• <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Important Two-Day Winter Auction<br>January 25 & 26, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Signed Abraham Lincoln Civil War era document appointing Green Clay of Kentucky as Secretary of the Legation of the United States at St. Petersburg, Russia, July 15, 1861. $3,000 to $3,500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Original Bambi (1942) animation cel, inscribed Walt Disney's Bambi and signed Walt Disney. $3,000 to $3,500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Original Snow White animation cel, with Walt Disney signature on mat, lower right. $3,000 to $3,500.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Important Two-Day Winter Auction<br>January 25 & 26, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Civil Rights Era Archive relating to U.S. Deputy Marshal Dick Bagby (1933-2003) of Dallas, TX, including letters from President John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy, U.S. Attorney General. $1,400 to $1,800.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> President Andrew Jackson autograph letter, unsigned, regarding a special presentation cane sent via General John Moore McCalla to Gov. George Breathitt of Kentucky. January 18th, 1833. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Four (4) Presidential signed 17th/18th Century Books - two signed by Millard Fillmore, and two signed by James Buchanan. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Important Two-Day Winter Auction<br>January 25 & 26, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> President Andrew Jackson signed military commission document conferring on George Washington McLean the rank of Second Lieutenant of Marines. Signed January 4, 1834. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Three (3) Southern Maps, including two (2) Antonio Zatta 1778, one (1) South Carolina 1796. $600 to $800.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Black Forest German Forestry Apprenticeship Certificate issued to Carl Heshel by Von Fahnenburg, the Forest Master from the Royal District, February 1, 1824. $500 to $550.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Important Two-Day Winter Auction<br>January 25 & 26, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Harper Lee, <i>TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD,</i> signed 40th anniversary edition. NY: HarperCollins, 1999. $300 to $350.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Archive of twenty-five (25) items related to the administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and President Lyndon Baines Johnson. $400 to $500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Sixteen (16) 20th Century Celebrity Autographed Books, including Paul Newman, A. E. Hotcher, Leonard Bernstein, Clint Eastwood, Norman Rockwell, Groucho Marx, Johnny Cash, and more. $300 to $350.
  • <b>Bonhams:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Measure for Measure</i> (extracted from the First Folio). London, 1623. Sold for $52,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Sold for $47,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams: </b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. Sold for $43,825.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Sold for $1,912.50.
    <b><center>Bonhams<br>Consignments invited (2020)</b>
    <b>Bonhams:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. Sold for $150,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. Sold for $15,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. Sold for $175,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. Sold for $131,325.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> BOOLE, GEORGE. <i>An Investigation of the Laws of Thought.</i> London, 1854. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> SHANNON, CLAUDE and WARREN WEAVER. <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication.</i> Urbana, 1949. Sold for $27,575.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> [Paine, Thomas]. Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America… Philadelphia: R. Bell, 1776. $200,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Autograph letter signed, to Joshua Reed Giddings, 21 May 1860. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Oakley, Annie. <i>A Brief Sketch of Her Career and Notes on Shooting.</i> [N.p.]: ca. 1913, Signed. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Washington, George. One autograph letter signed & 3 letters signed to General Alexander McDougall, September 1777. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Mather, Cotton. <i>The Wonders of the Invisible World. Being an account of the tryals of several witches...</i> London: 1693. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> James, Benjamin.<i><br>A Treatise on the Management of the Teeth.</i> Boston, 1814. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Abraham Lincoln Endorsement Signed, March 16, 1865. Framed with a lithograph of Lincoln by Dwight C. Sturges.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Thomas Edison Stunning Signed Portrait.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Franz Liszt Signed Photo.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Subscription for Portraits of the Presidents Signed by J. Q. Adams, Polk, Jackson, Buchanan, and Writers Dickens, Bryant and More!
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Vinson Supreme Court Signed Presentation Photo.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Collection of Three Financial Items.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Rare Sigmund Freud ALS Related to Sexual Issues.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> New York Yankees team signed baseball c.1937 including Gehrig, DiMaggio, Dickey, Gomez and others.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Salvador Dali Original Drawing in <i>Dali</i> by David Larkin.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Charles Wilson Peale, Association Miniature of Dr. Ebenezer Crosby after Charles Willson Peale. Gouache on ivory miniature attributed to Peale.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> William McKinley Signed Oversize Photograph Incredible 20"x24".
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Margaret Mitchell Signed <i>Gone With The Wind</i> -- First Edition.

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Rare Book Hub: 37 Auctions Archived, another 35 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 18 May 2019 37 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 9 denominated in euros, 7 in British pounds, 2 in Mexican pesos, and 19 in US dollars.  Turnover was $19,947,614 as 12,698 lots were offered and 10,039 sold for a 79% success rate.  It was a strong week.
 
