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December 01, 2016
Swann Auction Galleries
Art, Press & Illustrated Books
Sale 2433

1:30pm

Preview Dates
Mon, Nov 28th 10am - 6pm
Tue, Nov 29th 10am - 6pm
Wed, Nov 30th 10am - 6pm
Thu, Dec 1st 10am - 12pm

Consignment Deadline: September 1, 2016

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
December 01, 2016
Christie's - London
Valuable Books and Manuscripts
Sale #12141

11am

VIEWING
25 Nov, 9am - 4:30pm
26 Nov, 12pm - 5pm
27 Nov, 12pm - 5pm
28 Nov, 9am - 8pm
29 Nov, 9am - 4:30pm
30 Nov, 9am - 4:30pm

Christie's - London
8 King Street
St. James'
London, ENGLAND
Auctions International
December 01, 2016
Bloomsbury Auctions - London
Autographs, Memorabilia & Vintage Posters

10am

Viewing:
Mon, Nov 28th 9.30 - 5.30
Tue, Nov 29th 9.30 - 5.30
Wed, Nov 30th 9.30 - 7pm
Day of Sale from 9.30

Bloomsbury Auctions - London
Bloomsbury House
24 Maddox Street
London, ENGLAND
Auctions International
December 01, 2016
PBA Galleries Auction
Fine Books with Children's Literature, Art & Illustration
Sale #602

Over 500 lots of fine and rare books, prints, and ephemera, including many classics of children’s literature and illustration. Authors and illustrators including L. Frank Baum, Roald Dahl, Edward Gorey, Kate Greenaway, Beatrix Potter, Howard Pyle, Don Freeman, Garth Williams, Edmund Dulac, Arthur Rackham, Kay Neilsen, A.A. Milne, J.K. Rowling, Maurice Sendak, Bernhardt Wall and many more are represented. Also offered are a variety of fine books in many fields, including fine press, early printed books and leaves, a collection of botanical colored plates, finely bound books, rare cookery books, a small R. Crumb collection, books from the Disney Studios, and much, much more.

11:00am

PBA Galleries Auction
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
December 02 -
03, 2016
Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair Second Edition
In addition to an exhibition and sale, the fair will feature a keynote address on December 2nd at 4 pm by Ruth R. Rogers, Curator of Special Collections in the Wellesley College Library. Rogers will talk on Layers of Perception: The Unwritten Language of Artists’ Books at the Smith College Nielson Library Browsing Room. An opening reception will follow at the Campus Center Wilson Atrium.

On December 3rd, Readers and Writers, Live will feature a day-long series of readings, talks and book signings by fiction writers, graphic novelists, poets, children’s book writers & illustrators, publishing and culinary historians, and independent publishers. There will be demonstrations of letter carving & displays of other books arts, including hand papermaking, custom bookbinding, and letter press printing.

Fri 5pm - 9pm
Sat 10am - 5pm

Free admission

Smith College Campus Center
100 Elm Street (Route 9)
Northampton, MA
Book Fairs New England
December 05, 2016
Forum Auctions
Editions and Works on Paper

2pm

The Westbury Hotel
37 Conduit Street
London, ENGLAND
Auctions International
December 05, 2016
Sotheby's - New York
The Bible Collection of Dr. Charles Caldwell Ryrie

A renowned theologian and the editor of a bestselling study Bible, Dr. Charles Caldwell Ryrie built one of the world's greatest private collections of English Bibles since the nineteenth century during more than five decades of meticulous research and quiet acquisition.
Rare and early versions of the work of all the first English translations are present, including John Wycliffte, Myles Coverdale, and William Tyndale. The Authorized, or King James version is also well represented, including the tallest copy known of the first edition, from the celebrated library of Louis Silver, as well as a fine copy of the "Bible of the Revolution," the first English-language Bible printed in America. First and other early editions in many other vernacular languages are represented as well, including German, Spanish, Italian, Irish, Welsh, and the Indian Massachusett language.
Earlier Bibles are also included among the approximately 200 lots of printed books and manuscripts, ranging from the tenth-century “Benton” Gospels in Greek to a beautifully illuminated thirteenth-century Italian manuscript Bible in Latin to two leaves from the Gutenberg Bible printed in Mainz about 1454.

10am & 2pm

Exhibition Times:
Thu, Dec 1st 10am - 5pm
Fri, Dec 2nd 10am - 5pm
Sat, Dec 3rd 10am - 5pm
Sun, Dec 4th 1pm - 5pm
Mon, Dec 5th 10am - 12pm

Sotheby's - New York
1334 York Avenue
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
December 06, 2016
Sotheby's - New York
Fine Books & Manuscripts Including Americana

Our 6 December auction of Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana is unusually eclectic, ranging across the centuries from Fust and Schoeffer's 1459 edition of Durandus's Rationale divinorum officiorum, the fourth substantial book ever printed, to the navigation log for the 6 August 1945 mission of the Enola Gay, an evocative witness to the dawn of the Atomic Age. Other highlights include a fine copy of the 1814 official report of the Lewis and Clark Expedition; outstanding natural history works from two distinguished European collections, featuring a set of Buffon's Histoire Naturelle, 1770, as well as Blackwell's Herbal with an original watercolor; and the "Polio Nobel Prize," awarded in 1954 in Physiology or Medicine to Frederick Robbins, who with John Enders and Thomas Weller discovered the ability of polioviruses to grow in tissue cultures. Artists' books and original drawings are another particular strength of this sale, including two preparatory drawings for The Little Prince by Saint Exupery, an extensive collection of original cartoons by New Yorker mainstay Franklyn Modell, a bright copy of Picasso's Chef d'Oeuvre Inconnu, and a complete portfolio of Andy Warhol's A la Recherché du Shoe Perdu with autograph title lettering by Julia Warhola, the artist's mother.

