• <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 #3499 Christies Forms in Color - Prints July 25, 2014 July 25, 2014 123 118 95.93% USD 1.0 588,300.00 878,800.00 891,300.00 1,307,377.00 1,307,377.00 146.68%
2 #181429 Heritage Auctions Lomasney Vintage Movie Art Posters Benefiting Lifebeat Monthly Internet Charity July 24, 2014 July 25, 2014 46 24 52.17% USD 1.0 9,600.00 14,400.00 27,600.00 2,845.00 2,845.00 10.31%
3 #36142 Bloomsbury Auctions Work on Paper July 24, 2014 July 25, 2014 23 10 43.48% GBP 1.57 13,150.00 18,600.00 53,900.00 78,207.00 132,951.90 145.10%
4 #201430 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 7/17 July 24, 2014 July 25, 2014 489 437 89.37% USD 1.0 80.00 120.00 120.00 24,642.00 24,642.00 20535.00%
5 #72314 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents July 23, 2014 July 25, 2014 597 458 76.72% GBP 1.57 106,840.00 156,770.00 218,510.00 206,221.15 350,576.31 94.38%
6 #413 Lyon and Turnbull Interiors: The Summer Sale - Prints July 22, 2014 July 24, 2014 19 6 31.58% GBP 1.57 2,600.00 3,800.00 12,050.00 3,764.00 6,436.44 31.24%
7 #121429 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 7/13 July 20, 2014 July 21, 2014 699 696 99.57% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 136,815.83 136,815.83
8 #7098 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters July 19, 2014 July 21, 2014 1804 1202 66.63% USD 1.0 1,414,050.00 2,827,700.00 2,922,500.00 2,346,893.89 2,346,893.89 80.30%
9 #576 Heritage Auctions UNT Mayborn Benefit Auction - Books July 19, 2014 July 24, 2014 47 47 100.00% USD 1.0 1,925.00 5,700.00 5,700.00 9,474.00 9,474.00 166.21%
10 #2740B Skinner European Decorative Prints July 19, 2014 July 24, 2014 6 6 100.00% USD 1.0 2,650.00 3,900.00 3,900.00 2,953.00 2,953.00 75.72%
11 #71914 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Prints, Books July 19, 2014 July 24, 2014 43 42 97.67% USD 1.0 9,200.00 15,275.00 15,975.00 23,674.95 23,674.95 148.20%
12 #36119 Bloomsbury Auctions Antiquarian Books, Day 2 July 18, 2014 July 19, 2014 478 314 65.69% GBP 1.57 164,420.00 234,580.00 340,210.00 257,249.00 439,895.79 75.61%
13 #2739T Skinner Discovery - Online Auction - Prints Bidstart 7/10 July 18, 2014 July 19, 2014 51 40 78.43% USD 1.0 11,900.00 18,425.00 26,825.00 14,297.00 14,297.00 53.30%
14 #537 PBA Galleries Roycroft Press Collection - Fine Bindings - Illustrated & Children's Books July 17, 2014 July 19, 2014 518 376 72.59% USD 1.0 157,160.00 242,380.00 365,850.00 154,902.00 154,902.00 42.34%
15 #806 Eldreds Summer Market - Prints July 17, 2014 July 19, 2014 49 33 67.35% USD 1.0 5,080.00 8,075.00 15,445.00 5,255.10 5,255.10 34.02%
16 #36118 Bloomsbury Auctions Antiquarian Books July 17, 2014 July 19, 2014 418 324 77.51% GBP 1.57 153,740.00 217,210.00 356,510.00 270,902.00 463,242.42 75.99%
17 #2741M Skinner Discovery - Books and Prints July 17, 2014 July 19, 2014 60 53 88.33% USD 1.0 9,005.00 13,755.00 16,905.00 6,446.00 6,446.00 38.13%
18 #201429 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 7/10 July 17, 2014 July 19, 2014 499 387 77.56% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 23,167.50 23,167.50
19 #1234 Tooveys Prints July 16, 2014 July 19, 2014 35 25 71.43% GBP 1.57 1,200.00 1,970.00 2,950.00 2,300.00 3,933.00 77.97%
20 #14FD04 Doyle New York At Home - Prints July 16, 2014 July 19, 2014 16 15 93.75% USD 1.0 3,650.00 6,050.00 6,450.00 5,419.00 5,419.00 84.02%
21 #1584 Christies Yates, Thompson and Bright: A Family of Bibliophiles July 16, 2014 July 19, 2014 372 311 83.60% GBP 1.57 2,250,900.00 3,430,400.00 3,640,000.00 5,015,983.00 8,577,330.93 137.80%
