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October 07, 2017
2017 Picture Book Summit
On October 7, 2017
Experience A Dream Lineup Of Picture Book Stars
— Without Leaving Your Home!

Picture Book Summit is a world-class online conference for picture book writers and illustrators. With keynotes and workshops from bestselling, award-winning authors and illustrators, plus other learning and networking opportunities for aspiring picture book authors around the globe, all from the comfort of home, this is the one conference for children's writers you don’t want to miss!

Not all children's literature conferences are the same. We've invested in a robust, online learning "classroom" so we can bring you award-winning, well-respected speakers and workshops LIVE. This means you'll have opportunities for Q&A, interaction with other attendees, and live customer service throughout the entire event. Submission opportunities? Of course! We coordinate picture book submission opportunities for our attendees every year.

Picture Book Summit is not only the least stressful and most high-value conference to attend, but the best investment you'll make in your writing career all year long. Skip the airport lines, travel expenses and stress. Instead, join hundreds of other participants at the Picture Book Summit the first Saturday of October, year after year.
Educational Programs International
October 05, 2017
PBA Galleries
Fine Literature, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror - Daryl Litchfield Collection of Arkham House & H.P. Lovecraft
Sale #626

More than 300 lots of fine literature, from the 18th through the 21st centuries, are included in this exciting auction. Headlining the sale is the Daryl Litchfield collection of Arkham House and H.P. Lovecraft. The collection includes the earliest work by Lovecraft and a near complete collection of Arkham House publications. Many other science fiction and fantasy first editions are also offered, including nearly fifty lots of Edgar Rice Burroughs novels, many in the rare original dust jackets. Also featured are more than fifty lots of Black Sparrow press limited editions of the writings of Charles Bukowski, many signed by the author. Other rare literary works from the last 300 years are also offered, including titles by Dickens, Faulkner, Fitzgerald, Stowe, Twain, Wilde, and many others.


PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
October 07 -
08, 2017
Pasadena Antiquarian Book, Print, Photo & Paper Fair
Exhibitors will display and offer for sale a wide variety of Antiquarian rare and modern first edition books, prints, posters, vintage photographs, autographs, fine graphics, maps, manuscripts and many unique pieces of ephemera. The seasoned enthusiast, beginning collector or someone just browsing should not miss this extraordinary opportunity to experience so many fine collections all in one location.

Sat 10am - 6pm
Sun 11am - 4pm

General Admission $8
Senior Citizens (62+ years) $5.00 Children under 12 free
Free Return Privileges

Exhibit Hall B
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA
Book Fairs West
October 07 -
09, 2017
Profiles in History
The Personal Property Auction of Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds

This auction offers something for every fan of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher and their rich Hollywood history.

Profiles in History
26662 Agoura Road
Calabasas, CA
Auctions West
October 14, 2017
Celebration of Letterpress: The Book Arts & Paper
This year’s Printers Fair will feature a special exhibit, Printing on the Silver Screen, featuring printing presses and artifacts that the Printing Museum has rented to Hollywood over the last 75 years. These presses have been featured in many movies and Westerns, including The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), Have Gun Will Travel (1957), even John Boy’s Press on The Waltons (1971). More modern rentals include TV’s Gilmore Girls (2004), NCIS (2010), Seven Pounds (2008), and the critically acclaimed film Inception (2010). Guests will have a chance to print a special “Newsies Banner” keepsake on the actual press rented for the cult hit Newsies (1992).

The Fair is suitable for all ages. General admission is $10 for adults and $5 for kids under 12 years of age. Students, educators, enthusiasts, collectors, typophiles, bibliophiles, graphic designers, artists, and professionals will enjoy the varied demonstrations and array of vendors. Children are welcome but need to be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Please park across Torrance Boulevard in the Shopping Center. Use the crosswalk at the light to get to the Fair. You may also drop off visitors in front of the Museum main entrance. There is no parking on the Museum’s property.

