LINCOLN PARK, N.J. – Willow Auction House will present its Fall Great Estates Curated Auction on Thursday, October 6, beginning at noon Eastern time. It will feature nearly 200 lots of books, artwork, furniture and ethnographic items. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A full Psittacosaurus dinosaur skeleton, a coveted acetate master recording from Elvis Presley’s early sessions at Sun Records, an archive of material relating to Barbra Streisand and items signed by JFK and the Beatles will all come up for bid in Weiss Auctions’ Iconic and Eclectic auction on Thursday, September 29. The online auction, packed with approximately 500 rare and unusual items, will start at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK — Goodbye swimsuits, hello backpacks. The arrival of the end of August and the Labor Day weekend signifies the unofficial end of summer as schools ready to reopen. There’s no better time to look at classic children’s books that have become fixtures of school classrooms and libraries and delighted families at home.
BERKELEY, Calif. – On Thursday, September 8, PBA Galleries will host a sale with 107 lots of rare, valuable, important and profoundly interesting material in all fields. These range from a first edition of the King James Bible to the foundation of Game Theory, with classics from Homer, Aristotle, Virgil and the pre-Socratic philosophers. Landmarks of science by Kepler, Darwin and Einstein are also available, as well as travels through the interiors of North and South America, manuscripts and ephemeral printings from Mexico, finely bound sets and high spots of literature. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
BERKELEY, Calif. – PBA Galleries‘ Fine Literature Sale 757, held on March 24, was a solid success. It featured more than 400 lots that included important literature from the 19th and 20th centuries, scarce works from the counterculture and the Beat Generation, as well as a large selection of the works of Charles Bukowski.
SAN FRANCISCO – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present Books & Manuscripts, Part 2 on Saturday, March 5. The sale features more than 205 lots of antique or vintage books, including first editions, documents, maps, engravings, lithographs, postcard albums and signed lots. Most are from the collection and estate of Holbrook T. Mitchell of Northern California. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK — Swann Galleries will hold its next Fine Books & Autographs sale on Thursday, February 17. Autographs from luminaries representing the realms of technology, politics, literature and beyond will be offered alongside scarce first editions from the 20th century and noteworthy artist books. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
DALLAS – A rare first edition of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone sold December 9 at Heritage Auctions for $471,000, the highest price ever paid for the boy wizard’s debut in any form.