• <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Very scarce autograph letter, signed, by Emily Tennessee Donelson, wife of Andrew Jackson Donelson, who served as First Lady / White House Hostess to President Andrew Jackson from 1828 to about 1834. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Thirteen Edward Wells maps plus title page from his rare atlas, A NEW SET OF MAPS BOTH OF ANCIENT AND PRESENT GEOGRAPHY. $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> L.B. Folger and C. Kallenback: MEMPHIS - BIRD'S EYE VIEW - SUPPLEMENT TO THE APPEAL. Scarce lithograph on paper. $800 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Large NASA-Space Race era archive of material related to Colonel Michael J. Vaccaro, director of administration of the Marshall Space Flight Center of Huntsville, Alabama. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> 1836 slavery related document signed by President Andrew Jackson, Andrew Jackson Jr., and Andrew Jackson Donelson. $800 to $1,100.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Roger Sherman Signed CT Land Grant, 1757. $600 to $700.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Letter archive related to the Randolph family of Virginia, including Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Randolph, Lewis Meriwether Randolph – the grandson of President Jefferson. $400 to $500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Louisiana, as formerly claimed by France, now containing part of British America to the East in Spanish America to the West of Mississippi map, by Thomas Kitchin, 1765. $400 to $450.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Andrew Jackson manuscript document, unsigned, containing notes on several Tennessee legal cases, including one regarding a slave, circa 1790-96. $350 to $450.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Sale<br>July 11 & 12, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> VA Civil War Photo, Alexander Gardner – Timothy O'Sullivan. $400 to $450.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Military Archive, WWI/WWII French Soldier Paul Didier. $400 to $450.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 11 – 12:</b> Early Virginia Map, B. Tanner, J. Reid, 1796. $300 to $400.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript<br>Online Auction 8-15 July
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Elizabeth I. Early letter signed, to Edward North, First Baron North 1560. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Catherine II. Empress of Russia Letter signed to Prince Grigori Aleksandrovich [Potemkin] 1784. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Nelson. Autograph letter signed, to Captains of Egyptian Club, 3 August 1798. £12,000 to £18,000,
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript<br>Online Auction 8-15 July
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Charles Darwin. Photograph signed, c.1871 by Oscar Gustave Rejlander. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> T.E. Lawrence. Autograph letter signed, to Major Littleton, 14 October 1918. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Napoleon. Letter signed, ordering General Desaix to sail to Malta, prior to the Egyptian Expedition, 1798. £2,000 to £3,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Ptolomaeus (Claudius). <i>Cosmographia,</i> first edition, Vicenza, Hermann Liechtenstein, 13 September 1475. £150,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Schoener (Johann). <i>Opera mathematica,</i> 3 parts in 1, first edition,The Honeyman copy in contemporary binding, Nuremberg, J. Montanus and U. Neuber, 1551. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Lucian of Samosata. <i>Dialogoi, editio princeps,</i> with fine illuminated title-page, Florence, Lorenzo de Alopa, 1496. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Pian (Jean Baptiste de). [Architectural Alphabet], 26 chromolithographs by Leopold Muller after Pian, Vienna, 1842-44. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Rogers (Bruce).- Holy Bible (The)..., one of 200 copies on handmade paper, designed by Bruce Rogers, bound in modern crimson morocco, gilt, Oxford, 1935. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Jenner (Edward). <i>An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae…,</i> first edition, Printed for the Author, by Sampson Low, 1798. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Voyages.- Cook (Capt. James).- Parkinson (Sydney). <i>A Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in his Majesty's Ship the Endeavour,</i> second edition, Charles Dilly...& James Phillips, 1784. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> [Clemens (Samuel Langhorne)] "Mark Twain". <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,</i> first edition, first state, New York, Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> [Voight (Hans Henning)], "Alastair". Herod, for 'Salome: Drame en un Acte', original drawing in red & black ink over pencil, [c.1922]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>July 16, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> James (M.R.) <i>Ghost Stories of an Antiquary,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to A.C. Benson, 1904. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Remarque (Erich Maria). <i>All Quiet on the Western Front,</i> first English edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1929. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, July 16:</b> Ashendene Press.- More (Sir Thomas). <i>A Fruteful and Pleasaunt Worke...Utopia,</i> one of 100 copies, bound in black goatskin by J.Franklin Mowery, Ashendene Press, 1906. £3,000 to £4,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books and Medieval Manuscripts<br>Online Auction 7-14 July
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> £280,000 to £350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Johann Sebastian Bach. Two early editions: Fantaisie pour le Clavecin. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Mozart. Early edition, in parts, of the Concerto in A for piano and orchestra. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books and Medieval Manuscripts<br>Online Auction 7-14 July
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Beethoven. First edition, second issue of the Ninth Symphony op.125. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Cervantes. <i>Don Quixote,</i> Barcelona, 1617. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s:</b> Johann Sebastian Bach. Three first and early editions of music for organ. £1,200 to £1,500.