10am

EXHIBITION TIMES
Thu, Dec 1 10am - 5pm
Fri, Dec 2 10am - 5pm
Sat, Dec 3 10am - 5pm
Sun, Dec 4 1pm - 5pm
Mon, Dec 5 10am - 5pm

Sotheby's - New York
1334 York Avenue
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
December 06, 2016
Sotheby's - London
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

The highlight of the forthcoming Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts sale is an English manuscript from the Berger Collection, one of the most important private collections of British art formed in the 20th Century: The Bute Book of Hours, named for a previous owner, the Marquess of Bute, is one of the most extraordinary English Books of Hours to have survived the Reformation. It is exceptionally large and remarkably decorated, with 53 large miniatures and many rich initials and borders in fine and fresh condition. The patron appears throughout the manuscript, sometimes accompanied by his wife and children but more often by his dogs. Thousands of medieval Books of Hours survive, and although the majority have found permanent homes in institutional libraries and museums, there are still hundreds in private hands, and some of these appear on the market each year. Most of those that appear for sale are French, Flemish, or Italian, however: English Books of Hours have always been much rarer, with perhaps only a single example (often undecorated, or incomplete) appearing for sale each year. No manuscript even remotely comparable to the Bute Hours has appeared for public sale since it was last auctioned in our rooms in 1983.

Other important works include a leaf from a Decretum Gratiani made in Toulouse around c.1320, a Missal leaf from the Breslauer collection that was probably made in Perugia around 1280, and a Gradual leaf from the Lehman collection made in Umbria or southern Italy dating from the 1270s. Miniatures and cuttings include works by Francesco and Girolamo dai Libri, Coldiradi of Cremona, and the husband and wife illuminator-team Richard and Jeanne de Montbaston. Other manuscripts of particular interest are a Magna Carta from the early 14th century, several Books of Hours, a manuscript written in Italian ‘I fatti di Cesare’ from the 14th century, and a Horologian and Menologion written in Greek and dated 1528 from the ex-Burdett-Coutts collection. Among the many leaves and fragments stand out a decorated fragment from Bede’s Homiliae in Evangelium made in Italy from c.1150, an early music bifolium in diastematic neumes from the early 12th century, a single sheet of Peter of Poitiers Compendium in roll form written in Italy in c.1350, and decorated leaves from Lectionaries from Salzburg dating from the second half of the 12th century.

10:30am

Sotheby's - London
34-35 New Bond Street
London, ENGLAND
Auctions International
December 07, 2016
Bloomsbury Auctions - London
Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures

10.30am

Viewing:
Sat, Dec 3rd 11am - 4pm
Sun, Dec 4th 11am - 4pm
Mon, Dec 5th 9.30am - 5.30pm
Tue, Dec 6th 9.30am - 5.30pm
Day of Sale from 9.30am

Bloomsbury Auctions - London
Bloomsbury House
24 Maddox Street
London, ENGLAND
Auctions International
December 08, 2016
Swann Auction Galleries
Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books
Sale 2434

1:30pm

Preview Dates
Sat, Dec 3rd 12pm - 5pm
Mon, Dec 5th 10am - 6pm
Tue, Dec 6th 10am - 6pm
Wed, Dec 7th 10am - 6pm
Thu, Dec 8th 10am - 12pm

Consignment Deadline: September 8, 2016

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
December 09, 2016
Profiles in History
Animation & Disneyana
Featuring the Art of Bob Olszewski

We're offering over 600 lots of the finest examples of vintage and contemporary animation art and ephemera we've ever handled. A rich collection of Disneyana can be found, from original cels and art to Disneyland and Walt Disney World theme park items including attraction posters, cast uniforms and props. We're proud to offer the most comprehensive collection of Bob Olszewski Disney miniature sculptures ever assembled. We are also featuring original "Grinch" cels on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! There is truly something for everyone!



Highlights include:


• Walt Disney's signed Will and Disney's signed document trademarking the Walt Disney name

• An incredible selection of Christmas illustration art and original paintings


• I Dream of Jeannie and Bewitched opening title cels


• Atom-mobile miniature prop from the retired Adventure Thru Inner Space Disneyland attraction


• Illustration art from Charles Schulz, Gary Larson, Dr. Seuss, Chuck Jones. E. H. Shepard and Robert Crumb


• Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas original artwork and set pieces


• The Transformers original animated series never before seen production items

11am

Profiles in History
26662 Agoura Road
Calabasas, CA
Auctions West
December 13, 2016
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers
Rare Book Sale

The Gresham Hotel
23 Upper O'Connell Street
Dublin, IRELAND
Auctions International
December 13, 2016
Sotheby's - London
English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations

Our second sale of the year will take place on 13 December in New Bond Street. We are currently accepting consignments across the categories, including historical documents and objects, scientific books, exceptional copies of early English literature, modern first editions, private press publications, collectable children’s books, and illustrations. Following the success of our July auction, highlights of the autumn sale will be a number of Darwin first editions from a private collection and a remarkable group of Harry Potter titles.

10am & 2:30pm

Sotheby's - London
34-35 New Bond Street
London, ENGLAND
Auctions International
December 15, 2016
Heritage Auctions - Dallas
Animation Art
Sale #7148

Preview Dates: Dec 11th - 12th, 2016

Heritage Auctions - Dallas
3500 Maple Avenue, 17th Floor
Dallas, TX
Auctions Southwest
December 15, 2016
Bloomsbury Auctions - London
Fine and Important Books and Works on Paper

11am

Bloomsbury Auctions - London
Bloomsbury House
24 Maddox Street
London, ENGLAND
Auctions International