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May 02, 2017
Swann Auction Galleries
Old Master Through Modern Prints
Sale #2445

As the premier American venue for Old Master prints, we are proud to offer unique fine works from Renaissance visionaries as well as modern masters from around the world. Albrecht Durer will lead this auction with an array of prints including some of his most recognizable images. Following the auction records established for several Rembrandt van Rijn prints this past fall, we are pleased to present early impressions of self portraits and other important subjects. Iconic works by Canaletto, Giovanni Piranesi and Francisco Jose de Goya complete the selection of Old Masters. The Modern section glows with works by Edward Hopper, Matisse and Picasso, Georges Braque, Wassily Kandinsky and Fernand Leger.

10:30am & 1:30pm

Preview Dates
Thu, Apr 27th 10am - 6pm
Fri, Apr 28th 10am - 6pm
Sat, Apr 29th 12pm - 5pm
Mon, May 1st 10am - 6pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 04 -
07, 2017
Greater St. Louis Book Fair
Benefitting Education & Literacy Programs

Greater St. Louis Book Fair is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most popular charity book sales. Since 1950, book lovers and collectors have enjoyed bargain prices on a diverse and quality selection of new, gently-used and rare books. Fair proceeds benefit local non-profit education and literacy programs.

$10 admission for Opening Night

FREE ADMISSION all other days

Non-Profit Day is closed to the public and limited to pre-registered 501(c)(3) organizations.

Greensfelder Recreation Complex
Queeny Park
550 Weidman Road
Ballwin, MO
Book Fairs Midwest
May 04, 2017
Swann Auction Galleries
Autographs
Sale #2446

Featuring a premier selection of autographs and letters by historical figures and creative geniuses, with highlights from the collection of the family of Marlene Dietrich, including a letter from Ernest Hemingway proclaiming his love for her.

1:30pm

Preview Dates
Mon, May 1st 10am - 6pm
Tue, May 2nd 10am - 6pm
Wed, May 3rd 10am - 6pm
Thu, May 4th 10am - 12pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 04 -
08, 2017
TEFAF NEW YORK SPRING
A FOCUS ON ART AND DESIGN FROM THE 20TH CENTURY THROUGH TODAY

Held at the historic Park Avenue Armory, it provides the world's leading art dealers the opportunity to meet with curators and collectors at a prime Manhattan location. Its timing in early May is also deliberate: to coincide with the other fairs, auctions and exhibitions dedicated to modern and contemporary art and design held in New York at the same time.

4-7 May 12pm- 8pm
The fair closes on Monday May 8 at 6:30pm

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue at 67th Street
New York, NY
Art/Antiques Fairs Mid-Atlantic
May 04, 2017
PBA Galleries
Illustrated Books - Children's Literature - Decorative Arts - Fine Bindings - Gary Dollar Oz Collection Part II
Sale #614

11am

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
May 09, 2017
Sotheby's - London
Travel, Atlases, Maps & Natural History
Sale #L17401

This sale will offer some of the greatest Dutch atlases ever produced: Johannes Blaeu’s Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Amsterdam: 1640-1654), Abraham Ortelius’s Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Antwerp: 1579), as well as the L'Atlas ou Meditations Cosmographiques (Amsterdam: 1613), by Hondius and Mercator. The sale also features a rare hand-coloured copy of The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain and Prospect (London: 1676) by John Speed, one of the most famous English map-makers. These landmark cartographic works are among the most well-known of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Offered alongside these are two large and exceptionally scarce wall maps by Blaeu, the Archipelagus orientalis sive Asiaticus and Asiae descriptio novissima (Amsterdam: [1659]).
Another highlight is the monumental Chinese “Blue Map” made during the Qing dynasty.
The sale also contains the extensive photographic work Illustrations of China and its People (London: 1873-74) by John Thomson and a stunning collection of 240 original drawings of costume designs for Rudolph Ackermann's Repository of Arts magazine.

