• <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand-colored aquatint, 1828. $80,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Francisco Henrique Carls, <i>Album de Pernambuco e seus Arrabaldes,</i> 53 plates, Recife, circa 1873. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Capt. Thomas Davies, group of five engraved topographical scenes of North American waterfalls, London, 1768. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> William R. Morley, <i>Morley’s Map of New Mexico,</i> New Mexico, 1873. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Paul Hariot, <i>Le Livre d’Or des Roses,</i> Paris, 1903. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> D. Miguel Geli, album of finely hand-drawn studies for nineteenth-century Spanish forts and military bunkers, circa 1830. $1,200 to $1,800.
  • <b><center>Christie’s<br>Valuable Books and Manuscripts<br>December 15</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Valuable Books and Manuscripts<br>December 15</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Valuable Books and Manuscripts<br>December 15</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Valuable Books and Manuscripts<br>December 15</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Valuable Books and Manuscripts<br>December 15</b>
  • <b><center>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>December 16, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 16:</b> [Book of hours of Jean Boutin]. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, use of Rome, in Latin and French. France, early 15th century. From €50,000.
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 16:</b> [Book of Hours]. Pontifical illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin. Southern France, late 15th century. From €40,000.
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 16:</b> [Book of Hours]. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin and French. France, late 15th century. From €40,000.
    <b><center>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>December 16, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 16:</b> [Book of Hours]. Officium B. Mariae Virginis. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, use of Rome, in Latin and Italian. 1482. From €40,000.
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 16:</b> [Book of Hours]. Manuscript on parchment, in French. Amiens, 14th century. From €10,000.
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 16:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. 9 handwritten lines signed by Luisa Miller, with a dedication 'to Monsieur Felix Le Couppey, Paris 24 Jan. 1852'. From €8,000.
    <b><center>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>December 16, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 16:</b> French Renaissance binding, produced in Lyon or Paris in the second half of the 16th century. Rhetoricorum secundus tomus in Gryphius' edition of 1548. From €800.
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 16:</b> [Printing and the Mind of Man]. Gesner, Conrad. <i>Vogelbuch Darinn die art, natur und eigenschafft aller vöglen.</i> Zurigo, Froschauer, 1581, 1583, 1585, 1589. From €10,000.
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 16:</b> [Dalmatia]. Berlinghieri, Francesco. Tabula quinta de Europa. Florence, Niccolò di Lorenzo della Magna, [before September 1482]. From €8,000.
    <b><center>Aste Bolaffi<br>Rare Books and Autographs<br>December 16, 2021</b>
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 16:</b> Giampiccoli, Giuliano. Jacobo Comiti Duratio […] Tabulas a Marco Ricci Auctore, Julianus Giampiccoli incidit. Venezia, Teodoro Viero, 1775. €30,000.
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 16:</b> [Piazzetta]. Pitteri, Marco. Studj di pittura gia dissegnati da Giambatista Piazzetta ed ora con l'intaglio di Marco Pitteri. Venezia, Giovanni Battista Albrizzi, 1760. From €4,000.
    <b>Aste Bolaffi, Dec. 16:</b> [Printing and the Mind of Man]. Palladio, Andrea. <i>I quattro libri dell'architettura.</i> Venezia, Domenico de' Franceschi, 1570. From €14,000.
