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July 12, 2018
PBA Galleries
Fine Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography
Sale #647

Over 700 lots of rare and interesting material, ranging from colonial America and the Revolution through to heady days of the Gold Rush, the tragedy of the Civil War, and the settling of the plains and mountain west, culminating in civil rights movements of the 20th century. Beyond the North American continent are voyages to the far reaches of the globe, and scarce historical accounts of the clashes of competing cultures. A large selection of maps shows the growth of geographic knowledge of the world, and charts the expansion of civilizations. The eclectic gathering includes printed books, manuscripts, letters, ephemera, photographs, maps, atlases, and much more.


PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
July 19, 2018
PBA Galleries
Fine Pens
Sale #648

361 lots of fine writing instruments, with a strong selection of modern limited Montblancs including numerous Writers Series and Patron of Art Series pens, as well as fine modern limited pens from Namiki, Cartier, Caran d’Ache, Montegrappa, OMAS, Krone, Stipula, Waterman, Henry Simpole and others. The vintage selection comprises dozens of early Montblancs including many safety fountain pens, as well as rare overlay eyedropper pens by Waterman, Parker, Houston, Paul E. Wirt Co., Aiken Lambert, John Holland and others. Topping off the sale is a small sampling of watches by Rolex, LeCoultre and Vacheron & Constantin.


PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
July 26, 2018
PBA Galleries
Modern Literature
Sale #649

Over 550 lots of fine literature, mostly from the 20th century, with a few from earlier times, and a handful from our current millennium. Included are first editions of key works by the major authors of our time, most in the original dust jackets, many signed or inscribed. There is a large selection of works by Charles Bukowski, with a number of limited editions containing original oil paintings by the rogue poet. Also present are significant works or sizable collections by William S. Burroughs, Truman Capote, Willa Cather, Stephen Crane, John Fante, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Graham Greene, Ernest Hemingway, Jack Kerouac, Stephen King, Jack London, Flannery O’Connor, Michael Shaara, Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Richard Wright, and many others.


PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
July 15 -
21, 2018
2018 ABAA & Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar/Workshop
Learn about the antiquarian book trade from
the best booksellers and librarians in the country.

More than 2000 students have graduated from the seminar since its inception, many of whom have gone on to become prominent members of the bookselling community.

*Reference Tools for the Book Trade
*Setting Up and Using a *Bookseller Database
*Operating a Profitable Open Shop
*Hands-on Exhibits of Printing and Binding Styles
*Conservation and Preservation

The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America and the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar have shared a close relationship since the time of the Seminar’s inception in 1978, and the goals of the Seminar continue to be supported by the ABAA.

Colorado College
1604 East Yampa Street
Colorado Springs, CO
Educational Programs West
July 26 -
29, 2018
The Newberry Library Book Fair
The Newberry Book Fair, Chicago’s favorite used book binge, is held every year the last weekend of July. The 2018 Book Fair will be held July 26 to July 29. Browse through 120,000+ books in 70 categories, many of which are priced at $3 or under. Scour the sale for amazing deals on cookbooks, fiction, art books, children’s literature, collectibles, movies, records, and much, much more. Admission is free and all proceeds support the Newberry!

Everything for sale at the Book Fair is generously donated throughout the year. Please read our Book Fair donation guide for more information.

Newberry Library
60 W. Walton Street
Chicago, IL
Book Fairs Midwest
July 28, 2018
Potter & Potter Auctions
Fine Books & Manuscripts

Our summer sale features several categories: historical documents and Americana, alongside literature, science and math, children's books, autographs, and magazines. Featured categories include books on travel, political memorabilia, aviation, and American history. Accompanying the artifacts, books, and manuscripts will be a selection of vintage prints and posters.


Potter & Potter Auctions
3759 N. Ravenswood Avenue, Suite 121
Chicago, IL
Auctions Midwest
July 19, 2018
A Passion for Collecting: Henry and Emily Folger's Hunt for First Folio
Andrea Mays, author of The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger’s Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare’s First Folio, will speak about her book, early printing, collecting, and the upcoming Early English Books auction (Sale #3117B) on July 20.

Andrea Mays, like fellow New Yorker Henry Folger, has been possessed by a lifelong obsession with Shakespeare and his times. A former student of Frank McCourt (who chronicled those days in his memoir “Teacher Man”), Andrea spent much of her Manhattan girlhood holed up in the New York Public Library listening to vinyl LP recordings of performances by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Throughout high school, she carried around in her rucksack tattered, paperback copies of the Folger Library editions of Shakespeare’s plays.

