• <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 1. Albertus Magnus, De Natura Locorum, 2nd edn, 1515. £3000 to £4000.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 22. George Cooke, Scenery of the East India Islands, 1811-13. £4500 to £5500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 23. J.M. Crozet, Nouveau vouage a la Mer du Sud, 1st edn, 1783. £4000 to £6000.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 27. J.P.J.Du Bois, Vies des Gouverneurs Generaux, 1st edn, 1763. £1200 to £1800.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 28. Wm Ellis, Authentic Narrative...Captain Cook, 1st edn, 1782. £2500 to £3500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 31. Thomas Forrest, Voyage to New Guinea, 1st edn, 1779. £1500 to £2000.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 32. Forster & Forster, Voyage round the World, 1st edn, 1777-78. £4500 to £5500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 38. Gianetti, Elogy of Captain James Cook, 1st edn, 1785. £2500 to £3500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 46. Otto von Kotzebue, Entdeckungs Reise, 1st edn, 1821. £3500 to £4500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 52. Alejandro Malaspina, Viaje politico-scientifico, 1st edn, 1885. £2000 to £3000.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 60. Sydney Parkinson, Journal of Voyage to the South Seas, large paper, 1773. £4500 to £5500.
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 16:</b><br>Lot 64. Nathaniel Portlock, A Voyage round the World, 1st edn, 1789. £4000 to £6000.
  • <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.
  • <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>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 €

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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 #70920 Alaska Auction Books, Prints July 9, 2020 July 10, 2020 28 26 92.86% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,745.98 2,746.03
2 #704 PBA Galleries Fine Art - Photographs and Prints - Food and Drink - Illustrated Books July 9, 2020 July 10, 2020 361 218 60.39% USD 1.0 95,900.00 148,700.00 324,300.00 84,660.00 84,660.00 26.11%
3 #70920 Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers Antiquarian and Collectable Books Auction July 9, 2020 July 10, 2020 321 313 97.51% GBP 1.264427 18,735.00 28,715.00 29,700.00 40,985.18 51,864.26 138.00%
4 #25920 ALDE Travel Books - Atlases - Maps July 9, 2020 July 10, 2020 282 196 69.50% EUR 1.13192 137,170.00 180,080.00 240,360.00 169,962.50 193,001.13 70.71%
5 #2540 Swann Galleries Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books July 9, 2020 July 10, 2020 390 350 89.74% USD 1.0 514,460.00 757,440.00 824,240.00 760,125.00 760,125.00 92.22%
6 #26075 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts - Online - Bidstart 6/25 July 8, 2020 July 9, 2020 141 86 60.99% USD 1.0 240,900.00 366,700.00 627,600.00 364,201.50 364,201.50 58.03%
7 #14157 Heritage Auctions Photographs Monthly Online Auction July 8, 2020 July 9, 2020 92 68 73.91% USD 1.0 49,600.00 77,400.00 98,700.00 58,351.00 58,351.00 59.12%
8 #70820 Alaska Auction Books, Prints July 8, 2020 July 9, 2020 75 70 93.33% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 4,472.64 4,472.83
9 #70820 Nye & Company Auctioneers Estate Treasures - Fine Art Prints, Maps July 8, 2020 July 9, 2020 20 14 70.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 9,085.00 9,085.00
10 #105966 Binoche et Giquello BOOKS - FROM THE LIBRARY OF DR HENRI POLAILLON - OLD BOOKS AND MILITARY COSTUMES July 8, 2020 July 9, 2020 191 181 94.76% EUR 1.13192 175,250.00 275,320.00 300,170.00 473,280.00 539,513.69 157.67%
11 #587 RR Auction Fine Autograph and Artifact Auction - online bidstart 6/19 July 7, 2020 July 10, 2020 1135 761 67.05% USD 1.0 1,036,830.00 1,448,500.00 2,455,300.00 1,405,220.00 1,405,220.00 57.23%
