• <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 #1550 Christies Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts May 21, 2014 May 23, 2014 121 86 71.07% GBP 1.56 1,701,800.00 2,538,200.00 3,812,700.00 3,111,375.00 5,227,110.00 81.61%
2 #25243 ALDE Illustrated Books and Modern Prints May 21, 2014 May 23, 2014 338 232 68.64% EUR 1.22 193,060.00 252,980.00 340,550.00 335,670.80 459,869.00 98.57%
3 #14CN02 Doyle New York Prints May 21, 2014 May 23, 2014 32 31 96.88% USD 1.0 48,000.00 72,700.00 73,300.00 100,753.00 100,753.00 137.45%
4 #5307 Christies Vintage Posters May 21, 2014 May 23, 2014 155 111 71.61% GBP 1.56 455,700.00 662,700.00 942,500.00 803,376.00 1,349,671.68 85.24%
5 #2732T Skinner Prints and photography - Internet bidstart 5/13 May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 121 83 68.60% USD 1.0 34,200.00 48,300.00 71,350.00 43,712.00 43,712.00 61.26%
6 #L14402 Sothebys Music and Continental Books and Manuscripts May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 227 147 64.76% GBP 1.56 0.00 3,533,700.00 4,181,300.00 3,919,789.00 6,585,245.52 93.75%
7 #21932 Bonhams Scientific Instruments - Globes May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 11 7 63.64% GBP 1.56 36,700.00 50,000.00 68,500.00 128,750.00 216,300.00 187.96%
8 #1421b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 72 59 81.94% EUR 1.22 24,275.00 27,105.00 34,435.00 25,988.75 35,604.67 75.47%
9 #1421c Bruun Rasmussen Photographs May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 39 23 58.97% EUR 1.22 5,325.00 8,250.00 22,115.00 5,727.50 7,846.71 25.90%
10 #2589 Artcurial Photography May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 196 108 55.10% EUR 1.22 488,300.00 683,400.00 1,302,700.00 734,895.00 1,006,806.15 56.41%
11 #2488 Artcurial Limited Editions May 20, 2014 May 23, 2014 117 86 73.50% EUR 1.22 229,150.00 303,850.00 411,150.00 380,510.00 521,298.70 92.55%
12 #1421a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints May 19, 2014 May 23, 2014 9 7 77.78% EUR 1.22 2,530.00 2,530.00 3,470.00 3,837.50 5,257.39 110.59%
13 #161420 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/11 May 18, 2014 May 19, 2014 464 440 94.83% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 30,495.59 30,495.59
14 #121420 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 5/11 May 18, 2014 May 19, 2014 809 808 99.88% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 173,925.73 173,925.73
15 #21645 Bonhams Period Art and Design - Prints May 18, 2014 May 22, 2014 54 44 81.48% USD 1.0 46,700.00 68,100.00 84,500.00 56,805.00 56,805.00 67.22%
16 #51814 Clars Auction Gallery Prints and Photographs, Day 2 May 18, 2014 May 22, 2014 108 86 79.63% USD 1.0 213,700.00 340,700.00 388,100.00 250,019.00 250,019.00 64.42%
17 #51714 Clars Auction Gallery Prints and Photographs May 17, 2014 May 22, 2014 160 140 87.50% USD 1.0 26,850.00 45,250.00 53,500.00 31,237.50 31,237.50 58.39%
18 #51714 Profiles in History DEBBIE REYNOLDS – THE AUCTION FINALE - Ephemera May 17, 2014 May 22, 2014 230 227 98.70% USD 1.0 51,100.00 79,000.00 79,900.00 193,056.25 193,056.25 241.62%
19 #27283 Ader Modern and Contemporary Prints May 16, 2014 May 22, 2014 317 253 79.81% EUR 1.22 217,000.00 272,540.00 323,820.00 511,360.00 700,563.20 157.91%
20 #2727B Skinner American and European Prints and Photography May 16, 2014 May 17, 2014 188 131 69.68% USD 1.0 135,150.00 196,550.00 281,500.00 197,276.00 197,276.00 70.08%
