Freeman's Auction

Here are the upcoming auctions I'll be watching:

Sotheby's Churchill in Charge sale ends on Wednesday, May 20. The 100 lots include a print from around 1951 of Yousuf Karsh's December 30, 1941

Philadelphia— Continuing its success with private collections and single-owner sales, Freeman’s achieved a 96% sell-through rate for its May 7 auction of The P.G. Wodehouse Collection of William Toplis. The house is pleased to add this strong sell-through rate for a single-owner collection to its list of recent single-

A few auctions to keep an eye on:

University Archives holds a 261-lot sale of Rare Books, Manuscripts & Relics, Forbes Collection Part II, Kerouac Estate Part III on Wednesday, May 6. A manuscript copy of Bob Dylan's "

Philadelphia — On Wednesday, March 25th, Freeman’s will hold a single-owner auction, The Martin Magovsky Collection of Children’s Books, at its new 1600 West Girard Avenue location. The 156-lot sale will showcase children’s books from the 20th and 21st centuries, including more than 100 Caldecott and Newbery Award and

Lots to watch in the auction rooms this week:

As part of Americana Week, Sotheby's New York will sell Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana on Monday, January 27. The 169 lots include some material from the stock of Joe Rubinfine (see

On Tuesday, September 17, Bonhams New York holds The Air and Space Sale, in 156 lots. Expected to lead the way is a rare vintage test model of the Sputnik-1 satellite, at $400,000–600,000. A significant collection of more than 1,300

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

On Wednesday, Dominic Winter Auctioneers sells Printed Books, Maps & Documents, in 410 lots. The top-estimated lot is a copy of the 1527 Giunta edition of the 

Another busy week coming up:

Today at ALDE in Paris, Livres Anciens et du XIXe Siècle, in 442 lots. Some impressive bindings at somewhat modest estimates to keep an eye on in this one, as well as a 1483 Latin Bible printed at Lyon (€4,000–5,000); an illustrated edition of the 

Philadelphia, PA (March 9, 2016) Samuel M. “Beau” Freeman, II today announced that agreements have been signed that will transfer the controlling interest in Freeman’s, the country’s oldest auction house, to the current management team of Hanna Dougher, Chief Operating Officer; Alasdair Nichol, Vice Chairman; and Paul Roberts, President. The Freeman family will maintain a minority interest in

Philadelphia, PA—Freeman’s Books, Maps & Manuscripts auction brought an impressive $580,000, with 90% of the 712 lots sold on October 16. U.S. historical documents, rare first editions, and autograph materials representing notable persons, were of interest to buyers.

One of the highlights from the