Profoundly important Icons of Natural History and Cartography, With special essays by America’s leading Geographer, Professor John Rennie Short.

Highlights of the sale include: 

The Most Important Map in American History - one of only two examples of the first issue of the first edition, the other is at the Library of Congress.

The Only Watercolor Left on the Private

From England’s first attempts to colonize America, artists and mapmakers created impressions of the New World that fueled European imagination. Maps served as powerful propaganda tools for colonial expansionists eager to convey the richness and abundance of the land and its inhabitants, often representing America as a latter-day Garden of Eden. Initially, mapmakers incorporated iconographic

The Exceptional Sale
Sale #19032

The 2020 New York Exceptional Sale will offer a select and diverse group of decorative arts masterpieces, ranging from French ormolu-mounted porcelain and royal furniture to classic English mahogany and silver by important makers. Marble sculpture from antiquity and the Neoclassical period is complemented by European and Chinese porcelain, while

Recently we acquired most of the rare, letterpress editions printed by Anaïs Nin (French-Cuban, 1903-1977). Best known for her diaries, Nin also wrote fiction with themes of history, feminism, and multiculturalism. Together with Gonzalo More, one of her many lovers, Nin ran a private printing press in Greenwich Village where she taught herself to set type, stood for hours pumping a treadle

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The signature exhibition of The Met's 150th-anniversary year takes visitors on an immersive, thought-provoking journey through the history of one of the world's preeminent cultural institutions. Making The Met, 1870–2020 features more than 250 superlative works of art of nearly every type, from visitor favorites to fragile treasures that can only be

Fine Literature

Doyle Auctions - New York
175 East 87th Street

New York, NY

Marvin Getman of Getman’s Virtual Book & Paper Fairs has taken his popular rare book fairs all online since the pandemic hit the United States; and he has done so with tremendous success. More than 200 vendors are expected to participate.

Getman’s proprietary software has enabled him to organize three online book fairs since May and others have begun licensing his platform which is

Opening: Thursday, February 24

Applications are now open for Printed Matter’s Virtual Art Book Fair (Opening February 24, 2021).
Applications will be open until Tuesday, September 1 at midnight Eastern Standard Time.

Since the first NY Art Book Fair in 2005, Printed Matter’s Art Book Fairs have been among the leading international gatherings for fostering the distribution

This exhibition features recent picture books by Black artists and writers that empower the reader to reflect on and celebrate the complexity of their identities. In addition to bringing joy and discovery, these books encourage honest discussion of race and racism. They honor a range of Black lives and experiences and advocate for solidarity in the struggle for social justice and equity. 

This exhibition is the first of its kind to delve into the events, people, and themes of the civil rights movement as told through picture books. More than 80 artworks evoke the power of the era that shaped American history and continues to reverberate today. Picture the Dream presents three thematic sections exploring the forces that sparked the civil rights movement, its key players and