$10 general admission and $5 for kids under 12 years of age.

10am - 5pm

The International Printing Museum
315 W. Torrance Blvd.
Carson, CA
Other Events West
October 19, 2017
PBA Galleries
Angling & Sporting: The Richard Beagle Collection, Part II with Americana - Travel & Exploration, Cartography
Sale #627


Over 400 lots of rare and significant books, manuscripts, maps, and related material, including items from the premier angling and sporting library formed by Richard Beagle. Key to the collection are fine limited editions with mounted specimens of tied flies; first editions of important accounts of angling in Britain and America; presentation copies of fishing books by Zane Gray; uncommon narratives of bird shooting and big game hunting; and other rarities. Accompanying the angling and sporting books is an array of interesting and unusual materials on the Americas and the world at large, with manuscripts of African American import, documents from old Mexico, scarce California ephemera, Hawaiiana, travels to the far reaches of the globe, and more.

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
October 18, 2017
Cheffins Auctions
The Library Sale


Viewing times:
Mon 16th 10.00 - 17.00
Tue 17th 10.00 - 17.00

Clifton House
1-2 Clifton Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Auctions International
October 28, 2017
"Reflections on Alice and Lewis Carroll"
Fall meeting of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America

Talks and a display of materials connected to the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland from University of Delaware Library collections

Dana Richards, Professor of Computer Science, George Mason University
Victor Fet, Professor of Biology, Marshall University
critic and writer Sarah Boxer
early education advocate and historian Edna Ronnals Rauck
August A. Imholtz, Jr., collector and past-president of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America
Mark Samuels Lasner, Senior Research Fellow, University of Delaware Library

Free and open to the public; Reception to follow in Memorial Hall.

University of Delaware Library
181 South College Avenue
Newark, DE
Other Events Mid-Atlantic
October 05 -
06, 2017
Houghton Library: Who Cares? A 75th Anniversary Symposium
This year Houghton Library, Harvard University’s primary rare books and manuscripts library, marks its 75th anniversary. We’ve acknowledged the occasion in many ways, but with this symposium we seek to resist the themes of comfortable reflection, appreciation, and celebration that attend anniversaries. Instead, we intend to examine our legacy, mission, and our path forward through the lens of the question: who cares?

More than a provocation, this question is an earnest interrogation of roles and responsibilities of special collections and archives in an ever-shifting landscape. Who cares for special collections? Why do we open our doors? How will we go on? These questions have no fixed answers, consensus is unlikely; it’s this uncertainty we welcome as we engage in substantive, productive conversation. To that end, we’ve invited speakers and panelists who connect to our collections in a range of ways – as creators and collectors, readers and interpreters, colleagues in cultural heritage from around the world – and asked them to grapple with these questions.

Free to register

Harvard Square area
Cambridge, MA
Educational Programs New England
October 07, 2017
James M. Shea Lecture Series: "Fanny in Her Home"
Author Nicholas Basbanes shares his observations on Fanny Longfellow’s 18 years living in Craigie House, and how the many objects and archival materials preserved here provide insight and depth into who she was and the times in which she lived.

Basbanes has been working with the collections at the site as the primary resource for his dual biography of Henry and Fanny Longfellow, to be titled Cross of Snow: The Love Story and Lasting Legacy of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

2pm - 4pm

A cake reception will precede the lecture at 2pm. Lecture begins at 3pm.

Free admission

Sherrill Library
Lesley University
89 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA
Lecture New England
October 15, 2017
Pioneer Valley Book & Ephemera Fair
A Fabulous One-Day Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair - Presented by the Southern New England Antiquarian Booksellers (SNEAB)

One of the best Vintage Book & Ephemera Shows in the Northeast!
Over 60 Exceptional Exhibitors from SNEAB, ABAA, ILAB & others offer Fine, Rare & Unusal Old Books, Plus Maps, Autographs, Prints, Posters, Playbills, Ephemera, and Much, Much More!

