• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Sir Isaac Newton, <i>Opticks,</i> first edition, first issue, London, 1704. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Johannes Jacobus Canis, <i>De modo studendi in utroque iure,</i> first edition, Padua, 1476. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Pope Clemens V, <i>Constitutiones,</i> Nuremberg, 1482. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Nicolaus Panormitanus de Tudeschis, <i>Lectura super V libris Decretalium,</i> Basel, 1480-81. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Michael Faraday, <i>Experimental Researches in Electricity,</i> complete set, first editions, London, 1832-56. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> William Gilbert, <i>Tractatus sive physiologia nova de magnete,</i> Sedini, 1628. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> John Bulwer, <i>Philocophus,</i> first edition of the first book in English on the deaf, London, 1648. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> James Cook, complete set, 9 volumes, London, 1773-84. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Nicolaus Bertrand, <i>Opus de Tholosano[rum] Gestis ab Urbe Condita,</i> with the earliest known view of the city of Toulouse, 1515. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> RATZER, Bernard. <i>Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767.</i> London: Jefferys and Faden, “Jan.y” 12, 1776. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. COCKERELL, Sydney C. <i>Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897 [issued 1898]. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS]. KEATS, John. <i>Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of Saint Agnes and Other Poems.</i> Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1928. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [GRANT, Ulysses S.— GRANT, Julia, First Lady]. Carved Applewood and 18-karat Gold Jewelry Suite, Browne & Spaulding, Jewelers, New York City, 1865. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [LINCOLN ASSASSINATION]. GARDNER, Alexander. <i>Incidents of the War |Sic Semper Sicariis</i> [caption title]. Washington, D. C.: Philip & Solomons, 1865. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> A COMPLETE COLLECTION of 115 titles published in R. R. Donnelley's Lakeside Classics series. Chicago, 1903-2017. COMPLETE RUN OF THE LONGEST-RUNNING CONTINUOUS SERIES OF BOOKS IN THE WORLD. $5,000 to $7,000
    <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> GLEIZES, Albert. METZINGER, Jean. <i>Du Cubisme.</i> Paris, 1947. LIMITED EDITION, number 19 of 20 copies on papier d'Auvergne. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [THE LITTLE REVIEW]. ANDERSON, Margaret, ed. POUND, Ezra, ed. HEAP, Jane, ed. <i>The Little Review.</i> Vol. I, No. 1 through Vol. XII, No. 2. 1914-1929. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [MOUNTENEY, Leonard, binder]. LOUŸS, Pierre. <i>Songs of Bilitis.</i> Chicago: Argus Books, 1931. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [HANCOCK, John]. Partly-printed U.S. Loan-Office Transfer Certificate issued on behalf of Hancock. Sgn’d on recto by William Imlay, as Commissioner of Loans of Connecticut. 28 February 1793. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Ernest Hemingway. <i>The Spanish Earth.</i> First Edition. Cleveland, 1938. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Toni Morrison. <i>The Bluest Eye.</i> First Edition. New York, 1970. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Charles Etienne Briseux. <i>L’Art de Batir des Maisons de Campagn.</i> Paris, 1743. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Sadajiro Yamanaka. <i>To-so Seikwa: Select Relics of the T’ang and the Sung Dynasties from the Collections in Europe and America</i>. Osaka, 1928. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Charles Dickens. <i>Bleak House.</i> First Edition. 20 parts bound in 19 issues. London, 1852-3. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Frederic Thrasher. <i>Chicago’s Gangland Prepared by Frederic M. Thrasher 1923-26.</i> Chicago, 1926. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> <i>Father Abraham’s Almanack, For the Year of Our Lord 1776; Fitted to the Latitude of Forty Degrees....</i> Philadelphia: Printed and sold by John Dunlap, [1775]. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Francesco Lana Terzi. <i>Magisterium naturae, et artis. Opus physico-mathematicum.</i> Brescia, 1684/1692. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Eglomise Silhouette Profile Portrait of George Washington on Glass. American, ca. 1790s/1800s. 15" x 13" $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> William James. <i>The Principles of Psychology.</i> New York, 1890. Two volumes, First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Roland Clark (1874–1957). <i>Roland Clark’s Etchings.</i> New York: The Derrydale Press, 1938. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Mexican-American War Recruiting Broadside. Akron, Ohio: ca. 1846/48. $1,000 to $2,000.

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Rare Book Hub: 41 Auctions Archived, another 43 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 15 June 2019 41 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 5 denominated in euros, 5 in British pounds, and 31 in US dollars.  Turnover was $15,419,497 as 9,973 lots were offered and 7,405 lots sold for a 74% success rate.  This is June for goodness sake and the turnover is extraordinary.