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Rare Book Hub: 19 Auctions Archived, another 39 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday 6 July 2019 19 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 8 denominated in euros, 2 in British pounds, and 9 in US dollars.  Turnover was $13,331,916 as 11,223 lots were offered and 6,717 sold for a slim 60% success rate.  Several sales underperformed but otherwise it was a very regular week.


2 auctions saw total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

ChristiesSingle Owner Book Collection on July 5th: $9,170,027 
Forum AuctionsEditions and Works on Paper on June 26th: $1,482,278 


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

Pierre Berge and AssociesBooks on June 28th: 192.36% 
ChristiesSingle Owner Book Collection on July 5th: 114.39% 
Fonsie Mealy AuctioneersRare Book and Literature Sale on June 18th: 108.30% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on July 2nd: 106.81% 


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

Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/2 on June 30th: 100.00% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/23 on June 30th: 99.18% 
Heritage AuctionsTuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/25 on July 2nd: 99.18% 
Heritage AuctionsWeekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 6/25 on July 2nd: 98.50% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/23 on June 30th: 97.21% 
Fonsie Mealy AuctioneersRare Book and Literature Sale on June 18th: 94.91% 
North American Auction CompanyEarly American Indian and Western Auction on June 8th: 94.25% 
ChristiesSingle Owner Book Collection on July 5th: 89.93% 
Potter and Potter AuctionsThe Magic Collection of Jim Rawlins - Part 2 on June 29th: 88.89% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on July 2nd: 85.71% 
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare BooksFine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 29th: 82.58% 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Christies La Barre d'appui on July 5th Actual price: USD $601,160.
  2. Christies Second manifeste du Surréalisme. Frontispice de Salvador Dali on July 5th Actual price: USD $499,460.
  3. Christies Champs délicieux on July 5th Actual price: USD $390,980.
  4. Christies La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France on July 5th Actual price: USD $377,420.
  5. Christies Divers poèmes du livre ouvert (2e série) on July 5th Actual price: USD $296,060.
  6. Christies J'ai tué on July 5th Actual price: USD $247,188.
  7. Christies Le Revolver à cheveux blancs on July 5th Actual price: USD $211,875.
  8. Christies Dictionnaire abrégé du surréalisme on July 5th Actual price: USD $169,500.
  9. Christies La Fin du monde filmée par l'ange N.-D. on July 5th Actual price: USD $155,375.
  10. Christies Fiat modes, pereat ars on July 5th Actual price: USD $141,250.
  11. Christies Chanson complète on July 5th Actual price: USD $134,188.
  12. Christies Clair de terre on July 5th Actual price: USD $134,188.
  13. Christies 291. Numéros 1-12 on July 5th Actual price: USD $127,125.
  14. Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers Ulysses. on June 18th Actual price: USD $115,260.
  15. Christies Facile. Poèmes de Paul Éluard. Photographies de Man Ray on July 5th Actual price: USD $113,000.
  16. Christies Électricité. Dix rayogrammes de Man Ray et un texte de Pierre Bost on July 5th Actual price: USD $110,175.
  17. Forum Auctions Diamond Dust Shoes (Feldman & Schellmann II.255) on June 26th Actual price: USD $106,470.
  18. Christies L'Air de l'eau on July 5th Actual price: USD $98,875.
  19. Christies La Femme visible on July 5th Actual price: USD $98,875.
  20. Christies Poésie Ron-Ron. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit, signé et daté à Lausanne, le 24 février 1919 on July 5th Actual price: USD $93,225.
  21. Christies Au défaut du silence on July 5th Actual price: USD $87,575.
  22. Christies Le Miroir du merveilleux on July 5th Actual price: USD $84,750.
  23. Christies 23 gravures de Arp, Calder, De Chirico, Picasso, etc. on July 5th Actual price: USD $84,750.
  24. Christies Les Chants de Maldoror on July 5th Actual price: USD $84,750.
  25. Christies De l’Humour noir on July 5th Actual price: USD $77,688.