Sun 10am - 4pm

Adults $6
Young Collectors 12-21 $3
Under 12 Free with Paid Adult

The Smith Vocational School
80 Locust Street (Rt. 9)
Northampton, MA
Book Fairs New England
October 13 -
14, 2017
Twin Cities Book Festival
The Twin Cities Book Festival—brought to you by Rain Taxi—is not only the largest and most important literary gathering in the Upper Midwest, it is the annual get-together for the Twin Cities’ devoted literary community. This FREE, day-long festival brings people together to celebrate our vibrant literary culture. The festival welcomes ‘rock star’ authors, local literary heroes, publishers, magazines, booksellers—all of whom connect over great books and conversations.

Historic Progress Center & Fine Arts buildings
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
(at the corner of Cooper & Randall Streets)
1265 North Snelling Avenue
St. Paul, MN
Festival Midwest
September 28 -
October 01, 2017
St. Louis Print Week + Ladies of Letterpress!
Ladies of Letterpress is thrilled to be teaming up with the folks at The Firecracker Press and Central Print for this year's Ladies of Letterpress regional conference!

This four-day event will include tours, discussions, panels, presentations, and workshops taught by a range of experts in letterpress printing and printing-related fields, as well as collaborations with fellow attendees. From Windmills to Vandys to bookbinding and more, this will be a fun-filled, hands-on weekend for beginners and experienced printers alike. One registration fee entitles you to as many workshops as your schedule will allow! You are guaranteed to get your hands dirty and your aprons inky!

A few of the many highlights include:

- A workshop and keynote by printer, artist, and musician Bruce Licher of Independent Project Press

- Multi-day workshops from printers from all over the world on everything from Windmill operation to journal-making to wood-type printing

Tours and events highlighting St. Louis' rich typographic and printing history

The Firecracker Press and Central Print!
2624 N. 14th Street
St. Louis, MO
Other Events Midwest
October 02, 2017
Bonhams - New York

Bonhams - New York
580 Madison Avenue
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
October 05, 2017
Swann Auction Galleries
African-American Fine Art
Sale #2456

Charles White's monumental Take My Mother Home, 1957, leads this powerful sale of important works from the last century.


Preview Dates:
Sat, Sep 30th 12pm - 5pm
Mon, Oct 2nd 10am - 6pm
Tue, Oct 3rd 10am - 6pm
Wed, Oct 4th 10am - 6pm
Thu, Oct 5th 10am - 12pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
October 05, 2017
Sotheby's - New York

Auction showcases an exciting and diverse range of photographers from the 19th and 20th centuries. The sale is led by a selection of mesmerizing daguerreotypes from the NOTED COLLECTION OF STANLEY B. BURNS, MD.

Significant 19th century works include photographs by Eugène Atget, Gustave Le Gray, and the important Philip Haas daguerreotype of John Quincy Adams. History of photography luminaries Edward Weston, Robert Frank, and Ansel Adams are well represented in Sotheby’s Photographs auction, as are inventive early works by Frederick Sommer, Aaron Siskind, and Harry Callahan. Modern highlights include a strong selection of photographs by William Eggleston, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Robert Heinecken.

10:00am, 11:00am & 1:00pm

"Important Daguerreotypes from the Stanley B. Burns, MD, Collection” will start at 10:00 AM with Lots 1 through 53, and Photographs will start at approximately 11:00 AM with Lot 100.

Sat, Sep 30th 10am - 5pm
Sun, Oct 1st 1pm - 5pm
Mon, Oct 2nd 10am - 5pm
Tue, Oct 3rd 10am - 5pm
Wed, Oct 4th 10am - 5pm

Sotheby's - New York
1334 York Avenue
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
October 11, 2017
Heritage Auctions
Sale #5328


Full Preview
October 5-7
October 9-10

Lotte New York Palace
455 Madison Avenue
The Louis Suite
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
October 17, 2017
Swann Auction Galleries
Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books
Sale #2457

This sale boasts Greek and Roman classics from the Genevan presses of the Estienne dynasty of scholar-printers, incunabula and medical tomes.


