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May 01, 2019
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
Fine Books and Manuscripts

The sale features a fine collection of Presidential and First Lady free frank covers, important aviation manuscripts, a selection of science and medical books, literature including a collection of works by Dickens, artist's books, and other exceptional Americana, books and manuscripts.

10am

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
1338 W. Lake Street
Chicago, IL
Auctions Midwest
May 02, 2019
Swann Auction Galleries
Old Master Through Modern Prints
Sale #2507

10:30am & 1:30pm

PREVIEW:
Sat, Apr 27th 12pm - 5pm
Mon, Apr 29th 10am - 6pm
Tue, Apr 30th 10am - 6pm
Wed, May 1st 10am - 6pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 02, 2019
Comic books, America, and the Holocaust
Comics artist Neal Adams, comics historian Craig Yoe, and Holocaust scholar Rafael Medoff, coauthors of We Spoke Out: Comic Books and the Holocaust, will discuss how comic books such as Batman, Captain America, and the X-Men introduced an entire generation to the difficult but important subject of the Holocaust.

6pm - 9pm

Columbia University Libraries
Butler Library
535 W. 114 Street
New York, NY
Lecture Mid-Atlantic
May 02, 2019
PBA Galleries
Rare Americana, including California & the West
Sale #672

11am

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
May 03 -
05, 2019
Chicago Antiquarian Map, Book & Ephemera Fair
sponsored by the History in Your Hands Foundation (HIYHF), a non-profit organization with a mission to provide classrooms with authentic, historical objects in an effort to help foster a more enriched learning experience.

The fair will consist of over 30 antique map, book, ephemera and book dealers from all across North America and parts of Europe. Thousands of maps, prints, and books spanning over 500 years of art and history will be on display and available for purchase over this three day event.

Fri 6pm - 8pm Preview Night Cocktail Reception: $30 / Person

Sat 10am - 5pm
Sun 10am - 3pm

Adults: $10
Seniors (65+) & Students (w/ID): $5
Kids (12 & Under): FREE

1st Floor
Newberry Library
60 W. Walton Street
Chicago, IL
Book Fairs Midwest
May 08 -
16, 2019
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers - Online
Fine Books & Manuscripts online
Auction 3245T (ONLINE ONLY)

This May sale contains more than 275 lots of manuscript material, printed books, natural history prints, and maps, including signed presidential material: George Washington, Ronald Reagan, Thomas Jefferson, Truman, FDR, Theodore Roosevelt, and Nixon; a selection of rare ephemera, early books, first editions, including works by Sir Isaac Newton, Cervantes, T.S.Eliot, Galileo, Hemingway, Kipling, Samuel Johnson, and others; travel books, illustrated books, incunabula; Audubon prints, and much more that is fine and rare.

12pm - 12pm

PREVIEW:
May 14, 12pm - 5pm
May 15, 12pm - 7pm

Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers
274 Cedar Hill Street
Marlborough
Auctions International
May 14, 2019
Swann Auction Galleries
19th & 20th Century Literature
Sale #2508

1:30pm

PREVIEW:
Fri, May 10th 10am - 6pm
Sat, May 11th 12pm - 5pm
Mon, May 13th 10am - 6pm
Tue, May 14th 10am - 12pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 14, 2019
Heritage Auctions - Dallas
Manuscripts
Sale #6210

Bidding Begins Approx.: April 25th, 2019

Partial Preview: Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Heritage Auctions - Dallas
3500 Maple Avenue
Dallas, TX
Auctions Southwest
May 14, 2019
Bonhams - Los Angeles
WONDERS OF THE GALAXY

Science Fiction and Fantasy in Film

Bonhams - Los Angeles
7601 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
Auctions West
May 14, 2019
Sotheby's - London
Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History

This sale offers important works of natural history, fine world maps and atlases, colour-plate books, accounts of exploration and travel, and topographical photographs.

