New York – Bonhams is pleased to present The Property of Nicole and William M. Keck II at Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts sale on June 13. The collection offers over 170 lots of first editions by authors Charles Dickens, J.R.R. Tolkien, William Faulkner, and also classic children’s books. All books will be sold without reserve to benefit
LOS ANGELES, September 26, 2016—A set of over 50 rarely available first edition books featuring works by Sir Isaac Newton, William Faulkner, John Hancock, J.R.R. Tolkien and James Fenimore Cooper will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on September 29. Interested bidders may participate in the auction online.
The books being auctioned include well-recognized fiction and non-
Los Angeles—A few of the highlights of the Fine Books & Manuscripts Sale at Bonhams Los Angeles (to be simulcast in New York) include a unique collection of recently uncovered, rare film manuscripts from modern American literary figures. A mimeographed manuscript of William Faulkner’s "dialogued treatment" for Drums Along the Mohawk (est. $15,000-20,000), is new to the market, and scholars
(New Orleans, LA) — April 22, 2013 — New Orleans Auction Galleries (NOAG), the premier auction house of the American South, hosted an impressive three-day sale held April 19-21, 2013 with 8 pieces achieving world record prices with many others garnering exceptional results.
Important highlights from the auction include a large Shearwater Pottery vase decorated by Walter
Later this week New Orleans Auction Galleries will offer a very special copy of Sherwood Anderson and Other Famous Creoles: A Gallery of Contemporary New Orleans (1926) by William Spratling with introductory text by occasional New Orleans resident William Faulkner. The book was published by the Pelican Bookshop Press in
28 March 2013 — Sotheby’s is pleased to offer the largest and most important group of William Faulkner material ever to appear at auction on 11 June 2013. Estimated to fetch over $2 million, Property from the Descendants of William Faulkner contains a highly personal selection of letters, manuscript drafts, and drawings, providing a remarkable window into key moments of the celebrated author’s
Among them is a unique, extra-illustrated copy of an early printing of the King James Bible, featuring a large, mystical fore-edge painting by 19th-century bibliophile
The top lot of the auction was a copy of Allen Ginsberg’s Howl. This rare mimeographed edition was printed in May of 1956 for merely 25 close friends, peers