Preview Dates:
Sat, Oct 14th 12pm - 5pm
Mon, Oct 16th 10am - 6pm
Tue, Oct 17th 10am - 12pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
October 19, 2017
Swann Auction Galleries
Art & Storytelling: Photographs & Photobooks
Sale #2458

Vernacular and fine art photographs span the lifetime of the medium in this sale, with highlights by Arbus, Ernst, Hujar and Muybridge.


Preview Dates:
Sat, Oct 14th 12pm - 5pm
Mon, Oct 16th 12pm - 5pm
Tue, Oct 17th 12pm - 5pm
Wed, Oct 18th 12pm - 5pm
Thu, Oct 19th 10am - 12pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
October 25, 2017
Lion Heart Autographs
Saints, Sinners, Kings, & Queens: Unique Autographs & Manuscripts from the 15th to 20th Centuries

“No Buyers Fee” auction features remarkable autographs and manuscripts ranging from a DS by Saint Francis de Sales to an extremely rare ALS by Marie Antoinette as Queen of France and a letter from Wanda (“the whip”) Sacher-Masoch referring to her “Masochistic” husband; a rare example signed by France’s King Louis XI and a lengthy DS by Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain legitimizing the cousin and future sister-in-law of Ponce de Leon, the conquistador and explorer of Florida; kings and queens of Hawaii; numerous fascinating letters of American presidents and first ladies, including a remarkable, unpublished ALS by Franklin Pierce criticizing President Lincoln and discussing Fort Sumter 16 days prior to the outbreak of the Civil War and a photograph of Lyndon Johnson and Harry Truman inscribed to JFK; important physicists like Teller, Yang, Wolfgang Pauli and Einstein and Nobel Prize winners, including Pearl Buck’s hand-corrected reading copy of her Nobel Prize lecture on The Chinese Novel; letters from members of the Irish Literary Revival; Judaica, including a rare example from the first victim (a Jew) of political assassination by the Haganah in Palestine; gay history; financiers, including “Commodore” Vanderbilt; and an astonishing letter by William Randolph Hearst about Citizen Kane, “I have not seen Citizen Kane. I do not know what the picture is about.” All autographs are guaranteed authentic without limit to the original purchaser. Please see our auction terms for more details.


Lion Heart Autographs
216 East 45th Street, Suite 1100
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
October 26 -
29, 2017
International Fine Print Dealers Association Print Fair
The International Art Fair for
Prints & Editions

Wed 6:30pm – 9pm PREVIEW (tickets required)

Thu 12pm – 8pm
Fri 12pm – 8pm
Sat 12pm – 8pm
Sun 12pm – 6pm

Daily: $20
Run-of-Show: $40
Children under 12 are admitted free with an adult

Tickets purchased for the Opening Night Preview include a complimentary day pass. Purchase Preview tickets online Sept 1.

River Pavillion
Javits Center
11th Avenue & W. 35th Street
New York, NY
Book Fairs Mid-Atlantic
October 26, 2017
Swann Auction Galleries
Rare & Important Travel Posters
Sale #2459

Early ocean liner advertisements lead the way in this colorful annual sale that teems with the work of Roger Broders, Bern Hill and Ludwig Hohlwein.


