• <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 #2819 Christies Renaissance - Durer Print, Rothschild Prayer Book January 29, 2014 January 30, 2014 2 2 100.00% USD 1.0 12,400,000.00 18,600,000.00 18,600,000.00 14,066,000.00 14,066,000.00 75.62%
2 #2799 Christies FRANCISCO JOSÉ DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES: GRAPHIC MASTERPIECES FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION January 28, 2014 January 30, 2014 34 32 94.12% USD 1.0 1,500,800.00 2,234,700.00 2,439,700.00 3,824,625.00 3,824,625.00 156.77%
3 #1405b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints January 28, 2014 January 30, 2014 57 44 77.19% EUR 1.23 15,120.00 16,665.00 21,600.00 15,043.75 20,610.00 69.65%
4 #1405c Bruun Rasmussen Books and Manuscripts January 28, 2014 January 30, 2014 237 38 16.03% EUR 1.23 45,340.00 59,485.00 156,627.00 47,286.25 64,782.23 30.19%
5 #1405a Bruun Rasmussen Old Prints January 27, 2014 January 30, 2014 5 5 100.00% EUR 1.23 1,875.00 1,875.00 1,875.00 3,160.00 4,329.21 168.53%
6 #21531 Bonhams Prints January 26, 2014 January 30, 2014 29 23 79.31% USD 1.0 16,800.00 23,750.00 30,520.00 17,283.00 17,283.00 56.63%
7 #12614 Keno Auctions An Important Revolutionary War Document January 26, 2014 January 26, 2014 1 1 100.00% USD 1.0 100,000.00 400,000.00 400,000.00 912,500.00 912,500.00 228.13%
8 #121404 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 1/19 January 26, 2014 January 30, 2014 611 611 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 131,743.28 131,743.28
9 #161404 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet Bidstart 1/19 January 26, 2014 January 30, 2014 549 511 93.08% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 31,853.06 31,853.06
10 #21024 Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia January 26, 2014 January 30, 2014 353 290 82.15% USD 1.0 188,250.00 273,250.00 329,500.00 473,691.00 473,691.00 143.76%
11 #12614 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera - Morley, Whistler, Obama, Art, etc January 26, 2014 January 31, 2014 500 500 100.00% USD 1.0 41,700.00 108,850.00 108,850.00 52,534.25 52,535.11 48.26%
12 #49757 Guernseys Audubon Engravings, Roger Tory Peterson Photographs January 25, 2014 January 31, 2014 256 137 53.52% USD 1.0 1,461,700.00 1,898,500.00 2,352,000.00 1,863,281.25 1,863,281.25 79.22%
13 #NO9100 Sothebys Important Americana January 24, 2014 January 28, 2014 21 19 90.48% USD 1.0 294,000.00 425,000.00 441,000.00 404,188.00 404,188.00 91.65%
14 #201404 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 1/16 January 23, 2014 January 25, 2014 274 251 91.61% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 16,373.75 16,373.75
15 #2337 Swann Galleries 20th Century Illustration January 23, 2014 January 25, 2014 268 184 68.66% USD 1.0 363,550.00 534,000.00 811,250.00 551,571.00 550,707.00 67.99%
16 #36109 Bloomsbury Auctions Bibliophile January 23, 2014 January 25, 2014 581 323 55.59% GBP 1.56 57,690.00 82,725.00 162,235.00 81,813.00 135,809.58 50.43%
17 #306 Cowans Auctions Discovery Sale January 19, 2014 January 25, 2014 275 231 84.00% USD 1.0 26,850.00 46,290.00 56,195.00 20,445.10 20,445.10 36.38%
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19 #474 Winter Associates Doolittle Etchings January 13, 2014 January 28, 2014 1 1 100.00% USD 1.0 5,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00 471,500.00 471,500.00 943.00%
20 #10514 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera - MacDonald, Books-on-Books, Children's January 5, 2014 January 31, 2014 499 499 100.00% USD 1.0 51,770.00 120,100.00 120,100.00 70,088.75 70,089.53 58.36%
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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> 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>
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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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