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Category: Books, Manuscripts & Archives

  • Auction Industry

    University Archives' online auction on Wednesday, August 19, promises to be the biggest, most diverse in company history

    The full catalog, showing all 351 lots, is online for bidding and viewing now, at the newly revamped University Archives website (www.UniversityArchives.com). United States flag flown aboard the Apollo XIII space mission in 1970, with a NASA certificate signed by all three astronaut crew members (est. $18,000-$20,000). WESTPORT, CT, UNITED…

    University Archives online auction on Wednesday August 19 promises to be the biggest most diverse in company history
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    Disneyland: The First 65 Years - Day 1

    Two years before the release of Sleeping Beauty (1959), Walt Disney was already preparing for an attraction dedicated to the animated movie at Disneyland. One of Disney’s main concerns with what would become the Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough was the empty space inside. To solve this, he asked animator Eyvind…

    Mark Twain Life Preserver
  • Auction Industry

    Chopin, Haydn, Schubert, Strauss, Dvorak, and Brahms among fine autographs & artifacts up for auction

    Very rare, beautifully signed Chopin copyright document for a Scherzo, Piano Concerto, Grand Polonaise, and Mazurkas. Estimate: $30,000+. BOSTON, MASS.-RR Auction's August Fine Autographs & Artifacts sale features over 1,300 items, led by outstanding classical music pieces: autographs of Chopin, Haydn, Schubert, Strauss, Dvorak, and Brahms are among the items…

    Chopin Haydn Schubert Strauss Dvorak and Brahms among fine autographs & artifacts up for auction
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    Books and Documents Auction from a Mexicanista Library (Denegre)

    The upcoming Documents Auction from a Mexicanista Library, offered by Morton Subastas, includes a variety of books, manuscripts, and other original documents from a single library. The offered works span the categories of history, mathematics, early Mexican periodicals, and more. Of the original historical documents up for bid is Reports…

    Wilson, Eduardo M. Petróleo Crudo como Combustible. México- Talleres Gráficos de la Secretaría de Fomento, sin año.
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    Conflicts of the 19th and 20th Centuries

    The impacts of many 20th-century world conflicts continue to resonate today. From World War I and II to the Korean and Vietnam wars and the Cuban Revolution, Bonhams will offer collectors parts of this global history in the upcoming political memorabilia auction. Particularly featured is a 26th of July Movement…

    CBI AND KOREAN WAR TRENCH ART.
  • Art Fairs

    Popular Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair Moves Online September 11-13 Webinars Plus Interview with Actor Michael Horse

    With 3 successful online fairs under his belt, Marvin Getman of Getman's Virtual Book & Paper Fairs anticipates a record "crowd" for the popular Brooklyn event. Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair, September 11th at 12:00 pm EDT ends Sunday September 13th 6:00 pm. Admission is free. BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, USA, July…

    Popular Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair Moves Online September 11-13 Webinars Plus Interview with Actor Michael Horse
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    Books and Manuscripts: A Summer Miscellany

    “The real charm of the play, if it [has] charm, must be in the dialogue,” Oscar Wilde wrote in his pitch for The Importance of Being Earnest. The letter was sent to his friend and former collaborator, George Alexander, who would go on to produce, revise, and even act in…

    BEEBE, C.W. - A Monograph of the Pheasants, London 1918-1922, 4 volumes
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    Valuable Books & Manuscripts

    In the upcoming Valuable Books & Manuscripts sale, presented by Christie’s, written works from a diverse mix of periods and regions will be available. Among the highlighted lots in the auction is a complete deluxe edition set of the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. Each is signed in ink…

    Littifredi di Corbizzi (1465-c.1515)
  • Art Industry

    Fine Art Shippers Offers Specialized Art Shipping Services in NYC

    The family-operated art logistics company Fine Art Shippers offers a complete range of specialized art shipping services in NYC and throughout the US. NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, July 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- The family-operated art logistics company Fine Art Shippers offers a complete range of specialized art shipping services…

    Fine Art Shippers Offers Specialized Art Shipping Services in NYC
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    Firearms, Militaria, & Ephemera

    18th-century powder horns served as both utilitarian items and canvases for art and political dissent. One of the leading American powder horn carvers of the time was Jacob Gay, a craftsman who signed many of his pieces with his initials. A powder horn from 1758 attributed to Gay will be…

