New York — On October 2, 1917 the American 77th division, made up of 694 men, launched an attack on the German lines dug into the Argonne Forest in Northeastern France believing that they were supp
January 20, 2021
December 21, 2020
A quiet week coming up in the auction rooms, not surprisingly. Four Decades: In Celebration of AIPAD at Sotheby's New York ends on Monday, December 21. This sale of 88 lots marks the fortieth anniversary of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD).
December 18, 2020
A copy of the Bible bound for King Charles II, and reputed to have been used by his father Charles I at his execution on 30 January 1649, sold for £220,250. Known as the Stoneywood Bible, after the house near Aberdeen where it was kept for many years, it had been estimated at £20,000-30,000.
December 14, 2020
Another busy auction week kicks off on Monday, December 14 with A
December 7, 2020
Here are some of the auctions I'll be watching this week: The Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction, Part IV at Heritage Auctions is ongoing, and ends on Monday, December 7. The 1,061 lots include a huge range of mystery titles, as have the other sales from Penzler's collection.
December 7, 2020
This month, Bonhams hosts two Prints & Multiples sales – one in Knightsbridge on Wednesday 9 December, and one in New Bond Street on Tuesday 15 December.
December 1, 2020
120 years after his passing, Bonhams announces a major new exhibition dedicated to Oscar Wilde’s life and works to be staged at its London headquarters,
November 20, 2020
New York — When Johannes Gutenberg introduced moveable type to Europe in 1439, he sparked a revolution in the dissemination of knowledge that changed the world for ever.
November 2, 2020
A busy week coming up in the auction rooms:
October 21, 2020
Los Angeles — As Edgar D. Mitchell boarded the Apollo 14 he knew that if the mission was successful he would be just the 6th man to walk on the Moon.