15 Press Releases

Tag: Charles Darwin

  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Potter & Potter Auctions' October, 2020 Fine Books And Manuscripts Sale a Cover to Cover Success at Nearly $500,000.

    This sale tempted collectors with remarkable publications, livres d’artiste, archives, and works by 20th century artists including Picasso, Dali, and Hockney. The Works of Janathan Swift Chicago, Il, October 14, 2020 - Potter & Potter Auctions' signature fall event was a best seller in every respect. When the hammer fell…

    Potter & Potter Auctions October, 2020 Fine Books And Manuscripts Sale a Cover to Cover Success at Nearly $500,000
  • Auction Industry

    Mystery Pier Books to auction rarities with GWS Auctions

    Robert Louis Stevenson; Strange Adventures of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886) First Edition Printing From The Collection of Richard Garnett W/Custom Clamshell Case. Photo: Kruse GWS Auctions. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Kruse GWS Auctions announced the upcoming Literary Masterpieces & Treasured Archives Auction featuring the collection of rare first edition books…

    Mystery Pier Books to auction rarities with GWS Auctions
  • Auction Result

    First edition of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species sells at auction for £38,400

    The book is a work of scientific literature and is widely considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. NOTTINGHAM.- A First Edition of Charles Darwin’s famed On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection has sold at auction for a staggering £38,400. The 1859 ground-breaking work by Charles…

    First edition of Charles Darwins On the Origin of Species sells at auction for £38,400
  • Auction Industry

    Items signed by Mao Zedong, Edgar Allan Poe, Einstein, Darwin, etc., are in University Archives' online auction Sept. 30

    The sale contains rare and highly collectible items from multiple specialty categories -- 356 lots in all. It will begin promptly at 10:30 am Eastern time. Presentation copy of a Russian book celebrating the 10th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China in October 1959, 588 pages, signed by Chairman…

    Items signed by Mao Zedong, Edgar Allan Poe, Einstein, Darwin, etc., are in University Archives' online auction Sept. 30
  • Auction Result

    Christie's Classic Week Online totals $13.4 million

    Jacob de Backer (Antwerp c. 1555-c. 1585), The Liberation of Saint Peter, oil on canvas. Estimate: $80,000-120,000. Price realized: $399,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. NEW YORK, NY.- A Roman marble bust of a goddess circa 1st-2nd Century A.D. achieved the top price of the Ancient Art from James and Marilynn…

    Christie's Classic Week Online totals $13.4 million
  • Auction Preview

    Essential Genius Ten Important Manuscripts

    Bonhams’ upcoming manuscripts auction will offer ten historical documents that remain relevant today. Among the lots up for bid are the earliest two of Leonardo Bruni’s Platonic dialogues. Phaedo (1405) teaches of the immortality of the soul as Socrates faces death, and Gorgias (1409) looks into virtue and rhetoric. Also…

    MARK TWAINS WISDOM OF THE AGES.
  • Auction Industry

    Ketterer Kunst announces auction of rarebooks, manuscripts, autographs

    Thomas Robert Malthus, An Essay on the Principle of Population, London, J. Johnson 1798. Estimate: € 60,000. HAMBURG.- At the moment the exponential curve is on the tip of everyone‘s tongue. However, Thomas Robert Malthus explained this important principle in his acclaimed essay on the growth of population as early as…

    Ketterer Kunst announces auction of rarebooks, manuscripts, autographs
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    Bob Dylan, Sir Isaac Newton and George Washington will all appear in University Archives' May 6th Internet-Only Auction

    The auction is packed with rare books, manuscripts, relics and more, many of them signed by history’s brightest luminaries. Start time is 10:30 am Eastern. WESTPORT, CT, UNITED STATES, April 21, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Bob Dylan’s handwritten and signed lyrics to the classic rock song Like a Rolling Stone, a superb document…

    Bob Dylan, Isaac Newton and George Washington are all in University Archives' May 6th online auction
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    Historical Manuscripts Signature Auction

    Heritage Auctions presents a selection of historical manuscripts and documents in their upcoming sale. One highlight is a letter that Albert Einstein sent to his friend Michele Besso. The two-page letter, accompanied by a four-page reply from Besso, includes the original envelope. An engineer and colleague, Besso was a close…

    Thomas Sweeny Signed Carte de Visite.
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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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    Book Auction of Explorers, Travelers, Maps, Views, Science and Religion

    The upcoming auction offered by Morton Subastas will present a selection of books, maps, and paintings from various explorers and travelers. The available items represent the work of many acclaimed writers, thinkers, cartographers, and artists, including Charles Darwin, Conrad Wise Chapman, José Antonio Decaen, and others. "The mystery of the…

    Books & Manuscripts
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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
  • Press Release

    Focus On Outsider Art

    Outsider art (also called self-taught art, art brut, or visionary art) is the cousin to folk art - more weird and challenging than pleasant and pretty. Outsider artists are often, though not always, other-minded. Many are socially incompatible or alienated, visionary, obsessive, religious or spiritual, and generally unconcerned with what's…

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    The Collection of Victor Niederhoffer part II

    Part II of The Collection of Victor Niederhoffer Auction, offered by Freeman’s Auction, is anchored by a variety of books and rare letters from the like of Charles Darwin, Ernest Hemmingway, and John Locke. Of the many valuable lots is a framed letter by Thomas Jefferson “To the inhabitants of…

    Freeman’s Auction
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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