5 Press Releases

Tag: Lewis Carroll

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    Valuable Books & Manuscripts

    In the upcoming Valuable Books & Manuscripts sale, presented by Christie’s, written works from a diverse mix of periods and regions will be available. Among the highlighted lots in the auction is a complete deluxe edition set of the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. Each is signed in ink…

    Littifredi di Corbizzi (1465-c.1515)
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    Literary Illustrations from Children’s Classics Shine in Illustration Art at Swann July 16

    Theater Costume and Set Design, The New Yorker & More Also Feature Hilary Knight, Eloise with Valentine, variation of the image titled Sweet Heart in the book The 365 Days of Eloise: My Book of Holidays by Knight and Kay Thompson, 2015. Estimate $25,000 to $35,000. New York—Swann Galleries’ Thursday, July 16 sale of Illustration Art is set to…

    Literary Illustrations from Children’s Classics Shine in Illustration Art at Swann July 16
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    Book Auction of the Collection of Don Lorenzo Zambrano

    Don Lorenzo Zambrano was a Mexican engineer, businessman, and book enthusiast. His library included over 40,000 titles on a variety of subjects. The upcoming 251-lot auction of items from Zambrano’s collection, presented by Morton Subastas, is a sampling of the depth and breadth of his tastes. Included are several installments…

    Aquinas, Thomas. Of God and his Creatures. Westminster, Maryland- The Carroll Press, 1950
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    Rare Books, Antique Maps and Americana

    Quinn's Auction Galleries  will offer a selection of rare books, vintage maps, and Americana in their upcoming auction. Representing Presidential and American history is an 1864 document signed by Abraham Lincoln. It confirms the military appointment of Elliot Loues. Among the available books, a key lot is Dorothy Lamour’s Life…

    Marshall, Life of Washington w-Atlas. 1804-7
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    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…