• <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> AN EARLY DUTCH POCKET GLOBE ATTRIBUTED TO WILLEM BLAEU, AFTER C.1618. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> BLAEU, Johannes (1596-1673). £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> BLAEU, Johannes. <i>Theatrum Statuum Regiae Celsitudinis Sabaudiae Ducis, Pedemontii principis, ... pars prima, exhibens Pedemontium ...</i> Amsterdam, 1682. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> DUDLEY, Sir Robert, self-styled Duke of Northumberland and Earl of Warwick. <i>Arcano del Mare.</i> Florence, 1661. £500,000 to £700,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> The Mainz Psalter: <i>Psalterium Benedictinum cum canticis et hymnis,</i> for Bursfeld use. [Mainz:] Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 29 August 1459. £5,000 to £10,000.
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Churchill (Winston) & Others. 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference, 27 April 1944. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses.</i> First English edition, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Belzoni (Giovanni Battista). <i>Plates Illustrated of the Researches and Operations...in Egypt and Nubia,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1821-1822. £14,375 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Astor (John Jacob). A collection of rare letters, 9 January 1812- 4 September 1837. £26,000 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £27,500 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Royal Family. Photograph of Queen Elizabeth, George VI, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, signed, 1946. £3,640 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Collodi (Carlo). <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1883. £8,401 inc Buyers Premium.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> ALBUM AMICORUM OF SCHELOMITH FLAUM. Autograph album containing drawings, autograph quotations and signatures from over 47 contributors, India, Europe, America, Israel and elsewhere, 1923–50. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> FLEMING, Ian (1908–1964). <i>Live and Let Die.</i> London: Jonathan Cape, 1954. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> HISTORY OF CINEMA. Animal Farm (1954), an animation archive from the Halas and Batchelor studios, [c.1954]. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> LE HAY, Jacques – [Charles de FERRIOL]. <i>Recueil de Cent Estampes representant differentes Nations du Levant...</i> Paris, 1714. [With:] <i>Explication des cents Estampes.</i> Paris, 1715. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> THE LAST JUDGEMENT, historiated initial 'A' on a leaf from an Antiphonal on vellum illuminated by Nikolaus Bertschi [Augsburg, first quarter 16th century]. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> VALTURIUS, Robertus (1413–1484). <i>De re militari.</i> [Verona:] Johannes Nicolai de Verona, 1472. £170,000 to £250,000.

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1 #2510 Swann Galleries Graphic Design May 23, 2019 May 24, 2019 273 162 59.34% USD 1.0 391,600.00 573,400.00 1,132,100.00 463,286.00 463,286.00 40.92%
2 #2101 Forum Auctions Banksy X Editions May 23, 2019 May 24, 2019 10 8 80.00% GBP 1.315712 54,000.00 78,000.00 111,000.00 75,400.00 95,758.00 67.93%
3 #18156 Christies On the shoulders of Giants - Online bidstart 5/16 May 23, 2019 May 24, 2019 57 45 78.95% GBP 1.315712 604,500.00 965,700.00 1,135,200.00 1,102,125.00 1,388,677.50 97.09%
4 #52219 Tooveys Prints and Maps May 22, 2019 May 24, 2019 164 132 80.49% GBP 1.315712 14,275.00 22,245.00 28,245.00 28,557.81 36,268.52 101.11%
5 #pf1923 Sothebys Bibliothèque R. et B. L. Autographes et Manuscrits XIXe et XXe Siècles May 22, 2019 May 24, 2019 149 108 72.48% EUR 1.108156 618,350.00 829,200.00 1,181,800.00 1,193,502.00 1,336,722.24 100.99%
6 #658 Hindman Auctions Prints and Multiples May 22, 2019 May 24, 2019 136 119 87.50% USD 1.0 504,300.00 770,400.00 874,500.00 868,180.00 868,180.00 99.28%
7 #2103 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Select Photographs and Photobooks May 21, 2019 May 24, 2019 63 38 60.32% GBP 1.315712 21,960.00 31,030.00 67,750.00 19,457.75 24,711.37 28.72%
8 #52119 Tooveys Antiquarian and Collectors Books May 21, 2019 May 24, 2019 246 230 93.50% GBP 1.315712 42,420.00 63,180.00 74,455.00 90,851.38 115,381.35 122.02%
9 #1201 Robert Siegel Galleries The Dr. William H. Johnson Collection of the U.S. 1890 Small Bank Note Issue May 21, 2019 May 24, 2019 210 203 96.67% USD 1.0 142,900.00 198,650.00 242,300.00 424,746.90 424,746.90 175.30%
