Monday, January 16, 2012

Auction Report: January Sales So Far

As we wait for the Audubon sale on 20 January, here's what's happened so far this month:

- Prices for the 5 January PBA Galleries Fine Books in All Fields sale are here; 336 of 460 lots sold. The first edition Leaves of Grass was the top lot, but only made $12,000 against estimates of $20,000-30,000.

- At Lyon & Turnbull's Rare Books, Maps, and Manuscripts sale, held 11 January, the top lot was a collection of 58 silver print photographs of Tibet from the 1903-4 Younghusband expedition. It made £16,000. You can get full sale results here.

- Bloomsbury held a Bibliophile sale on 12 January. Full results.

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