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Rare 16th-century globe that first put ‘Canada’ on the map to be auctioned in U.K.
... in Rome — and thus expected to sell for as much as $235,000 at a May 19 sale of antique atlases, maps and other historical objects. “These globes are celebrated for the restrained delicacy, precision and beauty of their engraving,” Sotheby’s ...
Email SPANNING THE CENTURIES, SPRING SHOW NYC PRESENTS DAZZLING ARRAY OF TREASURES FOR COLLECTORS OF ALL PERSUASIONS
New York ... 19th-century artist David Adolph Constant Artz, $25,000. At Earle Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc. (311) is a very rare early Japanese porcelain dish with centaurs, circa 1690-1720. This dish is one of the rarest of all the European-subjects ...
Antique book fair opens on December 8
Dom Antikvarnoi Knigi v Nikitskom will hold an auction of a private collection of antique books on December 8. The collection consists of 329 lots, including Masonic manuscripts ... one of the first printed European history books. Doronin said the ...
Preserving Mali’s cultural heritage
The charred remains of not just scholarly ink, but the antique ... ancient manuscripts, which could number up to 400,000 across the region, are a source of pride in Mali — and across sub-Saharan Africa. As Africa gained independence from European ...
Skinner, Inc. Appoints Devon Gray as Director of Fine Books & Manuscripts
Gray will be responsible for continuing the growth of the Skinner Fine Books & Manuscripts ... the PBS-TV series, Antiques Roadshow, and its specialty departments include American Furniture & Decorative Arts, American & European Works of Art ...
Mali: Timbuktu's literary gems face Islamists and decay in fight for survival
The charred remains of not just scholarly ink, but the antique ... ancient manuscripts, which could number up to 400,000 across the region, are a source of pride in Mali – and across sub-Saharan Africa. As Africa gained independence from European ...