12 #106 Aste Bolaffi Automobilia - Internet Live July 7, 2020 July 8, 2020 129 113 87.60% EUR 1.13192 0.00 0.00 0.00 17,862.50 19,827.66
13 #72 Kedem Auctions Ltd. Rare and Important Items July 7, 2020 July 9, 2020 180 163 90.56% USD 1.0 1,519,000.00 2,684,000.00 2,911,000.00 1,954,593.00 1,954,593.00 67.15%
14 #142027 Heritage Auctions US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 6/30 July 7, 2020 July 8, 2020 630 629 99.84% USD 1.0 99,482.00 142,473.00 142,623.00 120,606.00 120,606.00 84.56%
15 #282027 Heritage Auctions World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 6/30 July 7, 2020 July 8, 2020 150 148 98.67% USD 1.0 21,256.00 31,884.00 33,174.00 31,179.40 31,179.40 93.99%
16 #499 Ketterer Kunst Doerling Rare Books July 6, 2020 July 8, 2020 526 298 56.65% EUR 1.13192 1,154,000.00 1,154,000.00 1,653,100.00 1,762,937.00 1,956,860.07 106.64%
17 #70520 Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers The American Colony and Obsolete Currency Collection of a Southern Gentleman - bidstart 6/22 July 5, 2020 July 6, 2020 256 184 71.88% USD 1.0 8,220.00 15,560.00 22,485.00 7,872.00 7,872.00 35.01%
18 #152027 Heritage Auctions Sports Collectibles Weekly - Bidstart 6/21 July 5, 2020 July 6, 2020 204 202 99.02% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 105,769.40 105,769.40
19 #122027 Heritage Auctions Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online July 5, 2020 July 7, 2020 831 808 97.23% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 384,838.60 384,838.60
20 #162027 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters Weekly July 5, 2020 July 7, 2020 544 540 99.26% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 82,791.80 82,791.80
21 #70420 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper July 4, 2020 July 6, 2020 200 187 93.50% USD 1.0 74,075.00 143,850.00 174,400.00 31,938.50 31,938.50 18.31%
22 #21 Christian Hesse Auktionen Spring Auction - Books and Prints July 4, 2020 July 6, 2020 937 646 68.94% EUR 1.13192 397,237.00 563,870.00 795,620.00 792,095.40 897,340.38 99.56%
23 #A193 Koller Auctions Prints and Multiples July 4, 2020 July 6, 2020 101 90 89.11% CHF 1.062329 374,800.00 537,800.00 640,300.00 730,023.00 772,459.27 114.01%
24 #64550 Ader Photographs July 3, 2020 July 6, 2020 319 150 47.02% EUR 1.13192 153,900.00 219,100.00 563,100.00 292,092.00 330,901.99 51.87%
25 #70320 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1800) - Internet bidstart 6/26 July 3, 2020 July 6, 2020 150 119 79.33% EUR 1.13192 13,475.00 16,400.00 38,925.00 19,415.08 21,994.72 49.88%
26 #2165 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper July 2, 2020 July 4, 2020 259 238 91.89% GBP 1.264427 35,690.00 50,390.00 55,210.00 55,311.25 69,320.93 100.18%
27 #63020 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1600) - Internet bidstart 6/19 June 30, 2020 July 6, 2020 34 28 82.35% EUR 1.13192 8,325.00 9,800.00 21,780.00 10,724.51 12,149.45 49.24%
28 #62920 Catawiki B. V. Old and Rare Books (Pre-1700) - Internet bidstart 6/19 June 29, 2020 July 6, 2020 75 60 80.00% EUR 1.13192 10,390.00 13,170.00 23,820.00 13,551.97 15,352.62 56.89%
29 #62820 Catawiki B. V. Autographs and Manuscripts - Internet bidstart 6/19 June 28, 2020 July 6, 2020 31 23 74.19% EUR 1.13192 2,250.00 2,930.00 5,300.00 3,759.41 4,258.91 70.93%
30 #61220 Neal Auction Company Summer Estates Auction June 12, 2020 July 8, 2020 120 90 75.00% USD 1.0 93,200.00 138,250.00 349,450.00 149,856.50 149,856.50 42.88%
31 #52519 Neal Auction Company Online Only - Unreserved - Books, Prints May 25, 2019 July 8, 2020 32 32 100.00% USD 1.0 5,575.00 9,050.00 9,050.00 2,467.84 2,467.84 27.27%
32 #18988 Ader Prints April 12, 2012 July 8, 2020 209 122 58.37% EUR 1.32 0.00 0.00 0.00 37,092.00 41,172.12
  • <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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