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>15/16 December 2021<br>Printed Books, Maps & Autographs, Children’s Books & Playing Cards, Modern First Editions</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 15/16:</b> British Isles. Waldseemuller (Martin), <i>Tabula Nova Hibernie Anglie et Scotie,</i> Strasbourg, 1513. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 15/16:</b> Americas. Speed (John), <i>America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde, both people and manner of Buildings. Discribed and inlarged by J. S.</i> 1626. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 15/16:</b> Howitt (Samuel, and others). <i>Foreign Field Sports, Fisheries, Sporting Anecdotes... Containing 100 Plates. With a Supplement of New South Wales,</i> 1st edition, 2 parts in 1, London, 1814. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>15/16 December 2021<br>Printed Books, Maps & Autographs, Children’s Books & Playing Cards, Modern First Editions</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 15/16:</b> Thomson (Joseph). <i>Through Masai Land,</i> 1st edition, London: Sampson Low & Co, 1885. £600 to £800.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 15/16:</b> Johnson (Samuel). <i>A Dictionary of the English Language,</i> 2 volumes, 1st edition, London: W. Strahan for J. and P. Knapton, 1755. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 15/16:</b> Einstein (Albert). <i>Relativity. The Special and the General Theory,</i> 1st edition in English, London: Methuen, 1920. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>15/16 December 2021<br>Printed Books, Maps & Autographs, Children’s Books & Playing Cards, Modern First Editions</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 15/16:</b> Stoker (Bram). <i>Dracula,</i> 1st edition, 1st issue, London: Archibald Constable, 1897. £12,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 15/16:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Casino Royale,</i> 1st edition, 1st impression, 1st issue dust jacket, London: Jonathan Cape, 1953. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 15/16:</b> Lewis (C.S.). <i>The Chronicles of Narnia,</i> 1st editions, London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950-56. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>15/16 December 2021<br>Printed Books, Maps & Autographs, Children’s Books & Playing Cards, Modern First Editions</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 15/16:</b> Herbert (Frank). <i>Dune,</i> 1st edition, 2nd issue, Philadelphia; Chilton Book Company, 1965. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 15/16:</b> Walsingham (Thomas, 1561- 1630). Courtier to Queen Elizabeth I and literary patron to Christopher Marlowe. An extremely rare autograph signature, ‘Tho: Walsingham’, Kent, 28 July 1608. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Dec. 15/16:</b> Von Harbou (Thea). <i>Metropolis,</i> 1st edition in English, 1st issue, London: The Reader's Library, 1927. £700 to £1,000.

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No Sale Number Auction House Sale Name Date of Auction Archived Date Total Lots Lots Sold % Lots Sold CURR Exch. Rate Low Est. Lots Sold High Est. Lots Sold High Est. All Lots Total Sales Total Sales In $ % Total Sales / High Est.
1 #117755 Tessier & Sarrou and Associates Online Sale - Comic Strips December 5, 2021 December 7, 2021 373 360 96.51% EUR 1.126873 46,530.00 66,980.00 73,380.00 45,191.25 51,062.30 61.59%
2 #120521 Schilb Antiquarian RARE BOOKS With NO RESERVE NO BUYERS PREMIUM! December 5, 2021 December 7, 2021 110 108 98.18% USD 1.0 58,023.00 119,200.00 121,200.00 20,400.00 20,400.00 16.83%
3 #120521 Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers Annual Thanksgiving Americana Auction - bidstart 11/26 December 5, 2021 December 7, 2021 16 16 100.00% USD 1.0 3,550.00 6,700.00 6,700.00 5,298.00 5,298.00 79.07%
