• <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 #6115 Heritage Auctions Space May 14, 2014 May 15, 2014 345 320 92.75% USD 1.0 817,400.00 1,164,350.00 1,322,050.00 1,130,363.75 1,130,363.75 85.50%
2 #2350 Swann Galleries Contemporary Art - Prints May 13, 2014 May 15, 2014 293 248 84.64% USD 1.0 680,800.00 1,044,700.00 1,400,500.00 1,007,983.00 1,007,983.00 71.97%
3 #2495 Artcurial Books and Manuscripts May 13, 2014 May 15, 2014 451 247 54.77% EUR 1.23 863,700.00 1,164,350.00 1,553,320.00 1,563,792.00 2,142,395.04 100.67%
4 #2551 Artcurial Orientalism - Books May 13, 2014 May 15, 2014 2 2 100.00% EUR 1.23 1,300.00 1,900.00 1,900.00 12,350.00 16,919.50 650.00%
5 #1420b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints May 13, 2014 May 15, 2014 61 52 85.25% EUR 1.23 16,295.00 16,895.00 21,345.00 20,000.00 27,400.08 93.70%
6 #1420a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints May 12, 2014 May 13, 2014 7 7 100.00% EUR 1.23 2,085.00 2,475.00 2,475.00 1,937.50 2,673.74 78.28%
7 #2365 Artcurial MIDDLE EAST & ISLAMIC ARTS-FOUR PRIVATE COLLECTIONS - Manuscripts May 12, 2014 May 13, 2014 86 56 65.12% EUR 1.23 118,200.00 152,700.00 284,700.00 295,880.00 408,314.40 103.93%
8 #161419 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/4 May 11, 2014 May 12, 2014 459 435 94.77% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 32,713.26 32,713.26
9 #121419 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 15/4 May 11, 2014 May 12, 2014 646 646 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 162,392.25 162,392.25
10 #27223 Ferraton Antiquarian and Modern Books, Autographs, and Prints May 10, 2014 May 12, 2014 639 546 85.45% EUR 1.23 67,530.00 98,965.00 120,600.00 193,162.50 266,564.30 160.17%
11 #51014 Northeast Auctions Prints May 10, 2014 May 12, 2014 253 212 83.79% USD 1.0 172,525.00 265,725.00 300,475.00 275,970.00 275,970.00 91.84%
12 #63d Zisska and Schauer Books and Prints May 9, 2014 May 12, 2014 499 351 70.34% EUR 1.23 167,510.00 167,510.00 303,880.00 234,572.50 323,710.14 77.19%
13 #343 Cowans Auctions Modern Art and Design - Books and Prints May 9, 2014 May 12, 2014 67 37 55.22% USD 1.0 18,700.00 30,000.00 91,700.00 18,557.25 18,557.25 20.24%
14 #201419 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/1 May 8, 2014 May 10, 2014 444 405 91.22% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 27,944.00 27,944.00
15 #532 PBA Galleries Historic Autographs & Manuscripts with Archival Materia May 8, 2014 May 10, 2014 405 236 58.27% USD 1.0 112,100.00 170,600.00 402,860.00 104,172.00 104,172.00 25.86%
16 #63b Zisska and Schauer Literature and Children's Books May 8, 2014 May 12, 2014 389 295 75.84% EUR 1.23 120,220.00 120,220.00 162,110.00 134,356.25 185,411.69 82.88%
17 #63c Zisska and Schauer Travel and Maps May 8, 2014 May 12, 2014 435 293 67.36% EUR 1.23 262,360.00 262,360.00 407,510.00 302,696.25 417,720.83 74.28%
18 #2349 Swann Galleries Art, Press & Illustrated Books May 7, 2014 May 10, 2014 307 274 89.25% USD 1.0 268,300.00 402,600.00 516,450.00 387,310.00 387,310.00 74.99%
19 #5165 Heritage Auctions Pin-up, Pulp, and Illustration Art May 7, 2014 May 10, 2014 657 601 91.48% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,104,773.50 2,104,773.50
20 #L14780 Sothebys Photographs May 7, 2014 May 10, 2014 148 89 60.14% GBP 1.57 997,000.00 1,432,000.00 2,207,000.00 1,851,575.00 3,129,161.75 83.90%
21 #A169AS Koller Auctions Asian Art - Books May 7, 2014 May 12, 2014 4 3 75.00% CHF 1.02 5,500.00 7,400.00 19,400.00 8,100.00 9,153.00 41.75%
22 #63a Zisska and Schauer Antiquarian Books and Manuscripts May 7, 2014 May 12, 2014 625 432 69.12% EUR 1.23 373,660.00 373,660.00 603,550.00 420,771.25 580,664.34 69.72%
23 #407 Lyon and Turnbull Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts May 7, 2014 May 10, 2014 365 314 86.03% GBP 1.57 132,700.00 186,970.00 246,870.00 282,836.00 477,992.84 114.57%
24 #69 Australian Book Auctions The Gallery Sale May 6, 2014 May 12, 2014 239 181 75.73% AUD 0.82 88,210.00 134,890.00 230,300.00 108,874.24 102,341.88 47.27%
25 #68 Australian Book Auctions The Military Sale May 5, 2014 May 12, 2014 461 289 62.69% AUD 0.82 92,090.00 148,730.00 236,800.00 159,453.80 149,886.56 67.34%
26 #357 Cowans Auctions Civil War Union Generals' Cartes de Visite April 30, 2014 May 10, 2014 536 531 99.07% USD 1.0 346,675.00 464,725.00 468,550.00 303,118.00 303,118.00 64.69%
27 #92 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Prints April 26, 2014 May 12, 2014 249 112 44.98% EUR 1.23 49,260.00 73,890.00 163,260.00 61,225.00 84,490.50 37.50%
28 #42514 Neal Auction Company Books, Prints April 25, 2014 May 12, 2014 82 57 69.51% USD 1.0 55,100.00 82,500.00 103,500.00 106,511.50 106,511.50 102.91%
29 #427 RR Auction Titanic Internet bidstart 4/17 April 24, 2014 May 12, 2014 211 109 51.66% USD 1.0 22,300.00 22,300.00 78,700.00 112,068.03 112,068.03 142.40%
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    <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.
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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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