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History Inked at Bonhams & Butterfields Sir Winston Churchill Fountain Pen...

LOS ANGELES, CA.- International auctioneers, Bonhams & Butterfields, announced the company’s eighth offering of exceptional writing instruments in the United States on May 23, 2011. The auction contained over 200 lots and offered a diverse selecti...

Audubon’s "Birds of America" Fetches $10 Million Establishing a New World...

LONDON (AP).- It's quite a nest egg. John James Audubon's "Birds of America," a rare blend of art, natural history and craftsmanship, fetched more than $10 million at auction on Tuesday, making it the world's most expensive published book. With its 43...

Sotheby’s Sets New World Record for a Printed Book at Auction...

LONDON.- Moments ago, in a crowded saleroom in Sotheby’s New Bond Street galleries in London, a magnificent, rare, copy of John James Audubon’s Birds of America sold for £7,321,250, establishing a new world record price for any printed book ...

MacDougall’s Works on Paper Auction Set New World Records

LONDON.- MacDougall's Works on Paper Auction raised over 1.1 m pounds on December 1st, setting new record prices. The top lots went several times higher than their pre-sale estimates. The cover lot 13, Nubian with a Waterpipe by Michail Zichy sold fou...

Bonhams Make World Record Prices for Glass and Porcelain Chinese Snuff...

HONG KONG.- Bonhams Hong Kong today (23 November 2010) celebrated its second “Golden Gavel Auction”, when Part II of the world’s finest collection of important Chinese snuff bottles, the Mary and George Bloch Collection, sold 100% and ac...

Bonhams Make World Record Prices for Glass and Porcelain Chinese Snuff...

HONG KONG.- Bonhams Hong Kong today (23 November 2010) celebrated its second “Golden Gavel Auction”, when Part II of the world’s finest collection of important Chinese snuff bottles, the Mary and George Bloch Collection, sold 100% and ac...

Irma Stern Makes New £2.4 Million World Record for South African...

LONDON.- An arresting image from Irma Stern’s time in Zanzibar, where she was powerfully affected by the beauty of the local Indian women, attracted sustained bidding at Bonhams in London today (27.10.10), achieving a staggering price of £2.4m (...

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