Andrea has degrees in economics from the State University of New York at Binghamton and UCLA and teaches economics at California State University at Long Beach. In Washington, D.C., she was a presidential appointee to the U.S. International Trade Commission, where she served as economist to the chairman. She divides her time between California and Washington, where her Gilded Age townhouse, the residence of Daniel Chester French while he sculpted the Lincoln Memorial, stands in the shadow of the Folger Shakespeare Library. The Millionaire and the Bard is her first book.


Reception at 5:30pm

Skinner Auctioneers - Boston
63 Park Plaza
Boston, MA
Lecture New England
July 20, 2018
Skinner Auctioneers - Boston
Early English Books: A Single Owner Sale
Salt #3117B

The July 20th Skinner rare book sale will be a rare opportunity to see 200 examples of early English printing in Boston. An English incunabula edition of Higden’s Polychronicon is included, along with a selection of rare Elizabethan literature including a Shakespeare Fourth Folio and Shakespeare source material published during the bard’s lifetime. Also in the sale are several early books on the education of children, and a selection of practical works on swimming, worms, the evils of long hair, surveying, fowling, painting sun-dials, mathematics, astronomy, astrology, and a group of early compendia of folk remedies and recipes.


Preview Times
July 18, 12pm - 5pm
July 19, 12pm - 7pm
July 20, 9am - 12pm

LECTURE: 7-19-18 Reception at 5:30pm, Lecture at 6:00pm

Andrea Mays, author of The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger’s Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare’s First Folio, will speak about her book, early printing, collecting, and the upcoming Early English Books auction.

Skinner Auctioneers - Boston
63 Park Plaza
Boston, MA
Auctions New England
July 26, 2018
Swimmers: Recent Works by Carole Feuerman
Reception with the Artist
5pm - 7pm

Artist Talk & Book Signing 5:30pm

June 15th - 29th
Featured are five of Feuerman's sculptures

Louis & Susan Meisel Gallery
The Artist Book Foundation
MASS MoCA Campus, Bldg. 13, 2nd Floor
1327 Mass Moca Way
North Adams, MA
Book Signing New England
July 02, 2018

The Matthew Morrell / Natalie Sanchez Pediatric Cancer Research Fund Auction

Gene Beck kindly agreed to host this first-of-its-kind event, to raise money for pediatric cancer research.

Through the generosity of the Morrell family, as well as Stephen King who graciously signed his original manuscripts, this auction will offer for the first time in history, eight autographed Stephen King typescripts (including the 1566 pages of IT), two uncorrected proofs, and nearly two dozen more signed, limited editions, first editions, and one creepy horror magazine.

Some of these typescripts have never been seen by people outside of the Morrell family, and Stephen King’s family, and will probably never be available again.


Nocturnem Draft Haus
56 Main Street
Bangor, ME
Auctions New England
July 15, 2018
Detroit Festival of Books
The Detroit Festival of Books is the first used & rare books festival in the City of Detroit.

The Detroit Festival of Books (aka: the Detroit Bookfest) is a goodwill effort to help generate a deeper love and appreciation of books in the Greater Detroit community.

This event is indoor/outdoor, cold/warm, rain/shine.

Vendors keep 100% of their proceeds!

10am - 4pm

Free entry & open to the public

Eastern Market, Shed 5
2934 Russell Street
Detroit, MI
Book Fairs Midwest
July 10 -
24, 2018
Cohasco, Inc.
Historical Documents
And Desirable Collectibles
Sale #67

Selections From Major Collections And Other Important Holdings

July 24, 2018,9:00pm

In the rare event of major power blackout or interruption of telephone service on closing date, new closing date will be July 31, 2018.

Document Preservation Center
Postal 821
Yonkers, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
July 13 -
24, 2018
Doyle - New York - ONLINE
Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Over Three Hundred Books on Angling Spanning the 18th Century to the Modern Day

Doyle is pleased to auction an extensive collection of angling books assembled by Arnold “Jake” Johnson (1930-2017) of Bozeman, Montana. Comprising over three hundred books, this remarkable collection will be offered in a timed online-only auction on Doyle.com. Bidding will commence when the catalogue is published online on Friday, July 13. Bidding will close on Tuesday, July 24 beginning at Noon EDT.