4 #309054 EV Stamps Documents, Manuscripts, & Book Auction December 5, 2021 December 7, 2021 659 626 94.99% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 219,895.25 219,895.24
5 #120521 Carlsen Gallery Collections of Collectors at Auction December 5, 2021 December 7, 2021 8 8 100.00% USD 1.0 2,500.00 4,800.00 4,800.00 5,388.00 5,388.00 112.25%
6 #176 Grogan and Company Holiday Auction December 5, 2021 December 7, 2021 26 19 73.08% USD 1.0 26,600.00 46,000.00 64,200.00 80,500.00 80,500.00 125.39%
7 #41155 Heritage Auctions Entertainment and Music Memorabilia December 5, 2021 December 7, 2021 567 531 93.65% USD 1.0 182,820.00 274,080.00 296,880.00 270,917.25 270,917.25 91.25%
8 #120225 Damien Voglaire Sale of Books and Paintings - Day 2 December 4, 2021 December 7, 2021 452 387 85.62% EUR 1.126873 49,465.00 70,200.00 85,925.00 134,487.50 151,959.48 156.52%
9 #120421 Leland Little Auctions The Signature Winter Auction December 4, 2021 December 7, 2021 29 28 96.55% USD 1.0 43,900.00 84,800.00 90,800.00 89,460.00 89,460.00 98.52%
10 #1118 Morton Subastas Opportunites - Live December 4, 2021 December 7, 2021 79 28 35.44% MXN 0.047338 57,200.00 99,300.00 482,000.00 53,760.00 2,526.56 11.15%
11 #120421 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper December 4, 2021 December 7, 2021 200 191 95.50% USD 1.0 153,500.00 289,600.00 334,600.00 94,715.50 94,715.50 28.31%
12 #6250 Heritage Auctions Selections from the Collection of Tom Charles Huston Americana & Political Signature Auction December 4, 2021 December 7, 2021 243 241 99.18% USD 1.0 169,440.00 254,160.00 256,560.00 377,362.25 377,362.25 147.09%
13 #1032 Addison and Sarova Rare Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera December 4, 2021 December 7, 2021 270 257 95.19% USD 1.0 32,515.00 216,300.00 243,650.00 135,186.00 135,186.00 55.48%
14 #120147 Damien Voglaire Sale of Books and Paintings - Day 1 December 3, 2021 December 7, 2021 356 278 78.09% EUR 1.126873 28,345.00 41,485.00 65,845.00 62,943.75 71,121.13 95.59%
15 #120321 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 11/26 December 3, 2021 December 7, 2021 100 70 70.00% EUR 1.126873 3,860.00 4,600.00 16,595.00 8,885.51 10,039.83 53.54%
16 #120321 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Sports and Sporting December 3, 2021 December 4, 2021 59 20 33.90% USD 1.0 3,000.00 4,570.00 23,885.00 2,394.00 2,394.00 10.02%
17 #316 Stephenson's Auctioneers & Appraisers Rock Concert Posters Auction December 3, 2021 December 4, 2021 314 314 100.00% USD 1.0 74,300.00 115,300.00 115,300.00 88,312.50 88,312.50 76.59%
18 #120321 International Autograph Auctions Europe SL Autographs, Letters and Manuscripts Auction - Day 3 December 3, 2021 December 7, 2021 450 429 95.33% EUR 1.126873 281,210.00 400,180.00 403,930.00 401,555.00 453,722.47 99.41%
19 #A199 Koller Auctions Prints and Multiples December 2, 2021 December 4, 2021 92 85 92.39% CHF 1.081292 448,500.00 623,800.00 732,800.00 1,005,568.00 1,092,947.82 137.22%
20 #12927 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 20th Century Modern and Contemporary Art December 2, 2021 December 4, 2021 110 101 91.82% USD 1.0 137,000.00 214,800.00 230,300.00 273,736.50 273,736.50 118.86%
21 #118SC Galerie Bassenge Stephan Seeliger Collection December 2, 2021 December 7, 2021 61 47 77.05% EUR 1.126873 103,180.00 103,180.00 113,950.00 441,164.10 498,477.52 387.16%
22 #1047 Morton Subastas New Year's Auction of Painting, Sculpture, Graphic Work and Photography December 2, 2021 December 4, 2021 183 71 38.80% MXN 0.047338 1,539,000.00 2,239,000.00 5,188,000.00 1,728,600.00 81,029.93 33.32%
23 #120221 ALDE A Collection of Hiroshiga Prints - Chinese Prints December 2, 2021 December 4, 2021 194 157 80.93% EUR 1.126873 96,000.00 127,800.00 193,070.00 413,285.00 467,091.40 214.06%
24 #82561 Dorotheum Autographs, Manuscripts, Certificates (online) December 2, 2021 December 4, 2021 398 297 74.62% EUR 1.126873 0.00 0.00 0.00 251,431.12 284,165.38
