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August 03, 2016
Swann Auction Galleries
Vintage Posters
Sale 2421

This auction will feature American Literary, Art Nouveau, Circus, Exhibition, and Pre-Revolutionary Russian posters, as well as posters from WWI and WWII, among many other categories.

10:30am & 2:30pm

Preview Dates
Thu, Jul 28th 10am - 6pm
Fri, Jul 29th 10am - 5pm
Mon, Aug 1st 10am - 6pm
Tue, Aug 2nd 10am - 6pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
August 04 -
06, 2016
Heritage Auctions - Dallas
Comics
Sale #7139

Preview Dates: Aug 3rd - 5th, 2016

Heritage Auctions - Dallas
3500 Maple Avenue, 17th Floor
Dallas, TX
Auctions Southwest
August 05 -
08, 2016
Miniature Book Society: Conclave XXXIV
Each year the Miniature Book Society hosts an annual gathering of its members referred to as a Conclave. The Conclave - typically a three-day event - is held every autumn in a different city and is eagerly anticipated by the members. Recent Conclaves have been held in Princeton NJ, San Diego CA, Seattle WA, Ann Arbor MI, New Orleans LA and Dublin, Ireland. Attendees look forward to guest speakers, tours, workshops, book auctions, a book swap and an all-day book fair, but most of all, connecting with fellow miniature book enthusiasts and the camaraderie that miniature book lovers share.

Grand Conclave XXXIV will be held in the historic city of McKinney, Texas, about 30 miles northeast of Dallas. McKinney has a vivid and diverse spirit developed from the history that shaped it. Established in 1848, McKinney is named for Collin McKinney, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. The city has grown from a cotton town to a vibrant modern city. It has retained its charming qualities and sense of community, a special heritage attributed to the pioneer spirit of the city’s earliest settlers. The city’s crown jewel is the historic downtown district that is one of the oldest, most authentic and thriving in Texas. Historic McKinney serves as a retail, dining, entertainment and conference destination. With its upscale boutiques, galleries, dining, pubs and winery, McKinney is rich in tradition and charming southern hospitality.

PRE-CONCLAVE DINNER
All members who arrive early on Thursday, August 4th, are invited to hop on the Sheraton’s hotel shuttle at 6:30 pm for a 15-minute ride to gorgeous Mitas Hill Vineyards. The vineyard will be at the peak of the Texas grape harvest and you will think you are in Tuscany or Napa Valley. Perched on top of a hill (yes, a hill in Texas), the glass walled octagonal restaurant provides a lush 360° view of the vineyard. Known for its Texas WAGYU steaks, we will wine taste and feast on a fixed price dinner with 2 choices of entree. If you wish to attend this event, include an additional $75. We will return to the Sheraton via hotel shuttle.

For PROGRAM SCHEDULE & DEADLINES, click the More Info link below.

The Sheraton McKinney Hotel
1900 Gateway Blvd.
Dallas/McKinney, TX
Other Events Southwest
August 05 -
06, 2016
The 32nd Annual Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair
The 32nd Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair will have two guest speakers on Saturday. Thomas Haller Buchanan, Artist, will present "Beauty and the Book" and offer his book of the same name for sale. Karen Jones, Book Arts League, will discuss restoration, repair, and care of fine books and will demonstrate actual techniques.


Collectors, book lovers, and curious people everywhere will have an opportunity to browse among and purchase fine and rare books, maps, ephemera, postcards and related materials at the Fair. Exhibitors from across the country will be bringing their treasures for those interested in starting, enhancing, or learning about the fascinating world of books and paper. Whether you are a serious collector, print enthusiast, or casual shopper, the Fair has a lot to offer, from books and maps to cultural oddities and whimsical finds.