The collection offers a wide range of material, from rare works dating to the 18th century to finely produced recent publications. Fishing for trout, salmon and fly-fishing are well represented, as are deep sea and sport-fishing. Featured are copies of important titles with inscriptions or fine provenance, including books from the libraries of Dean Sage, Edward Sands Litchfield, Samuel B. Webb, C.R. Morphy, Bibliotheca Piscatoria Lynniana, and Robert Hoe. Also noteworthy are volumes signed by Zane Grey and other major anglers and artists. The sale offers books in a range of price points and presents an exciting opportunity to add to an established collection, form the foundation of a new collection, or find a unique gift for an angling enthusiast.

A true bibliophile, Johnson was an inveterate collector of rare items related to angling, travel, expeditions in India and Africa, English sporting and color-plate, 19th century big game hunting, and Western Americana. His collection comprises hundreds of rare books, hand-written accounts of hunting expeditions, striking examples of 19th century photographic travel albums, and elusive bibliographies and facsimiles of major works. The collection will offered in an ongoing series of live and online auctions.


Exhibition Dates
Fri, Jul 20 9am – 12pm
Mon, Jul 23 10am – 4pm

Doyle - New York
175 East 87th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
July 25 -
26, 2018
Guernsey’s - New York
African American Historic & Cultural Treasures

In a remarkable two-page document handwritten only months before her landmark bus incident, Mrs. Parks described the moment when the two stalwart leaders of the Civil Rights Movement came together.

This historic document, coming up for auction by Guernsey’s this summer, is just one of many treasured items to be included in an event devoted to African American history and culture. Among the hundreds of other items in the sale will be the fabled original Steel Town recording contract signed on November 21, 1967 by Joe Jackson on behalf of the Jackson Five (and Michael Jackson), and the complete Larry Richards “Cinema Apart” Collection featuring hundreds of film posters and related ephemera documenting African American involvement in the movies.

Guernsey’s - New York
65 E. 93rd Street (between Madison & Park)
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
July 10 -
12, 2018
Hake's Americana & Collectibles
Online Auction
Sale #224

Movie Posters
Concert Posters
Star Wars
Super Heroes
Original Art
CGC Certified
Frazetta Original Art

Hake's Americana & Collectibles
York, PA
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
July 26 -
29, 2018
Celebrating...Mystery, Adventure, Science Fiction, & More

Beginning with its first convention in 2009, PulpFest has annually drawn hundreds of fans and collectors of vintage popular fiction and related materials to its summertime festivities. In addition to a large dealers’ room, the convention offers a wide range of interesting and entertaining pulp-related programming each and every year.

The focus of PulpFest 2018 will be pulp magazines and related materials, genre fiction, vintage paperbacks, digests, men’s adventure and true crime magazines, first edition hardcovers, series books, dime novels, original art, Big Little Books, B-movies and serials and related collectibles, old-time-radio shows, and Golden and Silver Age comic books.

We hope to see you at this year’s PulpFest. You’ll have an AMAZING time!

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh – Cranberry
910 Sheraton Drive
Pittsburgh, PA
Book Fairs Mid-Atlantic
July 14, 2018
Case Antiques Auctions & Appraisals
Summer Fine Art & Antiques

The auction includes 879 lots, featuring art, antiques and jewelry from the collections of Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Slaymaker of Nashville, Wilma and Jack Murray of Knoxville; and Johnny Maddox of Gallatin; the estates of Martha Goldsmith of Clarksville, Larry Casey of Jackson, and Charles Boyd Coleman of Chattanooga, and other fine Southern collections and estates.


Fri, July 13th noon - 6pm

Case Antiques Auctions & Appraisals
​4310 Papermill Drive
Knoxville, TN
Auctions South
July 03 -
12, 2018
Christie's - Online
Quentin Blake: A Retrospective
Sale #16985

In a retrospective spanning 40 years, Sir Quentin Blake has chosen from his personal collection a wealth of illustrations to be offered to benefit three charities: The House of Illustration, Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity and Survival International. The works comprise ‘Alternative Versions’, preliminary drawings, and related artwork for many of Quentin Blake’s best-loved projects which will be immediately recognisable to multiple generations of children and their parents. Alongside very many pieces from his collaboration with Roald Dahl – which defined an era in children’s book illustration – there is artwork for his own books and those of other authors, including illustrations for Folio Society editions of classics such as Candide and Don Quixote. A wonderful variety of Alternative Versions from Quentin’s work for hospitals – including St George’s, Tooting and Angers University Hospital – and for public exhibitions completes the collection.