10 #25275 Bonhams Modern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples May 21, 2019 May 24, 2019 174 123 70.69% USD 1.0 1,119,300.00 1,591,900.00 1,951,600.00 1,690,767.50 1,690,767.50 86.63%
11 #141921 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 5/14 May 21, 2019 May 22, 2019 639 628 98.28% USD 1.0 96,386.00 138,464.00 140,839.00 97,794.40 97,794.40 69.44%
12 #281921 Heritage Auctions Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 5/14 May 21, 2019 May 22, 2019 168 167 99.40% USD 1.0 22,820.00 31,510.00 31,860.00 28,502.60 28,502.60 89.46%
13 #58586 Holabird Kagin Americana Spring Americana Auction - Session 5: Bargains and Dealer Specials May 20, 2019 May 23, 2019 817 612 74.91% USD 1.0 41,545.00 87,290.00 113,285.00 29,911.48 29,911.48 26.40%
14 #1921 Bruun Rasmussen Prints May 20, 2019 May 24, 2019 72 58 80.56% EUR 1.108156 25,205.00 27,710.00 36,585.00 30,077.50 33,686.80 82.21%
15 #98527 Rossini Lithographs, Fine Art Prints May 20, 2019 May 24, 2019 261 150 57.47% EUR 1.108156 6,608.00 9,951.00 24,141.00 10,549.71 11,815.66 43.70%
16 #58585 Holabird Kagin Americana Spring Americana Auction - Session 4: Sports, Art, Native Americana, and More May 19, 2019 May 23, 2019 366 172 46.99% USD 1.0 30,095.00 53,280.00 207,235.00 28,052.36 28,052.36 13.54%
17 #151920 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 4/21 May 19, 2019 May 20, 2019 229 229 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 62,258.60 62,258.60
18 #121920 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/12 May 19, 2019 May 20, 2019 881 838 95.12% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 367,510.60 367,510.60
19 #161920 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/12 May 19, 2019 May 20, 2019 504 482 95.63% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 46,180.00 46,180.00
20 #58584 Holabird Kagin Americana Spring Americana Auction - Session 3: Air, Auto, Railroad, Express, May 18, 2019 May 23, 2019 593 472 79.60% USD 1.0 85,450.00 174,315.00 215,575.00 62,930.15 62,930.15 29.19%
21 #51819 Potter and Potter Auctions Spring Magic Auction - Books, Posters, Prints, Letters, Photos - Online May 18, 2019 May 23, 2019 140 131 93.57% USD 1.0 33,040.00 53,175.00 57,025.00 49,770.00 49,770.00 87.28%
22 #214 Rachel Davis Fine Arts Discovery Auction - Prints May 18, 2019 May 24, 2019 33 27 81.82% USD 1.0 3,120.00 5,830.00 10,500.00 2,982.65 2,982.65 28.41%
23 #15c Nosbüsch & Stucke Modern Literature, Erotica and Photography. May 18, 2019 May 24, 2019 640 396 61.88% EUR 1.108156 263,530.00 263,530.00 397,800.00 337,972.40 378,528.92 84.96%
24 #15d Nosbüsch & Stucke Special Auction Russian Avant-Garde May 18, 2019 May 24, 2019 183 138 75.41% EUR 1.108156 96,690.00 96,690.00 140,310.00 162,915.60 182,465.46 116.11%
25 #51819 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper May 18, 2019 May 20, 2019 166 157 94.58% USD 1.0 42,625.00 82,925.00 86,125.00 23,589.50 23,589.50 27.39%
26 #58583 Holabird Kagin Americana Spring Americana Auction - Session 2: Mining Part II May 17, 2019 May 23, 2019 825 605 73.33% USD 1.0 133,150.00 265,040.00 337,960.00 99,433.00 99,433.00 29.42%
27 #15a Nosbüsch & Stucke Valuable Books, Autographs and Prints May 17, 2019 May 24, 2019 700 439 62.71% EUR 1.108156 276,330.00 276,330.00 435,780.00 374,599.20 419,551.16 85.96%
28 #51719 Brunk Auctions Premier Auction May 17, 2019 May 22, 2019 50 45 90.00% USD 1.0 50,300.00 79,800.00 84,900.00 132,757.00 132,757.00 156.37%
29 #15b Nosbüsch & Stucke Modern Art and Graphics May 17, 2019 May 24, 2019 229 166 72.49% EUR 1.108156 98,290.00 98,290.00 124,740.00 135,496.30 151,755.80 108.62%
30 #51619 Chiswick Auctions Photographica May 16, 2019 May 22, 2019 129 97 75.19% GBP 1.315712 49,440.00 74,800.00 121,780.00 72,006.25 91,448.04 59.13%
31 #60649 Ader Girls, Lorettes and Courtesans, Bals Public: Library J.-PF May 16, 2019 May 22, 2019 271 219 80.81% EUR 1.108156 101,280.00 136,650.00 191,820.00 236,928.00 265,359.36 123.52%
32 #58582 Holabird Kagin Americana Spring Americana Auction - Session 1: General Americana, Numismatics, Mining May 16, 2019 May 23, 2019 692 392 56.65% USD 1.0 85,025.00 153,095.00 273,045.00 78,583.43 78,583.43 28.78%
33 #7209 Heritage Auctions Comics May 16, 2019 May 20, 2019 1414 1406 99.43% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 15,201,836.00 15,201,836.00
34 #50013 Heritage Auctions Spring Sports Memorabilia Catalogue May 16, 2019 May 20, 2019 1851 1730 93.46% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,419,361.40 3,419,361.40