 
6 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

Heritage AuctionsSpace Exploration, Featuring the Armstrong Family Collection on May 11th: $4,567,627 
SothebysTravel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on May 14th: $2,691,753 
ArtcurialComic Strips on April 27th: $2,321,154 
Swann GalleriesContemporary Art on May 16th: $1,399,657 
SothebysPhotographs on May 16th: $1,237,600 
Doyle New YorkPrints and Multiples on April 30th: $1,132,750 


9 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered: 

Dominic Winter Book AuctionsMilitaria, Aviation, Maritime and Railway History on May 16th: 145.98% 
Aste BolaffiPosters on May 9th: 124.67% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on May 15th: 119.87% 
De Baecque and AssociesPrints on May 16th: 119.62% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on May 2nd: 118.01% 
Doyle New YorkPrints and Multiples on April 30th: 116.63% 
SkinnerFine Prints and Multiples, Fine Photographs on May 10th: 113.19% 
Bearnes Hampton and LittlewoodAntiquarian Books, Maps and Prints on March 6th: 107.18% 
Heritage AuctionsSpace Exploration, Featuring the Armstrong Family Collection on May 11th: 101.41% 


17 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell: 

Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/5 on May 12th: 99.78% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 5/7 on May 14th: 99.50% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/7 on May 14th: 98.47% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/14 on May 12th: 98.46% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/5 on May 12th: 98.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSpace Exploration, Featuring the Armstrong Family Collection on May 11th: 94.13% 
SkinnerFine Prints and Multiples, Fine Photographs on May 10th: 93.71% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on May 11th: 93.06% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsPrinted Books, Maps and Documents on May 15th: 90.09% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on May 2nd: 89.12% 
Doyle New YorkPrints and Multiples on April 30th: 88.44% 
Heritage AuctionsManuscripts on May 14th: 88.03% 
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsMilitaria, Aviation, Maritime and Railway History on May 16th: 86.96% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on May 16th: 84.92% 
Swann Galleries19th and 20th Century Literature on May 14th: 83.88% 
SkinnerFine Books and Manuscripts - Online - Bidstart 5/8 on May 16th: 82.94% 
Swann GalleriesContemporary Art on May 16th: 80.36% 
 
 
Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Binoche et Giquello Theatre des cites du monde. on May 14th Actual price: USD $403,932.
  2. Sothebys MEKKA ... MIT BILDER-ATLAS [ZU MEKKA [AND] BILDER AUS MEKKA]. on May 14th Actual price: USD $274,125.
  3. Sothebys LIVRE DES DIFFERENTES ESPÈCES D'OISEAUX DE LA CHINE TIRES DU CABINET DU ROY... [BOUND WITH:] 2.E PARTIE... 3.E PARTIE… 4.E PARTIE. on May 14th Actual price: USD $241,875.
  4. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Piece of the Wright Flyer Propeller, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG on May 11th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  5. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Section of the Wright Flyer's Wing Fabric, Position #44, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Controlled Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Arm on May 11th Actual price: USD $175,000.
  6. Artcurial Nikopol - Tome 2 La Femme piège on April 27th Actual price: USD $167,440.
  7. Artcurial Coke en stock on April 27th Actual price: USD $145,600.
  8. Sothebys DA QING WAN NIAN YI TONG DI LI TU. GEOGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE GREAT QING DYNASTY. JIAQING PERIOD (1760-1820) on May 14th Actual price: USD $137,063.
  9. Sothebys A GROUP OF 26 PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDING IBN SAUD, HIS FAMILY, SWORD DANCING, HIS CAMP IN MECCA, AND PALACE IN RIYADH. on May 14th Actual price: USD $129,000.
  10. Sothebys THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM. on May 14th Actual price: USD $129,000.
  11. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Piece of the Wright Flyer Propeller, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG on May 11th Actual price: USD $125,000.
  12. Sothebys THE THEATRE OF THE EMPIRE OF GREAT BRITAIN, on May 14th Actual price: USD $120,938.
  13. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Piece of the Wright Flyer Propeller, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG on May 11th Actual price: USD $112,500.
  14. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Lunar Module Flown Section of the Wright Flyer's Wing Fabric, Position #5, Flown as Part of the First Successful Powered Controlled Flight in History at Kitty Hawk in 1903 as well as the First Manned Lunar Landing in 1969, Directly From The Arms on May 11th Actual price: USD $106,250.
  15. Artcurial Nikopol - Tome 2 La Femme piège on April 27th Actual price: USD $104,832.
  16. Sothebys ESTELLE LEFÉBURE, KAREN ALEXANDER, RACHEL WILLIAMS, LINDA EVANGELISTA, TATJANA PATITZ, CHRISTY TURLINGTON' on May 16th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  17. Sothebys LOLIONDO LION CHARGE, FOR THE END OF THE GAME / LAST WORD FROM PARADISE' on May 16th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  18. Artcurial Una Ballata del Mare Salato on April 27th Actual price: USD $94,640.
  19. Artcurial Nikopol - Tome 2 La Femme piège on April 27th Actual price: USD $94,640.
  20. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Flown Largest Size American Flag Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. on May 11th Actual price: USD $93,750.
  21. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Flown Crew-Signed "Type One" Quarantine Cover, Hand-numbered NA-5 and Certified by Neil Armstrong, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. on May 11th Actual price: USD $93,750.
  22. Sothebys A MAP OF THE BRITISH AND FRENCH DOMINIONS IN NORTH AMERICA. on May 14th Actual price: USD $88,688.
  23. Dorotheum Landschaft on May 15th Actual price: USD $84,336.
  24. Heritage Auctions Apollo 11 Flown and Crew-Signed Beta Cloth Mission Insignia Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, Signed and Certified, with Hand-Signed CAG Certification. on May 11th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  25. Artcurial Fins de siècle - Partie de chasse on April 27th Actual price: USD $80,080.