25 #120221 Eldreds The Holiday Sale December 2, 2021 December 4, 2021 14 11 78.57% USD 1.0 2,925.00 4,375.00 6,275.00 5,350.00 5,350.00 85.26%
26 #120221 Morphy Auctions Toy and General Collectibles December 2, 2021 December 4, 2021 53 49 92.45% USD 1.0 49,550.00 86,000.00 88,700.00 83,397.00 83,397.00 94.02%
27 #749 PBA Galleries Antiquarian Books December 2, 2021 December 4, 2021 245 163 66.53% USD 1.0 70,600.00 112,000.00 181,200.00 77,232.00 77,232.00 42.62%
28 #120221 International Autograph Auctions Europe SL Autographs, Letters and Manuscripts Auction - Day 2 December 2, 2021 December 4, 2021 500 483 96.60% EUR 1.126873 386,050.00 546,260.00 548,690.00 701,110.38 792,389.38 127.78%
29 #N10804 Sothebys Making Our Nation: Constitutions and Related Documents. Sold to Benefit the Dorothy Tapper Goldman Foundation. Part 2 December 2, 2021 December 4, 2021 185 185 100.00% USD 1.0 169,400.00 251,750.00 251,750.00 254,961.00 254,961.00 101.28%
30 #2223 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Modern Literature December 2, 2021 December 4, 2021 325 311 95.69% GBP 1.323898 75,400.00 105,890.00 115,790.00 179,388.75 238,651.01 154.93%
31 #120121 Grays Auctioneers The Holiday Auction including The James Foster Fanseen NASA Collection December 1, 2021 December 3, 2021 162 134 82.72% USD 1.0 27,940.00 45,780.00 58,960.00 35,344.05 35,344.05 59.95%
32 #1246 Robert Siegel Galleries Worldwide Stamps and Postal History December 1, 2021 December 4, 2021 253 246 97.23% USD 1.0 232,700.00 317,600.00 397,600.00 424,670.20 424,670.20 106.81%
33 #120121 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Banks, Toys and Collectibles December 1, 2021 December 3, 2021 30 16 53.33% USD 1.0 3,100.00 4,425.00 8,750.00 4,116.00 4,116.00 47.04%
34 #120121 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 11/19 December 1, 2021 December 7, 2021 145 132 91.03% EUR 1.126873 7,900.00 9,645.00 14,965.00 21,471.25 24,260.68 143.48%
35 #120121 International Autograph Auctions Europe SL Autographs, Letters and Manuscripts Auction December 1, 2021 December 3, 2021 549 511 93.08% EUR 1.126873 226,170.00 309,290.00 313,790.00 305,753.88 345,560.46 97.44%
36 #26775 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts December 1, 2021 December 4, 2021 317 294 92.74% GBP 1.323898 443,700.00 662,300.00 712,800.00 1,058,099.00 1,407,649.36 148.44%
37 #120121 Chiswick Auctions 19th and 20th Century Photographs December 1, 2021 December 4, 2021 362 253 69.89% GBP 1.323898 88,570.00 131,970.00 236,650.00 203,362.00 270,544.05 85.93%
38 #L21414 Sothebys The Fantasy World of Arthur Rackham: Rare Original Illustrations from the Collection of Shirley Carter Burden - bidstart 11/19 December 1, 2021 December 3, 2021 34 21 61.76% GBP 1.323898 250,000.00 359,000.00 471,000.00 433,440.00 576,629.96 92.03%
39 #12975 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Prints from the Collection of Lois B. Torf December 1, 2021 December 3, 2021 133 127 95.49% USD 1.0 57,935.00 92,045.00 100,845.00 91,758.00 91,758.00 90.99%
40 #322148 Heritage Auctions Wednesday Comic Art & Animation Select Auction - bidstart 11/28 December 1, 2021 December 3, 2021 356 355 99.72% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 179,310.00 179,310.00
41 #120121 Australian Book Auctions December Gallery Sale: an End of Year sale of books, documents, letters, ephemera, and maps including Voyages, Travel, Australiana, Natural History Literature (including a collection of books by Ion Idriess), &c., &c. December 1, 2021 December 4, 2021 153 127 83.01% AUD 0.71031 74,530.00 121,850.00 133,430.00 142,178.64 100,914.80 106.56%
42 #20908 Christies Exiles and Idealists: A Private Collection of Russian Literary Manuscripts - bidstart 11/17 December 1, 2021 December 3, 2021 259 233 89.96% GBP 1.323898 587,900.00 869,800.00 1,005,700.00 876,500.00 1,166,179.08 87.15%
43 #120121 Alaska Auction The Select Auction December 1, 2021 December 3, 2021 38 38 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,656.50 2,656.50
