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August 24, 2019 Potter & Potter Auctions

Automata: Life and Other Illusions 

Our August sale features the automaton collection of Michael Kam. Over 150 vintage and modern mechanical marvels will go on the block, including rare and unusual examples by Vichy, Lambert, Phalbois, and their contemporaries. Fine and unique examples by modern makers of these intricate living sculptures will also be represented. The automatons will be complemented by a selection of kinetic art, puppets, and associated objects. 


Previews: August 22nd — 23rd 10am — 5pm 

Potter & Potter Auctions 
3759 N. Ravenswood Avenue, Suite 121

Chicago, IL

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Auctions Midwest
September 4, 2019 Heritage Auctions - New York

The Maurice Car Collection of Arts and Sciences Books
Sale #6218

Bidding Begins Approx. August 16th

Partial Preview
Tue, September 3rd

Heritage Auctions - New York
445 Park Avenue

New York, NY

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Auctions Mid-Atlantic
September 5, 2019 Heritage Auctions - New York

Rare Books
Sale #6212

Bidding Begins Approx. August 16th

Partial Preview
September 4th - 5th

Heritage Auctions - New York
445 Park Avenue

New York, NY

Auctions Mid-Atlantic
September 7, 2019 - September 8, 2019 Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair

The country's largest regional antiquarian book fair comes to Brooklyn each fall bringing more than 100 top antiquarian book, print, photo, autograph and ephemera dealers from around the globe as well as a full schedule of interesting talks and exhibits. Whether you are looking for a book for under $50 to start a collection or a rare signed first edition, you'll find those and so much more at BABF. 

- Rare and Vintage books 
- Prints 
- Rare Ephemera 
- Posters 
- Modern First Editions 
- Vernacular Photography 
- Manuscripts 
- Art and Design Books 
- Children's Books 
- Historical Documents 
- and much more 

Sat noon - 7pm 
Sun 11am - 4pm 

Brooklyn Expo Center 
72 Noble Street (at Franklin St.) 

Brooklyn, NY

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Book Fairs Mid-Atlantic
September 24, 2019 Sotheby's - London

Charles Dickens: The Lawrence Drizen Collection

This collection of first editions, inscribed presentation copies, issues in parts and related material comprises one of the most important libraries of Charles Dickens remaining in private hands.


Sotheby’s New York
Tue, June 25th 10am - 5pm
Wed, June 26th 10am - 5pm
Thu, June 27th 10am - 5pm

Charles Dickens Museum, London
Tue, Sep 3rd 10am - 5pm
Wed, Sep 4th Sep 10am - 5pm
Thu, Sep 5th 10am - 5pm
Friday 6 September 10am-5pm

Sotheby’s - London
Fri, Sep 20th 9am - 4:30pm
Sat, Sep 21st 12pm - 5pm
Sun, Sep 22nd 12pm - 5pm
Mon, Sep 23rd 9am - 4:30pm
Tue, Sep 24th 9am - 11am

Sotheby's - London
34-35 New Bond Street

London, UK

Auctions International