2pm

Sotheby's - London
34-35 New Bond Street
London, ENGLAND
Auctions International
May 11, 2017
Swann Auction Galleries
Contemporary Art
Sale 2447

Our biannual Contemporary Art auction is among the fastest growing sales of the season, with prints, drawings, paintings and sculptures by emerging, mid-career and established artists alike. Offerings encompass major artistic movements of the last 50 years, from Conceptualism and Minimalism to Pop Art and Postmodernism. We continue to break auction records for scarce multiples by Josef Albers, Robert Indiana, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Brice Marden, Robert Motherwell, Andy Warhol and others.

1:30pm

Preview Dates
Sat, May 6th 12pm - 5pm
Mon, May 8th 10am - 6pm
Tue, May 9th 10am - 6pm
Wed, May 10th 10am - 6pm
Thu, May 11th 10am - 12pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 11, 2017
Heritage Auctions - Dallas
Manuscripts Grand Format Auction
Sale #6175

Bidding Begins Approx: April 21st

Full Preview
May 8-9, 2017

Heritage Auctions - Dallas
3500 Maple Avenue, 17th Floor
Dallas, TX
Auctions Southwest
May 12, 2017
Heritage Auctions - Dallas
Illustration Art Signature Auction
Sale #5291

Bidding Begins Approx: April 21st

Full Preview
May 10 - 11, 2017

Heritage Auctions - Dallas
Design District Showroom
1518 Slocum Street
Dallas, TX
Auctions Southwest
May 15 -
June 11, 2017
2017 Printers Row Lit Fest
THE MIDWEST'S LARGEST OUTDOOR LITERARY FESTIVAL

Five city blocks / Printers Square

Attracting more than 100 booksellers from across the country displaying new, used and antiquarian books and featuring more than 200 authors participating in panels, discussions and a variety of other programs.

Sat & Sun 10am - 4pm

Early Access (Fest Pass Holders):

As a perk to purchasing a Fest Pass in advance of Lit Fest, Fest Pass holders will receive early access to Ticketed and Reserved programs on May 8 through May 15. Fest Pass holders will receive an email prior to May 8, containing an access code to be inputted at time of purchases and reservations, in order to be granted early access to tickets. This code is not eligible to be shared with any additional party or person(s) other than the fest pass holder.

General Admission:

Ticketed and Reserved programs will be open to the general public for purchase and reservation on May 15th through June 11th.

Printers Row
Printers Square
75 W. Harrison
Chicago, IL
Festival Midwest
May 16, 2017
Swann Auction Galleries
19th & 20th Century Literature
Sale #2448

Highlights in this sale include T.S. Eliot's Modernist masterpiece The Waste Land, 1922, a first state of the first edition, in the rare dust jacket. William Faulkner's first novel Soldiers' Pay, 1926, in it's original dust jacket, and a first edition, first issue of John Steinbeck's The Pastures of Heaven, 1932, signed and inscribed by the author, will be offered as well. Additionally of note is a run of first editions by Robert Frost, among them an exceptional copy of the first American edition of A Boy's Will, 1915, in the elusive dust jacket. A first edition, first printing of Security Analysis, 1934, by Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd, considered the most influential book on investing ever written, makes an appearance.

1:30pm

Preview Dates
Fri, May 12th 10am - 6pm
Sat, May 13th 12pm - 5pm
Mon, May 15th 10am - 6pm
Tue, May 16th 10am - 12pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 16 -
17, 2017
Bonhams - Los Angeles
JACKIE COLLINS-A LIFE IN CHAPTERS

Bonhams is immensely proud to announce the auction of the contents of Jackie Collins' Beverly Hills mansion to be sold in our Los Angeles saleroom this May. This extraordinary collection belonging to one of the world's top selling novelists, offers collectors the opportunity to bid on over 800 lots of: Art Deco Sculpture and furniture, 20th century art, decorative works of art, Biedermeier furniture, glass, silver, her fabulous and extensive jewelry collection, a custom made Jaguar XKR sports car and books from her private library. Every item gives a fascinating insight into the life of a 20th century icon who touched millions with her unrivaled insider's knowledge of Hollywood and the glamorous lives and loves of the rich,
famous, and infamous.