44 #1045 Morton Subastas Winter Auction of Ancient and Contemporary Books November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 330 119 36.06% MXN 0.047338 1,044,000.00 1,324,000.00 7,042,000.00 1,188,240.00 55,309.02 16.87%
45 #27336 Bonhams Soviet Political and Propaganda Posters - The Sergo Grigorian Collection - bidstart 11/19 November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 169 52 30.77% GBP 1.323898 56,050.00 80,250.00 251,050.00 86,916.75 115,756.21 34.62%
46 #113021 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (pre-1600) - bidstart 11/19 November 30, 2021 December 7, 2021 40 34 85.00% EUR 1.126873 6,380.00 7,400.00 10,380.00 8,764.85 9,903.56 84.44%
47 #116562 Tessier & Sarrou and Associates Movie Posters November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 444 163 36.71% EUR 1.126873 116,030.00 154,270.00 344,170.00 170,205.00 192,815.49 49.45%
48 #113021 Cotswold Auction Company Toys, Dolls, Models, Antiques & Interiors - Two Day Sale November 30, 2021 December 3, 2021 69 63 91.30% GBP 1.323898 1,840.00 3,180.00 3,965.00 2,762.08 3,674.94 69.66%
49 #9 New England Auctions Fine Books and Ephemera November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 190 178 93.68% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 21,666.00 21,666.00
50 #113021 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals Online Only - Eclectic Variety November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 19 18 94.74% USD 1.0 740.00 1,440.00 1,600.00 342.20 342.20 21.39%
51 #2148 Bruun Rasmussen Modern Art and Design - Prints November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 69 63 91.30% DKK 0.151048 198,400.00 223,900.00 239,100.00 251,750.00 38,227.81 105.29%
52 #961 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers American Historical Ephemera & Photography November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 361 309 85.60% USD 1.0 75,175.00 120,650.00 140,400.00 119,065.00 119,065.00 84.80%
53 #142148 Heritage Auctions US Currency Weekly - bidstart 11/23 November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 644 637 98.91% USD 1.0 133,831.00 200,734.00 206,794.00 184,014.60 184,014.60 88.98%
54 #L21406 Sothebys Music and Antiquarian Books and Manuscripts - bidstart 11/20 November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 181 142 78.45% GBP 1.323898 324,400.00 457,600.00 759,200.00 624,834.00 832,157.00 82.30%
55 #282148 Heritage Auctions World Currency Weekly - bidstart 11/23 November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 171 171 100.00% USD 1.0 32,700.00 49,050.00 49,050.00 56,976.20 56,976.20 116.16%
56 #312148 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Video Games and Playing Cards - bidstart 11/23 November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 85 85 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 24,879.00 24,879.00
57 #113021 Tooveys Antiquarian and Collectors' Books November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 226 216 95.58% GBP 1.323898 32,870.00 49,310.00 51,580.00 96,979.28 129,157.54 188.02%
58 #118381 Pierre Berge and Associes Library of a Castle in the South West, and various November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 324 250 77.16% EUR 1.126873 134,140.00 207,510.00 445,660.00 224,691.00 254,539.66 50.42%
59 #113021 Aspire Art Auctions Modern and Contemporary Art November 30, 2021 December 2, 2021 18 14 77.78% ZAR 0.062906 1,834,000.00 2,691,000.00 2,944,000.00 2,388,559.00 149,621.71 81.13%
60 #112921 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (pre-1700) - bidstart 11/19 November 29, 2021 December 7, 2021 143 114 79.72% EUR 1.126873 12,875.00 15,570.00 35,670.00 22,443.92 25,359.69 62.92%
61 #112821 Catawiki B. V. Autographs and Manuscripts - bidstart 11/19 November 28, 2021 December 7, 2021 65 53 81.54% EUR 1.126873 3,830.00 4,650.00 8,870.00 8,782.03 9,922.92 99.01%
