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Manhattan, 1776

Peter Costanzo examines Bernard Ratzer's rare 1776 map of New York City and other highlights from the Estate of Dr. Leo Hershkowitz.

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Peter
Costanzo

SVP/Executive Director, Books, Autographs & Photographs / Coins, Bank Notes & Postage Stamps / Estate & Appraisal Services | Books & Autographs Photographs Coins, Bank Notes & Postage Stamps

Peter Costanzo joined Doyle as a Director in the Rare Books Department in 2010. Born into an auction family, Mr. Costanzo has been surrounded by auctions his entire life. While at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, he completed his Art History thesis on the Civil War photography of Mathew Brady and Alexander Gardner. Mr. Costanzo continued his education at Sothebys Institute in New York, earning a Masters Degree in American Fine and Decorative Arts, and he wrote his dissertation on the Civil War paintings of American artist Eastman Johnson. Joining Bloomsbury Auctions in 2007, he rose through the ranks from Junior Cataloguer to Specialist and conducted thirty sales as Principal Auctioneer. A rare book specialist with a focus on Americana, Mr. Costanzo seeks quality consignments in that field, along with literature, manuscripts, original illustration art, private press and fine bindings. Additionally, he participates in fundraising auction events and lectures frequently on Americana and Rare Book Collecting.

Current & Upcoming Auctions

Doyle Auction

Upcoming Auction

Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 10am EDT |
New York
Exhibition details forthcoming.
2018-07-24 10:00:00 2018-07-24 18:00:00 America/New_York Angling Books from the Collection 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. New York Doyle info@doyle.com

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Photographs

Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 10am EST |
New York
Exhibition dates:  Dec 08 Dec 09 Dec 10 Dec 11
2018-12-13 10:00:00 2018-12-13 18:00:00 America/New_York Photographs 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