• <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Ernest Hemingway. <i>The Spanish Earth.</i> First Edition. Cleveland, 1938. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Toni Morrison. <i>The Bluest Eye.</i> First Edition. New York, 1970. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Charles Etienne Briseux. <i>L’Art de Batir des Maisons de Campagn.</i> Paris, 1743. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Sadajiro Yamanaka. <i>To-so Seikwa: Select Relics of the T’ang and the Sung Dynasties from the Collections in Europe and America</i>. Osaka, 1928. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Charles Dickens. <i>Bleak House.</i> First Edition. 20 parts bound in 19 issues. London, 1852-3. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Frederic Thrasher. <i>Chicago’s Gangland Prepared by Frederic M. Thrasher 1923-26.</i> Chicago, 1926. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> <i>Father Abraham’s Almanack, For the Year of Our Lord 1776; Fitted to the Latitude of Forty Degrees....</i> Philadelphia: Printed and sold by John Dunlap, [1775]. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Francesco Lana Terzi. <i>Magisterium naturae, et artis. Opus physico-mathematicum.</i> Brescia, 1684/1692. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Eglomise Silhouette Profile Portrait of George Washington on Glass. American, ca. 1790s/1800s. 15" x 13" $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> William James. <i>The Principles of Psychology.</i> New York, 1890. Two volumes, First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Roland Clark (1874–1957). <i>Roland Clark’s Etchings.</i> New York: The Derrydale Press, 1938. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Mexican-American War Recruiting Broadside. Akron, Ohio: ca. 1846/48. $1,000 to $2,000.
  • <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.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DE CORDOBA, JACOB. <i>Map of the State of Texas.</i> New York, 1866. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ARNOLD, BENEDICT. Autograph bookseller's receipt for Dr. John Dickinson, Signed ("B. Arnold"), February 1767. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. 4 Typed Letters Signed ("A Einstein") to Cleveland E. Dodge offering early reports on the meetings of the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Typed Letter Signed ("Dwight D. Eisenhower") to General Henri Giraud written from a secret bunker in Gibraltar on the eve of Operation Torch, November 4 [but 6], 1942. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> Early Broadside Printing of the GADSDEN PURCHASE, Puebla, August 16, 1854. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ALLEN, ETHAN. Autograph Letter Signed to Crevecouer during the Constitutional Debates in Congress, 2 pp, August 29, 1787. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> RATZER, Bernard. <i>Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767.</i> London: Jefferys and Faden, “Jan.y” 12, 1776. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. COCKERELL, Sydney C. <i>Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897 [issued 1898]. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS]. KEATS, John. <i>Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of Saint Agnes and Other Poems.</i> Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1928. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [GRANT, Ulysses S.— GRANT, Julia, First Lady]. Carved Applewood and 18-karat Gold Jewelry Suite, Browne & Spaulding, Jewelers, New York City, 1865. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [LINCOLN ASSASSINATION]. GARDNER, Alexander. <i>Incidents of the War |Sic Semper Sicariis</i> [caption title]. Washington, D. C.: Philip & Solomons, 1865. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> A COMPLETE COLLECTION of 115 titles published in R. R. Donnelley's Lakeside Classics series. Chicago, 1903-2017. COMPLETE RUN OF THE LONGEST-RUNNING CONTINUOUS SERIES OF BOOKS IN THE WORLD. $5,000 to $7,000
    <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> GLEIZES, Albert. METZINGER, Jean. <i>Du Cubisme.</i> Paris, 1947. LIMITED EDITION, number 19 of 20 copies on papier d'Auvergne. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [THE LITTLE REVIEW]. ANDERSON, Margaret, ed. POUND, Ezra, ed. HEAP, Jane, ed. <i>The Little Review.</i> Vol. I, No. 1 through Vol. XII, No. 2. 1914-1929. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [MOUNTENEY, Leonard, binder]. LOUŸS, Pierre. <i>Songs of Bilitis.</i> Chicago: Argus Books, 1931. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [HANCOCK, John]. Partly-printed U.S. Loan-Office Transfer Certificate issued on behalf of Hancock. Sgn’d on recto by William Imlay, as Commissioner of Loans of Connecticut. 28 February 1793. $2,000 to $3,000

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1 #25261 Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts June 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 304 257 84.54% USD 1.0 673,350.00 1,018,050.00 1,188,500.00 1,249,947.00 1,249,947.00 105.17%