62 #112721 Catawiki B. V. Books - bidstart 11/19 November 27, 2021 December 7, 2021 30 12 40.00% EUR 1.126873 24,600.00 27,600.00 78,650.00 23,529.19 26,585.96 29.92%
63 #147 Finarte Original Comic Arts and Illustration November 27, 2021 December 4, 2021 631 377 59.75% EUR 1.126873 249,775.00 440,000.00 828,800.00 453,546.00 512,577.66 54.72%
64 #112721 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper November 27, 2021 December 4, 2021 200 199 99.50% USD 1.0 93,150.00 196,950.00 197,450.00 73,084.00 73,084.00 37.01%
65 #112521 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (pre-1800) - bidstart 17/10 November 25, 2021 December 7, 2021 35 19 54.29% EUR 1.126873 9,825.00 12,875.00 25,225.00 10,689.13 12,077.77 42.38%
66 #75 Bubb Kuyper Books and Graphics November 23, 2021 December 4, 2021 5389 3577 66.38% EUR 1.126873 674,730.00 976,060.00 1,656,790.00 1,261,824.96 1,426,059.60 76.16%
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 15:</b> BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Autograph Letter Signed ("B. Franklin"), to Benjamin Vaughan asserting the primacy of American independence in negotiating the Treaty of Paris, Passy, July 11, 1782. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 15:</b> BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Autograph Letter Signed ("B. Franklin") to David Hartley addressing Hartley's final issues with the recently completed ratification of the Treaty of Paris, Passy, June 2, 1784. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 15:</b> MASON & DIXON. A hand-colored contemporary manuscript map titled in cartouche, "A Map of that Part of AMERICA where a degree of LATITUDE was measured for the ROYAL SOCIETY, by Chas Mason & Jer: Dixon," c.1768. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 15:</b> WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("WB Yeats"), a fair copy of "When Helen Lived" for John Preece headed ("For John Preece"), framed. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 15:</b> "LINCOLN SEATED." KECK, CHARLES, sculptor. 1875-1951. Patinated bronze, 1950. Louise Taper Collection. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 15:</b> ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S FINAL HOURS. BURNS, J., painter. <i>Death-Bed of Abraham Lincoln.</i> Oil on canvas, 1866. Collection of Louise Taper. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 15:</b> FILSON, CHARLES PATTERSON, painter. 1860-1937. <i>Portrait of Edwin M. Stanton, Lincoln's Secretary of War.</i> $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 15:</b> A MATZOS BOX PRESENTED BY THE MANISHEVITZ BROTHERS TO WARREN G. HARDING. Louise Taper Collection. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 15:</b> LEWIS CARROLL. Original albumen print photograph, approximately 6 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches, Chelsea, London, October 7, 1863, of the Rossetti Family at home, one of only three known examples of the full image. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 15:</b> CHRISTINA ROSSETTI. <i>Verses ... Dedicated to Her Mother.</i> Privately printed, 1847. First edition of her first book, printed at her grandfather's press, THE ROSSETTI FAMILY COPY. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 15:</b> CHRISTINA ROSSETTI. Original drawing of snowdrops in purple pencil, sent by CGR to Lucy Rossetti, inscribed "I doubt whether you will make out my copy from nature," 1887. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 15:</b> DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI, et al. The Germ: <i>Thoughts towards Nature in Poetry, Literature and Art.</i> Fine copy in a Doves binding by Cobden Sanderson. $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <i>Der Sturm.</i> 1922. Sold October 2021 for € 13,000.
    Diophantus Alexandrinus, <i>Arithmeticorum libri sex.</i> 1670. Sold October 2021 for € 18,000.
    <i>Cozzani Ettore e altri, l’Eroica. Tutto il pubblicato.</i> Sold October 2021 for € 11,000.
