• <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Fall 2019 Auction<br>September 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Snowy Owl, Plate 121. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $225,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> JEFFERYS, Thomas. <i>The American Atlas...</i> London: Sayer and Bennett, 1776. $65,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> RACKHAM, Arthur. Original Illustrations for <i>Jack and the Beanstalk.</i> Pen and ink with watercolor on paper. C. 1913. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Ruffed Grous, Plate 41. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> ROESSLER, A. R. Latest Map of the State of Texas. Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Mittendorfer, 1874. $50,000 to $65,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Fall 2019 Auction<br>September 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. American Bison or Buffalo (Male), Plate 56. Lithograph with original hand color. New York, 1845-1848 from <i>Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> HOOKER, Sir William Jackson & FITCH, Walter Hood. Victoria Regia. Lithograph with original hand color. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1851. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Pin Tailed Duck, Plate 227. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> LEWIS, Meriwether and CLARK, William. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent...</i> London, 1814. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. American Black or Silver Fox, Plate 116. Lithograph with original hand color. New York, 1845-1848 from <i>Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> $18,000 to $25,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> EARLY AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE. Chronicling 20th century aviation from the earliest Wright Brothers images through commercial and military applications. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> SPUTNIK-1 EMC/EMI LAB MODEL, 1957. Full scale vintage test model of the Sputnik-1 satellite, Moscow, [February, 1957]. $400,000 to $600,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> FIRST TELEPHONE CALL TO THE MOON. Partial transcription signed by Apollo 11 astronauts and President Nixon. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> Apollo 11 Beta cloth crew emblem, SIGNED BY THE ENTIRE APOLLO 11 CREW. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 17:</b> GEMINI 1/8 SCALE MODEL. Rarely seen large-scale contractor's model. $3,000 to $5,000
    <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.
  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 8vo, 1997. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Bible, Italian.- Malermi Bible, woodcut illustrations, folio, Lazaro de Soardi & Bernardino Benali, Venice,1517. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Germany.- Homann (Johann Baptist). <i>Atlas von Deutschland,</i> engraved half title, hand coloured, 87 double page engraved maps, [folio, Erben, Nuremberg, 1753]. £8,000 to £10,000
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> [Mirk (John)].- <i>Liber festivalis et Quatuor sermons</i> [bound with], [Le Roy (Pierre)] <i>A Pleasant Satyre or Poesie,</i> first edition in English, Widdow Orwin for Thomas Man, 1595, 8vo. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Antoninus Florentinus (Saint Archbishop of Florence). <i>Confessionale: Defecerunt…,</i> 8vo, Pietro Quarengi, Venice, 15 February 1499. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Jesuit Letters.- [Froes (Father Luigi) & et al.)] Avvisi del Giapone de gli anni 1582, 1583, 1584…, 1586 [bound with] Avvisi della Cina et Giapone…, FIRST EDITIONS, Rome. £1,000 to £1,500
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Plutarch & Probus (Aemilius). <i>Plutarchi Cheronei et Aemilii Probi Illustrium,</i> folio, Nicolas de Pratis for Jean-Petit, Paris, 1521. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Bible.- English. <i>The Byble in Englyshe of the Largest and Greatest volume,</i> elaborate woodcut border, text vignettes, folio, 1541. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Fore-edge Painting.- Lord George Byron, The Giaour, a Fragment of a Turkish Tale, bound with 10 other titles, 4 plates marked 'Proof.', 1813. £800 to £1,200
