7 Press Releases

Tag: Literature

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    Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana

    Hindman’s upcoming auction of Books and Manuscripts, including Americana, is sourced in part from the collection of Rhoda H. Clark, a businesswoman and book collector. Clark helmed the Monastary Hill book bindery after four generations. Available items from her collection include examples of Monastery Hill bindings, such as the complete…

    [ARTIST'S BOOK]. DALI, Salvador (1904-1989). Paternoster. Milan- Rizzoli Editore, 1966
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    Collection and Backal Library Includes Documents and Old Books of Mexican and Univers

    Books and manuscripts will be featured in the upcoming Auction of the Backal Collection and Library, presented by Morton Subastas. Featured in the sale is a copy of Monumentos del Arte Mexicano Antiguo Volume I and II (circa 1889). This edition is illustrated with original art. Another key lot contains messages…

    LM - Peñafiel, Antonio. Monuments of Ancient Mexican Art. Ornamentation, Mythology, Tributes and Monuments. Mexico
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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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    Japanese Prints

    “To buy art, you really buy the energy of [the piece],” says Japanese-American artist Mayumi Oda. “I feel I have a very strong responsibility to make people exuberant, happy, [and] healthy.” Oda’s prints, including several available in the upcoming Japanese Prints Auction offered by Skinner, aim to empower women and…

    Japanese Prints/AuctionDaily
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    Subasta de Libros y Documentos de Intervenciones

    In 1847, American cartographer Henry Schenck Tanner sat down to update a map he previously made of Mexico. The relatively peaceful process of crafting a map is a hard juxtaposition to the wars being fought at that time for many of the territories his map outlined. This included Texas and…

    Subasta de Libros y Documentos de Intervenciones, Morton Subastas
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    A Mystic Collection: Early Books

    Skinner’s latest auction offers 230 lots of early manuscripts with significance to art, religion, philosophy, literature, and other disciplines. Among the lots with the highest estimated value is a copy of the Bible in Latin from 1479. Printed by notable German publisher Anton Koberger, this Bible features gothic type, accented…

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    Rare Book Auction

    The Rare Book Auction offered by Antiquarian Auctions has over 300 lots of collectible books and maps. One of the most modern, nonetheless, notable lots is a first edition copy of Jack Kerouac’s On The Road. Published by Viking Press in 1957, On The Road was the defining text of…