    Newton Isaac, <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> 1714. Sold October 2021 for € 7,500.
    Manetti Saverio, <i>Storia naturale degli uccelli.</i> 1767-1776. Sold April 2021 for € 26,000.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Live Auction<br>December 11, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 11:</b> De Wit’s composite atlas with magnificent full original color. $125,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 11:</b> Gardner's photographic sketch book of the Civil War. $200,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 11:</b> Waugh Oil Painting, 70 Degrees North; The Polar Bear. $400,000 to $600,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Live Auction<br>December 11, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 11:</b> Audubon aquatint, Ivory-Billed Woodpecker. $75,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 11:</b> Blaeu terrestrial table globe, 1602. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 11:</b> Audubon aquautint, Ruby-Throated Humming Bird. $35,000 to $45,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Live Auction<br>December 11, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 11:</b> Bessa original watercolor of a bouquet of flowers. $75,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 11:</b> John Gould's only work devoted to American birds. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 11:</b> Wyld & Malby pair of terrestrial & celestial globes, 1833. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Live Auction<br>December 11, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 11:</b> Leutze map of the world oil painting. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 11:</b> Caula, the finest 18th century drawing of Lison. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Dec. 11:</b> Scolari / Blaeu map of Germania, 1650. $15,000 to $22,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Zang Tumb Tuuum:<br>la révolution futuriste<br>Online Auction<br>30 November – 7 December</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 18:</b> The "Official Edition" of the United States Constitution and the First Printing of the Final Text of the Constitution, 1787. $15,000,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. I Paroliberi Futuristi. 1914-1915. 8 p. Unique corrected proofs, for an anthology that remained unpublished. €40,000 to €60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Studenti in Lettere. Università. 1915. Seminal work, featured in 3 historical futurist exhibitions. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Chiaro di luna. Circa 1915. Collage and gouache on paper. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. Manicure. Faire les ongles à l'Italie. Circa 1915. A fantastic parody of an advertising poster. €20,000 to €30,000.
  • <center><b>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors' Sale<br>December 7th & 8th, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Dec. 7-8:</b> Ortelius (Abraham). <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum,</i> folio, Antwerp, 1570, First Edition (2nd Issue), 53 double-page maps, contemporary hand colouring. €40,000 to €60,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Dec. 7-8:</b> An original engraved facsimile copy of the Declaration of Independence of 4 July 1776, issued by order of Congress on 4 July 1823 in a limited edition of 200 copies on fine parchment. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Dec. 7-8:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses.</i> Shakespeare & Co., Rue de l’Odeon, Paris 1922. No. 559 of 1000 Copies of the First Edn.,, one of 750 Copies on handmade paper. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors' Sale<br>December 7th & 8th, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Dec. 7-8:</b> Malton (James) [1761-1803]. A fine quality set of twenty-five hand coloured aquatint Views of Dublin, as published for <i>A Picturesque and Descriptive View of the City of Dublin</i>. €6,000 to €7,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Dec. 7-8:</b> 'Bloody Sunday.' An original Admission Ticket to Croke Park, Great Challenge Match (Football), Tipperary v. Dublin, Sunday, November 21,1920. Pink card, 3 ins x 4 ¼ ins. €4,000 to €5,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Dec. 7-8:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Haveth Childers Everywhere - Fragment from Work in Progress,</i> Paris & N.Y., 1930, First Edn., Signed and Limited No. 50 (100) Copies. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors' Sale<br>December 7th & 8th, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Dec. 7-8:</b> Edward Lyons, Irish (1726-1801). Genealogy: <i>The FitzGerald's Arms of Carton House, Kildare,</i> pen and ink and watercolour on laid paper. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Dec. 7-8:</b> Yeats (William Butler). <i>Poems.</i> Cuala Press, D. 1935, stiff blue paper covers, unlettered as issued, coloured initials and ornaments hand-drawn by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats. One of 300 copies. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Dec. 7-8:</b> A fine and important collection of Ulster Wit. Belfast Political Scrapbook, 19th century. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <center><b>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>Christmas Rare Books<br>& Collectors' Sale<br>December 7th & 8th, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Dec. 7-8:</b> Rare Views of the Giant's Causeway. Coloured Prints: Drury (Susanna) [1698-1770]. A rare pair of original Engraved Prints. €1,200 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Dec. 7-8:</b> [Johnson (Rev. Samuel)]. <i>Julian the Apsostate Being a Short Account of his Life, together with a Comparison of Popery and Paganism,</i> L., 1682, First Edn. €800 to €1,200.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Dec. 7-8:</b> Aringhi (Pauli). <i>Roma Subterranea Novissima,</i> 2 vols. lg. folio Rome (Typis Vitalis Mascardi) 1651. €350 to €750.
