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Rare Book Hub: 51 Auctions Archived, another 46 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 16 April 2021, 51 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Australian dollars, 1 in Danish krone, 18 in euros, 4 in...

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Rare Book Hub: 39 Auctions Archived, another 51 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 9 April 2021, 51 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Swiss francs, 1 in Danish krone, 15 in euros, 2 in British...

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Rare Book Hub: 39 Auctions Archived, another 32 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 2 April 2021, 39 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish krone, 15 in euros, 5 in British pounds, and 18 is US...

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Rare Book Hub: 57 Auctions Archived, another 32 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 26th March 2021, 57 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Australian dollars, 2 in Swiss francs, 1 in Columbian pesos,...

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Rare Book Hub: 46 Auctions Archived, another 55 Upcoming this Week

 For the week ended Friday, 19th March 2021, 46 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish krone, 16 in euros, 8 in British pounds, and 21...

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Rare Book Hub: 33 Auctions Archived, another 54 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 12th March 2021, 33 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 2 denominated in Danish krone, 12 in euros, 4 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican...

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Rare Book Hub: 33 Auctions Archived, another 35 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 5th March 2021, 33 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish krone, 10 in euros, 3 in British pounds, 1 in Mexican...

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Rare Book Hub: 44 Auctions Archived, another 28 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday 26th February 2021, 44 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Danish krone, 8 in euros, 3 in British pounds, 2 in Mexican...

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Rare Book Hub: 35 Auctions Archived, another 40 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 19th February 2021, 35 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Australian dollars, 1 in Danish krone, 9 in euros, 3 in...

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Rare Book Hub: 33 Auctions Archived, another 43 Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Friday, 12th February 2021, 33 auctions were archived to Rare Book Hub’s Transactions+ Database; 1 denominated in Australian dollars, 2 in Danish krone, 7 in euros, 1 in...

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  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 12. OKLAHOMA! Celeste Holm's vocal score for Oklahoma! inscribed by Richard Rodgers. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 20. WILSON, DOOLEY. Fine inscribed photograph to Celeste Holm with Casablanca reference. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 79. Original production script of the Broadway musical CATS with notes written by Claude Tessier. $600 to $900.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 139. STEPHEN SONDHEIM. Autographed musical manuscript signed for "Broadway Baby" from Follies. $500 to $800.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 180.<br>Cecil Beaton. Headdress for Liza at the Ball, from My Fair Lady, circa 1962. $700 to $900.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 177.<br>Cecil Beaton. Set Design for The Gainsborough Girls, 1951. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 54. Fanciful engraving of earth's interior with magma core and errupting volcanoes (1682). $1500 to $1800.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 165. Rare state of Jefferys' influential map of New England in contemporary color (1755). $8000 to $9500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 177. Mouzon's foundation map of the Carolinas (1775). $10000 to $13000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 183. Very rare first state of De Fer's map of the Lower Mississippi Valley (1715). $20000 to $25000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 253. Scarce Scottish edition based on Ellicott's plan of Washington, D.C. (1796). $2400 to $3000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 313. Stunning view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann (1850). $3250 to $4250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 338. Rare Civil War map based on Bucholtz map of Virginia (1862). $9500 to $12000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 667. First map to accurately show Luzon in Philippines (1590). $6000 to $7500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 682. Rare map of Shanghai International Settlement published just after WWI (1918). $7000 to $9000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 738. Coronelli's superb map of the Pacific showing the Island of California (1697) Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 743. A cornerstone piece in the mapping of Australia and New Zealand (1726) Est. $6000 - $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 781. An uncommon signature during Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia (1779) Est. $9500 - $11000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.