With more than 1,000 lots of bank notes, scripophily and ephemera are heading to auction March 11 through Archives International Auctions.
Did you realize we're in the midst of carnival season, and Mardi Gras is just a few weeks away? Within all the revelry of this season are many many secret traditions, including the highly-sought after Mardi Gras invitations.
Many of Washington DC's landmarks captured in nostalgic gelatin silver prints by a renowned photographer are headlining a 438-lot auction Sept. 19, through Waverly Rare Books.
Thomas Jefferson's own copy of a series of books about the history of Don Quixote's is headed to auction June 21, during Cowan's Auctions American History auction.
Hundreds of banknotes that have been off the market or never offered before at auction will cross the block starting Oct. 18 at the Museum of American Finance in New York City. The sale include notes from Argentina, rare China issues, unlisted 1879 and 1880s Keeling Cocos rarities, East Africa, South Africa, Russia, an...
A rare edition of Ernest Hemingway’s first book, Three Stories & Ten Poems, brought $68,500 on Feb. 8, 2012 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $736,000 rare books auction. The exceedingly ccarce first edition of the Boy Scout bible: Scouting for Boys, by Lieut.-General R. S. S. Baden Powell realized: $10,000.
For 24 years, the San Francisco Antiquarian Book Print and Paper Fair has drawn bibliophiles together to refine their collections. The fair was Feb. 4-5, 2012. The report from Fair exhibitors was positive. Rosemarie Rustico of San Francisco’s W C Antiques described the first day as “killer busy.” The second day was a bit...
Feb. 7, 2012 is a big day for admirers of Charles Dickens. It’s the 200th anniversary of his birth in 1812. As a postcard subject, Dickens is a rewarding challenge. By the early 1900s, he was a national icon in Britain and appeared in many highly collectible sets.
An original Disney 1939 poster for Children's Book Week brought a hammer price of $799.50 (including buyer's premium) during National Book Auctions' Jan. 29, 2012 sale. A 1965 first printing of Cormac McCarthy's "The Orchard Keeper" fetched a hammer price of $3,240.
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