• <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> China: The Camera Collection. An extensive collection of material from archives of John David Zumbrun and Camera Craft. Sold for US$ 317,000 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> Chernikhov, Yakov Geogievich. 1889-1951. <i>Architectural Cycles</i>. Sold for US$ 425,000 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> Turing, Alan Mathison. 1912-1954. On Computable Numbers, Application to the Entscheidungsproblem. Sold for US$ 50,000 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> CHERNIKHOV, YAKOV GEORGIEVICH. 1889-1951. Sold for US$ 173,000 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> GÖDEL, KURT. On Undecidable Propositions of Formal Mathematical Systems. Sold for US$ 47,500 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> FEYNMAN, RICHARD and LARRY GROBEL. Original Cassette Tape of an interview of Nobel prize winning physicist. Sold for US$ 37,500 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 5 June 2014:</b> A D-Day 48 star Ensign flown from LST-493, 6th June 1944. Sold for US$ 386,500 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 5 June 2014:</b> A Rare Enigma three rotor Enciphering Machine Germany circa 1942-44. Sold for US$ 92,500 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 5 June 2014:</b> Anonymous, alithographic poster, 1939. Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium
  • <b>19th Century Shop</b>. 30th anniversary catalogue of landmark rare books, autographs and manuscripts, and historical photographs of all ages.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Abraham Lincoln, "a previously unknown portrait of exceptional quality." From the collection of John Hay.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. <i>The Federalist</i> (1788). An important association copy in original boards, untrimmed.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i> (1687).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Shakespeare's <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. John Rockefeller. Ambrotype, the earliest known photograph of Rockefeller.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Muybridge, <i>Animal Locomotion</i> (1887) subscriber's copy.
  • <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Ceremonial Objects & Graphic Art
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Lot 2: <i>United States Chronicle</i> dated 23rd September 1790, containing letters written between Moses Seixas of the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island and President George Washington. Est. $8,000 - 10,000
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Lot 24: <i>Konstitutsyon fun di Fereynigte Shtaaten, un Deklareyshon ov Indipendens</i>. Translated into Yiddish by Alexander Harkavy. New York 1897. Estimate $1,000-1,500
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Lot 64: <i>Ma'aseh Tuviah, Tobias Cohn</i>. Venice 1707-8. Estimate $4,000-5,000
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Lot 69: <i>The Meaning of Relativity</i>. First Americn edition, translated by Edwin Plimpton Adams. Albert Einstein. Princeton 1923. Estimate $500-700
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Ceremonial Objects & Graphic Art
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Lot 179: Autograph Letter Signed in English, Chief Rabbi Isaac Halevi Herzog. Jerusalem 1954. Est. $4,000-6,000
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Lot 184: <i>Der Oberburgermeister der Stadt Litzmannstadt. Straßenbezeichnung in Ghetto</i> [street renaming in the Lodz Ghetto.] Lodz 1941. Estimate $1,500-2,500
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Lot 193: Marriage Contract. Faizabad, India 1910. Estimate $20,000-$30,000
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Lot 222:<br><i>Sepher Barkai</i>, Naphtali Hertz Imber. First edition, inscribed and signed by Imber. Jerusalem 1886. Estimate $40,000-50,000
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Lot 229: Clover-leaf map of the world, Heinrich Buenting. Magdeburg 1581. Estimate $7,000-10,000
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Lot 230: <i>"Temple de Jerusalem."</i> Hand-colored copperplate engraving. Romeyn de Hooghe. Amsterdam 1715. Estimate $2,000-2,500
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Lot 236: <i>"Terre Sanctae, quae Promissionis terra, est Syriae pars ea, quae Palaestina uocatur, descriptio."</i> Double-page hand-colored copperplate map. Gerard de Jode. Antwerp 1578. Est. $4,000-6,000
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Lot 247: [Tabula Moderna Terre Sancte.] Double-page, hand-colored woodcut map. From an early German edition of Ptolemy's Geography. Ulm 1482. Estimate $10,000-$15,000
    <b>Kestenbaum June 26.</b> Lot 248: <i>Tabula Moderna Terre Sancte</i>. Double-page hand-colored woodcut map, prepared by Martin Waldseemueller. From Ptolemaeus, Geographia. Strassbourg 1520. Estimate $6,000-$9,000
  • <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> DALI, BRETON, V. HUGO and GALA. <i>Surrealist portrait of Lenin</i>. 1932. Cadavre exquis signed by all four. On a postcard addressed to René Char. Estimate €15,000-20,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> CELINE. <i>Voyage au bout de la nuit</i>. One of 20 copies on vélin d’Arches, inscribed to Roland Saucier and a binding by A. Cerutti. Estimate €80,000-120,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> PROUST. <i>Autograph letter to Gaston Gallimard</i>, about the Jeunes filles en fleurs and his dreyffusian past. December 21, 1919. 4 pages. Estimate €10,000-15,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> REVERDY. <i>La Lucarne ovale. 1916</i>. First edition. One of 6 copies on Japan paper. Binding by Jean de Gonet. With a letter by Pierre Albert-Birot. Estimate €28,000-35,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> STENDHAL. <i>Histoire de la Peinture en Italie</i>. 1817. First edition, inscribed to count Kosakowsky.<br>Estimate €20,000-30,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> BAUDELAIRE. Théophile Gautier. 1859. Exceptional copy with contemporary binding, inscribed to Edouard Manet.<br>Estimate €40,000-60,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> OVIDIUS. [<i>Complete works</i>]. Venice, Aldus, 1502-1503. 17th cent. vellum. Estimate €3,000-5,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> GIEGHER. <i>Le Tre trattati</i>. Padova, 1639. Contemporary binding. Estimate €8,000-12,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> ROLEWINCK. <i>Fasciculus temporum</i>. Lyon, Huss, 1496. From the Seillières collection. Estimate €4,000-6,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> AMUS. <i>32 autograph letters to Liliane Choucroun</i>. 1936-1952.<br>Estimate €60,000-80,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> LA FONTAINE. <i>Fables</i>. 1668. Morocco by Bedford. First collective edition. Estimate €6,000-8,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> ROUAULT. <i>Cirque de l’étoile filante</i>. Ambroise Vollard, 1938. Fine binding by Creuzevault. Copy on Japon Impérial. Estimate €30,000-50,000

AE Monthly Reviews - February - 2005 Issue

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