charlton heston

New York — Away from the silver screen, Hollywood legend Charlton Heston – best remembered as the embodiment of the strong silent hero in films such as Ben Hur and El Cid – was an avid collector of rare books. Heston’s exceptionally scarce 1673 copy of Macbeth (a play he acted in several times in his parallel career as a stage actor) comes to Bonhams Sale of Fine Literature, featuring

Who knew Charlton Heston collected rare books? If not an "aggressive" collector, still the actor amassed a small and varied collection that included some rare Shakespeare imprints, as well as some other surprising volumes, all set to go to auction at Bonhams on March 22. Held in