8 Press Releases

Tag: Alexander Hamilton

  • Auction Industry

    10-generation archive of Philadelphia's prominent Hopkinson family to be auctioned June 23

    Rembrandt Peale (American, 1778-1860), portraits of Richard Colgate Dale Jr (1810-1876) and Elizabeth Woodruff Dale, oils-on-canvas, signed ‘Rembrandt Peale 1857,’ each 30¾ x 25in (sight), exhibition labels from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, carved and gilded frames. Hopkinson Family Archive. Estimate $10,000-$20,000. CHADDS FORD, PA.- Philadelphia, America’s first capital and home…

    10-generation archive of Philadelphia's prominent Hopkinson family to be auctioned June 23
  • Auction Industry

    Federalist Papers, Mormon Texts Boost Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books Auction Past $1.6 Million

    Lot given by James Madison to overseas diplomat James Maury eclipses $312K DALLAS, Texas (March 10, 2020) – An extremely rare copy of The Federalist Papers that was personally given by James Madison to an American diplomat and a strong selection of literature related to the Mormon church and its founders boosted the…

    Federalist Papers, Mormon Texts Boost Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books Auction Past $1.6 Million
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    The D. Brent Pogue Collection Part VI

    The D. Brent Pogue Collection Part VI event, presented by Stack’s Bowers Galleries, brings to auction 230 pieces of historical paper currency from the United States. One of the highlighted lots is a $100 "Watermelon Note" from 1890. Collectors gave this note its nickname due to the fruit-like shape and…

    Friedberg 1217. 1922 $500 Gold Certificate. PMG Choice About Uncirculated 58.
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    Sotheby's To Offer 1794 Land Charter For First African Free School In America

    A Landmark Document of Social Equality That Created First of Its Kind Institution in America. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.-Sotheby’s announced today that the Books & Manuscripts department will offer the 1794 land indenture for the use and benefit of New York City’s African Free School—founded by Founding Fathers Alexander Hamilton,…

    A Landmark Document of Social Equality That Created First of Its Kind Institution in America. Courtesy Sotheby's.
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    Library of a Midwestern Collector

    The Library of a Midwestern Collector auction is a selection of vintage and contemporary books offered by Hindman. Works by Charles Darwin, Euclid, Galileo Galilei, James Joyce, Isaac Newton, J. K. Rowling, and Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton are particularly featured. Volumes on science, technology, mathematics, literature, economics, and the social…

    ROWLING, J. K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. London: Bloomsbury, 1997. FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, SIGNED BY ROWLING/Auctiondaily
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    Americana

    Americana is the comforting image of America at its best. Even though America is a relatively young country, Americana is nostalgia for the most iconic moments in its history, from its founding in the 18th century to images of baseball, Route 66, and apple pie from the 20th century. The…

    American Gilt-Copper Horse and Sulky Weathervane
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    Fine Books & Manuscripts Online

    Sotheby's online Fine Books and Manuscripts auction is a great opportunity to enrich any book collection with a valuable piece of history. The sale is highlighted by John R. Mott’s 1946 Nobel Peace Prize medals, the first edition of Leaves of Grass by Whitman, and The Federalist by Hamilton, Madison,…

    PR-229 Books & Manuscripts Online by Sothebys
  • Press Release

    2016, Press Feature, Aaron Burr Desk, Name This Famous Antique, Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine

    "Aaron Burr desk" magazine feature. Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine“Aaron Burr Desk: Answer to Name This Famous Antique Game — January 2016”By Mike McLeodJanuary 2016 For its monthly feature “The Name This Famous Antique Game,” Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine featured an example of a cleverly designed Victorian metamorphic table from the George…

    Press Feature, Aaron Burr Desk, Name This Famous Antique, Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine