Sunday, March 21, 2010

Auction Report: Recent

- The results of the PBA 4 March literature, illustrated book, children's books, and Oziana sale are here: the high-seller was a 2006 special edition of Alice in Wonderland, which made $15,600.

- Most of the lots in PBA's 18 March Library of Roger Wagner sold by private treaty; the results of the lots sold by auction are here. The first editions Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations was the top seller, at $60,000; the Gutenberg Bible leaf made $54,000, and the first edition of Darwin's Origin made $51,000.

- At Bloomsbury London's 10 March Travel, Science, Antiquarian Books including Travel and Topography sale, (full results here), the high spot was a third edition of Newton's Principia, which made £12,000.

- The results of Bloomsbury London's 18 March Bibliophile Sale are here.