Upcoming Auction

Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 10am EDT |
New York
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
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Exhibition Dates
Fri, Apr 20
10am – 5pm

Sat, Apr 21
10am – 5pm

Sun, Apr 22
12pm – 5pm


Doyle New York
175 East 87th Street
New York,  NY  10128

  • Auction of Rare Books, Autographs & Maps on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10am
  • Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted
  • We Invite You to Contact Us for an Complimentary Auction Evaluation of Your Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

NEW YORK, NY -- On Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of Rare Books, Autographs & Maps. The sale will offer a wide assortment of material ranging from early illuminated manuscripts to modern literary first editions. Highlighting the sale is property from the Estate of Arnold "Jake" Johnson.

The Estate of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Doyle is honored to auction the substantial library of rare books, manuscripts and photographs from the Estate of Arnold “Jake” Johnson (1930-2017) of Bozeman, Montana. A true bibliophile, Johnson was an inveterate collector of rare items related to travel, expeditions in India and Africa, English sporting and color-plate, 19th century big game hunting, and Western Americana. To be offered in a series of sales, the Collection comprises hundreds of rare books, hand-written accounts of hunting expeditions, striking examples of 19th century photographic travel albums, and elusive bibliographies and facsimiles of major works.  More

We Invite You to Auction!

Consignments are currently being accepted for the April 18, 2018 auction of Rare Books, Autographs & Maps. We invite you to contact us for a complimentary auction evaluation. Our specialists are always available to discuss the sale of a single item or an entire collection. For information, please contact Edward Ripley-Duggan at 212-427-4141, ext 234, or Peter Costanzo at ext. 248, or email Books@Doyle.com

Client Services

Janice Youngren
212-427-4141, ext 207

Bidding Services

Elizabeth Jones
212-427-4141, ext 242
Fax: 212-427-7526

Sales Specialists

Peter Costanzo
212-427-4141, ext 248

Edward Ripley-Duggan
212-427-4141, ext 234

Printed Catalogue Subscriptions Department

212-427-4141, ext 203

Media Contact

Louis LeB. Webre
SVP, Marketing & Media
212-427-4141, ext 232

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