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Tag: Virginia Woolf

  • Auction Industry

    Rare Duncan Grant bust enters Charleston's collection and gives fundraising boost

    Stephen Tomlin (1901-1937), Head of Duncan Grant (1885-1978), Bronze. Commissioned in 1924 and cast in 1925 Photo © Abbott and Holder Ltd. FIRLE.- A rare bust of artist Duncan Grant (1885 – 1978) by sculptor Stephen Tomlin (1901 – 1937) has entered Charleston’s collection, with an edition of 15 bronzes cast from…

    Rare Duncan Grant bust enters Charleston's collection and gives fundraising boost
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    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts Including Americana

    Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner” during a difficult period in the War of 1812. While watching the British attack Baltimore, Key felt inspired by the resiliency of the city and composed his song within days of the American victory. The Baltimore Patriot was the first…

    First printed treatise on the pulse
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    Pride & Prejudice Brings $100k in Sale of Fine Books & Manuscripts at Swann

    Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, first edition, three volumes, London, 1813. Sold for $100,000. NEW YORK, NY.- Swann Galleries saw a successful sale of Fine Books & Manuscripts on Thursday, February 20 with literature and autographs bringing strong numbers. Jane Austen led the sale with competitive bidding driving prices well above…

    Pride & Prejudice brings $100k in Sale of Fine Books & Manuscripts at Swann
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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, 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