  • <b><center>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts, Entertainment and Sports Auction<br>December 9th</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Dec. 9:</b> SITTING BULL SIGNED PHOTO (The Finest in Existence).
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Dec. 9:</b> The Beatles Signed Photo Card and the Make-Up Sponge Used During the Historic February 1964 Ed Sullivan Performance.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Dec. 9:</b> Extremely Rare John Wesley Hardin Signature from a Texas Cattle Brand Book, early 1870s.
    <b><center>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts, Entertainment and Sports Auction<br>December 9th</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Dec. 9:</b> Albert Einstein "refugee intellectuals of the Hitler persecution.”
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Dec. 9:</b> LYNDON B. JOHNSON Personally Owned & Worn STETSON HAT.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Dec. 9:</b> Sigmund Freud Typed Letter Signed in English "I am still on the road to health, but I have not arrived."
    <b><center>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts, Entertainment and Sports Auction<br>December 9th</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Dec. 9:</b> Nixon’s All Time Baseball All Star Team and the Reporter that helped change the 1972 Presidential Election!
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Dec. 9:</b> Incredible signed ''Atomic Energy for Military Purposes'' -by Enrico Fermi & Robert Oppenheimer and- Also Signed by Four Other Manhattan Project Scientists Who Developed the First Atomic Bomb.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Dec. 9:</b> Samuel Adams, Signer of Declaration Of Independence, Signed Military Appointment.
    <b><center>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts, Entertainment and Sports Auction<br>December 9th</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Dec. 9:</b> Orville Wright & Glenn Martin Signed Photograph.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Dec. 9:</b> Thomas Jefferson, a Magnificent Large Signature.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Dec. 9:</b> Robert E. Lee ALS, “Suffering people of the South … blessing of God.”
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 47. Roosevelt, Theodore. Photograph inscribed to Morris J. Hirsch. May 7th 1918. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 178. Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York: [Printed for the author], 1955. First edition in the first issue binding. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 38. Mather, Cotton. <i>Magnalia Christi Americana; or, the Ecclesiastical History of New-England.</i> London: Printed for Thomas Parkhurst, 1702. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 55. Taylor, Zachary. Autograph letter signed as President-Elect. Baton Rouge: January 15, 1849. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 203. Picasso, Pablo. <i>Verve</i> Vol. V, Nos. 19-20. Paris: Editions Verve, 1948. Inscribed on the title page by Picasso. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 211. Domergue, Jean-Gabriel. L'Ete a Monte Carlo. Lithographed poster, Lucien Serre & Cie, Paris, circa 1937. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 105. Manuscript Illumination attr. to Neri da Rimini. Large excised initial "N" from a choirbook, extensively historiated. [Likely Rimini: first quarter of the 14th century]. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 40. McKenney, Thomas L. and Hall, James. <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs.</i> Philadelphia: Rice, Rutter & Co., 1870. $3,00
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 222. Searle, Ronald. [Pets--a dog, cats and a parrot-- surrounded by books, and inspecting a globe, perhaps planning global domination]. Original drawing, 17 3/8 x 13 1/2 inches. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 98. Faden, William; Scull, Nicholas and George Heap. A Plan of the City and Environs of Philadelphia, Survey'd by N. Scull and G. Heap. London: William Faden, 12 March 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
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