10 Press Releases

Tag: antique books

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    The Medical & Scientific Library of W. Bruce Fye Part III (online)

    Bonhams’ upcoming auction, set to feature the Medical & Scientific Library of Dr. W. Bruce Fye, will offer over 300 medical books and manuscripts from the medical historian’s collection. Highlighted in the sale is a first edition copy of Edward Jenner’s Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae.…

    The Medical & Scientific Library of W. Bruce Fye Part III (online)
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    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    Those qualities that make a book or manuscript “rare” can vary widely. It might be the first edition, it could have an interesting past, or it could bear an inscription from a celebrated author. In the upcoming Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts auction presented by Christie’s, all of those possibilities…

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana/Auctiondaily
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    Historical Manuscripts Featuring the Bret J. Formichi American Civil War Rarities Collection

    In the upcoming Historical Manuscripts sale presented by Heritage Auctions, Bret J. Formichi’s American ephemera collection is on display. This significant body of literature, letters, cartes de visite calling cards, and Civil War memorabilia is quite extensive. One standout lot is a set of two miniature portraits of Frances Clalin…

    Historical Manuscripts Featuring the Bret J. Formichi American Civil War Rarities Collection
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    Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Dodge Family Autograph Collection, Natural History, Travel and Americana

    The infamous outlaw and bank robber of the Old West, Jesse James, wrote a heated letter in 1875 to defend his integrity. A founding member of the notorious James-Younger gang, he refused to allow his name to be slandered as a petty horse thief. His spirited dissent and autographed letter…

    Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Dodge Family Autograph Collection, Natural History, Travel and Americana
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    Historical Manuscripts Featuring the Bret J. Formichi American Civil War Rarities Collection

    In the upcoming Historical Manuscripts sale presented by Heritage Auctions, Bret J. Formichi’s American ephemera collection is on display. This significant body of literature, letters, cartes de visite calling cards, and Civil War memorabilia is quite extensive. One standout lot is a set of two miniature portraits of Frances Clalin…

    Christopher "Kit" Carson Carte de Visite Signed/Auctiondaily
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    Fine Books & Manuscripts

    From vintage tomes to illustration art, the upcoming Fine Books & Manuscripts sale presented by Potter & Potter Auctions includes a wide variety of printed works. Over 600 items are on offer, including books, posters, photographs, paintings, and more. The leading lot is noted equally for its physical characteristics and…

    Fine Books & Manuscripts
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    Turkish Manuscript, Hunt & Fish, Catholic

    With a catalog filled with numerous distinct, rare, and decorative books, the upcoming Turkish Manuscript, Hunt & Fish, Catholic auction presented by National Book Auctions is an opportunity to view and enjoy literature’s best curiosities. The outstanding and titular lot is a 17th century French manuscript chronicling the Ottoman wars…

    National Book Auctions
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    Gallery Auction

    An extensive collection of antiques and collectibles, the upcoming Gallery Auction offered by Michaan’s Auctions samples from categories as varied as vintage books and Chinese porcelain. Leading the lots of over 500 items is a carved cigar store figurine, itself a relic from late 19th century, New York. It depicts…

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    Online Only Books, Ephemera & Historical Prints

    The printed word is one of the pivotal tools of humanity, an invention that has never ceased to describe, catalog, entertain, and record. To analyze history is to analyze the literature and ephemera that was left behind. Pook & Pook, Inc. makes its first foray into the realm of printed…

    Pook & Pook, Inc.
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    Friday Afternoon at Stair

    Find the next work of decorative art, for home and office, in the upcoming Friday Afternoon auction offered by Stair. From portraits for the mantle, flatware for the kitchen, carpets for the den, and furniture, this auction features works appropriate for any living space worth decorating. The lots include antique…