12 Press Releases

Tag: Letters

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    Auction of Books and Documents Pertaining to the Wars of Intervention in Mexico

    The upcoming Auction of Books and Documents Pertaining to the Wars of Intervention in Mexico will be offered by Morton Subastas. One example of the books on offer is The War Between the United States and Mexico: Illustrated, Embracing Pictorial Drawings of All the Principal Conflicts, by Carl Nebel. Though…

    Raousset-Boulbon, Gaston Raoulx - Lachapelle, Alfred de. L'Expédition de la Sonore. Paris, 1859. Sheet and folded map
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    Liquidation Auction

    The upcoming Liquidation Auction, offered by Morton Subastas, will feature paintings, books, and furniture. A key highlight is an untitled acrylic painting by José Castro Leñero, the winner of the Rufino Tamayo sixth and eighth biennial artistic competitions. Known for his hyperrealistic paintings, the available piece depicts a scene of Mexico…

    Scene of mother and daughters. XIX century. Engraving, dry point technique on paper. Signature A.P. Framed in carved wood.
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    Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck Manuscripts Signature Internet Auction

    A pivotal figure of the 20th century literary scene, John Steinbeck was best known for his wry, unromantic portrayal of the Great Depression. In the upcoming Signature Internet Auction presented by Heritage, 36 items from John and Elaine Steinbeck’s estate will cross the auction block. Numerous drafts, typescripts, and letters…

    ohn Steinbeck Signed Copy of Speech Accepting the Nobel Prize in Literature Stockholm/AuctionDaily
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    Fall Sports Memorabilia Collectibles

    The Fall Sports Memorabilia Auction, offered by Heritage Online, is a sale of collectibles from nearly every major sport. In total, this two-day sale contains over 1,200 lots. For instance, baseball and signature collectors might admire the variety of autographed baseballs for sale. One of the most valuable is a…

    1978 Lloyd Waner Single Signed Baseball, PSA/DNA Auto Mint 9
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    Historic Autographs-Currency-Political-Americana-Militaria-Guns

    The Historic Autographs, Currency, and Gun auction, offered by Early American History Auctions, brings together documents from American figures such as President Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, as well as weaponry with historical significance.  The lot with the highest estimated value is a signed personal check from Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln…

    Early American History Auctions
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    Fine Books and Manuscripts

    In this auction of Fine Books and Manuscripts, Swann Auction Galleries offers a dizzying number of high-value books, manuscripts, and signatures by and about well-known figures. Just a fraction of the famous names appearing here should be enough to pique the interest of any collector: Aaron Burr, Robert E. Lee,…

    PHILLIPS, TOM. The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Inferno/Auctiondaily
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    American History

    From stereoscopic images of Yellowstone National Park to rare war letters from the Nez Perce, the American History: Timed auction presented by Cowan’s Auctions has something for every collector and history lover. Featured in the auction are 85 stereoviews of Yellowstone National Park. This includes pictures of Old Faithful Geyser,…

    American History Cowan's Auctions
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    Humanity / Inhumanity

    The Humanity / Inhumanity Auction, offered by Guernsey’s, is a small collection of items that links the holocaust with the civil rights movement. Among the remarkable items for sale is the “Voices of Independence,” a historic collection of documents that outline the future of the new Independent State of Israel as…

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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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    The Maurice Car Collection of Arts and Sciences Featuring Rare Books & Manuscripts

    The Maurice Car Collection of Arts and Sciences Featuring Rare Books & Manuscripts, is a sale offered by Heritage Auctions. Among the most valuable and rare of the pieces up for bid is an autographed Latin manuscript by Sir Isaac Newton: “Notes on Physics and Solid Geometry, with Two Diagrams.”…

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    Art + Design

    The meticulously curated auction Art + Design by Wright features a collection of modern furniture and contemporary art that is both witty and bold.  The museum-quality compilation blends humor with designs that defy convention, with each piece chosen for its earned importance in the art community. Chairs and lamps are…

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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    The Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles auction by Kodner offers elegant objects in a wide variety of categories.   With starting bids from $25-$10,000, there are an eclectic mix of items accessible to a variety of collectors. Alongside a novelty slot machine is a18K white gold necklace with 25.0 carats of…

    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles by Kodner Galleries