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Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present Bohemian Club Books & Ephemera on August 10 featuring…
On view in the Grolier Club’s second floor gallery from September 12 through November 9, …
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Heritage Auctions’ July 12-13 Summer Sports Card Catalog Auction will feature a mint-condition 1952 Topps Jackie Robinson, a gem-mint Michael Jordan Fleer rookie card, and a gem-mint chrome rookie card signed by a young Bryce Harper.
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In 1936, three years out of high school and working from her home darkroom on Prospect Avenue in Princeton, Elizabeth Menzies (1915-2003) sold her first cover photograph to the Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW). That photo and many others went uncredited. The back sides of the prints document an…
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A collection of material belonging to West Side Story Oscar winner George Chakiris comes to Heritage Auctions on July 25-26 featuring the actor’s scripts, movie, artwork, Golden Globe trophy, Oscar nomination plaque, and Bernardo’s leather wristband.
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The impact German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer had on European art is the focus of the latest exhibition at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California, running through September 23. 
Two autograph manuscript calligraphic poems by J.R.R. Tolkien, his notes on Elvish languages of Middle-earth, and 21 related letters to British composer Donald Swann from the 1960s will go under the hammer at Sotheby's on July 11.
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Images captured by photographer David Bailey at Live Aid in 1985 go under the hammer at Sworders later this month. The 13 images, signed by the artists themselves, were chosen at the time for a benefit auction.
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The National Archives in Washington, DC has announced its new rotating exhibit, Road to Revolution, featuring a selection of records that document major milestones in the journey from colonial resistance to American independence and the experiences of the nation's founding generation.
Patrick O'Brian's autograph manuscript draft for chapters I and II of 'XXI', the 21st and last, incomplete, Aubrey-Maturin novel, is the first in our new regular series 'Rare Book of the Week'.It comes up for auction at Christie's on July 10 in its Valuable Books and Manuscripts sale with…
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Fanatics and Sotheby’s have announced a new collaboration to offer collectors access to the rarest trading cards across all sports on the market valued at $100,000 and above.