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Articles - September - 2013 Issue

Auctions in September

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A snapshot of a busy month

As the fall calendar takes shape there are 53 events scheduled and invariably many more that will be announced soon.  Here is an overview but also check the auction calendar for more events and the full contents of sales as they are posted.

 

Sun. Sept. 1st       

Heritage Auctions {HA.com].  Weekly Comics sale ending today.

Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Weekly Posters Sale ending today.

 

Tues. Sept. 3rd       

Bruun Rasmussen.  Books and Manuscripts [1336].  215 lots

 

Wed. Sept. 4th       

Lyon and Turnbull.  Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts [391].  485 lots

Old World Auctions.  Antique Maps, Globes, Atlases & Vintage Graphics [146].  852 lots

 

Thurs. Sept. 5th     

Heritage Auctions.  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201336].

AntiquarianAuctions.com.  Rare Books internet bidding ending today. [29].

 

Sat. Sept 7th         

Bonhams.  The Beaulieu Sale., Collector’s Motor Cars, Motorcycles & Automobilia [20930].  73 lots

Clars Auction Gallery.  Prints, Photographs [90813].  56 lots

 

Tues. Sept. 10th     

Bonhams.  Books [20706].  40 lots

Freeman’s.  Photographs and Photobooks [1467].

Clars Auction Gallery. 

 

Wed. Sept. 11th     

Rupert Toovey and Co.  Prints [1153].

 

Thurs. Sept. 12th     

PBA Galleries.  California and the American West [515]

Swann Galleries.  19th and 20th Century Prints [2322]

Heritage Auctions.  Rare Books – internet bidding ending today [201337].

 

Fri. Sept. 13th         

Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society.  Rare and Used Books [91313].

 

Sat. Sept. 14th         

Neal Auction Company.  Books [91413].

ERA Encheres.  Ancient Books and Manuscripts [22885].   317 lots

 

Sun. Sept. 15th         

Neal Auction Company.  Books [91413].

National Book Auctions.  Books, Art, Ephemera, and Collectible [91513]

 

Mon. Sept. 16th         Dorotheum.  Posters, Advertising Art, Comics, Film and Photohistory

 

Tues. Sept. 17th         Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints [L1316].

 

Wed. Sept. 18th          Bonhams.  Prints, featuring works of John Piper [20739].  341 lots

                                    RR Auctions.  Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph [414]

                                    Christies.  Modern and Contemporary Prints [1144].

                                    Morton Casa de Subastas.  Documents, Prints and Books [682].

                                    Tajan.  Manuscripts and Autographs [9844].

 

Thurs. Sept. 19th        Christies.  Prints and Multiples [9401].

                                    Heritage Auctions.  Rare Books internet bidding ending today [201338].

                                    Waverly Auctions.  Rare Books [257].

 

Fri. Sept 20th              Koller Auctions.  Old Master Drawings and Prints [A166a].  93

 lots

                                    Koller Auctions.  Old Master Prints [W238]

                                    Skinner.  Fine Prints and Photographs [2673B].

 

Sat. Sept. 21st             Koller Auctions.  Books and Autographs [A166b].  670 lots

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Americana, Political [6104].

                                    Eldred’s.  Prints, Books [786].

 

Mon. Sept. 23rd          Cowans Auctions.  American History [372].

 

Wed. Sept. 25th          Christies.  Kate Moss – The Collection – Curated by Gert Elfering [1192].

                                    Kapandji Morhange.  Comic Strips [17010].

                                    Dominic Winter Book Auctions.  Printed Books, Maps and Documents [92513].

 

Thurs. Sept. 26th        Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers.  Books [92613].

                                    Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.  Prints [283].

                                    Freemans.  Books amnd Manuscripts [1470].

                                    Christies.  Prints [9939].

                                    Heritage Auctions [HA.com].  Rare Books Internet bidding ending today [201339]

                                    RR Auction.  Marvels of Modern Music Auction [415].

                                    PBA Auctions.  Fine and Rare Books [516].

 

Fri. Sept. 27th             Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers.  Books [92613].

                                    Freemans.  Maps, Posters and other Graphics [1471].

                                    Venator and Hanstein.  Books – Prints and Drawings – Autographs [128].

 

Sat. Sept. 28th             Venator and Hanstein.  Modern and Contemporary Prints and Drawings – Modern Literature on Art [129].

 

Sun. Sept. 29th           Bonhams.  Prints, Books [21005].

 

Here is a link to the auction search.

 

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
  • <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Harriet Tubman Cabinet Card by H.S. Squyer, Auburn, NY, 1892. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Scarce <i>Events of the Tulsa Disaster,</i> First Edition, 1922. $4,000 to $6,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Unpublished CDV of Frederick Douglass by Benjamin F. Smith, 1864. $3,000 to $5,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> California Imprint of <i>President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation</i> Broadside, 1864. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> John C.H. Grabill Cabinet Card of Buffalo Soldier Wearing Buffalo Coat, ca 1886. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare <i>What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking,</i> 2nd Cookbook Published by African American. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Frederick Douglass Walking Stick, 1888. $3,000 to $5,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Only Known Slave Narrative Published Independently in California, <i>Life and Adventures of James Williams.</i> $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare First Edition of History of Black Literature, Abbé Grégoire <i>De La Littérature des Nègres</i>. $2,500 to $3,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> African American Soldier and Medal of Honor Winner Christian A. Fleetwood CDV, PLUS. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Jack Johnson vs. Jim Jeffries Pennant, 1910 Reno, Nevada. $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Joe Gans Photograph at 1906 Goldfield, Nevada Fight by Percy Dana. $600 to $800
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Francis Scott Key, <i>Star Spangled Banner,</i> first printing, c. 1814-16. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> William Sydney Porter, a.k.a. “O. Henry,” archive of drawings made to illustrate a lost mining memoir, c. 1883-84. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> [Bay Psalm Book], printed for Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Cambridge, c. 1648-65. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Noticia estraordinario,</i> probable first announcement in Mexico City of the fall of the Alamo, 1836. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Patrick Gass, first edition of earliest first-hand account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition, Pittsburgh, 1807. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Diploma from the Princeton Class of 1783, commencement attended by Washington & Continental Congress. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Sprague Light Cavalry!</i> color-printed broadside, NY, 1863. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>The Lincoln & Johnson Union Campaign Songster,</i> Philadelphia, 1864. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Lucy Parsons, labor organizer, albumen cabinet card, New York, 1886. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Daniel L.F. Swift, journal as third mate on a Pacific Whaling voyage, 1848-1850. $3,000 to $4,0000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Two photos of Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon, silver prints, 1901. $1,500 to $2,500.

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