Preview Dates:
Sat, Oct 21st 12pm - 5pm
Mon, Oct 23rd 10am - 6pm
Tue, Oct 24th 10am - 6pm
Wed, Oct 25th 10am - 6pm
Thu, Oct 26th 10am - 12pm

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
October 26, 2017
Sotheby's - New York
The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen

The result of four decades of meticulous collecting by a devoted gardener and bibliophile, the Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen showcases three centuries of the finest illustrated botanical books. Many of the world’s most celebrated flower painters are represented by superb copies of their greatest publications, including Jacquin’s Plantarum rariorum horti Caesarei Schönbrunnensis, Redouté’s Les Roses, Thornton’s Temple of Flora, and Trew’s Plantae Selectae. Mr. Allen has shared his library with the National Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries (during its 2010 annual meeting in Seattle), the Book Club of Washington, the Elisabeth C. Miller Library at the University of Washington Botanic Gardens, and the Bloedel Gardens and Reserve, among other organizations, but the pre-sale exhibition will mark the first time the Allen Library will have been seen outside the Pacific Northwest.


Sat, Oct 21st 10am - 5pm
Sun, Oct 22nd 1pm - 5pm
Mon, Oct 23rd 10am - 5pm
Tue, Oct 24th 10am - 5pm
Wed, Oct 25th 10am - 5pm

Sotheby's - New York
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
October 28 -
29, 2017
Manhasset Antiques Show
The Original Manhasset Vintage, Books, & Decoratives Show

Long Island's Longest Running Show - Now In It's 69th Year!

Now for something Completely Different on Long Island! A true Vintage Market - Collectibles, Books, Memorabilia, Paper, Antiques, Jewelry, Furniture, Fashion, Repurposed, Glass, Pottery, Silver, Housewares, Prints, Art, China, Pyrex, Lighting, Vintage Toys, Timepieces, Decor, World's Fair, Souvenir, Unusuals, and Much, Much More! Everything and Anything Vintage!

A special feature will be Antiques Appraisals Sunday from 1pm - 3pm at $5/item by John Bruno, Star of Market Warriors!

Sat 10am - 5pm
Sun 11am - 4pm

$7 Adults
Free Children under 12

Congregational Church
1845 Northern Blvd (Rt. 25A)
Manhasset, NY
Art/Antiques Fairs Mid-Atlantic
October 13 -
15, 2017
Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word
The Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written WordSM is a three-day Festival celebrated each year during the second full weekend of October.

The Festival annually welcomes more than 200 authors from throughout the nation and in every genre for readings, panel discussions and book signings. Book lovers have the opportunity to hear from and meet some of America's foremost writers in fiction, history, mystery, food, biography, travel, poetry and children's literature among others.

Fri 12pm - 5pm
Sat 10am - 6pm
Sun 12pm - 5pm

Free & open to the public

War Memorial Plaza
301 6th Avenue N.
Nashvill, TN
Festival South
October 13, 2017
Heritage Auctions - Dallas
Illustration Art
Sale #5327

Bidding Begins Approx. Sep 22nd

Full Preview
October 10-13, 2017

Heritage Auctions - Design District Showroom
1518 Slocum Street
Dallas, TX
Auctions Southwest
October 19, 2017
Heritage Auctions - Dallas
Historial Manuscripts
Sale #6182

Bidding Begins Approx.: Sep 29th

Full Preview
October 17-19, 2017

Heritage Auctions - Dallas
3500 Maple Avenue
Dallas, TX
Auctions Southwest
October 12 -
15, 2017
Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference
This four-day international conference will bring together scholarly professionals who are poised to address current problems pertaining to the study of textual artifacts that cross scholarly, pedagogical, professional, and curatorial domains. The conference will explore theories and methods common to the object-oriented disciplines, such as anthropology and archaeology, but new to bibliography. The Bibliography Among the Disciplines program, supported by Rare Book School and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, aims to promote focused cross-disciplinary exchange and future scholarly collaborations. The project will culminate in 2019 with a volume of essays contributed by conference participants. Both the conference and subsequent volume will seek to build on the ongoing series of symposia conducted by Rare Book School’s Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography, established in 2012 through funding from the Foundation.

Conference registration is limited to 300 participants. Conference sessions will include both traditional and innovative formats: plenary addresses, papers, short presentations, roundtables, and working groups. All program slots for presenters have now been filled, but we warmly invite registrations from anyone who wishes to attend the conference to hear the talks and participate in the discussions. The conference will also include hands-on bibliographical workshops and site visits to local special collections, by pre-registration.

