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Tag: Oscar Wilde

  • Auction Industry

    Swann Galleries Presents Second Annual Auction of LGBTQ+ History and Culture

    August Auction to Benefit NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project Following the success of their inaugural Pride Sale in June of 2019, Swann Galleries will offer the upcoming LGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture, & History auction on August 13th, 2020. Nearly 300 lots will be presented, including key pieces from Robert Mapplethorpe,…

    Swann Galleries Presents Second Annual Auction of LGBTQ+ History and Culture3
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    LGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture & History

    Much of Swann Galleries’ second annual auction highlighting the art, material culture, and history of the LGBTQ+ community contains items from the 20th century. There are also a few lots from the 19th century, including a pair of Oscar Wilde autographs, an albumen print of Wilde, and a portrait of…

    MARIETTE LYDIS (1887-1970)
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    Books and Manuscripts: A Summer Miscellany

    “The real charm of the play, if it [has] charm, must be in the dialogue,” Oscar Wilde wrote in his pitch for The Importance of Being Earnest. The letter was sent to his friend and former collaborator, George Alexander, who would go on to produce, revise, and even act in…

    BEEBE, C.W. - A Monograph of the Pheasants, London 1918-1922, 4 volumes
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    Maps, Books & Illustrations

    The upcoming Turner Auctions + Appraisals sale of maps, books, and illustrations was sourced primarily from two California collectors. It will feature 214 printed works from the 16th century and beyond. Single-edition books in the sale include The First Collected Edition of the Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare. The book…

    Maps, Books & Illustrations
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    Maps,‌ ‌Books‌ ‌&‌ ‌Illustrations‌ ‌Go‌ ‌Up‌ ‌For‌ ‌Bid‌ ‌at‌ ‌Turner‌ ‌Auctions‌ ‌+‌ ‌Appraisals‌ ‌on‌ ‌Saturday,‌ ‌June‌ ‌13‌

    Online‌ ‌Auction‌ ‌Offers‌ ‌Over‌ ‌210‌ ‌Lots‌ ‌from‌ ‌16th-20th‌ ‌Centuries‌  Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present Maps, Books & Illustrations on Saturday, June 13, 2020, featuring over 210 printed works from the 16th-20th centuries.  Sourced primarily from two California collectors, the auction offers maps from the 16th-19th centuries, mostly…

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    Fine Books & Manuscripts

    The upcoming Fine Books & Manuscripts auction, offered by Potter & Potter Auctions, will include photographs, posters, and fine art in addition to written works. Among the books available in the sale are several early and rare editions of Ian Fleming’s novels, especially those from the James Bond series. Featured…

    Fine Books & Manuscripts
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    Auction of Photography, Art, Literature and Automovilism

    The Auction of Photography, Art, Literature and Automovilism, offered by Morton Subastas, is a book sale from the library of Don Lorenzo Zambrano. Among the most valuable lots in this collection is a complete set of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time—also known as Remembrance of Things Past. This…

    Hemingway, Ernest. A Farewell to Arms. New York, 1929. Firmado por Ernest Hemingway. Edición de 510 ejemplares. Prov.: Christie's 1996./Auctiondaily