New York — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, September 24 sale of Printed & Manuscript Americana brought an 82% sell-through rate by lot, totaling over $600k with at least 23 institutions purchasing a total of 93 lots in the sale. The sale was “evidence of continued stability in the book and manuscript market,” according to Rick Stattler, a Vice President of the house and specialist for the sale
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New York — Printed & Manuscript Americana is set to come across the block at Swann Galleries on Thursday, September 24. Covering a period of nearly five centuries and two continents, this auction is exceptionally varied in content and subjects covered, from colonialism and the Westward expansion of the United States, to Presidential material and first-hand accounts by ordinary people of
Westport, CT – A book and a carte de visite photograph both signed by Abraham Lincoln, a matador outfit owned by Ernest Hemingway and later gifted to his best friend and biographer A.E. Hotchner, and a Second Congress document signed by Thomas Jefferson are just a few of the expected top lots in University Archives’ next big auction, slated for Thursday, January 16th.
Southampton, PA — Stephenson’s Auctions, the Philadelphia area’s estate specialists, will close out the summer season with a 484-lot auction of antiques, decorative art and historical memorabilia on Friday, September 20. All forms of bidding will be available, including live via the
HYDE PARK, NY — From August 13 to August 23, 2013, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, the National Archives and Records Administration and George Washington's Mount Vernon will display President Washington's personal copy of the Constitution, "Acts of Congress," at the Roosevelt Library in Hyde Park, New York. An opening reception and talk by Mount Vernon Ladies'
HYDE PARK, NY—On Saturday, July 27, 2013, from 9:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will host the tenth annual Roosevelt Reading Festival. The day-long program will highlight the recently published work of twelve authors — including Joseph E. Persico, author of ROOSEVELT'S CENTURIONS: FDR AND THE COMMANDERS HE LED TO VICTORY IN WORLD WAR II —
A copy of the famous photograph showing British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, welcoming the American President, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), on board the British battleship HMS Prince of Wales on the morning of 10 August 1941 is for sale at Bonhams Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Photographs sale in Knightsbridge London on 19 June
collection of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt memorabilia will be auctioned from the estate of a close and personal friend of the Roosevelt family, Margaret Logan Marquez. The auction will take place online by United Country -- Absolute Auctions & Realty on www.AARbids.com and ends