Auctions

“Gone With the Wind” Deluxe-bound Shooting Script up for Auction rebecca Thu, 05/23/2019 - 08:27

Boston — A deluxe-bound ‘Gone With the Wind’ shooting script presented to Leslie Howard by David O. Selznick will be auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction.

The final shooting script for the classic 1939 Selznick International film Gone With the Wind, richly custom-bound in full maroon morocco by producer David O. Selznick and presented to actor Leslie Howard as a Christmas gift following the release of the movie.

Leonard Cohen’s Letters to his Muse Head to Auction rebecca Thu, 05/23/2019 - 08:20

New York — This June 5-13 Christie’s will bring to auction a superb and largely unknown archive of over 50 letters from the acclaimed Canadian poet, singer-songwriter, and novelist Leonard Cohen (1934-2016) to his most famous muse, the inspiration for the song "So Long, Marianne," Marianne Ihlen.

Rare Bond Titles Lead Literature at Swann rebecca Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:01

New York – “The enduring appeal of inscribed first editions, particularly those with a significant associations, was on full display and resulted in a number of high prices, including several records,” said John D. Larson, specialist for Swann Galleries’ 19th & 20th Century Literature sale on Tuesday, May 14.

Books, Manuscripts, and Americana at Christie’s on June 12 rebecca Fri, 05/17/2019 - 09:17

New York – This June 12th, Christie’s Books & Manuscripts department will be presenting two live sales: The Birth of Modern Business: Luca Pacioli’s Summa de Arithmetica (estimate: $1,000,000-1,500,000), a stand-alone sale of the original how-to guide for business and a various owner sale of Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts Including Americana. The latter includes over 200 objects ranging from early printed books to 20th-century manuscripts.

Space Memorabilia, Including Neil Armstrong Collection, Brings $4.57 Million at Heritage Auctions rebecca Tue, 05/14/2019 - 09:31

Dallas, TX – Objects flown to the moon and kept for 50 years in the private collection of “First Man” Mission Commander Neil Armstrong sold for more than $4.57 million during Heritage Auctions' Space Exploration auction May 9-11.

The sale featured the second presentation of 620 lots of mementos and NASA-related items saved by the first man who walked on the moon, July 20, 1969.