Last edited by Maramar
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 | History

2 edition of Two and a half centuries at Sotheby"s found in the catalog.

Two and a half centuries at Sotheby"s

Jean Goddard

Two and a half centuries at Sotheby"s

by Jean Goddard

  • 336 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sotheby"s (Firm).

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean Goddard.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 48-51 :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21145211M

    2 NEW YORK, 11 October – Sotheby’s is pleased to announce that we will present Sacred Splendor: Judaica from the Arthur and Gitel Marx Collection in a dedicated auction on 20 November in New York. The exceptional and rare objects that comprise the Marx Collection illustrate the expansiveness of Jewish history from the 15th century through the 20th century across Europe, the . Due to its very limited numbers, In Our Time is considered one of the rare books for book collectors around the world. In April , a first edition copy sold at auction for a whopping $, Author: Rudie Obias.

    ENGLISH LITERATURE, HISTORY, CHILDREN’S BOOKS AND ILLUSTRATIONS AUCTION IN LONDON 13 DECEMBER SALE L SESSION ONE: 10 AM SESSION TWO: PM EXHIBITION Friday 9 December 9 am pm Saturday 10 December 12 noon-5 pm Sunday 11 December 12 noon-5 pm Monday 12 December 9 am-7 pm New Bond Street London, W1A . The whole exhibiting a view of literature and literary men in Great-Britain, for near half a century, during which he flourished. In three volumes. The Second Edition, Revised and Augmented. London: Printed by Henry Baldwin, for Charles Dilly, HBS $3,

    For centuries, just as the spectre of gold has whetted man's imagination, so too has the allure, romance and excitement of sunken treasure. In September , the SS Central America was caught in a vicious hurricane and sent to her watery grave a mile and a half beneath the furious waves of the Atlantic Ocean; with her went hopes, dreams and a. A member of the Harvard Law School Class of , Mr. Ess was the book review editor for Volume 57 () of the Harvard Law Review. His interest in collecting law .


Share this book
You might also like
The life and times of Dr. S.K. Matseke

The life and times of Dr. S.K. Matseke

Republican policy, or, The superiority of the principles of the present administration over those of its enemies who call themselves Federalists

Republican policy, or, The superiority of the principles of the present administration over those of its enemies who call themselves Federalists

Day after tomorrow.

Day after tomorrow.

Progress in low temperature physics

Progress in low temperature physics

National aviation weather initiatives

National aviation weather initiatives

Parleys new keepsake

Parleys new keepsake

Caste and class in agrarian society

Caste and class in agrarian society

Language functions revisited

Language functions revisited

Basic Skills

Basic Skills

Project studies of CTOL and RTOL aircraft

Project studies of CTOL and RTOL aircraft

professor

professor

Democracy as We Lived It, 1922-2005

Democracy as We Lived It, 1922-2005

Towards an interpretation of Kant

Towards an interpretation of Kant

Two and a half centuries at Sotheby"s by Jean Goddard Download PDF EPUB FB2

The West Saxon Gospels, two fragments from a Gospel Book, in Anglo-Saxon, manuscript on vellum [England (probably south-west England), second half of the tenth century (c)] two strips from the same parent leaf: (a) 90mm. by 23mm., with remains of two lines from John“ne bið he.

the "authorized edition" of the emancipation proclamation, the presidential decree of which lincoln said, "if my name goes down in history, it will be for this act." this is one of twenty-seven surviving of the edition of forty-eight printed to benefit the great central fair for the sanitary commission in "Phillip Hook's delightful Breakfast at Sotheby's is a house sale of a book, a chance for him to clear out thirty-five years of memories as an art dealer and auctioneer, first at Christie's and then Sotheby's." —The Economist "It's very hard to write an amusing book about art that has some serious things to say.

But Phillip Hook has done it/5(59). Breakfast at Sotheby's book. Read 45 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Philip Hook has worked in the art world for 35 years and is a director of Sothebys so I was expecting more of a memoir, dishing some dirt on life in an auction house.

In fact, the book is a miscellany of art-related fact and anecdote, grouped /5. Part two of Sotheby's Masterworks of Time offers more than 30 impressive masterpieces from A. Lange & Söhne’s illustrious history as well as rare pocket watches by Adolf Schneider, who worked alongside Ferdinand Adolph Lange in Glashütte, their master Johann Christian Friedrich Gutkaes, and many other historical delicacies sure to have your heart beating faster.

