DoneFri, Apr 15, 2011 9:00 AM UTC
Valuable Books, Autographs, Decor. Prints
97th Book Auction, Apr 12-16, 2011 --- Tue, Apr 12, 7am PT (#1-321): The "Decorative Prints" section consists of individual maps, portraits, genre scenes as well as flora and fauna prints. --- Wed, Apr 13, 1am PT: (#401-991) The "Valuable and Rare Books" catalogue begins with the section "Geography". Atlases are among the rarities offered. --- Wed, Apr 13, 8am PT: (#1001-1193) The evening session offers manuscripts, numerous rare incunabula and other valuable 16th century prints. --- Thu, Apr 14, 1am PT: (#1501-1811): Special Sale: Chimen Abramsky Collection of Socialist Literature and Judaica. --- Thu, Apr 14, 6am PT: (#1851-2317): The "Literature" catalogue contains important works of world literature, philosophy and education as well as some valuable and rare children's books. --- Fri, Apr 15, 2am PT: (#2351-2631): Among the most valuable objects of the Autograph auction is a signed manuscript by Hans Leip illustrated with 25 water colors and letters by famous authors like Goethe, Leibniz, LinnÈ, Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Wagner, von Weber. --- Fri, Apr 15, 5am PT: (#2632-3117, A-L): The "Modern Literature" section offers several highlights of 20th century book illustration. --- Fri, Apr 15, ab. 7am PT: (#1201-1288 !): Franz Kafka collection. --- Sat, Apr 16, 1am PT (#3118-3446, M-Z & selected topics): "Modern Literature" (continued). --- Sat, Apr 16, 6am PT (#3501-3941): Special catalogue: Historical Posters (1880-1980).