First a rescheduling note: Skinner's sale of A Mystic Collection: Early Books, originally planned for July 20, has been moved to Tuesday, July 23. See last week's post for expected highlights. The photo above shows a 1610 Missale Romanum published at Antwerp and bound in red velvet with an embroidered design ($500–700).
This week isn't quite as jam-packed as the last couple have been, but here's what I'll be watching:
Marlborough, MA — Skinner’s Fine Books & Manuscripts online auction featured great returns for material related to the sciences. Important landmarks in the history of science have performed well consistently for decades.
From a quiet auction week to one that's absolutely jam-packed! First, we've got three sales on Tuesday, May 14:
MARLBOROUGH, MA, May 2016- This spring’s Fine Books & Manuscripts online-only auction will open for bidding on Wednesday, May 18 at 12 PM and conclude on Thursday
BOSTON, Massachusetts—May 26, 2015—Timed to mark the rites of spring, including Father’s Day and graduation, and curated to pique the interest of all gentlemen, this online-only auction opens on Thursday, May 28th at 10 A.M. ET and runs until Monday, June 8th, with the first lots closing at 4 P.M. ET.
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Boston, MA—May 2015—This spring’s Fine Books and Manuscripts auction at Skinner, Inc. will remain true to its title, featuring printed and handwritten material spanning six centuries and celebrating cultural, literary, and historical milestones. The online-only sale will begin on May 27th, 2015 at 12 P.M. ET and conclude on June 7th, 2015 at 4 P.M. ET. Live previews will be held at Skinner’s Boston Gallery on Wednesday, June 3rd, from 2 P.M. to 5 P.M.; Thursday, June 4th, from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.; and Friday, June 5th, from 10 A.M. to 7 P.M.
BOSTON, MA—Skinner, Inc. will present a Fine Books & Manuscripts auction as part of Boston’s traditional fall rare book events. The 38th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair at the Hynes Convention Center runs during the weekend of November 14-16, and the Skinner auction of 490 lots of historical and literary documents, fine and rare books, prints, and maps commences on Sunday, November 16th, at 10 a.m.