Two seventeenth-century English authors abundantly represented in the collections, thanks to a gift from the children of Samuel W. Lambert,are Izaak Walton, author of The Compleat Angler, and the poet Charles Cotton, who contributed an additional part on fly-fishing to the fifth edition of Walton’s book.

This original donation is the. The first popular narrative history of Shakespeare's First Folio, the world's most obsessively pursued book. One book above all others has transfixed connoisseurs for four centuriesa book sold for shillings in the streets of London, whisked to Manhattan for millions, and stored deep within the vaults of Tokyo.4/5.

An unparalleled archive of shipwreck images will be presented for sale at Sotheby’s London auction on 12th November Taken by four generations of the Gibson family of photographers over nearly years, the negatives record the wrecks of over ships and the fate of their passengers, crew and cargo as they travelled from across the world through the notoriously treacherous seas.

Driving up to the Schouwweg 54 is a delight on its own. The corridor of green foliage gives the feeling of being miles away from bustling city life.

The Schouwweg is one of the most wanted postal. The earliest printed book in the list is a Southern Song annotated woodblock edition of the Book of Tang printed c. The first book to achieve a sale price of greater than $1 million was a copy of the Gutenberg Bible which sold for $ million in On its th Birthday, 10 Things You Didn’t Know about Boston’s Old South Church Including a Salem Witch Trials apology, the most expensive book ever sold, and "The Leaning Tower of Boston."Author: Spencer Buell.

September in Sothebys New York galleries, located at York Avenue. Docent tours will be led daily Mondays through Saturdays, at am and pm. The Duke of Devonshire said: ^We are so excited to have works from The Devonshire Collections among the first pieces to be displayed in the new gallery spaces at Sothebys in New York.

Celestial globe, i Height 46 cm. Sothebys, I5 OctoberLot Bought for the British Library, Map Room. Moxon, Joseph. Two-and-a-half-inch pocket globe. i68o. Sothebys, 21 MayLot Bought for the British Library, Map Room. Woodward. Terrestrial globe, I Forming a pair with Bale's Celestial globe, i - both 5 in.

Watson’s book, “Sotheby’s: The Inside Story,” was published inand had a more pronounced effect. Brendan Lynch left the company, and Sotheby’s announced that it was closing its Author: Patrick Radden Keefe. State records show that on two occasions, around the time Meyer purchased his $ million condo in and built his country house in.

Two and a half years of criminal scandal, lawsuits, and expensive class action settlements have shattered Sotheby's bottom line and sent its stock price plummeting. Sotheby's $ billion in total auction sales in was down from $ billion in —a fourteen percent drop.

Designer Tara Shaw’s first book, Soul of the Home: Designing with Antiques, helps readers understand how to select the best antique gems to compliment their them in a variety of décor schemes, she shares anecdotes from years of treasure hunting, and tips on how to choose the right pieces, pairing different periods in a contemporary interior.

The earliest texts of William Shakespeare's works were published during the 16th and 17th centuries in quarto or folio format. Folios are large, tall volumes; quartos are smaller, roughly half the size. The publications of the latter are usually abbreviated to Q1, Q2, etc., where the letter stands for "quarto" and the number for the first, second, or third edition published.

Persian painting in the 18th and 19th centuries. With the end of the Safavid period, Persian painting was all but ignored for nearly half a century. During the Afsharid dynasty () and Zand periods (), political uncertainties resulted in a drying up of artistic commissions.

Sunflowers are the main topic of two separate series of Van Gogh ‘s oil on canvas paintings and one of the most common motifs in the famous Dutch painter’s work. This particular painting entitled Still Life Vase with Twelve Sunflowers belongs to his Arles painting series created in He painted a total of four versions of this vase and this last version was reworked by the painter to.

New York, New York | Michael Bolla, Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage We constantly receive advice on how we could be happier—cleanses, retreats, mindfulness—but according to industrial designer and author Ingrid Fetell Lee, the secret ingredients of joy may be found in our surroundings.

Lee has built a career studying the science of joy, and how .The auction catalogs collection represents 69 auction houses and spans rare book-selling activity from to (with the majority dating from to ), offering an historical view of the rare book business in America.

Since the auction catalogs were mainly used as acquisition tools by the New York State Library, the collection also offers insight into the formation of the original. A $31 million scroll, an $86 million vase, and other items from the Chinese antiques boom.

By Franz Lidz Despite the global recession, Chinese antiques have been selling for record amounts in Author: Franz Lidz.