114 Alderman Library
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Educational Programs South
October 14 -
15, 2017
Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair
The Pacific Northwest’s Premier Book Event!

Dealers from across the United States, Canada, England and beyond offering for sale thousands of collectible books, prints, maps, manuscripts, autographs, photographs, posters, postcards, broadsides, fine bindings and ephemera.

ome tour the aisles of this most literate city’s beloved event. Meet with specialists from all over the world. Browse this veritable museum of cultural and historical artifacts. There is always something interesting and unusual to take home for all price ranges.

Sat 10am - 6pm
Sun 11am - 4pm

$5 admission for both days

Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
301 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA
Book Fairs West
October 07 -
08, 2017
The Vancouver Rare Book, Photograph & Paper Show
This is Western Canada's
first such show since 2014. Consequently it features many top Canadian
dealers (along with a few dealers new to both regional and international
fairs) offering a thoughtfully curated selection of books (antiquarian,
collectible and rare), photographs, maps, prints, manuscripts, and ephemera.
Subject areas include – but are not limited to: Americana, Canadiana;
children’s and illustrated; natural, social and military history; literature
and fine arts; travel and exploration; science and technology; fine press
and limited editions. Items on offer will range from 15th century
incunabula to 21st century modern first editions.

The show offers something for everyone, be they experienced or novice collectors, librarians, archivists, scholars or individuals simply interested in fine material.

Sat 9am - 4pm
Sun 10am - 3pm

Admission $10.00

Heritage Hall
3102 Main Street
Vancouver, BC, CANADA
Other Events International
October 19 -
23, 2017
41st Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale
Over the course of the year, our dedicated volunteers carefully sort thousands of donated books into 70 academic and popular categories. At the sale you can find cookbooks, art books, musical scores, biographies, children's books, popular and classic literature, travel guides, academic monographs from a variety of disciplines, theology, religion, and many other categories. We also offer a significant selection of rare and unique items, as well as special editions.

*Thu 11am - 9pm
Fri 10am - 9pm
Sat 10am - 8pm
Sun noon - 6pm
Mon 10am - 8pm

*First day only* Admission charge $5.

Seeley Hall (Second Floor)
Trinity College
University of Toronto
6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto, ON, CANADA
Book Sale International
October 12, 2017
Forum Auctions
The Edge Hall Library


Forum Auctions
The Westbury Hotel
37 Conduit Street
Auctions International
October 25 -
27, 2017
INK FAIR LONDON: Rare Books & Art

Held at 2 Temple Place on London’s Embankment, an extraordinary and beautiful Gothic mansion and one of the capital’s best kept secrets, INK Fair London brings together 30 of the most significant and respected European and American dealers in rare books, art works, and manuscripts, for a three-day event that promises to be the highlight of every collector’s year.

2 Temple Place is a magnificently eccentric fin-de-siecle residence, built by newspaper and property magnate William Waldorf Astor to house his family and his art and book collection. It might almost have been designed with INK LDN in mind. Its opulent interior is a bibliophile’s delight, boasting a treasure trove of literary references.

These include a frieze of 80 Shakespearean characters, a main staircase featuring mahogany carvings of The Three Musketeers (and D’Artagnan), statues of Rip Van Winkle and Hester Prynne and a series of silver gilt panels depicting the women of Malory’s Morte d’Arthur.

The building also has links to a more contemporary cultural phenomenon – 2 Temple Place is where the marriage of Lady Rose and Atticus Aldrige was filmed for Downton Abbey.

It would be hard to find a more fitting home for this exciting and prestigious book fair.

