specialist

Peter
Costanzo

SVP/Executive Director, Books, Autographs & Photographs / Coins & Stamps | 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.

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James Joyce

Specialist Peter Costanzo discusses the early works of James Joyce, whose tumultuous publishing history has provided a gratifying assortment of rare editions for collectors.

Current & Upcoming Auctions

Current Auction

Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 10am EDT |
New York
Exhibition dates:  Apr 22 Apr 23 Apr 24 Apr 25

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2017-04-26 10:00:00 2017-04-26 18:00:00 America/New_York Rare Books, Autographs and Maps Featuring Rare Books Deaccessioned from the College of New Rochelle and an Important Civil War Archive. 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

Current Auction

Photographs

Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 10am EDT |
New York
Exhibition dates:  Apr 22 Apr 23 Apr 24 Apr 25

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2017-04-26 10:00:00 2017-04-26 18:00:00 America/New_York Photographs Featuring Fine Art, Early Photography, Travel Albums Daguerreotypes and Photographic Literature. 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

Current Auction

The Estate of Aileen Mehle

Wed, May 24, 2017 at 10am EDT |
New York
Exhibition dates:  May 20 May 21 May 22

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2017-05-24 10:00:00 2017-05-24 18:00:00 America/New_York The Estate of Aileen Mehle Known to Her Fans Worldwide as the Society Columnist Suzy. 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