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Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week rebecca Mon, 05/06/2019 - 09:07

Another fairly quiet week in the auction rooms coming up:

From January 7-18, Londoners will have the chance to see a selection of books and rarities not often in public view in an exhibition titled Voyages: a Journey in Books from Eton College Library. Hosted by Bonhams Knightsbridge and supported by Martin Randall Travel, an agency that specializes in cultural travel, the free display of eighty items focuses on far-flung locales and how people perceived the world beyond their doorsteps.

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week fbcadmin Mon, 12/10/2018 - 09:03

Before we get to the very busy calendar of sales coming up this week, I must note a couple of the results from last week's auction at Christie's, which saw Einstein's "God Letter" set a new auction record for an Einstein letter at $2,892,500, and a copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Bonhams to Auction Movie Posters and Memorabilia From Robert Osborne’s Personal Collection fbcadmin Thu, 05/24/2018 - 08:28

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"Paradise" & Private Presses fbcadmin Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:05

This year marks the 350th anniversary of the publication of John Milton's Paradise Lost. The sixteenth-century Buckinghamshire house where he completed the epic poem is now a museum known as Milton's Cottage, which debuts today an exhibition titled Paradise Lost & the Private Presses.

Records of Historic Voyages at Bonhams&#8217; Exploration & Travel Auction

NEW YORK - Bonhams announces its first Exploration and Travel auction, to include rare books, manuscripts, photographs, maps, pictures and relics describing and documenting the exploration of the world from 1482 to the early 20th century. The sale will be held on Sept. 20 in New York.

With 150 lots, the auction explores the first documentation of voyages to various important regions and water bodies around the world, as well as other historical events associated with these records.

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