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August 01, 2018
Swann Auction Galleries
Vintage Posters
Sale #2484

10:30am & 1:30pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
August 03 -
04, 2018
Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair
Collectors and book and art enthusiasts will have an opportunity to browse an eclectic array of fine, rare and valuable books, maps, ephemera, postcards, prints, posters and related materials at the 34th Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair. Exhibitors from across the country will be bringing their treasures for the community of connoisseurs, admirers, and new collectors interested in starting, enhancing, or learning about the fascinating world of collectible books and paper.

Special Events:

Friday: 6:00pm
Our Keynote Speaker Scott Holman, Ph.D., will present a talk on his doctoral dissertation subject, Beat Generation author and general iconoclast Jack Kerouac. Mr. Kerouac was the author of many works of fiction and poetry, perhaps the most notable of which is his On the Road.

Saturday: 11am
Lee and Jane Whitely,will present their fascinating talk: “The National Park-to-Park Highway: To and Through the National Parks of the West” in which they will present photos and scenes from the early days of auto travel between the National Parks of the American West.

Saturday: 1pm
Frankenstein Lives: 200 Years and Counting, a panel discussion celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s monumental work Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. The panel will include Colorado authors Courtney E. Morgan and Carrie Vaughn and will field questions about Shelley’s and the book’s continuing impact on sci-fi, horror, fantasy and speculative fiction genres.

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

Tickets are priced at $7 per person which includes both days.
Advance tickets can be purchased

Denver Merchandise Mart, Expo Building
I-25 at 58th Avenue
Denver, CO
Book Fairs West
August 04, 2018

Our August 4 sale of Americana, decorative, folk and fine art provides an opportunity to experience a variety of categories anchored around collecting traditions in America. Through furniture, fine art and objects, this sale tells the story of American Life from the 18th century to the present and illustrates the important connections with our English and European roots. We are featuring stately portraits and landscapes, a curated selection of tables, chairs and decorations including makers such as Herter Brothers alongside high quality Federal Furniture. Chinese Export porcelain provides an insight into the desire to display wealth and status with exotic eastern wares. Folk art and duck decoys give the sale an eclectic feel when paired with design from the Aesthetic Movement. A strong selection of Silver is also on offer with pieces by Tiffany, Gorham and many more.

We are pleased to offer property from Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, Nashville, TN, Hope Davis Fine Art, Great Barrington, MA, Ambassador and Mrs. Joseph Verner Reed, the estate of Frederick J. Emmerich, the estate of David Kleinberg, the collection of Mrs. James Gallatin, and the collection of Philip MacTaggert.


Preview Open
July 20 – August 4

Mon – Fri 10am - 5pm
Sat 11am - 5pm
Sun 12 - 5pm

549 Warren Street
Hudson, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
August 09, 2018
PBA Galleries
Fine & Rare Books - Art & Illustration - Children's Books - Asian & Asian-American Material
Sale #650

Over 600 lots of rare books, illustrated books, children’s books, Asian art books, and more. Included are 200 lots of books in early dust jackets from a private collection, the great majority from the 19th century, the delicate wrappers of great rarity. The main section of the auction ranges from early printings of legal and religious texts to 20th century scientific works, finely bound books and sets, fine printing, literary ephemera, and more. Art, illustration and children’s books, from Baum and Beardsley to Rackham and Rivera, are followed by a selection of East Asian art and illustrated books, primarily from China and Japan.


PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
August 10 -
13, 2018
The MBS 36th Conclave
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, NewJersey, San Diego, Seattle, Ann Arbor, Michigan, New Orleans, Dublin, Ireland, and Amsterdam. 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.

With a theme reminiscent of Thomas Jefferson: “I cannot live without miniature books,” the 2018 Conclave will celebrate history, nearby Monticello, The McGehee Miniature Book Collection at the University of Virginia, the beauty of artistic covers, the production of miniature books and future miniature book collectors. Highlights of the Conclave will include a tour of Monticello, a stay at the Omni Hotel, free time to stroll the adjacent historic downtown shopping and dining district, a visit to the UVA Library and optional trips to Washington D.C. and Williamsburg, plus a tour of local wineries.

Charlottesville, VA
Other Events South
August 11 -
27, 2018
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Set in a specially created tented village in the heart of Edinburgh, the Edinburgh International Book Festival offers something for just about every age and interest, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion.

