New York -- Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books are on the block at Swann Galleries on Thursday, December 17. The sale will feature a strong showing of world cartography, as well as a standout selection of historical prints and paintings of the natural sciences.

Natural history and color plate works shine, with John Woodhouse Audubon’s original life-size oil

Hamburg, Germany — With total proceeds of around € 2 million*, the Rare Books Auction at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on November 30 did not only realize an excellent result but also got ahead of the great spring sales figures by around € 200,000*. In the Evening Sale alone 90% of the objects on offer changed owners with in many cases

Chicago — Potter & Potter Auctions' November 14, 2020 Vintage Posters, Prints, and Works on Paper sale captured the imagination of collectors worldwide.  When the hammer fell silent after a very long day of bidding, 122 lots realized $500-$999; 44 lots scored $1,000-$2,499; and seven lots made $2,500+. Prices noted include the company's 20% buyer's

London — On 30 November 1900 in a rundown Paris hotel, the poet, dramatist, novelist, and society wit Oscar Wide died. Now, 120 years after his passing, Bonhams announces a major new exhibition dedicated to Wilde’s life and works to be staged at its London headquarters, 101 New Bond Street. Oscar Wilde: A Man for Our Times runs from

Amsterdam — With a particular focus on American artists and photographers, this auction offers artists from a wide variety of countries. These include Richard Hamilton (GB), Maurizo Cattelan (Italy), Tacita Dean (GB), Rodney Graham (CAN), Kippenberger (Germany).

Cincinnati, OH – Cowan’s American Historical Ephemera and Photography auction surpassed expectations achieving a sales total of $701,849 against a presale estimate of $409,700 - $615,750. The November 19 auction also saw 93% of the auction’s 414 lots sell with nearly a third selling above their presale estimates.
 
“I am proud of all that the team at Cowan's and Hindman have

Chicago — Potter & Potter Auctions is pleased to announce this nearly 500 lot sale to be held on Saturday, December 12th starting at 10am CST. Given current public health regulations, the event will be held online and live streamed from the company's gallery. All bidding will take place through the company's website at www.potterauctions.com.

New York — Swann Galleries’ Tuesday, November 17 sale of Fine Books & Manuscripts saw great success across categories with a 90% sell-through rate by lot, and closed above the total high-estimate at $675,481.

“Literature tipped over to an eye-opening 95% of all lots sold. Steadfast buyer confidence, a constant throughout the entire sale, drove high prices via a multitude of bidding

New York — Doyle’s Rare Books, Autographs and Maps timed auction closing on November 24, 2020 beginning at 10am offers an interesting range of material from a number of private collections and estates. These include a small collection of Montaigne, including the first three John Florio

New York — When Johannes Gutenberg introduced moveable type to Europe in 1439, he sparked a revolution in the dissemination of knowledge that changed the world for ever. Books printed in the period from then until around 1500 are known as incunabula. Among the most famous of these – and certainly the most lavishly illustrated and beautiful – is the Nuremberg Chronicle, an extremely rare first

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