37 total sales reported this week:

Eldreds. May Evening Sale - Prints on May 16th: 52.63%
PBA Galleries. Rare Golf Books, Clubs & Memorabilia on May 16th: 59.11%
De Baecque and Associes. Prints on May 16th: 73.53%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on May 16th: 84.92%
RR Auction. John Brennan Music Collection on May 16th: 67.30%
Sothebys. Photographs on May 16th: 60.50%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Militaria, Aviation, Maritime and Railway History on May 16th: 86.96%
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps and Documents on May 15th: 90.09%
Swann Galleries. Contemporary Art on May 16th: 80.36%
Skinner. Fine Books and Manuscripts - Online - Bidstart 5/8 on May 16th: 82.94%
Rossini. Books on May 14th: 49.38%
Dorotheum . Printmaking and Multiples on May 15th: 74.22%
Dorotheum . Photography on May 15th: 54.40%
Binoche et Giquello. Ancient and Modern Books on May 14th: 50.28%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/7 on May 14th: 98.47%
Heritage Auctions. Monthly Photographs Online - bidstart 4/24 on May 15th: 65.63%
Sothebys. Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History on May 14th: 70.25%
Swann Galleries. 19th and 20th Century Literature on May 14th: 83.88%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on May 14th: 77.14%
Morton Subastas. Photographs on May 9th: 14.14%
Morton Subastas. PHOTOGRAPHY, PRINTS, ANTIQUE AND CONTEMPORARY BOOKS on May 7th: 39.61%
Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood. Antiquarian Books, Maps and Prints on March 6th: 73.46%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 5/7 on May 14th: 99.50%
Heritage Auctions. Manuscripts on May 14th: 88.03%
Skinner. Fine Prints and Multiples, Fine Photographs on May 10th: 93.71%
Zisska and Lacher. Books on May 11th: 62.98%
Case Antiques, Inc.. Books, Prints on April 27th: 77.27%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on May 11th: 52.08%
Aste Bolaffi. Posters on May 9th: 74.30%
Artcurial. Comic Strips on April 27th: 69.10%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/5 on May 12th: 98.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/5 on May 12th: 99.78%
Heritage Auctions. Space Exploration, Featuring the Armstrong Family Collection on May 11th: 94.13%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/14 on May 12th: 98.46%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on May 2nd: 89.12%
Doyle New York. Prints and Multiples on April 30th: 88.44%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on May 11th: 93.06%

 


For the week ahead 35 sales are scheduled:

Mon. May. 20th
Rossini. Paris. Lithographs, Fine Art Prints. 261 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Graphic Works of the European and Latin American Masters - Online bidstart 4/22. 132 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Spring Americana Auction - Session 5: Bargains and Dealer Specials. 817 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 72 lots

Tue. May. 21st
Tooveys. West Sussex. Antiquarian and Collectors Books. 246 lots
Bubb Kuyper. 2011 KM Haarlem. Books. 5215 lots
Bonhams. New York. Modern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples. 174 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/14. 639 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 5/14. 168 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Select Photographs and Photobooks. 63 lots
Robert Siegel Galleries. New York. The Dr. William H. Johnson Collection of the U.S. 1890 Small Bank Note Issue. 210 lots

