Specialists

Doyle Specialist Peter Costanzo

Peter Costanzo

SVP/Executive Director, Books, Autographs & Photographs / Coins, Bank Notes & Postage Stamps / Estate & Appraisal Services
212-427-4141, ext 248
Peter.Costanzo@Doyle.com


Current & Upcoming Auctions

Upcoming Auction

Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 10am EDT |
New York
Exhibition dates:  Apr 20 Apr 21 Apr 22
2018-04-25 10:00:00 2018-04-25 18:00:00 America/New_York Rare Books, Autographs and Maps Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted. Please note that the end time is an estimate based on average auction duration and is not guaranteed; auctions may end earlier or later than their estimated end time. New York Doyle info@doyle.com

Upcoming Auction

The Estate of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 10am EDT |
New York
Exhibition dates:  Apr 20 Apr 22 Apr 22
2018-04-25 10:00:00 2018-04-25 18:00:00 America/New_York The Estate of Arnold "Jake" Johnson Featured Section of the Auction of Rare Books, Autographs & Maps on April 25, 2018. Please note that the end time is an estimate based on average auction duration and is not guaranteed; auctions may end earlier or later than their estimated end time. New York Doyle info@doyle.com

Specialist Department

Books & Autographs

Doyle offers two auctions each year of Rare Books, Autographs and Maps. These sales include material ranging from early illuminated manuscripts to modern literary first editions. Categories include Americana; early printing; illustrated books of all periods (including atlases and color plate books); fine printing and private press books; important bindings (both bound sets and individual remarkable examples of the bookbinder's art); literature of all periods, both English, American, and European; science and technology; travels and voyages; children's and illustrated books; and a diverse range of interesting books in all fields. Original illustration art for books and magazines is also included in the sales, as well as early maps of all regions.

Autographs include letters and documents by major American, English and European figures in literature and the sciences, as well as historically important documents, including Presidential letters and material relating to the Founding Fathers.

Sets of finely bound books are featured in all auction categories of furniture and decorations.

Highlights from the Past Auction

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