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3 #675 PBA Galleries Lenny Bruce and the Post-War Counterculture June 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 202 131 64.85% USD 1.0 58,900.00 92,900.00 165,900.00 61,182.00 61,182.00 36.88%
4 #18162 Christies Write Me and Tell Me Your Heart: Leonard Cohen's Letters to Marianne - online bidstart 6/5 June 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 62 62 100.00% USD 1.0 251,200.00 383,300.00 383,300.00 779,750.00 779,750.00 203.43%
5 #19ph01 Doyle New York Photographs June 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 133 98 73.68% USD 1.0 163,650.00 250,500.00 351,200.00 205,572.00 205,572.00 58.53%
6 #558 RR Auction Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Featuring Science and Technology-Online bidstart 5/24 June 12, 2019 June 14, 2019 977 559 57.22% USD 1.0 441,600.00 665,300.00 1,750,000.00 643,691.25 643,691.25 36.78%
7 #17037 Christies Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Americana June 12, 2019 June 14, 2019 232 155 66.81% USD 1.0 2,285,400.00 3,337,300.00 4,506,700.00 3,478,750.00 3,478,750.00 77.19%
8 #25431 Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia June 12, 2019 June 14, 2019 156 83 53.21% GBP 1.27 213,250.00 275,800.00 859,500.00 357,067.50 453,475.91 41.54%
9 #17644 Christies Summa de Arithmetica: The Birth of Modern Business June 12, 2019 June 14, 2019 1 1 100.00% USD 1.0 1,000,000.00 1,500,000.00 1,500,000.00 1,215,000.00 1,215,000.00 81.00%
10 #L19403 Sothebys Important Manuscripts, Continental Books and Music June 11, 2019 June 14, 2019 232 161 69.40% GBP 1.27 820,300.00 1,143,900.00 1,722,100.00 1,538,874.00 1,954,369.98 89.36%
11 #141924 Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Currency Auction - bidstart 6/4 June 11, 2019 June 12, 2019 554 547 98.74% USD 1.0 86,349.00 123,441.00 127,146.00 90,951.00 90,951.00 71.53%
12 #281924 Heritage Auctions Weekly World Currency Internet Auction - Online bidstart 6/4 June 11, 2019 June 13, 2019 177 177 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 33,964.00 33,964.00
13 #529 Winter Associates 18th-20th Century Prints June 10, 2019 June 13, 2019 28 21 75.00% USD 1.0 8,225.00 16,000.00 20,250.00 11,250.00 11,250.00 55.56%
14 #1924 Bruun Rasmussen Prints June 10, 2019 June 13, 2019 69 58 84.06% EUR 1.1 28,995.00 33,320.00 44,460.00 34,548.75 39,040.08 77.71%
15 #60919 National Book Auctions Atlases, Americana, Signatures, Morley, Firsts, etc. June 9, 2019 June 14, 2019 110 110 100.00% USD 1.0 11,840.00 25,300.00 25,300.00 9,746.63 9,746.81 38.52%
16 #121923 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/2 June 9, 2019 June 11, 2019 845 841 99.53% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 345,882.80 345,882.80
17 #161923 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/2 June 9, 2019 June 11, 2019 500 477 95.40% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 60,214.80 60,214.80
18 #151923 Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles - Internet bidstart 5/12 June 9, 2019 June 11, 2019 254 253 99.61% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 69,150.20 69,150.20
19 #60819 Arader Galleries June Auction - Audubon Prints, etc. June 8, 2019 June 12, 2019 164 79 48.17% USD 1.0 730,700.00 1,043,400.00 1,933,500.00 823,562.50 823,562.50 42.59%
20 #377 Aspire Auctions May Online - Prints, Books - Bidstart 5/31 June 8, 2019 June 14, 2019 30 30 100.00% USD 1.0 19,400.00 31,100.00 31,100.00 23,735.70 23,735.70 76.32%
21 #60819 Michaans Auctions Gallery Auction - Books, Prints, Photographs June 8, 2019 June 13, 2019 56 27 48.21% USD 1.0 14,950.00 22,450.00 84,250.00 26,088.00 26,088.00 30.96%
22 #47 PosterConnection Inc. Posters June 8, 2019 June 14, 2019 390 187 47.95% USD 1.0 72,500.00 126,320.00 281,550.00 104,785.80 104,785.80 37.22%
23 #12391 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 20th Century Contemporary and Modern Art - Prints June 8, 2019 June 13, 2019 142 133 93.66% USD 1.0 134,315.00 265,100.00 296,000.00 270,384.75 270,384.75 91.35%
24 #215 Rachel Davis Fine Arts Prints June 8, 2019 June 13, 2019 343 308 89.80% USD 1.0 94,700.00 161,920.00 175,540.00 114,986.30 114,986.30 65.50%
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26 #60819 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper June 8, 2019 June 12, 2019 179 163 91.06% USD 1.0 49,875.00 95,950.00 103,675.00 25,316.50 25,316.50 24.42%
27 #12442 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Joseph Beuys: Prints and Multiples June 7, 2019 June 13, 2019 100 100 100.00% USD 1.0 51,550.00 82,600.00 82,600.00 66,112.50 66,112.50 80.04%
28 #25917 ALDE Autograph Letters and Manuscripts June 7, 2019 June 13, 2019 469 240 51.17% EUR 1.1 104,120.00 133,890.00 263,350.00 159,862.50 180,644.37 60.70%
29 #3258T Skinner Gentleman's Sale - Prints June 7, 2019 June 13, 2019 11 10 90.91% USD 1.0 2,350.00 3,735.00 4,935.00 2,564.00 2,564.00 51.96%
30 #2104 Forum Auctions Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper June 6, 2019 June 13, 2019 215 197 91.63% GBP 1.27 34,170.00 49,350.00 53,150.00 44,906.25 57,031.22 84.49%