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>September 25, 2019</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Manson (John). Twelve by Sixteen Papers of John Mason, a collection of 50 sheets of paper, some watermarked, 12 x 16”, c.1978. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Dr. No,</i> FIRST EDITION, original boards, dust-jacket, 8vo, 1958. £700 to £900
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Sep. 25:</b> Eliot (T.S.) <i>Four Quartets,</i> NUMBER 121 of 290 COPIES, signed by author, 1960. £400 to £600

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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 #191938 Heritage Auctions Monthly Photographs - Internet bidstart 8/28 September 18, 2019 September 20, 2019 98 68 69.39% USD 1.0 49,101.00 74,260.00 109,160.00 62,460.75 62,460.75 57.22%
2 #16955 Christies Prints and Multiples - Prints September 18, 2019 September 20, 2019 169 137 81.07% GBP 1.25 1,939,000.00 2,960,000.00 3,618,000.00 3,262,000.00 4,077,500.00 90.16%
3 #888 Bruun Rasmussen Books September 17, 2019 September 18, 2019 7 4 57.14% EUR 1.1 8,750.00 12,700.00 99,200.00 9,000.00 9,900.00 9.07%
4 #25262 Bonhams The Air and Space Sale September 17, 2019 September 20, 2019 86 42 48.84% USD 1.0 173,900.00 259,600.00 536,700.00 240,174.00 240,174.00 44.75%
5 #L19161 Sothebys Prints and Multiples - Prints September 17, 2019 September 20, 2019 183 158 86.34% GBP 1.25 2,359,900.00 3,740,600.00 4,132,600.00 3,783,937.00 4,729,921.25 91.56%
6 #141938 Heritage Auctions U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 9/10 September 17, 2019 September 18, 2019 584 580 99.32% USD 1.0 87,909.00 125,646.00 128,666.00 93,628.80 93,628.80 72.77%
7 #281938 Heritage Auctions World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 9/10 September 17, 2019 September 18, 2019 237 236 99.58% USD 1.0 32,705.00 44,820.00 45,170.00 36,569.40 36,569.40 80.96%
8 #3282T Skinner Japanese Prints online, Bidstart 9/9 September 16, 2019 September 20, 2019 220 133 60.45% USD 1.0 0.00 79,950.00 132,450.00 69,892.00 69,892.00 52.77%
9 #1938 Bruun Rasmussen Prints September 16, 2019 September 18, 2019 59 48 81.36% EUR 1.1 16,820.00 19,565.00 27,295.00 18,823.75 20,706.23 68.96%
10 #91519 Clars Auction Gallery Prints and Photographs September 15, 2019 September 18, 2019 68 54 79.41% USD 1.0 218,700.00 331,800.00 379,000.00 250,862.25 250,862.25 66.19%
11 #151937 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 9/8 September 15, 2019 September 17, 2019 211 209 99.05% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 97,071.60 97,071.60
12 #121937 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 9/8 September 15, 2019 September 17, 2019 989 982 99.29% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 391,929.40 391,929.40
13 #161937 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 9/8 September 15, 2019 September 17, 2019 522 509 97.51% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 73,168.00 73,168.00
14 #91419 Brunk Auctions Premier Auction - Books, Prints September 14, 2019 September 18, 2019 78 70 89.74% USD 1.0 78,900.00 121,000.00 132,300.00 131,644.00 131,644.00 99.50%
15 #91419 Neal Auction Company Important Estates Auction September 14, 2019 September 20, 2019 87 73 83.91% USD 1.0 49,400.00 74,125.00 170,925.00 85,979.00 85,979.00 50.30%
16 #91419 Clars Auction Gallery Prints and Photographs September 14, 2019 September 18, 2019 129 101 78.29% USD 1.0 29,800.00 50,300.00 62,750.00 32,074.15 32,074.15 51.11%
17 #91419 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper September 14, 2019 September 16, 2019 200 173 86.50% USD 1.0 62,050.00 121,350.00 133,700.00 42,619.50 42,619.50 31.88%
18 #91319 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 9/6 September 13, 2019 September 16, 2019 126 105 83.33% EUR 1.1 4,080.00 5,350.00 14,085.00 10,867.30 12,062.78 77.16%
19 #12295 Brunk Auctions Emporium Auction - Prints, Books September 13, 2019 September 18, 2019 55 48 87.27% USD 1.0 9,600.00 18,225.00 21,275.00 13,047.00 13,047.00 61.33%
20 #933 Morton Subastas Graphic Work and Photography September 12, 2019 September 14, 2019 281 151 53.74% MXN 0.05 2,099,000.00 3,207,000.00 5,980,000.00 2,879,400.00 143,970.00 48.15%
21 #121993 Heritage Auctions The Glynn and Suzanne Crain Science Fiction Collection Online Auction September 12, 2019 September 14, 2019 472 471 99.79% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 286,745.50 286,745.50
22 #565 RR Auction Fine Autograph and Artifact Auction - online bidstart 8/16 September 12, 2019 September 14, 2019 825 524 63.52% USD 1.0 422,900.00 623,500.00 1,228,700.00 560,793.75 560,793.75 45.64%
