Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

A trio of sales to kick off the new month:

On Wednesday, May 1, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers sells Fine Books and Manuscripts, in 654 lots. Expected top lots include one of just four examples known of Martha Washington

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers has hired Gretchen Hause as a specialist and the director of its Fine Books and Manuscripts department. Prior to joining the team, Ms. Hause worked as an associate specialist in the Books and Manuscripts Department at Christie's, New York.

"I enjoyed my 7 years at Christie's immensely, as they afforded me the opportunity to work with wonderful colleagues,

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael E. Shapiro as Senior Advisor, Museums and Private Collections. Mr. Shapiro recently retired from his role as Director at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia. He will work closely with the firm's six locations, including its Chicago headquarters.

Shapiro joined the High's leadership team in 1995 and was

Some of you may recall the emotional story reported a few years back about how Rufus McDonald, a Chicago construction worker, saved a trunkful of historical documents from the attic of a house that was about to be razed. The documents, long thought lost, belonged to Richard T. Greener, Harvard's first African-American graduate, and incidentally, the father of the Morgan Library's first

NEW YORK, August 19, 2014—In an unprecedented move, six renowned auction houses have joined forces to launch Bidsquare, a new online bidding platform. Bidsquare will provide access to a huge variety of top property from the country’s leading auctions on an intuitive, easy-to-use website and—for the first time ever—allow collectors and auction houses to

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(Chicago, IL) July 31, 2013—One of the most exciting and revealing archives of the early

Chicago, Illinois—July 22, 2013. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, offered a single-owner auction of property from the Estate of Adell Venus on July 17. The auction realized nearly $750,000 and all 767 lots sold. 

The collection encompassed a diverse selection of miniatures, dolls and accessories, ranging from antiques to modern day miniaturists

Chicago, Illinois — Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, is pleased to announce a single-owner auction of property from the Estate of Adell Venus. The collection encompasses a diverse selection of miniatures, dolls and accessories, ranging from antiques to modern day miniaturists’ works. Spanning five decades, Adell’s