• <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 #n09156 Sothebys John Lennon "You Might Well Arsk" June 4, 2014 June 5, 2014 89 89 100.00% USD 1.0 848,500.00 1,183,700.00 1,183,700.00 2,899,000.00 2,899,000.00 244.91%
2 #10649 Dorotheum Modern and Contemporary Prints June 4, 2014 June 5, 2014 249 136 54.62% EUR 1.23 198,700.00 198,700.00 419,600.00 25,090.79 34,374.50 5.98%
3 #2352 Swann Galleries Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Historical Prints, Ephemera June 3, 2014 June 5, 2014 388 329 84.79% USD 1.0 527,340.00 790,110.00 949,760.00 823,506.00 823,506.00 86.71%
4 #10645 Dorotheum Art Photography June 3, 2014 June 5, 2014 228 119 52.19% EUR 1.23 92,630.00 124,590.00 300,880.00 35,515.54 48,656.31 11.80%
5 #1423 Bruun Rasmussen Books and Manuscripts June 3, 2014 June 5, 2014 39 38 97.44% EUR 1.23 13,857.00 19,892.00 23,242.00 25,358.75 34,741.55 109.11%
6 #n09157 Sothebys Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including American June 3, 2014 June 5, 2014 176 111 63.07% USD 1.0 1,340,800.00 2,103,700.00 3,304,700.00 2,958,509.00 2,958,509.00 89.52%
7 #10644 Dorotheum Autographs June 2, 2014 June 2, 2014 289 209 72.32% EUR 1.23 87,830.00 87,830.00 202,430.00 210,625.00 288,556.48 104.05%
8 #27587 Autographes Encheres Autographs, Photographs and Historical Souvenirs - Internet bidstart 5/14 June 2, 2014 June 2, 2014 225 47 20.89% EUR 1.23 11,850.00 16,190.00 58,290.00 13,393.00 18,348.41 22.98%
9 #121422 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 5/25 June 1, 2014 June 2, 2014 487 463 95.07% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 103,097.53 103,097.53
10 #161422 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 5/25 June 1, 2014 June 2, 2014 474 453 95.57% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 32,756.56 32,756.56
11 #103L Galerie Bassenge Modern Art Part II - Prints May 31, 2014 June 2, 2014 435 358 82.30% EUR 1.23 318,450.00 318,450.00 358,430.00 675,600.00 925,572.35 188.49%
12 #2730B Skinner Fine Books and Manuscripts May 31, 2014 June 2, 2014 405 318 78.52% USD 1.0 280,550.00 407,300.00 652,500.00 446,256.00 446,256.00 68.39%
13 #201422 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 5/22 May 29, 2014 May 31, 2014 499 420 84.17% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 29,469.25 29,469.25
14 #6120 Heritage Auctions Automobilia May 29, 2014 May 31, 2014 128 90 70.31% USD 1.0 54,320.00 81,480.00 218,100.00 66,984.00 66,984.00 30.71%
15 #103G Galerie Bassenge 15th-18th Century Prints May 29, 2014 June 2, 2014 831 450 54.15% EUR 1.23 625,580.00 625,580.00 1,075,680.00 1,082,237.50 1,482,665.74 100.61%
16 #53 Alexander Autographs Abstract and Outsider Art - Prints May 28, 2014 May 31, 2014 16 12 75.00% USD 1.0 2,490.00 3,360.00 7,260.00 4,887.55 4,887.55 67.32%
17 #413 Ketterer Kunst Doerling Old Masters - Prints May 24, 2014 June 2, 2014 269 133 49.44% EUR 1.23 505,250.00 505,250.00 1,004,550.00 933,630.00 1,279,073.10 92.94%
18 #60g Bubb Kuyper Prints, Photographs, Maps and Ephemera May 23, 2014 June 2, 2014 1048 731 69.75% EUR 1.23 140,660.00 203,510.00 333,810.00 252,705.80 346,207.07 75.70%
19 #429 RR Auction Space and Aviation - Internet bidstart 5/15 May 22, 2014 June 2, 2014 375 259 69.07% USD 1.0 337,400.00 488,600.00 613,200.00 618,000.74 618,000.74 100.78%
20 #60e Bubb Kuyper Modern Art - Prints May 22, 2014 June 2, 2014 865 579 66.94% EUR 1.23 95,520.00 205,590.00 281,740.00 164,771.20 225,736.53 58.48%
21 #60f Bubb Kuyper Modern Art - Prints May 22, 2014 June 2, 2014 124 77 62.10% EUR 1.23 11,210.00 15,530.00 24,830.00 16,330.80 22,373.23 65.77%
22 #60c Bubb Kuyper Old and Rare Books, Manuscripts and Autographs May 21, 2014 June 2, 2014 1039 631 60.73% EUR 1.23 125,350.00 178,660.00 280,490.00 205,616.80 281,695.21 73.31%
23 #60d Bubb Kuyper Old and Rare Books May 21, 2014 June 2, 2014 622 390 62.70% EUR 1.23 113,410.00 167,500.00 253,870.00 188,455.20 258,183.70 74.23%
24 #27557 Ader Letters, Autographs and Manuscripts May 20, 2014 June 2, 2014 430 354 82.33% EUR 1.23 218,430.00 276,780.00 308,660.00 534,963.00 732,899.31 173.32%
25 #60a Bubb Kuyper Books and Ephemera May 20, 2014 June 2, 2014 1037 662 63.84% EUR 1.23 91,230.00 130,790.00 207,210.00 146,016.20 200,042.33 70.47%
26 #60b Bubb Kuyper Books and Autographs May 20, 2014 June 2, 2014 746 442 59.25% EUR 1.23 73,490.00 104,960.00 168,490.00 122,586.40 167,943.49 72.76%
27 #51314 Bolaffi Ambassador Auctions Antiquarian Books and Autographs May 13, 2014 June 2, 2014 762 563 73.88% EUR 1.23 330,750.00 330,750.00 645,355.00 737,985.00 1,011,040.15 114.35%
28 #19472 Neret Minet and Tessier Comic Strips April 28, 2014 June 2, 2014 371 331 89.22% EUR 1.23 44,320.00 44,320.00 54,490.00 45,447.24 62,262.73 83.40%
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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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