31 #60619 Alaska Auction Prints, Books June 6, 2019 June 13, 2019 45 32 71.11% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 603.17 603.18
32 #60619 Brunk Auctions Photography Online June 6, 2019 June 13, 2019 51 25 49.02% USD 1.0 17,200.00 27,000.00 60,500.00 19,661.00 19,661.00 32.50%
33 #60936 De Baecque and Associes Library of Monsieur L. and others - Illustrated books of the twentieth century - Regionalism - Old books June 6, 2019 June 13, 2019 249 171 68.67% EUR 1.1 32,540.00 46,330.00 63,650.00 55,340.14 62,534.38 86.94%
34 #75 AntiquarianAuctions.com Books - Internet Bidstart 5/30 June 6, 2019 June 13, 2019 479 172 35.91% USD 1.0 36,355.00 43,630.00 135,170.00 35,306.00 35,306.00 26.12%
35 #60519 Alaska Auction Prints, Books June 5, 2019 June 13, 2019 75 75 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,276.93 3,276.94
36 #60935 De Baecque and Associes Library of Monsieur L. and others - Illustrated books of the twentieth century - Regionalism - Old books June 5, 2019 June 13, 2019 387 284 73.39% EUR 1.1 35,740.00 51,650.00 69,850.00 57,792.99 65,306.24 82.74%
37 #53019 Chiswick Auctions Autographs and Memorabilia May 30, 2019 June 12, 2019 266 164 61.65% GBP 1.27 50,700.00 71,430.00 136,260.00 67,062.50 85,169.66 49.22%
38 #53019 Pandolfini Books, Manuscripts and Autographs May 30, 2019 June 13, 2019 236 165 69.92% EUR 1.1 84,360.00 118,040.00 188,580.00 150,100.00 169,613.00 79.59%
39 #52919 Chiswick Auctions Books and Works on Paper May 29, 2019 June 12, 2019 307 189 61.56% GBP 1.27 86,760.00 124,390.00 254,740.00 106,520.55 135,281.34 41.82%
40 #52219 Alaska Auction Posters and Advertisements, Prints May 22, 2019 June 13, 2019 34 34 100.00% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 662.40 662.46
41 #41619 PosterConnection Inc. Spring Sale - Affordable Posters April 16, 2019 June 13, 2019 412 175 42.48% USD 1.0 77,900.00 16,540.00 38,120.00 24,369.50 24,369.50 63.93%
  • <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> DARWIN, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> London John Murray, 1859. FIRST EDITION. THE VERY FINE MELLON-GARDEN COPY. $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> ECKERT, J. P, H. H. GOLDSTINE, and J. G. BRAINERD. <i>Description of the ENIAC and comments on electronic digital computing machines.</i> N.p., 1945. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY GOLDSTINE. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> EUCLID. <i>Elementa geometriae.</i> Translated from the Arabic by Adelard of Bath. Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 25 May 1482. FIRST EDITION. $60,000 to $80,000
    <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY]. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays…</i> New York: John and Andrew M'Lean, 1788. FIRST EDITION. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Dialogo...Dove ne i congressi di quattro giornate si discorre sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo Tolemaico, e Copernicano.</i> Florence, 1632. FIRST EDITION. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> JOYCE, James. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 100 COPIES SIGNED BY JOYCE. $120,000 to $180,000
    <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> KEYNES, John Maynard. <i>The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.</i> London: Macmillan, 1936. FIRST EDITION. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> NEWTON, Isaac, Sir. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> London: Joseph Streater for the Royal Society, 1687. FIRST EDITION. $150,000 to $250,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> ROWLING, J. K. <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.</i> London: Bloomsbury, 1997. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY ROWLING. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> SMITH, Adam. <i>An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.</i> London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1776. FIRST EDITION. $70,000 to $90,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Sir Isaac Newton, <i>Opticks,</i> first edition, first issue, London, 1704. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Johannes Jacobus Canis, <i>De modo studendi in utroque iure,</i> first edition, Padua, 1476. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Pope Clemens V, <i>Constitutiones,</i> Nuremberg, 1482. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Nicolaus Panormitanus de Tudeschis, <i>Lectura super V libris Decretalium,</i> Basel, 1480-81. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Michael Faraday, <i>Experimental Researches in Electricity,</i> complete set, first editions, London, 1832-56. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> William Gilbert, <i>Tractatus sive physiologia nova de magnete,</i> Sedini, 1628. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> John Bulwer, <i>Philocophus,</i> first edition of the first book in English on the deaf, London, 1648. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> James Cook, complete set, 9 volumes, London, 1773-84. $10,000 to $15,000.
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