 


19 total sales reported this week:

Christies. Single Owner Book Collection on July 5th: 89.93%
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers. Rare Book and Literature Sale on June 18th: 94.91%
Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers. Posters on June 20th: 11.53%
Pierre Berge and Associes. Books on June 28th: 50.00%
Potter and Potter Auctions. The Magic Collection of Jim Rawlins - Part 2 on June 29th: 88.89%
North American Auction Company. Early American Indian and Western Auction on June 8th: 94.25%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on July 2nd: 85.71%
Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen. Books, Graphics modern and ancient Arts, Antiques on June 27th: 43.54%
Forum Auctions. Editions and Works on Paper on June 26th: 60.81%
Soler Y Llach. Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Collections on June 27th: 34.21%
Soler Y Llach. Vintage Posters on June 27th: 69.48%
Kestenbaum and Company. Fine Judaica on June 20th: 48.31%
Heritage Auctions. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 6/25 on July 2nd: 98.50%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/2 on June 30th: 100.00%
Heritage Auctions. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/25 on July 2nd: 99.18%
Chiswick Auctions. Books and Works on Paper on June 27th: 61.00%
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper on June 29th: 82.58%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/23 on June 30th: 97.21%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/23 on June 30th: 99.18%

 


For the week ahead 39 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jul. 8th
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 6/28. 94 lots

Tue. Jul. 9th
Sothebys. London. English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 7/2. 243 lots
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 7/2. 182 lots
Christies. London - King Street. The Golden Age of Russian Literature: A Private European Collection.
Christies. London - King Street. Important Scientific Books from the Collection of Peter and Margarethe Braune.
Morton Subastas. México DF CP 11000. Books and Documents on the History of Mexico.
Neret Minet and Tessier. Paris. Comics. 31 lots
William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals. Chadds Ford, PA . Eclectic Variety - Books, Prints.

Wed. Jul. 10th
Christies. London - King Street. Printed Books and Manuscripts.
Christies. London - King Street. Single Owner #1 - Books and Manuscripts.
Forum Auctions. London. Selected 16th and 17th century English books from the Fox Pointe Manor Library. 227 lots
Bonhams. New York. Stonewall@50 - Online bidstart 6/27.
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Featuring Animation and Presidents/Founding Fathers - Internet bidstar. 1074 lots
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Prints, Books. 21 lots

Thu. Jul. 11th
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography.
Forum Auctions. London. Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. 234 lots
Profiles in History. Calabasas Hills. The Frank Darabont Collection - Part 2.
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Summer Americana Auction - Session 1: Native Americana, General Americana. 522 lots
Christies. London - King Street. From Artist to Woodblock: Japanese Prints - internet bidstart 7/4.
Alaska Auction. Anchorage. Prints, Books. 10 lots

Fri. Jul. 12th
Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH. Berlin-Schoneberg. Precious Books, Decorative Prints, Historical Photographs.
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Summer Americana Auction - Session 2: General Americana Pt.2; Numismatics. 354 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 7/5. 104 lots

Sat. Jul. 13th
Michaans Auctions. Alameda, CA . Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs.
Case Antiques, Inc.. Knoxville. Historic Summer Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction - Books, Prints, Advertising. 90 lots
Eldreds. East Dennis,. The Nantucket Auction. 16 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints, Books.
North American Auction Company. Bozeman. Montana's Largest Western Antique & Collector Sale..
Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books. Franklin. Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper.
Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers. Gahanna. Numismatic Literature.
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Summer Americana Auction - Session 3: Minerals, Mining. 785 lots

Sun. Jul. 14th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 7/7.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 7/7.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 6/16. 153 lots
National Book Auctions. Ithaca. Aviation, Easton, Atlases, Socialism, 17th Century, etc.. 167 lots
Holabird Kagin Americana. Reno. Summer Americana Auction - Session 4: Mining, Pt.2; Railroad, Transportation. 764 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Prints, Books. 47 lots
Catawiki B. V.. LA Assen, . Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 7/5. 35 lots

