8 Press Releases

Tag: rare books

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    Rare Books, Autographs & Maps featuring the Mary K. Young Collection

    The Rare Books, Autographs, & Maps Auction, offered by Doyle, will feature various Americana documents, including a letter from President George Washington written in the final days of his administration. In the letter, he details some preparations for his return to Mount Vernon. Also of interest in the sale is…

    Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
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    April Auction of Collections & Ephemera

    Originally from Wisconsin, Edward Sheriff Curtis eventually settled in Seattle. Around 1895, Curtis began to photograph Native Americans in the Northwest. The trips fueled his interest in Native culture and Curtis began documenting as many North American tribes as he could. One photograph from a trip to a Navajo settlement near…

    Edward Sheriff Curtis (American 1868-1952)
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    Exceptional Estate Auction

    Inspired by the likes of van Gogh and Cezanne, surrealist artist Joan Miró’s forte was the use of vibrant colors and playful shapes. From prints and wood reliefs to collage and sculpture, Miró experimented throughout his career. In 1974, Miró created an original tapestry for New York City’s World Trade Center,…

    Exceptional Estate Auction
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    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    Those qualities that make a book or manuscript “rare” can vary widely. It might be the first edition, it could have an interesting past, or it could bear an inscription from a celebrated author. In the upcoming Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts auction presented by Christie’s, all of those possibilities…

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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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    Turkish Manuscript, Hunt & Fish, Catholic

    With a catalog filled with numerous distinct, rare, and decorative books, the upcoming Turkish Manuscript, Hunt & Fish, Catholic auction presented by National Book Auctions is an opportunity to view and enjoy literature’s best curiosities. The outstanding and titular lot is a 17th century French manuscript chronicling the Ottoman wars…

    National Book Auctions
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    Angling & Miscellaneous Books from the Library of Arnold ‘Jake’ Johnson

    Arnold ‘Jake’ Johnson was quite careful with his taste in books, and he built a personal library of immense proportions devoted to his love of fishing. In Doyle’s upcoming online auction, this significant collection will finally pass over the auction block. Over 300 books, pamphlets, and photo albums follow the…

    ANGLERS' CLUB OF NEW YORK] Three titles published by the Anglers' Club.
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    Travel & Sport in Africa from the Library of Arnold ‘Jake’ Johnson

    Doyle’s auction Travel & Sport in Africa from the Library of Arnold ‘Jake’ Johnson consists of over 350 books about all aspects of Africana.  Lots include Frank Oates’s “Matabele Land and the Victoria Falls,” regarded as one of the best early descriptions of the region, a rare edition of W.C.…

    PR-241 Travel Sport in Africa from the Library of Arnold Jake Johnson by Doyles