Forum Auctions

Before I preview what's coming up in the salerooms this week, just a few notable results from last week. At Bonhams, the Jesse James letter sold for $212,575, the Jane Austen letter set a new

Lots of auction action coming up at the end of the week:

On Thursday, October 17, ALDE sells Lettres & Manuscrits Autographes, in 151 lots. Expected to lead the way with an €80,000–120,000 estimate is the early French photobook by Gustave le Gray, Souvenirs du camp de Châlons. A

Lots of action in the auction rooms this week, with a number of sales focused on photographs:

Yesterday Doyle New York held an online sale of

A very busy auction week coming up:

On Tuesday, September 24, Sotheby's London sells Charles Dickens: The Lawrence Drizen Collection. In a prefatory note to the catalogue, Drizen notes that he's been collecting Dickens material for more than 55 years, and has now "reached

A quartet of sales I'll be watching this week:

On Wednesday, September 4, Heritage Auctions sells The Maurice Car Collection of Arts and Sciences Featuring Rare Books and Manuscripts, in 243 lots. A

Another pair of auctions to keep an eye on this week:

On Wednesday, August 28, University Archives holds a sale of Historical Documents, Autographs & Books Including a Large Science Collection, in 255 lots. An 1804

Here are the sales I'll be watching this week:

On Wednesday, August 7, Swann Galleries will sell Vintage Posters, in 574 lots. Alphonse Mucha's third and final poster version of the

A busy week coming up in the auction rooms: here's what I'm keeping an eye on:

An online sale of English Literature, History, Children's Books and Illustrations at Sotheby's ends on Tuesday, July 9. The expected top seller from the 292 lots is the January 24

A much quieter auction week coming up:

Christie's Paris will sell the first part of the Bibliothèque Paul Destribats in a three-day, 607-lot sale from Wednesday through Friday, July 3–5. Cendrars and Delaunay's

Five auctions to watch this week:

At ALDE in Paris on Tuesday, May 28, Reliures Originales & Livres Illustrés Modernes, in 343 lots. Rating the top estimate is a copy on vellum of Marcel Schwob's Vies Imaginares (1929), at €12,000–15,000. André Malraux's