23 #25575 Bonhams Fine Japanese and Korean Art - Prints September 11, 2019 September 14, 2019 149 94 63.09% USD 1.0 508,800.00 752,700.00 1,005,200.00 817,451.00 817,451.00 81.32%
24 #730 Dominic Winter Book Auctions Printed Books, Maps and Documents September 11, 2019 September 14, 2019 410 377 91.95% GBP 1.25 121,480.00 180,950.00 193,250.00 290,784.00 357,664.32 150.47%
25 #90919 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 8/30 September 9, 2019 September 16, 2019 78 64 82.05% EUR 1.1 5,890.00 7,470.00 15,070.00 11,246.62 12,483.76 74.63%
26 #532 Winter Associates Prints September 9, 2019 September 14, 2019 8 6 75.00% USD 1.0 850.00 1,625.00 2,125.00 1,290.00 1,290.00 60.71%
27 #77 AntiquarianAuctions.com Rare Books/Preview - Internet bidstart 8/29 September 5, 2019 September 16, 2019 572 220 38.46% USD 1.0 78,585.00 83,160.00 204,641.00 79,881.00 79,881.00 39.03%
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Dubliners,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1914. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> The Beatles.- Baker (Geoffrey.) 3 Autograph Letters and 1 Autograph Card signed to Ann Gosnell, addtionally sgn’d by George Harrison, John Lennon, Cynthia Lennon and others, 1968. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Pilgrim Press.- Dod (John). <i>A plaine and familiar exposition of the tenne commandements ...,</i> [Leiden], [William Brewster], 1617. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Automaton Chess Player & Mechanical Illusion.- Reynell (H., printer). “The Famous Chess-Player, No.14, St.James's-Street, next Brooks's,” broadside advertisement for "The famous Automaton", [1784]. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Clemens (Samuel Langhorne). <i>Life on the Mississippi,</i> first English edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1883. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Arctic Sledge Flag.- Fulford (Reginald Baldwin). Sledge flag... HMS Discovery, 1875. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first edition, first printing, 1997. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Piranesi (Giovanni Battista). <i>Le Antichità Romane,</i> 4 vol., 1756. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal, called). <i>Urbis Venetiarum Prospectus Celebriores,</i> 3 parts in 1, Richard Ford's copy, Venice, Giovanni Battista Pasquali, 1751. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Atlases.- Speed (John). <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> bound with <i>The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine,</i> 1631-27. £12,000 to £18,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Anatomical illustration.- Aselli (Gaspare). <i>De lactibus sive lacteis venis... dissertatio,</i> first edition, Milan, Giovanni Battista Bidelli, 1627. £20,000 to £30,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Eric Carle, <i>The Very Hungry Caterpillar,</i> hand-painted collage. Sold for a record $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Couple passing a giant bird house,</i> watercolor cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1948. Sold for $16,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Miriam Troop, <i>Rain on Laundry Day,</i> oil on canvas, cover for <i>The Saturday Evening Post,</i> 1940. Sold for $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Rockwell Kent, <i>To All Fascists,</i> ink broadside for The League of American Writers, circa 1937. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Jo Mielziner, <i>Pet Shop Drop,</i> backdrop design for <i>Pal Joey</i> on Broadway, 1940. Sold for a record $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Lee Brown Coye, acrylic cover illustration for the 25th anniversary of <i>Weird Tales,</i> 1944. Sold for $18,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Virgil Finlay, <i>The Outsider & Others,</i> pen & ink dust jacket illustration for H.P. Lovecraft's book, 1939. Sold for $5,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Al Hirschfeld, <i>Paul Robeson as Othello,</i> illustration for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1942. Sold for $68,750
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Frederic Remington, pen & ink illustration for <i>A Scout with the Buffalo Soldiers</i> in <i>The Century</i> magazine, 1889. Sold for $17,500.
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