• <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 #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 1.24 863,700.00 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 1.24 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 1.24 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 1.24 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 1.24 118,200.00 152,700.00 284,700.00 295,880.00 408,314.40 103.93%
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 1.24 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 1.24 167,510.00 167,510.00 303,880.00 234,572.50 323,710.14 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 1.24 120,220.00 120,220.00 162,110.00 134,356.25 185,411.69 82.88%
17 #63c Zisska and Schauer Travel and Maps May 8, 2014 May 12, 2014 435 293 67.36% EUR 1.24 262,360.00 262,360.00 407,510.00 302,696.25 417,720.83 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 1.03 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 1.24 373,660.00 373,660.00 603,550.00 420,771.25 580,664.34 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 0.87 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 0.87 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 1.24 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%
  • <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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