A busy week coming up in the auction rooms: here's what I'm keeping an eye on:
Five auctions to watch this week:
From a quiet auction week to one that's absolutely jam-packed! First, we've got three sales on Tuesday, May 14:
A trio of sales to kick off the new month:
As things settle down in the auction world over the holiday period, here's a quick check on last week's action and the few upcoming sales.
Another very crowded auction week:
On Monday, November 26, Ketterer Kunst held a sale of Rare Books in Hamburg. A German copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle in a mid-sixteenth-century binding sold for ??147,600, and a Latin Book of Hours (use of Troyes) from around 1480 in a nineteenth-century find binding by Simier fetched ??70,110.
Another very busy week in the book-auction world:
The first of two auctions by PBA Galleries of Richard Beagle’s Collection of Angling and Sporting Books, on June 1, 2017, featured rare and important works on fishing, plus scarce accounts of big game hunting and adventures in the wild. The books were gathered over multiple decades by Mr. Beagle, who began collecting sporting books in the early 1960’s, frequenting the many used book stores in the greater Los Angeles area and corresponding with sporting book dealers, including a number in England.