    William M. Boss Tweed, signed portrait
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    Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy

    A recognized Chinese painter of the 20th century, Huang Zhou was a modern artist who drew inspiration from the ancient masters. As he developed his style, Huang drifted away from traditional methods of Chinese art and immersed himself in Expressionism. An example of Huang’s work will be offered in the…

    Chinese Painting with Cat, Chen Ruikang
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    During the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte in the early 19th century, French interior design experienced a shift. Decorative pieces such as mantel clocks became more ornate with the use of gilt bronze and ancient imagery, a departure from the serious English pieces popular at the time. The upcoming Eclectic Collection…

    Faberge Imperial Coronation Egg
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    Books and Documents – Collection and Library Backal Auction

    The Books and Documents from the Collection and Library Backal Auction, offered by Morton Subastas, will feature works of natural science, geography, travel, executory documents, Mexican history, religion, and more. The available executory or contractual documents represent a primary document history of Mexico and are often used as a resource…

    Robinson William Davis. Memorias de la Revolución de Mégico, y de la Espedición del General Londres R. Ackerman, 1824.
  • Auction Industry

    Stunning collection of historical letters, autographs & manuscripts going up for auction

    A Henry VIII rare document signed as King of England, dated 12 July 1514, to Sir Robert Dymoke, Treasurer of the town of Tournay (Tournai). In the document, 23-year-old Henry VIII orders Sir Robert Dymoke, the "King Champion" at his coronation, to make payment on behalf of England and the…

    Stunning collection of historical letters, autographs & manuscripts going up for auction
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    Entertainment & Transportation Collectibles

    A life-size Terminator statue holding a shotgun is among the highlights of the upcoming Entertainment & Transportation Collectibles auction. The statue depicts Arnold Schwarzenegger’s antagonist, the Terminator, from the 1984 science fiction film of the same name. In the entertainment category, the auction features autographs of movie stars and musicians,…

    A GANGS OF NEW YORK AUTOGRAPHED MOVIE POSTER
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    The Sporting Sale 2020

    Donal C. O’Brien, Jr., the former chairman of the National Audubon Society, had a special passion for hunting and fishing. Because of this love, he acquired an enormous collection of duck decoys, including those by Charles F. Coffin. Works from Coffin and Franklin Folger, Jr. are among the most notable…

    Richard LaBarre Goodwin (1840-1910) Hanging Snipe
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    Fine Books and Manuscripts including Property from the Eric C. Caren Collection

    Originally published in The Strand Magazine in 1893, The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter is one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The story was written to introduce Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock's older and smarter brother in the series. Doyle would later place it on a…

    RINEHART, FRANK A. - A Little Chief, Arapahoes. No. 799 — Afraid of Eagle (Sioux). No. 766 — White Buffalo, Cheynees. No. 785. Omaha, Nebraska, 1898
  • Auction Result

    Ketterer Kunst Rare Books Auction in Hamburg achieves over € 1.8 million

    An upgraded range of offers in the Online Only Auction accompanying the saleroom auction was also met with great approval. HAMBURG.- Grossing total proceeds of over € 1.8 million, the Rare Books auction at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on July 6 and 8, 2020 did not only realize an excellent result but also…

    Ketterer Kunst Rare Books Auction in Hamburg achieves over € 1.8 million
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    Modern and Contemporary Art’s Books and Documents

    Finarte will offer Modern and contemporary art, books, and documents from the 100 years between 1914 and 2014 in the upcoming auction. The sale is intended to capture dialogues between artists, institutions, viewers, and the art itself. An example of such a dialogue is a poster series by well-known performance…

    Avantgarde. 1 - 14 (All published), New York, Ralph Ginzburg, 1968-1971, 14 issues
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    20th Century, Modern & Contemporary Fine Art

    In the upcoming 20th Century, Modern, & Contemporary Fine Art auction, pieces from Charles Demuth, Marcel Duchamp, Gene Davis, and Andy Warhol will be featured. Demuth was an American painter from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He primarily worked with watercolors, then turned to oils later in his career. He developed a style…

    David Shapiro (1944-2014)- Mudra II