 

 

5 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

ChristiesFine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Americana on June 12th: $3,478,750 
Heritage AuctionsComic Art on June 8th: $2,401,007 
SothebysImportant Manuscripts, Continental Books and Music on June 11th: $1,954,370 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on June 13th: $1,249,947 
ChristiesSumma de Arithmetica: The Birth of Modern Business on June 12th: $1,215,000 

 


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

ChristiesWrite Me and Tell Me Your Heart: Leonard Cohen's Letters to Marianne - online bidstart 6/5 on June 13th: 203.43% 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on June 13th: 105.17% 


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

National Book AuctionsAtlases, Americana, Signatures, Morley, Firsts, etc. on June 9th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 6/4 on June 11th: 100.00% 
Aspire AuctionsMay Online - Prints, Books - Bidstart 5/31 on June 8th: 100.00% 
ChristiesWrite Me and Tell Me Your Heart: Leonard Cohen's Letters to Marianne - online bidstart 6/5 on June 13th: 100.00% 
ChristiesSumma de Arithmetica: The Birth of Modern Business on June 12th: 100.00% 
Alaska AuctionPrints, Books on June 5th: 100.00% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersJoseph Beuys: Prints and Multiples on June 7th: 100.00% 
Alaska AuctionPosters and Advertisements, Prints on May 22nd: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/12 on June 9th: 99.61% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/2 on June 9th: 99.53% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/4 on June 11th: 98.74% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/2 on June 9th: 95.40% 
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers20th Century Contemporary and Modern Art - Prints on June 8th: 93.66% 
Heritage AuctionsComic Art on June 8th: 93.59% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Books and Works on Paper on June 6th: 91.63% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 8th: 91.06% 
SkinnerGentleman's Sale - Prints on June 7th: 90.91% 
Rachel Davis Fine ArtsPrints on June 8th: 89.80% 
BonhamsFine Books and Manuscripts on June 13th: 84.54% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on June 11th: 84.06%

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies Somma di arithmetica, geometria, proporzioni e proporzionalità. . on June 12th Actual price: USD $1,215,000.
  2. Heritage Auctions HERGÉ (1907-1983) Les Aventures de Tintin, Tome 1 Tintin au Pays de Soviets on June 8th Actual price: USD $1,125,000.
  3. Sothebys MAO ZEDONG Calligraphic autograph letter signed, to the journalist Yang Yi, 17 August [c.1947-1949] on June 11th Actual price: USD $659,130.
  4. Bonhams On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, on June 13th Actual price: USD $500,075.
  5. Christies Galley proof signed ("Francis Crick" and "James D. Watson") with two annotations. "Molecular structure of nucleic acids: A structure for deoxyribose nucleic acid." Nature 171 (1953): 737-738. One galley page, 570 x 153mm (repaired at fold, old pin holes on June 12th Actual price: USD $350,000.
  6. Christies An 18k gold key-wound quarter repeating open-face pocket watch with metal guilloche dial Roman hour markers and spade hands. on June 12th Actual price: USD $250,000.
  7. Arader Galleries A New Map of the Western Parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina. on June 8th Actual price: USD $237,500.
  8. Sothebys Opera, in Latin on June 11th Actual price: USD $190,500.
  9. Christies Voyage dans l’intérieur de l’Amérique du Nord executé pendant les années 1832, 1833, et 1834. on June 12th Actual price: USD $187,500.
  10. Sothebys DAVID JOSEF BACH (1874-1947) Important collection of autograph manuscript quotations and artistic tributes to David Bach by Bartók, Berg, Schoenberg, Strauss, Webern, Hoffmann, Kokoschka, Moll, Hofmansthal, Schnitzler, Zweig and others, Vienna, 13 August on June 11th Actual price: USD $127,000.
  11. Christies Letter signed ("B. Franklin") to Henry Home, Lord Kames ("My Dear Lord"), London 11 April 1767. Seven pages, 325 x 203mm, with the date additionally in Franklin's hand (fold separations neatly repaired, lightly toned in spots). on June 12th Actual price: USD $106,250.
  12. Christies Autograph letter signed ("Go: Washington") as President to Major General Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), Carlisle, [Pennsylvania] 8 October 1794. on June 12th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  13. Christies Ichthyologie, ou Histoire naturelle, generale et particuliere des poissons. on June 12th Actual price: USD $100,000.
  14. Christies Autograph letter signed ("A. Einstein") to Paul Epstein, Princeton, n.d., but before November 1945. on June 12th Actual price: USD $93,750.
  15. Heritage Auctions Moebius Le Garage Hermétique de Jerry Cornelius Planche 125 (Métal Hurlant, 1976-1978). on June 8th Actual price: USD $87,500.
  16. Christies Autograph letter to John Page, Philadelphia, 30 July 1776. on June 12th Actual price: USD $85,000.
  17. Sothebys Discours de la methode pour bien conduire sa raison, & chercher la verité dans les sciences. on June 11th Actual price: USD $82,550.
  18. Arader Galleries Wild Turkey, Female, Plate 6. on June 8th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  19. Christies Autograph letter signed ("A. Lincoln") as President, to Major General John Charles Frémont, Washington, 21 December 1861. on June 12th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  20. Christies Autograph letter signed ("A. Einstein") to Paul Epstein, Princeton, 8 November 1945. on June 12th Actual price: USD $81,250.
  21. Christies REVOLUTIONARY WAR – The Uniform of the Several Regiments of Foot in his Majesty’s Service on June 12th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  22. Christies Autograph letter signed twice ("Samuel L. Clemens" and "S.L.C."), including an autograph post-script signed from Livy L. Clemens ("Livy L. Clemens"), to Dr John Brown, Quarry Farm, near Elmira, New York, 4 September 1874. on June 12th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  23. Christies Autograph letter signed ("J. Adams") to Benjamin Rush, Quincy, 23 June 1807. on June 12th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  24. Arader Galleries John James Audubon (1785 - 1851). on June 8th Actual price: USD $62,500.
  25. Arader Galleries Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico... on June 8th Actual price: USD $60,000.