Wed. May. 22nd
Tooveys. West Sussex. Prints and Maps. 164 lots
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chicago. Prints and Multiples. 136 lots
Potter and Potter Auctions. Chicago. Vintage Posters. 723 lots
Binoche et Giquello. rue La Boetie, Paris. R. AND BL LIBRARY: AUTOGRAPHS AND MANUSCRIPTS XIXTH AND XXTH CENTURIES - WRITERS - MUSICIANS - PAINT. 150 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Posters and Advertisements, Prints. 34 lots
Sothebys. Paris. Bibliothèque R. et B. L. Autographes et Manuscrits XIXe et XXe Siècles. 148 lots

Thu. May. 23rd
Christies. London - King Street. On the shoulders of Giants - Online bidstart 5/16. 57 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Library of a Gourmet Parisien - Chapter 2: Gastronomy and Oenology. 464 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Hollywood, Featuring Robert Shelton's Old Tucson Collection - bidstart 5/17. 602 lots
Swann Galleries. New York. Graphic Design. 273 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Banksy X Editions. 10 lots
Ader. PARIS. Old and Modern Prints - Day 1. 346 lots
Stephan Welz & Co.. Constantia. Online Fine Art and Book Sale - Bidstart 5/16. 235 lots

Fri. May. 24th
Vermot de Pas. Paris. History and Regions of France chez Vermot et Associés , Paris (France). 602 lots
Ader. PARIS. Old and Modern Prints - Day 2. 391 lots
Ferraton. Bruxelles. Rare Books. 890 lots

Sat. May. 25th
Christian Hesse Auktionen. Hamburg. Fine Art Prints, Books, Autographs. 953 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 170 lots
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Online Only - Unreserved - Books, Prints. 32 lots

Sun. May. 26th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/19.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/19.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/28. 244 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The Doug Murray Collection - Special Monthly Auction - Online Only - bidstart 5/1. 174 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Books.

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

 

  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>22nd January 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Astronomical manuscript.- Kalendarium cum Tabulis Astronomicis; and other astronomical texts, [?Northern Italy (possibly Verona or Bologna), c.1470]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Melville (Herman). <i>Moby-Dick; or The Whale,</i> first American edition, New York, 1851. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Malta.- Binding.- Sovereign Military Order of Malta.- <i>Gli Statuti della Sacra Religione di S. Gio: Gierosolomitano…</i> Rome, Giacomo Tornieri and Giacomo Ruffinello, 1589. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>22nd January 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Britain.- Jansson (Jan). <i>Novus atlas, sive theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> vol.4 only [Britain and Ireland], 56 double-page engraved maps, Amsterdam, 1659. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Dodgson (Charles Lutwidge). <i>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,</i> second (first published) edition, 1866; and 2 others from the series. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Cervantès Saavedra (Miguel de). <i>Novelas Exemplares,</i> rare at auction, Milan, Giovanni Battista Bidelli, 1615. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>22nd January 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Tolkien (J.R.R.). Printed programme for the New College School, Oxford, production of The Hobbit, signed by Tolkien, 1967. £4,500 to £5,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Thucydides. <i>The hystory, writtone by Thucidides the Athenyan, of the warre, whiche was betwene the Peloponesians and the Athenyans,</i> first edition in English, 1550. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Wesley (John). Autograph Letter signed "My Dear Sister [?Mary Stokes], exhorting her to write more often and dealing with her problems, 1773. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Leaf from an illuminated book of hours with the Four Evangelists, illuminated by the workshop, or a close follower of the Maître de l'Échevinage. Northern France (possibly Rouen), c.1480. £2,000 to £3,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>Winter in der Schweiz,</i> 1921. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Evelyn Rumsey Carey, <i>Pan American Exposition / Niagara / Buffalo,</i> 1901. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Arnost Hofbauer, <i>Topicuv Salon,</i> 1898. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Job,</i> 1896. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Georges de Feure, <i>Le Journal des Ventes,</i> 1898. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Cycles Perfecta,</i> 1897. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Edward Penfield, <i>Orient Cycles / Lead the Leaders,</i> circa 1895. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Adrien Barrère, <i>L’Ideal du Touriste,</i> 1903. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Willem Frederick Ten Broek, <i>New York / Wereldtentoonselling / Holland – Amerika Lijn,</i> 1938. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Dwight Clark Shepler, <i>Sun Valley / Union Pacific.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Sascha Maurer, <i>Flexible Flyer Splitkein / Smuggler’s Notch,</i> circa 1935. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Louis Bonhajo, <i>Vote / League of Women Voters,</i> 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.