[JHRB News] New Catalog- Art & Antique Auction Catalogs -19th-20th Centurires
Joslin Hall Rare Books, ABAA
office at joslinhall.com
Tue Sep 25 11:36:17 EDT 2007
One of the things the book elves love about country life is going to
country auctions. There just seems to be no end to the stuff we need that
they find there (although I am thinking of returning the goat). But before
the book elves wheeled into the yard last night with 3 boxes of Limoges
soup bowls and a concrete birdbath in the shape of Mel Torme, they
finished our latest catalog-
GOING ONCE... GOING TWICE...
ART & ANTIQUE AUCTION CATALOGS
of the 19th and 20th CENTURIES
This catalog includes 234 auction catalogs and a few related books,
featuring notable sales, great estates, famous collectors, ancient art,
books, ceramics & glass, furniture & Americana, Eastern arts, fine arts,
silver & jewelry, and much more!
It can be browsed on the web here-
-A copy of the rare 1886 Subscribers edition of the very first
Blockbuster auction ever held in America.
-The famous 1929 sale of an entire Elizabethan paneled room, with stained
glass windows, at Gilling Castle.
-The 1938 catalog to the very first Parke-Bernet auction.
-A wonderful 1905 auction of Japanese arms & armor put together by a
famous Japanese monk/dealer who worked with Edward Morse.
-Many important American furniture & antiques sales, including Brix,
Haskell, Little, Nicholson, Reifsnyder, and Sussel.
-A nice 1923 catalog of two private collections of Barye bronzes.
-The 1971 Movie Prop auction of 20th Century Fox property where the entire
fleet of gigantic scale, working models of American and Japanese ships, as
well as the modified airplanes, used in the movie Tora! Tora! Tora! were
-Auctions devoted to canes, cats, cutlery, fashion, folk art, garden
statuary, globes, needlework, and much, much more!
We also have printed copies available.
If you would like a printed copy,
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