41 total sales reported this week:

National Book Auctions. Atlases, Americana, Signatures, Morley, Firsts, etc. on June 9th: 100.00%
Sothebys. Important Manuscripts, Continental Books and Music on June 11th: 69.40%
PBA Galleries. Lenny Bruce and the Post-War Counterculture on June 13th: 64.85%
Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts on June 13th: 84.54%
Skinner. Americana Online - Bidstart 6/4 on June 13th: 75.00%
RR Auction. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Featuring Science and Technology-Online bidstart 5/24 on June 12th: 57.22%
Aspire Auctions. May Online - Prints, Books - Bidstart 5/31 on June 8th: 100.00%
Doyle New York. Photographs on June 13th: 73.68%
PosterConnection Inc.. Posters on June 8th: 47.95%
Christies. Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Americana on June 12th: 66.81%
Christies. Write Me and Tell Me Your Heart: Leonard Cohen's Letters to Marianne - online bidstart 6/5 on June 13th: 100.00%
Christies. Summa de Arithmetica: The Birth of Modern Business on June 12th: 100.00%
Bonhams. Entertainment Memorabilia on June 12th: 53.21%
Rachel Davis Fine Arts. Prints on June 8th: 89.80%
PosterConnection Inc.. Spring Sale - Affordable Posters on April 16th: 42.48%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on June 11th: 84.06%
AntiquarianAuctions.com. Books - Internet Bidstart 5/30 on June 6th: 35.91%
Winter Associates. 18th-20th Century Prints on June 10th: 75.00%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. 20th Century Contemporary and Modern Art - Prints on June 8th: 93.66%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Joseph Beuys: Prints and Multiples on June 7th: 100.00%
Michaans Auctions. Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs on June 8th: 48.21%
ALDE. Autograph Letters and Manuscripts on June 7th: 51.17%
Brunk Auctions. Photography Online on June 6th: 49.02%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Books on June 6th: 71.11%
Alaska Auction. Posters and Advertisements, Prints on May 22nd: 100.00%
Alaska Auction. Prints, Books on June 5th: 100.00%
Skinner. Gentleman's Sale - Prints on June 7th: 90.91%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper on June 6th: 91.63%
De Baecque and Associes. Library of Monsieur L. and others - Illustrated books of the twentieth century - Regionalism - Old b on June 5th: 73.39%
De Baecque and Associes. Library of Monsieur L. and others - Illustrated books of the twentieth century - Regionalism - Old b on June 6th: 68.67%
Pandolfini. Books, Manuscripts and Autographs on May 30th: 69.92%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 6/4 on June 11th: 100.00%
Chiswick Auctions. Autographs and Memorabilia on May 30th: 61.65%
Chiswick Auctions. Books and Works on Paper on May 29th: 61.56%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/4 on June 11th: 98.74%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 8th: 91.06%
Arader Galleries. June Auction - Audubon Prints, etc. on June 8th: 48.17%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/12 on June 9th: 99.61%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/2 on June 9th: 95.40%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/2 on June 9th: 99.53%
Heritage Auctions. Comic Art on June 8th: 93.59%

 

For the week ahead 43 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jun. 17th
ALDE. Paris. Ancient and 19th Century Books. 441 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 71 lots