This stunning home was designed by Jackie and her husband Oscar Lerman to house her impressive art collection and for hosting glamorous parties where they entertained some of Hollywood's biggest stars. The house itself is arranged around a large swimming pool inspired by David Hockney's iconic painting, A Bigger Splash.

All lots with a low estimate of $10,000 or less will be sold without reserve

Bonhams - Los Angeles
7601 W. Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
Auctions West
May 17, 2017
Lyon & Turnbull - Edinburgh
Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photography
Sale #489

11am

VIEWING TIMES:
Sunday 14th May, 12-4pm
Monday 15th May, 10am-5pm
Tuesday 16th May, 10am-5pm
Morning of the sale from 9am

Lyon & Turnbull - Edinburgh
33 Broughton Place
Edinburgh, UNITED KINGDOM
Auctions International
May 18, 2017
Bloomsbury London
Fine Photographs and Photobooks

10am

Bloomsbury London
Bloomsbury House
24 Maddox Street
London, ENGLAND
Auctions International
May 18, 2017
PBA Galleries
Fine Literature
Sale #615

11am

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
May 18, 2017
The Living Book Symposium
This half-day symposium, being held in conjunction with The Living Book exhibition, will bring together three experts to share their unique perspectives on the book. Mark Dimunation, Chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress will present Ten Moments in the Stacks: A Curator's View. Alice Austin, book conservator at the Library Company of Philadelphia will present Book Theater: The History of the Tunnel Book, and Russell Maret, a type designer and private press printer working in New York City will present Hungry Bibliophiles: An Experiment in Utilitarian Bookmaking.

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Free for Members/ $15 for Non-Members

The Library Company of Philadelphia
1314 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA
Educational Programs Mid-Atlantic
May 18 -
19, 2017
Heritage Auctions
Photographs
Sale #5298

Bidding Begins Approx. April 27th

Full Preview
May 12-13, 2017
May 15 - 17
Heritage Auctions
445 Park Avenue, 15th Floor

Omni Berkshire Hotel
21 East 52nd Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 22, 2017
Ketterer Kunst GmbH & Co. KG
Rare Books
Sale #445

Ketterer Kunst GmbH & Co. KG
z. Hd. Christian Höflich
Holstenwall 5
Hamburg, GERMANY
Auctions International
May 23, 2017
Sotheby's - London
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental Books

10am

Sotheby's - London
34-35 New Bond Street
London, ENGLAND
Auctions International
May 23 -
June 02, 2017
SKINNER AUCTIONEERS AND APPRAISERS - Online Auction
Books & Manuscripts online

12pm - 10am

Free and Open to the Public

274 Cedar Hill Street
Marlborough, MA
Auctions New England
May 24, 2017
Lion Heart Autographs
Autograph Auction: A Historical Panorama - No Buyer's Premium!

140 Letters, Documents, Manuscripts & Signed Photographs

Please note that whether you leave your bids or join us LIVE on May 24th you must register in advance. Every 25th registered bidder wins a $100 credit toward their auction purchases.

1pm

Lion Heart Autographs
216 E. 45th Street, Suite 1100
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 25, 2017
Bloomsbury London
Books and Works on Paper

10am

Bloomsbury London
Bloomsbury House
24 Maddox Street
London, ENGLAND
Auctions International
May 30, 2017
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers
Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts & Sporting Collectibles

Modern Irish, English & International Literature; first Editions, Signed & Association Copies, Periodicals, Photographs, etc.; together with a rare collection of G.A.A. Sporting Memorabilia. Approx. 900 lots.

VIEWINGS:
Wednesday, 24th May 11am – 5pm
At Chatsworth Street, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny

Sunday 28th May: 1pm – 6pm
Monday 29th May: 10.30am – 6pm
At Tara Towers Hotel, Merrion Road

Tara Towers Hotel
Merrion Road
Dublin, IRELAND
Auctions International