Although cherished by each new owner, books that have been dutifully passed down from generation to generation sometimes don’t survive in one piece. Jim “Book Man” Andrews is doing all he can to help preserve literary heirlooms
The 1865 diploma received by Richard T. Greener, the first African-American man to graduate from Harvard College, is headlining the Aug. 6 sale at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.
A photograph of Princess Elizabeth, circa 1942, took top lot, with a final bid of $8,791 during a June 5 autographs auction offered by Fraser’s Autographs and Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions.
As filming of the movie 'The Hobbit' wraps, a first edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's 1937 masterpiece novel is heading to auction April 11 in London.
The bird is the word, at least for part of the Feb. 10 Fine Books & Manuscript auction at Bonhams' Los Angeles location, as several lots of antique and vintage ornithological titles are pegged to realize upwards of $15,000.
Writings by Orson Wells, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Queen Elizabeth I, J.R.R. Tolkien are headlining a Rare Manuscript, Document and Autograph auction going on now through Feb. 12 at RR Auction.
I love attending estate auctions. You never know what you will find. So many times, you don’t know you will like or want something until you see it. The latest auction I went to, I took it a step further and didn’t realize I wanted something until after I bought it!
A rare copy of C.S. Lewis' of "Spirits in Bondage" collection of poetry, found in a second-hand bookstore, is headed to auction Wednesday, Dec. 18. Early estimated predict it may fetch upwards of $20,000.
"Fakes Out" is a refreshing collection of fictional stories centered on collecting art and antiques, and it draws on the typical experiences of collectors and the antiques community.
Works by authors and illustrators from around the globe generated active bidding at Swann Galleries' May 9 Art, Press & Illustrated Books auction.