11 Press Releases

Tag: Walt Whitman

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    A Harvest of Books and Manuscripts From Freeman’s This Fall

    The first of 11 pamphlets attributed to Puritan missionary John Eliot, known as the “Eliot Tract” or New England’s First Fruits, describes early Puritan efforts to convert Indigenous North American tribes to Christianity. Settlers had only been in the region for 20 years, and the pamphlet was written in response…

    John Eliot, New Englands First Fruits
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    Fine Literature

    Highlighted in Doyle’s upcoming Fine Literature auction is a first edition copy of Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman. This copy remains in excellent condition and includes a printed copy of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s letter to Whitman. It also includes four promotional articles for the book, each written by Whitman…

    BACALL, LAUREN Myself and Then Some. Norwalk, CT- Easton Press, 2005. Signed, with prospectus laid-in. Full gilt leather
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    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, 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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    Essential Genius Ten Important Manuscripts

    Bonhams’ upcoming manuscripts auction will offer ten historical documents that remain relevant today. Among the lots up for bid are the earliest two of Leonardo Bruni’s Platonic dialogues. Phaedo (1405) teaches of the immortality of the soul as Socrates faces death, and Gorgias (1409) looks into virtue and rhetoric. Also…

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    Items From The Estates Of Malcolm Forbes And Jack Kerouac Will Headline University Archives' March 25th Online Auction

    The auction will start promptly at 10:30 am Eastern time. In total, 215 lots are scheduled to come up for bid. The catalog has already been posted online. WESTPORT, CT, UNITED STATES, March 12, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Part 1 of the Forbes Collection – 49 lots of phenomenal items from…

    Letter twice signed by Abraham Lincoln,
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    Leap Day Fine Estates Auction

    A glass bowl, vase, or plate with its sides sheared, making the object devoid of functionality, is a trademark style observed in the works of glass artists Michael David and Kit Karbler. Their collaboration first began with the establishment of their Denver studio, Blake Street Glass Studio, in 1980. Schwenke…

    Large Acoma Vase Signed KL
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    Rare Books Signature Auction

    The Rare Books Signature Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, includes a selection of over 450 books, documents, and related pieces of decorative art. This sale features The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution, as Agreed Upon by the Federal Convention (later known as The…

    Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall. History of the Indian Tribes of North America.
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    The first gay pride event was a riot. On June 28th, 1969, violent demonstrations broke out in New York City after a police raid of a popular gay bar, the Stonewall Inn. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Stonewall Riots, Sotheby’s is offering Bent., an auction whose lots…

    PR-232 Bent by Sotheby
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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