• <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 #181425 Heritage Auctions Lomasney Vintage Movie Art Posters Benefiting Lifebeat Monthly Internet Charity June 26, 2014 June 27, 2014 40 28 70.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 4,435.00 4,435.00
2 #201426 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 6/19 June 26, 2014 June 27, 2014 373 318 85.25% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 26,874.50 26,874.50
3 #21752 Bonhams Printed Books, Maps and Photographs June 25, 2014 June 27, 2014 503 444 88.27% GBP 1.56 158,300.00 237,150.00 268,500.00 348,679.00 592,754.30 129.86%
4 #21773 Bonhams ASIAN DECORATIVE WORKS OF ARTS - Ref Books and Woodblock Prints June 25, 2014 June 27, 2014 23 20 86.96% USD 1.0 21,600.00 31,550.00 35,150.00 24,648.00 24,648.00 70.12%
5 #21947 Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia June 25, 2014 June 27, 2014 364 255 70.05% GBP 1.56 252,250.00 349,100.00 532,150.00 389,253.00 661,730.10 73.15%
6 #n09160 Sothebys A Rock & Roll History: Presley to Punk June 24, 2014 June 26, 2014 113 73 64.60% USD 1.0 1,777,100.00 3,181,400.00 4,337,900.00 3,210,817.00 3,210,817.00 74.02%
7 #1426b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints June 24, 2014 June 26, 2014 35 29 82.86% EUR 1.22 9,600.00 10,680.00 13,600.00 10,241.25 13,928.10 75.30%
8 #L14006 Sothebys Modern Art - Prints June 23, 2014 June 26, 2014 2 2 100.00% GBP 1.56 1,500,000.00 2,200,000.00 2,200,000.00 2,225,000.00 3,782,500.00 101.14%
9 #1426a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints June 23, 2014 June 26, 2014 4 2 50.00% EUR 1.22 400.00 470.00 1,070.00 281.25 382.50 26.29%
10 #121425 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 6/15 June 22, 2014 June 23, 2014 755 754 99.87% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 191,741.45 191,741.45
11 #161425 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 6/15 June 22, 2014 June 23, 2014 501 471 94.01% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 26,135.94 26,135.94
12 #27787 Ferraton Books and Prints, Part II June 21, 2014 June 26, 2014 583 468 80.27% EUR 1.22 27,330.00 43,025.00 55,895.00 88,243.75 120,011.50 157.87%
13 #23539 Vermot de Pas Comic Strips, Original Prints, Albums By-Products June 21, 2014 June 26, 2014 833 395 47.42% EUR 1.22 75,240.00 95,000.00 248,050.00 93,273.14 126,851.37 37.60%
14 #27785 Ferraton Books and Prints, Part I June 20, 2014 June 26, 2014 650 552 84.92% EUR 1.22 34,380.00 53,820.00 69,945.00 78,573.75 106,860.30 112.34%
15 #56119 Dirk Soulis Auctions The Estate of Mary McRory - Books and Prints June 20, 2014 June 24, 2014 26 26 100.00% USD 1.0 3,100.00 5,875.00 5,875.00 6,182.00 6,182.00 105.23%
16 #81216 PIASA Ancient and Modern Prints June 20, 2014 June 26, 2014 406 307 75.62% EUR 1.22 152,530.00 193,770.00 262,080.00 291,299.00 396,166.64 111.15%
17 #36145 Bloomsbury Auctions Bibliophile June 19, 2014 June 24, 2014 560 390 69.64% GBP 1.56 62,555.00 88,275.00 133,290.00 79,731.00 135,542.70 59.82%
18 #430 RR Auction Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 5/23 June 18, 2014 June 24, 2014 889 575 64.68% USD 1.0 531,700.00 729,000.00 1,327,800.00 887,584.53 887,584.53 66.85%
19 #27833 OSENAT The Empire at Fontainebleau June 15, 2014 June 24, 2014 85 59 69.41% EUR 1.22 223,550.00 287,550.00 323,500.00 597,925.00 813,178.00 184.83%
20 #61414 Rachel Davis Fine Arts Works on Paper and Books June 14, 2014 June 23, 2014 589 528 89.64% USD 1.0 142,840.00 237,500.00 269,140.00 260,066.10 260,066.10 96.63%
21 #61314 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society RARE, OUT-OF-PRINT, AND USED BOOKS June 13, 2014 June 24, 2014 507 452 89.15% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 10,021.00 10,021.00
22 #103P Galerie Bassenge 19th - 21st Century Photography June 4, 2014 June 23, 2014 315 157 49.84% EUR 1.22 155,350.00 155,350.00 350,500.00 209,162.50 284,461.00 59.68%
23 #0015b Gonnelli Casa DAste Musical Works, Autographs and Signed Books May 17, 2014 June 21, 2014 147 87 59.18% EUR 1.22 27,180.00 27,180.00 52,790.00 46,776.90 67,142.94 88.61%
24 #0015a Gonnelli Casa DAste Books and Manuscripts May 16, 2014 June 21, 2014 400 261 65.25% EUR 1.22 225,190.00 225,190.00 417,500.00 424,706.70 578,998.50 101.73%
25 #88 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen Old and Rare Books and Manuscripts May 2, 2014 June 24, 2014 5343 2304 43.12% EUR 1.22 746,785.00 746,785.00 1,731,560.00 747,624.00 1,016,768.52 43.18%
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    <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.
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