35 #51619 Brunk Auctions Emporium Auction - Prints, Books May 16, 2019 May 22, 2019 26 20 76.92% USD 1.0 2,900.00 5,625.00 7,425.00 4,791.00 4,791.00 64.53%
36 #384 Trafford Books Books, Photographs, Postcards, Stamps and Postal History May 15, 2019 May 24, 2019 235 183 77.87% GBP 1.315712 0.00 0.00 0.00 21,105.95 26,804.60
37 #51519 Purcell Auctioneers Antiques and Collectables -Books and Prints, Advertising Signs May 15, 2019 May 23, 2019 75 51 68.00% EUR 1.108156 2,690.00 4,490.00 7,365.00 3,408.00 3,816.97 46.27%
38 #66 Kedem Auctions Ltd. Rare and Important Items May 15, 2019 May 23, 2019 168 136 80.95% USD 1.0 1,550,000.00 2,360,000.00 3,162,000.00 1,846,968.00 1,846,968.00 58.41%
39 #51019 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society Book Auction May 10, 2019 May 23, 2019 463 435 93.95% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 13,155.00 13,155.00
40 #75 Alexander Historical Auctions Spring Auction - Autographs, documents, manuscripts, propaganda May 1, 2019 May 24, 2019 1062 799 75.24% USD 1.0 299,580.00 418,680.00 676,990.00 404,518.00 404,518.00 59.75%
41 #41419 Carlsen Gallery Books and Prints April 14, 2019 May 23, 2019 21 19 90.48% USD 1.0 4,150.00 10,700.00 11,850.00 7,195.50 7,195.50 60.72%
  • <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies.</i> The second Impression. London, 1632. £120,000 to £180,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832)]. <i>Das Römische Carneval.</i> Berlin and Gotha, 1789. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [SHAKESPEARE, William]. Manuscript part for a contemporary analogue to <i>Henry IV,</i> part I, n.p. [perhaps Oxford or London], n.d. [c.1580s – before c.1620]. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832). <i>Faust. Ein Fragment... Ächte Ausgabe.</i> Leipzig: Georg Joachim Göschen, 1790. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark. As it is now Acted at his Highness the Duke of York's Theatre.</i> London, 1683. £60,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Christie’s London, Dec. 11:</b> [GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832)]. <i>Die Leiden des jungen Werthers.</i> Leipzig: Weygand, 1774. £15,000 to £20,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Currier & Ives, <i>The Mississippi in Time of Peace,</i> hand-colored lithograph, 1865. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Hartmann Schedel, <i>Liber Cronicarum...,</i> Nuremberg, 1493. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Claudius Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographicae Enarrationis Libri Octo,</i> Lyons, 1535. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Thomas Jefferys, <i>The American Atlas,</i> London, 1776-77. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Speed, <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> 20 miniature maps, London, 1665. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> <i>Biblia Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Durch D. Martin Luther Verteutscht,</i> illustrated cartographic Bible, Basel, 1665. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Early Hawaiian-language school geography, Lahainaluna Seminary, 1840. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Cornelis de Jode, <i>Africae Vera Forma, et Situs,</i> Antwerp, 1593. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Maria Vincenzo Coronelli, <i>America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte Sin All Anno,</i> Venice, 1688. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Christoph Volkamer, <i>Nürnbergische Hesperides,</i> Nuremberg, 1708-1714. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Bayer, <i>Uranometria, Omnium Asterismorum Continens Schemata...,</i> 51 celestial charts, c. 1603. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Manuscript map of Commodore Perry’s Black Ship squadron at Edo Bay, with manuscript sketchbook, ink & watercolor, Japan, c. 1853. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.</i> Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> BATEMAN, JAMES. <i>The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala.</i> London: J. Ridgway & Sons for the author, [1837]-1843. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn: [For the author by Andrew and James Rome,] 1855. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> LEE, HARPER. Three “Seckatary Hawkins”-related books inscribed and signed by Harper Lee. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> POE, EDGAR ALLAN. <i>The Raven.</i> New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. $120,000 to $180,000.
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