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Collection Illuminating the Evolution of the United States Offered by Old World Auctions

Glen Allen, Virginia—May 24, 2017—Over 400 lots focused on the history, discovery, and evolution... read more

The Ornithological Library of Gerald Dorros at Christie's NY

New York—Christie’s is pleased to present The Ornithological Library of Gerald Dorros, MD, a... read more

Christie's Announces Highlights from the Eric C. Caren Collection

New York—Christie’s announces the sale of the Eric C. Caren Collection: How History Unfolds... read more

Nobel Prize Medal of Man Who Discovered Cosmic Rays for Sale at Bonhams NY

The Nobel Prize Medal for Physics awarded in 1936 to the Austrian scientist who... read more

Disney Animation Art and Disneyland Treasures at Profiles in History

LOS ANGELES—On June 9th in Los Angeles, Profiles in History will auction off 50... read more

Record-Shattering $8.3-Million Comics & Comic Art Auction at Heritage

DALLAS, Texas (May 23, 2017) - Robert Crumb’s 1969 Fritz The Cat Cover Art... read more

Books & Works on Paper, Darwin Letter at Bloomsbury Auctions, June 22

Bloomsbury Auctions will be hosting the auction of Books & Works on Paper at... read more

Ransom Center Names Aaron T. Pratt the Pforzheimer Curator of Early Books and Manuscripts

The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin announces its appointment... read more

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