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A pretty full calendar of sales this week. Here are a few highlights:

  

On Tuesday, September 25 at Bonhams New York, Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, in 305 lots. A rare copy of Aurora Australis, the first book printed in Antarctica ("at the

enokgkmddobcdilh.jpgNew York—On Thursday, June 21, Swann Galleries will close their

4-Jefferson copy.jpgNew York—Swann Galleries’ auction of Autographs on March 22

Five auctions to watch this week, leading off with a Wednesday, March 21 sale of Fine Books and Manuscripts at Bonhams London. The 408 lots include items from the collections of Charles Benson, Esq. (lots 45-65), Capt. J.D.G. Fortescue (lots 110-154), art dealer Kenneth John Hewett (lots 155-202), and Frieda Hughes (lots 301-408), as well as

"I cannot live without books," Thomas Jefferson famously declared, whose library at Monticello (now at the Libary of Congress) is an enduring testament to one of America's best-read presidents.


For the past few decades, right around this time, presidents taking a few days of well-earned

Has the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton reached its zenith? After a twelve-month run that grossed $90 million dollars in ticket sales, the show's creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, made his final appearance onstage in June. Now, doorbuster ticket

image004.pngNEW YORK—Coinciding with the current U.S. Presidential election season, Bonhams