Omaha, Neb.—July 21, 2014—Proxibid (www.proxibid.com), the most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, will provide online bidding for Philip Weiss Auctions’ Books, Military, Ocean Liner, Historical & More auction on Wed., July 23 at 1 p.m Eastern. This live auction boasts more than 700 lots including a
ITHACA, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their next auction catalog.
This catalog features rare, antique and decorative books as well as select additions of ephemera and artwork. The artwork is led by two original paintings by or in the style of, Joan Miro and Wifredo Lam. Highlighted is our second session from an impressive collection of
Boston, MA—On the 114th anniversary of Ernest Hemingway’s birth, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announced that five scrapbooks documenting the childhood of the Nobel Prize-winning author have been made available to the public for the first time in their entirety as digital images. Created and annotated by Hemingway’s mother, Grace Hall Hemingway, the scrapbooks
In San Francisco later this week, a remarkable 100-page photo and memorabilia album belonging to the Hemingway family will go to auction for an estimated $10,000-15,000. The album contains 121 sepia-silverprint photographs, nearly all of which are identified in the handwriting of Ursula Hemingway, Ernest's younger sister.
The sale’s top highlight was a first-edition, eight-volume collection of albumen prints: The People of India: a Series of Photographic Illustrations, with Descriptive Letterpress, of the Races and Tribes of Hindustan (1868-1875) by
Among them is a unique, extra-illustrated copy of an early printing of the King James Bible, featuring a large, mystical fore-edge painting by 19th-century bibliophile