Tue. Jun. 18th
Doyle New York. New York. Travel and Sports in Africa: The Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. 400 lots
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers. Kilkenny. Rare Book and Literature Sale. 648 lots
Sothebys. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 194 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/11. 425 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 6/11. 187 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. BOOKS OF PHOTOGRAPHY, ART AND MOTORSPORTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ING. DON LORENZO ZAMBRANO. 396 lots
Potomack Company. Alexandria. Japanese Print Collection. 53 lots
Robert Siegel Galleries. New York. Worldwide Postal History. 1155 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Books and Manuscripts. 159 lots

Wed. Jun. 19th
Lyon and Turnbull. Edinburgh. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photographs. 474 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 214 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents. 477 lots
Purcell Auctioneers. Birr. Antiques and Collectables -Books and Prints. 93 lots
Christies. Paris. Icons of Glamour and Style : The Constantiner Collection. 92 lots
Freemans. Philadelphia. The Collection of Victor Niederhoffer. 54 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Monthly Photographs Online - bidstart 5/29. 83 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Andre Malraux's Intimate Collection - books, manuscripts, prints. 29 lots

Thu. Jun. 20th
Swann Galleries. New York. The Pride Sale. 275 lots
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Finarte Sale - Books, Autographs and Prints. 507 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 269 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Modern Literature & First Editions, Children's, Private Press & Illustrated Books. 294 lots
Audap and Mirabaud. PARIS. Posters. 885 lots
Freemans. Philadelphia. Books, Maps and Manuscripts. 516 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Apollo 11: 50th Anniversary - Online bidstart 6/13. 555 lots
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Graphic Art - Prints. 259 lots
Kestenbaum and Company. New York. Fine Judaica. 178 lots

Fri. Jun. 21st
Cowans Auctions. Cincinnati. American History: Premier Auction. 354 lots
Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints and Photographs. 429 lots
Sothebys. New York. Books and Manuscripts Online - bidstart 6/7. 263 lots
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Lee's Summit . 21st Annual Spring Fine Art Auction With Historical American Prints. 95 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Artsy - Color Theory. 72 lots
Audap and Mirabaud. PARIS. Posters - Day 2. 791 lots

Sat. Jun. 22nd
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Summer Estates Auction. 13 lots
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper. 176 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Comic Strips and Original Boards. 259 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana, Part V. 542 lots

Sun. Jun. 23rd
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/16.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/16.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/26. 287 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Civil War, Americana, Signatures, Firsts. 152 lots
Neal Auction Company. New Orleans. Summer Estates Auction. 37 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DE CORDOBA, JACOB. <i>Map of the State of Texas.</i> New York, 1866. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ARNOLD, BENEDICT. Autograph bookseller's receipt for Dr. John Dickinson, Signed ("B. Arnold"), February 1767. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. 4 Typed Letters Signed ("A Einstein") to Cleveland E. Dodge offering early reports on the meetings of the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Typed Letter Signed ("Dwight D. Eisenhower") to General Henri Giraud written from a secret bunker in Gibraltar on the eve of Operation Torch, November 4 [but 6], 1942. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> Early Broadside Printing of the GADSDEN PURCHASE, Puebla, August 16, 1854. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ALLEN, ETHAN. Autograph Letter Signed to Crevecouer during the Constitutional Debates in Congress, 2 pp, August 29, 1787. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> DARWIN, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> London John Murray, 1859. FIRST EDITION. THE VERY FINE MELLON-GARDEN COPY. $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> ECKERT, J. P, H. H. GOLDSTINE, and J. G. BRAINERD. <i>Description of the ENIAC and comments on electronic digital computing machines.</i> N.p., 1945. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY GOLDSTINE. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> EUCLID. <i>Elementa geometriae.</i> Translated from the Arabic by Adelard of Bath. Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 25 May 1482. FIRST EDITION. $60,000 to $80,000
    <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY]. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays…</i> New York: John and Andrew M'Lean, 1788. FIRST EDITION. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Dialogo...Dove ne i congressi di quattro giornate si discorre sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo Tolemaico, e Copernicano.</i> Florence, 1632. FIRST EDITION. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> JOYCE, James. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 100 COPIES SIGNED BY JOYCE. $120,000 to $180,000
    <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> KEYNES, John Maynard. <i>The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.</i> London: Macmillan, 1936. FIRST EDITION. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> NEWTON, Isaac, Sir. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> London: Joseph Streater for the Royal Society, 1687. FIRST EDITION. $150,000 to $250,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> ROWLING, J. K. <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.</i> London: Bloomsbury, 1997. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY ROWLING. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> SMITH, Adam. <i>An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.</i> London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1776. FIRST EDITION. $70,000 to $90,000