10 Press Releases

Tag: James Joyce

  • Auction Preview

    Freeman’s to Offer First Edition Copy of ‘The Great Gatsby’ in Upcoming Sale

    On a ship crossing the Atlantic Ocean during the 1920s, Theodor Liedemedt worked as a musician to entertain the passengers. He happened to meet American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. Though there is little official record of their friendship— Liedemedt does not appear in any of Fitzgerald’s surviving letters or journals—…

    [Literature] Fitzgerald, F. Scott The Great Gatsby
  • Auction Preview

    Dashiell Hammett, James Joyce Books Highlight Upcoming Christie’s Auction

    American author Dashiell Hammett was an operative at the Pinkerton Detective Agency before dedicating his professional life to fiction writing. The locations, stories, and characters in his books were inspired by people known to him. By depicting American crime through a rugged, realistic, and unrefined storytelling style, Hammett invented a…

    Red Harvest
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Berenice Abbott

    Barridoff Galleries Offers Three Vintage Photos of a Changing New York After settling in Paris, pioneering photographer Man Ray started looking for an assistant. He specifically sought a candidate with no previous experience in photography who could learn his distinct style. Ray eventually hired a young journalism dropout who had…

    Artist to Know Berenice Abbott1
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Fine Books & Autographs at Auction June 17

    Joan Miró, Autograph Letter Signed, to Ballets Russes director Serge Grigoriev, with two small ink drawings, 1933. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000. New York—Swann Galleries will hold their spring offering of Fine Books & Autographs on Thursday, June 17. The auction will feature a strong showing of autographs by prominent American…

    Fine Books & Autographs at Auction June 17-2
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Swann Sets Auction Record for Frederick Douglass Autograph at $112K

    Frederick Douglass, Autograph Letter Signed, to Sallie Holley recruiting her for the Frederick Douglass Paper, 1851. Sold for $112,500, a record for an ALS by Douglass. FINE BOOKS & AUTOGRAPHS Sale 2559; February 25, 2021 Sale total: $522,632 Estimates for sale as a whole: $304,400–$456,550 We offered 269 lots; 243…

    Swann Sets Auction Record for Frederick Douglass Autograph at $112K-1
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Quinn’s October 29 auction packed with rare signed books, works on paper, documents and Americana

    Featured: JFK-signed baseball, Chuck Close photo of Kate Moss, Letter from Gen. Grant to Abraham Lincoln, Dali-illustrated ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ First U.S. six-volume edition of Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, translated from the French and published in 1862 by Carleton (New York), estimate, $700-$900 FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Quinn’s Auction…

    Quinns October 29 auction packed with rare signed books, works on paper, documents and Americana
  • Auction Industry

    Items signed by Washington, Lincoln, JFK and Jackie, Einstein, others are in One of a Kind Collectibles auction Sept. 10

    Buyers can register and bid now, at www.OAKauctions.com. The sale has 282 lots, many signed by history's brightest luminaries. It's a collector's paradise. 1776 letter signed by then-General George Washington, to Abraham Yates Jr., requesting assistance moving wounded troops after the Battle of Long Island (est. $15,000 -$20,000). CORAL GABLES,…

    Items signed by Washington, Lincoln, JFK and Jackie, Einstein, others are in One of a Kind Collectibles auction Sept. 10
  • Auction Industry

    Property From The Estates Of Georgia O'Keeffe & Alfred Stieglitz Drive Sotheby's $17.2 Million Auction In New York

    The sale was led by Nature Forms – Gaspé from 1932. Sold for $6.9 Million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Public institutions and private collectors zealously vied for works from the estates of Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz in today’s auction Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O’Keeffe, Juan Hamilton: Passage at Sotheby’s New York, driving…

    Gaspé from 1932
  • Auction Industry

    £1.2 Million Irish & International Art To Be Sold On 9 March

    On Monday 9 March 2020 two hundred lots of Irish & International art will be offered for auction at the RDS Dublin. Viewing takes place at the RDS, Saturday to Monday 7-9 March from 10am to 6pm daily. DUBLIN.- When the hammer fell at €1.4 millon for Yeats’ painting Reverie (Ernie…

    On Monday 9 March 2020 two hundred lots of Irish & International art will be offered for auction at the RDS Dublin. Viewing takes place at the RDS, Saturday to Monday 7-9 March from 10am to 6pm daily.
  • Auction Preview

    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