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.

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 Online-Only Auction

Travel & Sport in India & Asia from the Library of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Soft close begins Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 12pm EDT
Exhibition dates:  Mar 08 Mar 11 Mar 12

Bidding opens Thu, Feb 28, 2019

2019-03-14 12:00:00 2019-03-14 20:00:00 America/New_York Travel and Sport in India and Asia from the Library of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson . 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. Online Only Doyle info@doyle.com

Upcoming Auction

Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 10am EDT |
New York
Exhibition dates:  Apr 13 Apr 14 Apr 15
2019-04-17 10:00:00 2019-04-17 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

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