Hindman Auctions

Chicago – Hindman’s auction of Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana realized $461,725, achieving strong sell-through rates of 94% by lot and 113% by value. Following the success of a record-setting 2019 for the Books and Manuscripts department, Hindman’s first Fine Books and Manuscripts including Americana auction of the year once again exceeded expectations. Strong presale

As an object of desire for book collectors, it would be hard to top this replica of rare book dealer John Fleming’s 57th Street Gallery, where he bought and sold in “baronial splendor” according to the New York Times, from 1952 to 1987. Encased in a leaded glass enclosure, the dollhouse-sized library setting features oak bookshelves full of book models, including six “real” miniature

Chicago – On June 23, Hindman’s Books and Manuscripts department will present their spring Fine Books and Manuscripts including Americana auction in their Chicago saleroom. The sale will offer 294 lots of books, manuscripts, Americana, prints, and maps representing a variety of collecting categories including: fine bindings, artists’ books, literature, medicine, travel and exploration, signed

Chicago — Hindman will continue to host remote auctions in the month of May with a week-long line up of Fine Art and Design auctions, beginning May 19. Hindman’s Post War and Contemporary Art, Prints and Photographs, American and European Art, Modern Design and Early 20th Century Design auctions will collectively offer almost 600 lots of fine art and design.  This exciting week of sales will

Chicago — Part one of a planned two-part sale of one of the best private collections of African Americana to come to market in recent memory sold at Cowan’s, a Hindman Company, on February 20, 2020 for a combined $612,691. The Road West: The Steve Turner

An important collection of African Americana heads to auction later this month in Chicago. It all started with a photograph that collector Steve Turner bought at an antique show in 1996 and now encompasses hundreds of historical treasures, including the last known studio portrait of

Chicago — Hindman set new company and industry high-water marks in 2019. The year, which included over 90 auctions and $69 million in sales, began with the acquisition of Cowan’s, another widely respected auction firm based in Ohio that has focused on fine and historic collections for over 3 decades. Through this acquisition Hindman has further

Chicago — Cowan’s, a Hindman Company, is pleased to offer Part I of The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana at Hindman's Chicago salesroom on February 20, 2020. Part I of this remarkable collection features over 300 lots

Chicago — Hindman’s November 5 single-owner sale of the Library of a Midwestern Collector featuring landmark works in the fields of science and technology, mathematics, literature, Americana and the social sciences realized over $1.9 million. Strong international bidding set several significant records at auction. 

The top lot of the sale, Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species

Denver, Colorado -- Hindman’s November 7 Arts of the American West auction in Denver, Colorado, will also offer a selection of original paintings by Arthur Roy Mitchell in partnership with The A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art in Trinidad, Colorado. The items come to auction as part of an effort to raise awareness of