Bruce McKinney

RBH and AE

  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> O'Fihely, Maurice Abp. <i>Questiones subtilissme Scoti in metaphysicam Aristotelis</i>, Venice (Octavianus Scoti) 20th November 1497. 8,000 to 12,000 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Pococke (Richard). <i>A Description of the East and some other Countries,</i> 3 vols. in 2, L. (W. Bowyer) 1743. 2,250 to 3,500 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Keogh (John). <i>Botanalogia Universalis Hibernica, or A General Irish Herbal Calculated for this Kingdom, giving an account of the Herbs, Scrubs…</i>, Corke (George Harrison) 1735. 1,000 to 1,500 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Perry (Charles). <i>A View of the Levant particularly of Constantinople, Syria, Egypt and Greece,</i> L. (T. Woodward) 1743. 800 to 1,200 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Shaw (Thomas). <i>Travels, or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Levant,</i>, Oxford (The Theatre) 1738. 600 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> [French (Nicholas) Bishop of Ferns] Attributed, <i>Recit Exact et Fidele de la Vente et Partage du Roiaume d'Irlande Fait Sous Charles II…,</i> Milan (Chez Charles Joseph Quinto) 1724. 500 to 700 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> [French (V. Rev.Dr. Nicholas, Bp of Ferns.)] <i>The Unkinde Desertor of Loyall Men and True Frinds,</i> 12mo, n.p. 1676. 500 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Yeats (W.B.) <i>Plays and Controversies,</i>, N.Y. (The MacMillan Company) 1924, Signed Limited Edn. 500 to 700 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Barrie (J.M.) & Thomson (Hugh) illus. <i>Quality Street, a Comedy in Four Acts,</i> L. (Hodder and Stoughton) 1901, Limited Edition, signed by the artist. 500 to 700 €
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers<br>The Collectors’ Sale<br>July 7 – 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Molyneaux (William). <i>The Case of Ireland's being bound by Acts of Parliament in England Stated,</i> [London 1719]. 200 to 300 €
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Jul. 7 – 15:</b> Johnston's (W. & A.) Map of South Africa, to illustrate the Military Operations 1900. 100 to 150 €
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online Auction 6-21 July</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Albert Einstein, typed letter signed, explaining the nature of his personal atheism and belief in God. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> George Washington. Autograph letter signed to Bryan Fairfax, looking forward to the Treaty of Paris, 5 February 1783. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Alfred Swaine Taylor. Early “photogenic drawing,” photograph of a fern, dated 2 December 1839. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online Auction 6-21 July</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> "Departure of Mr. Lincoln—Parting Address" in the <i>Weekly Illinois State Journal,</i> Vol. XXX, No. 1541, Springfield, February 13, 1861. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Benjamin Harrison document signed certifying the service of Daniel Cumbo, a black Revolutionary soldier. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Front page printing of the Articles of Confederation in the <i>New-Jersey Gazette,</i> Vol. 1, No. 22. Trenton, April 29, 1778. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online Auction 6-21 July</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> George Washington Funeral Procession Broadside. Boston, January 6, 1800. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Philippe Laroque, printed score for “The Heroe of New Orleans Battle.” Philadelphia, 1815. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Report of the Battle of Queenston Heights, the first major battle in the War of 1812, in <i>Supplement to the Quebec Gazette,</i> 24th October 1812. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including the Eric C. Caren Collection Part 8<br>Online Auction 6-21 July</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> His Majesty's Most Gracious Speech to both Houses of Parliament, On Tuesday the Eighteenth Day of November, 1760. London, 1760. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Elegy on the Death of James Lawrence, Esq. late Commander of the U.S. Frigate Chesapeake. [Boston]: A. Bowen, 1813. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jul. 6 to 21:</b> Benjamin Lincoln's Commission as Major General, signed by John Hancock, 19 February 1777. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>N.C. Wyeth, <i>The Black Arrow,</i> oil on canvas, for the book by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1916. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Laurent de Brunhoff, mixed media color study for <i>Babar’s World Tour,</i> 2005. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Hilary Knight, <i>Eloise with Valentine,</i> watercolor, ink & pencil, 2015. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Howard Pyle, <i>It was a Comrade from His Own Regiment,</i> oil on canvas, for <i>Harper’s Monthly Magazine,</i> 1909. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>Coby Whitmore, <i>‘Poor baby! You want me so much,’ she said,</i> acrylic, for <i>The Saturday Evening Post,</i> 1968. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>Al Hirschfeld, <i>Charley’s Aunt,</i> pen & ink, for the Broadway revival, <i>The New York Times,</i> 1940. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b><br>Erté, <i>Décor de Laideronnette,</i> gouache set design for third movement of <i>Mother Goose,</i> 1949. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Vince McIndoe, <i>Villainous Last Supper, DC Comics,</i> oil on canvas, 2016. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries July 16:</b> Arthur Getz, <i>Rooftop Party,</i> casein tempera, cover illustration for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1970. $2,000 to $3,000.