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Auction House Heritage Auctions
Auction Name Lomasney Vintage Movie Art Posters Benefiting Lifebeat Monthly Internet Charity Auction
Auction Date 08/21/2014 - 08/21/2014
Lots Sold 98.78%
Actual Total (USD) 5,500.00
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Patricia Ahearn: 1937-2014

Patricia Ahearn, wife of Allen and partner with him in Quill & Brush and in their well regarded guides to book collecting and book values, passed away at the end of May.
 
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It sometimes comes to this

A bookshop is the outcome of a million decisions.  To open a shop and then what to sell are the early decisions that seamlessly lead to the turning on of the electricity, to the buying of shel...

Anecdotal Information on the State of the Market

Recently the news from the hustings is suggesting the summer is a bit soft in the collectible paper field.  An article in the New York Times suggested that “Large Crowds Spend Little at ...

Opportunities in Chicago: August 6th at Leslie Hindman

As you read this article the clock is clicking down for Leslie Hindman’s annual August auction of books, manuscripts and cartography.  The 406 lot sale is on the 6th, online viewing now ...

Auctions in August

August is the doldrums of the book, manuscript, map and ephemera field, or so it used to be.  But not so much anymore.
 
This August 51 sales are scheduled, up from 46 in 2013.  Le...

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Polar Voyages from Yesterday's Muse Books

Yesterday's Muse Books is taking us very far north (or south) with their latest catalogue: Polar Voyages, works treating the exploration of the Arctic and Antarctic, detailing the efforts of numero...

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