26th October 11.00 - 20.00
27th October 11.00 - 19.00

Champagne Reception
25th October 17.00

Two Temple Place on London’s Embankment
Book Fairs International
October 26, 2017
Sotheby's - London
Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part 1: Music

Sotheby’s is honoured to offer for sale fine and important music manuscripts and letters from a distinguished private collection, amassed in the first half of the twentieth century, and unknown and inaccessible since then. It contains a large number of new, unpublished and unrecorded manuscripts including an autograph canon by Beethoven, “Ewig dein”, reported in the 1860s but thereafter untraced, leading modern scholars even to doubt its existence. There are also unrecorded music manuscripts by Chopin, Bellini, Verdi, Schumann and others. Most remarkable is a series of thirty-five mainly unpublished letters by Verdi to one of his most important collaborators Salvatore Cammarano, about composing Il trovatore, Luisa Miller and other operas. There are also music manuscripts by Brahms and Mendelssohn, letters by Haydn, Gluck, Paganini, Berlioz, Rossini, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Wagner, Mahler and Puccini and many exceptional signed photographs.


Sotheby's - London
34-35 New Bond Street
Auctions International
October 03, 2017
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers
Rare Book & Collectors' Sale

To include items from:
The Late Paddy Morrissey, Leeson Lounge, Dublin
The Late Joseph Rafferty, Cloghan, Co., Offaly
& items from other clients


Sun. Oct 1st 12 noon - 5:30pm
Mon. Oct 2nd 10:30am - 6:00pm
No viewing Day of Sale or at Castlecomer Auction Room

Admittance strictly by catalogue €10 (Admits 2)

The Kilbride Suite
The Ormonde Hotel
Kilkenny City, IRELAND
Auctions International
October 10, 2017
Sotheby's - Paris
Bibliothèque Romantique R. & B. L.

This sixth part of the prestigious R. & B.L. collection, sold in association with Binoche and Giquello, is devoted to Romantic literary works. It comprises exceptional Illustrated books by Daumier, Grandville and others, in pristine original condition; Romantic first editions by Balzac, Mérimée, Musset, Sand, Stendhal and Vigny in contemporary signed bindings; and rare Hugo drawings, inscribed copies and autographs.

Expert of the sale : Dominique Courvoisier

10:30am & 2:30pm

Fri, Oct 6th 10am - 6pm
Sat, Oct 7th 10am - 6pm
Sun, Oct 8th 10am - 6pm
Mon, Oct 9th 10am - 6pm

Sotheby's - Paris
76, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
Auctions International
October 30, 2017
Sotheby's - Paris
From incunabula to avant-garde artist books, this sale includes 15th and 16th-century French and Italian books (Boccaccio, Ameto, 1479; Bruto, Contra Judeos, 1489; Platea, the first book about money lending, in 1472, the Suidas encyclopedia of 1499, the first Parisian edition of Montaigne’s Essays, 1583…), scientific rarities (Archimedes 1565, Euler 1736, Fourier 1808…) and 18th-century neo-classical French and English bindings in perfect condition. The Modern lots feature books by Picasso and Miró, unpublished manuscripts by Sade and Che Guevara, as well as rare books by Marcel Broodthaers.

Three masterpieces offered for sale are a unique very large poster of the Déclaration des droits de l’homme printed in 1793, an exceptional copy of Piranesi’s Vedute di Roma, bound before 1780, with 107 plates – most of them first state impressions, and Louis Brun’s extraordinary editor copy of Du côté de chez Swann, one of 5 copies on Japan paper, inscribed to him by Proust, with letters and manuscripts.


Thu, Oct 26th 10am - 6pm
Fri, Oct 27th 10am - 6pm
Sat, Oct 28th 10am - 6pm
Mon, Oct 30th 10am - 6pm

Sotheby's - Paris
76, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
Auctions International
October 11, 2017
Lyon & Turnbull Auctioneers
Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photography
Sale #501


Sun Oct 8th 12pm - 4pm
Mon Oct 9th 10am - 5pm
Tue Oct 10th 10am - 5pm
Morning of the sale from 9am

Lyon & Turnbull Auctioneers
33 Broughton Place
Auctions International