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 Online-Only Auction
2020-04-15 10:00:00 2020-04-15 18:00:00 America/New_York Fine Literature featuring a Collection of Rudyard Kipling Bidding Will Close on Wed, April 15 beginning at 10am EDT. 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 [email protected]