Americana

New York – Sotheby’s is honored to announce that we will auction 1,000+ works from the collection of the late American businessman and philanthropist Ira A. Lipman and his wife Barbara K. Lipman.

Works from the Lipman Collection spanning fine art, jewelry, watches, books and manuscripts, decorative arts and more will be sold throughout a series of auctions across fall 2020 and spring

New York — The American West has long held a grip on the public imagination, and the work that is often credited with first defining the concept; The Yellowstone National Park, and the Mountain Regions of Portions of Idaho, Nevada, Colorado and Utah by the landscape painter Thomas Moran and the pioneering geologist Dr Ferdinand Hayden, leads Bonhams

New York — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, September 24 sale of Printed & Manuscript Americana brought an 82% sell-through rate by lot, totaling over $600k with at least 23 institutions purchasing a total of 93 lots in the sale. The sale was “evidence of continued stability in the book and manuscript market,” according to Rick Stattler, a Vice President of the house and specialist for the sale

New York – Sotheby’s is pleased to announce the full offerings from its online sales of American Manuscripts & other Property from the Collection of Elsie and Philip Sang, open for bidding through 14 October, and

New York – Christie’s Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts Including Americana auction opens for bidding online October 1-16 during Classic Week, a marquee series of sales. Leading the sale is an very rare broadside announcing the first National Thanksgiving in 1777, the first

Dallas, TX – A copy of the Declaration of Independence that was published by The Democratic Press publisher John Binns and a daguerreotype of one of the partners whose discovery of gold helped spark the California Gold Rush sold for $30,000 to lead Heritage Auctions’ Americana & Political Auction to $1,182,076 Sept. 14-

Chicago — Potter & Potter Auctions is pleased to announce this can't miss event sale to be held on Saturday, October 10th, 2020 starting at 10am at the company's gallery, located at 3759 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago, IL 60613. This event will be conducted entirely online, streamed live from Potter & Potter's gallery, and held on www.potterauctions.

New York — Printed & Manuscript Americana is set to come across the block at Swann Galleries on Thursday, September 24. Covering a period of nearly five centuries and two continents, this auction is exceptionally varied in content and subjects covered, from colonialism and the Westward expansion of the United States, to Presidential material and first-hand accounts by ordinary people of

New York – Sotheby's is pleased to share that the summer Fine Books & Manuscripts Online Auction, Featuring Property from the Eric C. Caren Collection is now open for bidding through 21 July.

The auction is distinguished by a

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Ashley Cataldo of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts:

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