-15,000
    <b>Arader Galleries:</b> Lot 169: Moennitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Danse, Karl Bodmer London: 1841. Est. $30,000-40,000
  • <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
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