Entries by Tom Hoepf

Rare books, maps sale totals $1M at Heritage Auctions

  DALLAS – A rare first edition considered one of the most significant books of photographs of 19th-century China and a copy of perhaps the rarest book about birds in the Americas sold for $100,000 each to lead Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books & Maps auction Sept. 13. The final total for the event was $1,093,325, […]

Fine first-time offerings abound at Cottone Auctions Sept. 29

GENESEO, N.Y. – Cottone Auctions’ Fine Art & Antique Auction, on Saturday, Sept. 29, will feature an extensive variety of first-time offerings, including the impressive collection of Dr. Gregory Alan Zemenick, an orthopedic surgeon from Troy, Mich., with a passion for collecting Americana, Tiffany lamps and antiques spanning a wide range of interests. Absentee and […]

Morphy Auctions to sell noted Americana collection Sept. 26

DENVER, Pa. – Morphy Auctions will offer the historic O’Connor Americana Collection on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Over 70 years in the making, Walter J. O’Connor’s collection of historic artifacts and documents is composed of items ranging from hand-drawn maps from the Revolutionary War to letters signed by George Washington and a fine collection of engraved […]

Nye & Co. Auctioneers to hoist maritime art Sept. 25

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers’ Estate Treasures Sale on Tuesday, Sept. 25, will showcase a broad and diverse group of fine and decorative arts, featuring property from the Westervelt Corp., the NAMITS Collection and several private collections from Long Island. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Wave Crest pieces hit high-water mark at Woody Auction

DOUGLASS, Kan. – A gorgeous Wave Crest Native American-themed pipe holder plaque soared to $13,000, a Wave Crest panel marked C.F. Monroe changed hands for $8,500 and three rare American Brilliant Cut Glass countertop bells sold for a combined $9,750 at an auction held Sept. 7 and 8 by Woody Auction. Absentee and Internet live […]

Jewelry, fine art stand out at Charleston Estate Auctions Sept. 23

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston Estate Auctions will present a live online auction to be held on Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. The auction offers original fine art, exceptional sterling silver, fine and vintage jewelry, antique furniture, vintage rugs, Asian antiques and home décor. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

PBA Galleries book auction Sept. 20 taps saints, science fiction

SAN FRANCISCO – On Thursday, Sept. 20, PBA Galleries will offer Rare Books and Manuscripts from the Library of James “Ted” Watkins. Included in the sale are over 300 lots of rare, interesting and significant material from six centuries, spanning the gamut of Western civilization, from the early days of Christianity to modern science fiction. […]