• <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.
  • <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>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.

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Auction Info

Auction Name
World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 12/3
Auction Date
12/10/2019 - 12/10/2019
Sale Number
#281950
Total Lots
180
Sold Lots
180
Lots Sold
100.00%
Unsold Lots
0
Total Sales (USD)
30,164.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
25,160.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
36,995.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
25,160.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
36,995.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
81.54%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
87035

A Circulated Assortment from Various Banks in China. Very Good or Better.

USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 960.00
87034

A Large Offering of Japanese Puppet Bank Issues from China. Fine or Better.

USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 900.00
87043

An Interesting Selection of Primarily Local Issues from Shanghai in China. Very Good or Better.

USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 840.00
87089

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine 100 Piastres ND (1949-54) Pick 82b PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

ND(1949-54) USD 750.00 - 950.00 USD 780.00
87017

Bahamas Central Bank 20 Dollars 1974 Pick 39b PMG Choice About Unc 58.

1974 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 660.00
87037

China Sino-Scandinavian Bank, Peking 10 Yuan 1.2.1922 Pick S589A S/M#H192-5b PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1922 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 600.00
87062

Cuba Trinidad de Cuba 1 Real 21.3.1837 Pick UNL Fine-Very Fine.

1837 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 600.00
87102

India Reserve Bank of India 100 Rupees ND (1949-57) Pick 43a Jhun6.7.3.1 PMG Choice Uncirculated 63.

ND(1949-57) USD 400.00 - 700.00 USD 516.00
87052

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 1 Peso 1953 Pick 86a, Eleven Consecutive Examples Choice Crisp Uncirculated.

1953 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 504.00
87164

Switzerland National Bank 500 Franken 1957 Pick 50b PMG About Uncirculated 55 EPQ.

1957 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 480.00
87042

A Small Selection of Provincial Bank Issues from China. Fine or Better.

USD 60.00 - 90.00 USD 456.00
87160

Eight Different Denominations from the Suriname Issue of 2000. Choice Crisp Uncirculated.

2000 USD 60.00 - 90.00 USD 432.00
87038

An Appealing Selection from China Including a Fukien Provincial Bank Welfare Savings Bond. Very Fine or Better.

USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 408.00
87127

Mexico Banco Nacional de Mexicano 10 Pesos 24.10.1918 Pick S258e s M299e PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1918 USD 125.00 - 175.00 USD 408.00
87049

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 1000 Pesos 1950 Pick 84 PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ.

1950 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 384.00
87141

Rhodesia Reserve Bank Group Lot of 7 Examples Choice About Uncirculated-Crisp Uncirculated.

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 372.00
87048

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 50 Pesos 1960 Pick 81c, 18 Examples Crisp Uncirculated or Better.

1960 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 360.00
87050

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 1000 Pesos 1950 Pick 84a, Fifteen Examples Fine or Better.

1950 USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 312.00
87061

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 20 Pesos 1961 Pick 97x C.I.A. Counterfeit PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1961 USD 250.00 - 275.00 USD 312.00
87131

Mexico Banco De Jalisco 50 Centavos; 1 Peso 1914 Pick S312a; S313a Fine or Better.

1914 USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 312.00

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  • <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.
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