The Book Festival welcomes around 1000 authors in over 900 events for adults and children each year including novelists, poets, scientists, philosophers, sportsmen, illustrators, comic creators, historians, musicians, biographers, environmentalists, economists, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Charlotte Square Gardens and along the west end of George Street, just off the west end of Princes Street.
Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
Festival International
August 13, 2018
Doyle - New York
Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Exhibition presents material ranging from early illuminated manuscripts to modern literary first editions. Categories include Americana; early printing; illustrated books of all periods (including atlases and color plate books); fine printing and private press books; important book bindings (both bound sets and individual remarkable examples of the bookbinder's art); literature of all periods, both English, American, and European; science and technology; travels and voyages; children's and illustrated books; and a diverse range of interesting books in all fields. Original illustration art for books and magazines is also included in the sales, as well as early maps of all regions.

Autographs include letters and documents by major American, English and European figures in literature and the sciences, as well as historically important documents, including Presidential letters and material relating to the Founding Fathers.


Exhibition Dates
Sat, Nov 10 10am – 5pm
Sun, Nov 11 12pm – 5pm
Mon, Nov 12 10am – 6pm

Doyle - New York
175 East 87th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
August 18, 2018
Addison & Sarova Auctioneers
Rare Books & Ephemera
Sale #1019

The Summer auction is always fun, and this year's sale is larger than normal, with over 400 lots of rare books and ephemera. Variety and value are always the theme for the Summer sale. This auction is a bit different as we will be offering a large variety of ephemera including pamphlets, tracts, almanacs, manuscripts, broadsides, prints, maps, & etc.

The auction is set up in two parts. The first 238 lots are dedicated to books, and lots 239 through 423 are dedicated to ephemera.

As usual, the first 50 lots contain a variety of items that we just found to be particularly interesting. Beyond that, you will find that books will be generally grouped by categories including Americana, History, Literature, Art, and Religion/Philosophy.

The ephemera (beginning lot 239) is presented in a more scattershot fashion with a wide variety of material presented in no particular order as to it's subject. We decided to present it this way to highlight the truly diverse nature of the material.


Addison & Sarova Auctioneers
4705 Northside Drive, Suite 200
Macon, GA
Auctions South
August 23, 2018
PBA Galleries
Americana & the Mexican-American War - Travel & Exploration - Cartography
Sale #651

Over 700 lots of historically important material from the 18th through 20th centuries, covering the exploration, settlement, civilization, and cultural transformations of the Americas and the world at large, and also the wars and battles that are ever present. The offering contains books, photographs, maps, documents, letters, manuscripts, items signed by United States Presidents, ephemera, and more. Included is a large collection of printed and manuscript items relating to the Mexican-American War of the late 1840’s, in which the United States wrested large swathes of territory from Mexico, what is now the Southwest.


PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
August 23, 2018
Swann Auction Galleries
Shelf Sale
Sale B77


Preview Dates
Mon, Aug 20th 10am - 6pm
Tue, Aug 21st 10am - 6pm
Wed, Aug 22nd 10am - 6pm
Thu, Aug 23rd 10am - 2pm

Swann Auctions Galleries
104 East 25th Street #6 (between Park Avenue SS. & Lexington Avenue)
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
August 25, 2018
74th Papermania Plus
Antique Paper Show plus Advertising and photography.

Memorabilia and nostalgic and collectible items are featured by quality exhibitors from the east coast states to Canada.

9am - 5pm

$9 admission ($8 with card)

XL Center
Exit off I84 (exit 32-B off I91)
Hartford, CT
Other Events New England
August 30 -
September 02, 2018
Baltimore Summer Antiques Show
Now celebrating its 37th year, the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show will make its annual return this summer to the Baltimore Convention Center – Aug 30-Sept 02, 2018. 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

Admission $20

Baltimore Convention Center
Main Entrances: Pratt Street Lobby
Downtown at the Inner Harbor
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD
Art/Antiques Fairs Mid-Atlantic
August 30 -
September 02, 2018
Redwood Book Sale
Enjoy a wide selection of non-fiction, fiction, music CDs and DVDs.

10:00am - 5:00pm

5:30pm - 8:00pm, preview showing. $5 admission
Sun September 2 will feature our popular "$5 per bag" offer.

Redwood Library & Athenæum
50 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI
Book Sale New England