21 #18549 Pierre Berge and Associes PHILIPPE ZOUMMEROFF, CRIME AND PUNISHMENT LIBRARY. May 16, 2014 May 22, 2014 423 287 67.85% EUR 1.22 314,700.00 428,000.00 666,650.00 623,287.72 853,904.07 93.50%
22 #51614 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions Books May 16, 2014 May 22, 2014 1071 725 67.69% EUR 1.22 295,650.00 414,445.00 672,605.00 562,276.05 770,318.68 83.60%
23 #51614 Dominic Winter Book Auctions THE COLLECTORS SALE: Day Two - STAMPS & COINS MEDALS, ARMS & MILITARIA May 16, 2014 May 17, 2014 53 40 75.47% GBP 1.56 16,170.00 23,820.00 28,460.00 24,437.75 41,055.40 85.87%
24 #18320 Beaussant Lefevre Prints May 16, 2014 May 23, 2014 19 19 100.00% EUR 1.22 5,800.00 7,690.00 7,690.00 58,526.00 80,180.63 761.07%
25 #27281 Ader Ancient and Modern Prints May 15, 2014 May 22, 2014 317 248 78.23% EUR 1.22 78,980.00 99,140.00 127,500.00 194,194.00 266,045.78 152.31%
26 #n09142 Sothebys Contemporary Art - Prints May 15, 2014 May 17, 2014 54 42 77.78% USD 1.0 4,495,000.00 6,487,000.00 8,737,000.00 8,224,250.00 8,224,250.00 94.13%
27 #201420 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/8 May 15, 2014 May 17, 2014 497 425 85.51% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 29,756.50 29,756.50
28 #26105 Aguttes Ancient Books and Documents May 15, 2014 May 22, 2014 296 163 55.07% EUR 1.22 71,980.00 93,890.00 189,400.00 138,425.00 189,642.25 73.09%
29 #7093 Heritage Auctions Comics May 15, 2014 May 19, 2014 1471 1469 99.86% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 4,887,141.15 4,887,141.15
30 #51514 Dominic Winter Book Auctions THE COLLECTORS SALE: Day One - HISTORIC AVIATION & TRANSPORT MODELS, MEMORABILIA & EPHEMERA May 15, 2014 May 17, 2014 164 129 78.66% GBP 1.56 22,680.00 32,640.00 49,020.00 39,853.25 66,953.49 81.30%
31 #304 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Fine Prints May 15, 2014 May 17, 2014 329 241 73.25% USD 1.0 526,700.00 830,600.00 1,069,200.00 835,827.00 835,827.00 78.17%
32 #51414 Dominic Winter Book Auctions PRINTED BOOKS & MAPS, TRAVEL & POLAR EXPLORATION, NATURAL HISTORY & SCIENCE May 14, 2014 May 17, 2014 551 443 80.40% GBP 1.56 116,140.00 171,120.00 225,150.00 225,102.15 378,171.62 99.98%
33 #428 RR Auction Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 4/25 May 14, 2014 May 23, 2014 1180 746 63.22% USD 1.0 467,100.00 684,700.00 1,548,300.00 767,583.90 767,583.90 49.58%
34 #25241 ALDE Ancient Books and the XIXth Century May 14, 2014 May 22, 2014 320 166 51.88% EUR 1.22 113,150.00 147,830.00 247,880.00 197,896.20 271,117.80 79.84%
35 #51014 Rachel Davis Fine Arts Fine and Decorative Arts - Prints May 10, 2014 May 19, 2014 368 298 80.98% USD 1.0 37,265.00 65,425.00 84,275.00 55,164.70 55,164.70 65.46%
36 #26769 Guillaumot Richard Hunting Library of Mr. E. B Château de La Palisse in Allier May 10, 2014 May 22, 2014 222 209 94.14% EUR 1.22 30,750.00 42,030.00 44,600.00 56,701.20 77,680.64 127.13%
37 #27105 Ader Modern Art, session I - Prints April 26, 2014 May 22, 2014 99 77 77.78% EUR 1.22 13,870.00 18,210.00 27,280.00 23,885.00 32,722.45 87.55%
38 #27107 Ader Modern Art, session II - Prints April 26, 2014 May 22, 2014 68 47 69.12% EUR 1.22 10,380.00 13,830.00 17,860.00 16,459.00 22,548.83 92.16%
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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.
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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.
    <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
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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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