10:30am & 2pm

VIEWING TIMES:
Fri, May 10th 9am - 4:30pm
Sat, May 11th 12pm - 5pm
Sun, May 12th 12pm - 5pm
Mon, May 13th 9am - 4:30pm

Sotheby's - London
34-35 New Bond Street
London, ENGLAND
Auctions International
May 15, 2019
Kedem Auctions
Rare and Important Items
Sale #66

7pm

PREVIEW:
Sun, May 12th 12 noon - 8pm
Mon, May 13th 12 noon - 8pm
Tue, May 14th 12 noon - 8pm
Wed, May 15th 11am - 2pm

Kedem Auctions
8 Ramban Street
Jerusalem, ISRAEL
Auctions International
May 16, 2019
Swann Auction Galleries
Contemporary Art
Sale #2509

1:30pm

PREVIEW:
Sat, May 11th 12pm - 5pm
Mon, May 13th 10am - 6pm
Tue, May 14th 10am - 6pm
Wed, May 15th 10am - 6pm
Thu, May 16th 10am - 12pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 16, 2019
PBA Galleries
Rare Golf Books, Clubs & Memorabilia
Sale #673

11am

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
Los Angeles, CA
Auctions West
May 21, 2019
Comprehending a Cube: Eighteen Months of Living with Euclid
In 2012, Russell Maret began work on a book inspired by Euclid’s Elements of Geometry. The book that resulted in 2014, Interstices & Intersections or, An Autodidact Comprehends a Cube, consists of one proposition from each of the 13 books of Euclid. In response to these propositions, Maret wrote 13 companion texts, prior to designing the typefaces in which the texts would be printed. He then illustrated both his and Euclid’s texts, and proceeded to print the book by hand. In this talk, Russell will discuss the process of the books making within the context of historical editions of Euclid’s Elements.

The speaker

Russell Maret is a letter designer and letterpress printer working in New York City. He began printing in San Francisco as a teenager before apprenticing with Peter Koch in Berkeley and Firefly Press in Somerville, Massachusetts. He set up his own press at the Center for Book Arts, New York in 1993 and has been printing and publishing ever since. In 1996 Russell began teaching himself to design letterforms, leading to a twelve year study of letterforms before he completed his first typeface in 2008. In 2009 Russell was awarded the Rome Prize in Design from the American Academy in Rome. In 2011, he began working to convert some of his type designs into new metal typefaces for letterpress. Since then he has produced four metal typefaces and four suites of metal ornaments. He is a Master Lecturer in the MFA Book Arts & Printmaking Department of University of the Arts in Philadelphia and the current North American Chair of the Fine Press Book Association. He has been the printer in residence of the Press in Tuscany Alley, San Francisco (1990); Artist in Residence at the Center for Book Arts, NYC (1996); and a trustee of the American Printing History Association. Russell’s books and manuscripts are in public and private collections throughout the world.

7pm - 8pm

Free & open to the public

Linda Hall Library
5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO
Lecture Midwest
May 22, 2019
Potter & Potter Auctions
Vintage Posters

Our May auction features hundreds of important vintage posters. The majority of the sale is composed of mid-century travel posters, including many fine airline posters advertising TWA, American, and United Airlines, many from noted designers of the era. The sale will be rounded out by a fine selection of movie, magic, theatrical, advertising, and exhibition posters, as well as French posters by Cheret and his contemporaries.

10am

Previews: May 20th — 21st 10am — 5pm

Potter & Potter Auctions
3759 N. Ravenswood Avenue, Suite 121
Chicago, IL
Auctions Midwest
May 23, 2019
Swann Auction Galleries
Graphic Design
Sale #2510

1:30pm

PREVIEW:
Sat, May 18th 12pm - 5pm
Mon, May 20th 10am - 6pm
Tue, May 21st 10am - 6pm
Wed, May 22nd 10am - 6pm
Thu, May 23rd 10am - 12pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 23, 2019
Grabhorn Institute Spring Fête
Annual fundraiser to support our unique apprenticeship programs, benefiting the only paid apprenticeships in typecasting, bookbinding, and letterpress printing in the country. Enjoy signature cocktails and seasonal plates as you circulate among demonstrations of traditional bookmaking by our dedicated craftspeople, and join in a lively discussion with our special guest artists, Sandow Birk and Elyse Pignolet, with gallerist Catharine Clark.

Silent Auction * Limited-Edition Poetry Broadsides * Letterpress Scratch-Off Tickets * 30% Discount on Arion Press Books * Raffle * Self-Portrait In A Convex Mirror Selfie Station * and more!

5:30pm - 9pm

Grabhorn Institute / Arion Press / M&H Type
1802 Hays Street
San Francisco, CA
Other Events West
May 27, 2019
Ketterer Kunst
Rare Books
Sale #482

PREVIEW:
May 16th - 17th 11am - 5pm
May 20th - 24th 11am - 5pm
May 26th 11am - 5pm

Ketterer Kunst Auctions
Holstenwall 5
Hamburg, GERMANY
Auctions International
May 30, 2019
PBA Galleries
Fine Books & Manuscripts
Sale #674

11am

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
Los Angeles, CA
Auctions West