22 #39 Kedem Auction Objects: Judaica, Israeliana, Numismatics and Medals (Manuscripts, prints) July 16, 2014 July 24, 2014 53 25 47.17% USD 1.0 16,400.00 27,900.00 62,700.00 27,252.00 27,252.00 43.46%
23 #71614 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Old Master & Modern Prints, Japanese Prints July 16, 2014 July 19, 2014 140 91 65.00% GBP 1.57 20,160.00 30,040.00 47,620.00 31,153.65 53,272.76 65.42%
24 #L14404 Sothebys English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations July 15, 2014 July 19, 2014 281 180 64.06% GBP 1.57 1,495,150.00 2,109,550.00 2,801,650.00 2,689,616.00 4,599,243.36 96.00%
25 #2864 Christies Prints and Multiples July 15, 2014 July 19, 2014 467 414 88.65% USD 1.0 1,421,300.00 2,030,159.00 2,276,859.00 2,529,385.00 2,529,385.00 111.09%
26 #21601 Bonhams Prints July 15, 2014 July 19, 2014 146 85 58.22% GBP 1.57 464,300.00 675,700.00 1,199,400.00 684,737.00 1,170,900.27 57.09%
27 #1497 Freemans Summer Estate Sale - Prints July 15, 2014 July 19, 2014 10 10 100.00% USD 1.0 2,130.00 3,190.00 3,190.00 1,464.00 1,464.00 45.89%
28 #L14415 Sothebys The Joseph Conrad Collection from the Library of the late Stanley J. Seeger – Part II July 15, 2014 July 19, 2014 196 98 50.00% GBP 1.57 230,800.00 336,300.00 506,550.00 414,729.00 709,186.59 81.87%
29 #345 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Japanese Woodblock Prints July 14, 2014 July 19, 2014 100 86 86.00% USD 1.0 16,450.00 29,890.00 34,750.00 31,426.00 31,426.00 90.43%
30 #479 Winter Associates Antiques July 14, 2014 July 24, 2014 16 16 100.00% USD 1.0 1,975.00 4,100.00 4,100.00 2,961.25 2,961.25 72.23%
31 #71314 Clars Auction Gallery Books and Prints July 13, 2014 July 19, 2014 77 66 85.71% USD 1.0 42,650.00 64,650.00 72,950.00 45,547.25 45,547.25 62.44%
32 #71214 Blacksparrow Auction of the Apes July 12, 2014 July 24, 2014 43 6 13.95% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,260.00 1,260.00
33 #86 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Rare Books, Prints and Photographs July 12, 2014 July 24, 2014 869 407 46.84% EUR 1.23 174,189.00 174,189.00 389,079.00 204,350.00 275,873.12 52.52%
34 #71214 Clars Auction Gallery Books and Prints July 12, 2014 July 19, 2014 152 131 86.18% USD 1.0 20,700.00 36,100.00 46,850.00 28,131.60 28,131.60 60.05%
35 #62914 National Book Auctions Books June 29, 2014 July 21, 2014 465 465 100.00% USD 1.0 126,280.00 216,600.00 216,600.00 63,420.63 63,421.37 29.28%
36 #60814 National Book Auctions Books, Art, Ephemera, and Collectibles June 8, 2014 July 21, 2014 411 411 100.00% USD 1.0 159,780.00 252,700.00 252,700.00 56,306.00 56,306.58 22.28%
37 #51814 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera - Civil War, Am. West, Exploration, etc.by May 18, 2014 July 21, 2014 499 499 100.00% USD 1.0 49,150.00 116,850.00 116,850.00 53,703.38 53,704.19 45.96%
38 #30858 Blacksparrow Manuscripts February 15, 2014 July 21, 2014 75 7 9.33% USD 1.0 2,150.00 3,300.00 42,300.00 2,183.00 2,183.00 5.16%
39 #81513 Blacksparrow The Hollywood Collection - Photographs and Autographs August 15, 2013 July 21, 2014 246 10 4.07% USD 1.0 3,300.00 3,300.00 46,000.00 3,835.00 3,835.00 8.34%
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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.
    <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
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    <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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