Christie's - Online
8 King Street
St. James's
Auctions International
July 03, 2018
Sotheby's - London
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books

The sale of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books features the Breviary of Marie (1344-1404), Duchess of Bar, daughter of Bonne of Luxembourg and King John II (the Good) of France, personalised for her with several full-page portraits and her coat of arms. John Chrysostom’s Homilies on the Gospel of Matthew, written in Greek in Constantinople in the late 9th century, presents another highlight. The Continental books section includes numerous incunabula and some fine Italian bindings, together with a leaf from a blockbook Apocalypse. There is a complete set of the monumental Russian heraldic work produced in the early nineteenth century, Obshchii gerbovnik dvoryanskikh rodov Vserossiiskiya Imperii, as well as an illuminated manuscript produced in the 1930s by Granduchess Victoria Federovna.


Sotheby's - London
34-35 New Bond Street
Auctions International
July 10, 2018
Forum Auctions
The Rothamsted Collection, Day 1: Rarities from the Lawes Agricultural Library


Forum Auctions
220 Queenstown Road
Auctions International
July 10, 2018
Bloomsbury Auctions
Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures

Bloomsbury Auctions is proud to be the only auction house in the world to offer regular sales in this important category of book. The present sale includes a range of pieces from around 2000 BC. through to the nineteenth century, with highlights in an exceptionally rare geographical papyrus, a leaf from a gargantuan Hebrew Bible of c. 1000, the only known fragment from a cartulary made for Malmesbury Abbey in the twelfth century, a copy of the Greek chronicle of Choniates narrating the arrival of the Crusaders from the Byzantine viewpoint, a fourteenth-century copy of the life of Alexander the Great, a thirteenth-century Bible with 83 historiated initials from the medieval library of Canterbury Cathedral, a sumptuous Book of Hours made around 1470 for Isabella d'Este, the supreme female patron of the Italian Renaissance, and a rare Persian Divan of Poetry, written in Arabic on blue gold-flecked paper in the sixteenth century, as well as 146 other items.


Fri, July 6th 9.30am – 5.30pm
Sat, July 7th 11am – 4pm
Sun, July 8th 11am – 4pm
Mon July 9th 9.30am – 5.30pm
Day of sale from 9.30
16 Pall Mall, London

Bloomsbury Auctions
67 Pall Mall
St James’s
Auctions International
July 10, 2018
Sotheby's - London
The Library of an English Bibliophile Part VIII
Sale L18416

The eighth sale in our successful series ‘From the Library of an English Bibliophile’ will be held on 10 July 2018. The English Bibliophile first started his collection over five decades ago and Sotheby’s has offered some highly significant, desirable and rare books from this library since October 2010.

This sale is no exception and includes a number of works from English, American and Continental literature (together with a number of books from other collecting areas) as well as a wonderful and important selection of Children’s literature.


Fri, July 6th 9am - 4:30pm
Sat, July 7th 12pm - 5pm
Sun, July 8th 12pm - 5pm
Mon, July 9th 9am - 12pm

Sotheby's - London
34-35 New Bond Street
Auctions International
July 11, 2018
Christie's - London
Valuable Books and Manuscripts
Sale #16018

11 Jul, 10am (Lots 1 - 177)
11 Jul, 2pm (Lots 178 - 364)
11 Jul, 5:30pm (Lots 365 - 394)

Jul 7th, 12pm - 5pm
Jul 8th, 12pm - 5pm
Jul 9th, 6pm - 8:30pm
Jul 10th, 9am - 4:30pm
Jul 11th, 9am - 8pm

Christie's - London
8 King Street
St. James's
Auctions International
July 06 -
08, 2018
ANZAAB Australian Antiquarian Book Fair
The Melbourne Rare Book Fair is again being held at Wilson Hall, The University of Melbourne. Thirty-two exhibitors, including booksellers from the UK, the USA and Japan, will have a broad, diverse and interesting selection of books, maps, manuscripts and ephemera, including early printed books, historical accounts of travel, prints, literature, art, militaria, and children's books, offered for sale at prices to suit all levels of collecting.

Whether you already have your own personal library and wish to add to it or would like to know more about book collecting, this is your opportunity to explore the world of books with experts in their fields.

Free admission

Wilson Hall
Building 151
The University of Melbourne
Book Fairs International
July 05, 2018
El Remate Subasta


Since June 25 9am - 6pm

Modesto Lafuente 12
Madrid, SPAIN
Auctions International