News about Books
Antique books bring ancient knowledge to life, Nov. 29
NEW YORK – On Tuesday, November 29, starting at 7 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will offer a sale titled 15th-19th Century Antique Books Collection, featuring more than 850 lots. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Distinguished ecologist’s library featured Nov. 29 at Quinn’s Rare Books auction
FALLS CHURCH, Va. – On Tuesday, November 29, Northern Virginia’s Quinn’s Auction Galleries will present a Rare Books, Prints and Autographs auction loaded with more than 450 lots of rare books, antique maps and Americana. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. The auction will begin at noon Eastern time.
Books signed by MLK and Gandhi set records at Hindman
CHICAGO – A collection of letters by notorious American gangster Al Capone achieved exceptional prices in Hindman’s Fine Books & Manuscripts auction, which took place November 8 and 9. Books and manuscripts authored and signed by presidents and world leaders from the Patrick Atkinson collection also saw significant attention, with new auction records set for […]
Centuries-old books bring visual pleasure at Swann, Oct. 13
NEW YORK — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, October 13 Early Printed Books sale will include works from the Early Modern and Enlightenment period, starting with the Manny Coleman collection, as well as publications on economics, science, medicine and travel and will feature part two of the collection of Ken Rapoport. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be […]