Disneyana / Pop Culture
This auction promises nearly 900 lots of Disneyana and pop culture memorabilia. The first session will focus on Disney memorabilia, with featured lots including park attraction posters, cast member uniforms and costumes, maps, collectibles, and artwork.
The second session will feature pop culture memorabilia of all descriptions, from sports, music, and movie memorabilia, to comic books, cards, and vintage toys. Highlights include Frank Sinatra's personally owned music stand, signed guitars, and handwritten Grateful Dead lyrics. An original painting by Frank Sinatra will also be part of the second session.
Fine Books & Manuscripts
Our summer book sale will feature high spots in a range of categories. The auction will commence with a choice selection of early exploration titles including polar, atlases, and Americana. A wide array of modern firsts and important antiquarian books including a first edition of Moby Dick and a presentation copy from Charles Darwin are among the features of the literature session, and the sale will conclude with a selection of artist books and fine press titles, spotlighting entries for the “Caxton Club’s Reimagining ‘Chicago by the Book.’” works by some of the foremost book artists and binders of today, as part of the Club’s upcoming symposium to raise awareness for the arts.
Fall Magic Auction (Online-Only)
Our September magic auction will be a bibliophile's delight. Featuring a strong selection of antiquarian titles from the library of Giovanni "Roxy" Pasqua, the sale will feature works from the seventeenth century to the present day, among them classics by Bosco, modern presentation copies and deluxe editions, and related works. The books and manuscripts will be complemented by a diverse array of collectable and performable magic apparatus, posters, and printed ephemera.