Fri 2pm - 8pm
Sat 10am - 5pm

Fri $6 in advance ($7 at the door)
Sat $6 in advance ($7 at the door)
Fri/Sat $10 in advance ($12 at the door)

The Denver Mart
I-25 & 58th Avenue
Denver, CO
Book Fairs West
August 11, 2016
PBA Galleries
Fine Books with Children's Literature & Counterculture Memorabilia
Sale #592

11am

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
August 16 -
17, 2016
StoryLTD - Online Auctions
ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS

Introducing our first ever auction of antiquarian books, this spectacular sale includes rare books from the 1700s to the early 20th century.

The selection features a spectrum of themes including, but not limited to, the British Raj and the Indian subcontinent. Many of these books include lavish colour illustrations by travellers to the subcontinent who recorded local subjects, sceneries and events as they witnessed them.

August 16th 8pm - August 17th 8pm

Auction conducted by Collectibles Antiques (India) Pvt. Ltd. and powered by StoryLTD.

Viewings from August 8 through 17 at Saffronart Gallery, Industry Manor, 3rd Floor, Appasaheb Marathe Marg, Prabhadevi, Mumbai. Closed on August 15. Sunday by Appointment.
Mumbai, INDIA
Auctions International
August 18, 2016
PBA Galleries
Miniature Books: Rico Onuma Memorial Auction from Lilliput Oval Saloon, Owned by Kazushige Onuma, Tokyo. Part I
Sale #593

11am

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
August 18, 2016
Dreweatts/Bloomsbury - London
The Bibliophile Sale

11am

Bloomsbury London
Bloomsbury House
24 Maddox Street
London, UNITED KINGDOM
Auctions International
August 20, 2016
Addison & Sarova Auctioneers
Summer Rare Books
Sale #1012

It's almost time for our Summer Rare Book auction! As with our past Summer auctions, this sale will feature a wonderful variety of rare material with most being on the more affordable end of the price-scale. With 400 lots, there is sure to be something of interest for every collector.

The category of Americana will be well-represented with over 150 lots (which will begin the sale.) History, Science, Illustration, Classics, Religion, Manuscripts, and Modern works fill out the sale. It's a large catalogue, so we encourage you to begin to digest it today so you'll be ready on auction day!

1pm

Preview by appointment, any day one week prior to sale.

Addison & Sarova Auctioneers
4705 Northside Drive, Suite 200
Macon, GA
Auctions South
August 24, 2016
Swann Auction Galleries
Shelf Sale
Sale B75

2:00pm

Preview Dates
Fri, Aug 19th 10am - 5pm
Mon, Aug 22nd 10am - 6pm
Tue, Aug 23rd 10am - 6pm
Wed, Aug 24th 10am - 2pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
August 25 -
28, 2016
Baltimore Summer Antiques Show
Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Now celebrating its 36th year, the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show will make its annual return this summer to the Baltimore Convention Center – August 25-28, 2016. Founded in 1980, the show has drastically grown from a small regional event to become the largest indoor antiques show in the country featuring hundreds of international exhibitors. The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show has not only evolved in size, but in diversity of collections including furniture, American and European silver, major works of art, Asian antiquities, porcelain, Americana, antique and estate jewelry, glass, textiles and more.

Thu 12pm – 8pm
Fri 11am – 7pm
Sat 11am – 7pm
Sun 11am – 6pm

Baltimore Convention Center (2 main entrances:
Pratt Street Lobby & Charles Street Lobby)
Downtown at the Inner Harbor
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD
Art/Antiques Fairs Mid-Atlantic
August 25, 2016
PBA Galleries
Fine Art & Works on Paper
Sale #594

11am

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
August 31, 2016
Lyon & Turnbull Auctioneers
Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs
Sale #476

11am

Viewing Information
Sun, Aug 28th 12 noon - 4pm
Mon, Aug 29th 10am - 5pm
Tue, Aug 30th 10am - 5pm
Morning of sale from 9am

Lyon & Turnbull Auctioneers
33 Broughton Place
Edinburgh, UNITED KINGDOM
Auctions International