14 Press Releases

Tag: Manuscripts

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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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    A Collection of Edward Gorey

    Edward Gorey was a prolific illustrator, best known for his macabre artworks for books, periodicals, and posters. He was also an author in his own right. On the 95th anniversary of Gorey’s birth, a selection of his works is presented for auction in an upcoming event offered by Doyle. Available…

    Edward Gorey & Illustration Art
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    The Collection of Victor Niederhoffer, Part III

    The third part of the Collection of Victor Niederhoffer, presented in the upcoming Freeman’s auction, features books and letters of historical significance. One of the highlights of the sale is a four-volume first edition of The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, edited by his second wife and fellow writer…

    The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley
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    Books, Maps & Manuscripts

    Though best known as one of America’s greatest inventors, it should also be noted that Thomas Alva Edison was also one of America’s savviest businessmen. Both of Edison’s professions are on display in the upcoming Books, Maps & Manuscripts auction, offered by Freeman’s. There are many Edison-related items in the…

    Children's & Illustrated] [Sendak, Maurice], Group of Six Titles Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
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    Rare Books and Documents Dating to the Time of Porfirio Díaz and the Mexican Revolution

     will offer the upcoming Rare Books and Documents auction in late November. It will include the book and document collections of Denegre Vaught and Pérez de Salazar. Among the historical papers, a single-page pronouncement on the freedom to trade salted meat and tallow will be featured. It was signed by…

    Rare Books and Documents Dating to the Time of Porfirio Díaz and the Mexican Revolution
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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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    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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    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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    Americana & Hunting Books from the Estate of Arnold Jake Johnson

    Arnold "Jake" Johnson was a spirited bibliophile who collected rare books that fascinated the likes of avid book collectors from all around the world. Johnson’s book collection ranged from the 17th century to contemporary reads which still are unique and valuable. This September, a part of Johnson’s books is being…

    Doyle Auction
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    Books, Maps & Manuscripts

    Freeman’s Auction presents Books, Maps & Manuscripts.  This auction offers reading material and visuals for history enthusiasts and book lovers alike. Featured in the auction are four sheets of paper joined together to form a 1775 map of the sixth state of the United States, Virginia. Included in this map…

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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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    One Giant Leap: Celebrating Space Exploration 50 Years after Apollo 11

    This is a Christie’s auction celebrating the 50 years of space exploration after Apollo 11 landed the first two astronauts on the moon. The auction includes a wide variety of memorabilia from NASA, much of it signed by the astronauts. The collection includes books, photos, maps, and figurine collectibles. Many…

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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
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    Prints & Drawings at Auction-Sale 215

    The upcoming Prints and Drawings auction offered by Rachel Davis Fine Arts features American, European, Japanese, and contemporary works on paper dating back to 19th and 20th century.   Included is a signed Andy Warhol silkscreen of Jacqueline Kennedy, a bold aquatint Joan Miro etching, and several charming etchings by James…