The Monday October 21st “pick” auction features the third and final installment of the Stevens Collection to benefit the charity Oxfam. There will be art books, fiction (some signed), dictionaries, medicine, biography, poetry, children’s literature and ephemera (Paper, magazines, etc). We will have also a nice collection of books on the exploration of Africa and the Artic. This sale also includes a SIGNED and DATED copy of Nelson Mandela’s autobiography Long Walk to Freedom. Check the website for photos.
Of note: Van Gelder (1976, 2 Vols.) Rodolphe Bresdin: Monographie En Trois Parties & Catalogue De L’oeuvre Grave; Sorlier (1984) Chagall Lithographe 1974 – 1979; Atget (1930) Atget: Photographe de Paris; Joyce (1968, limited) Giacomo Joyce; Amedeo (1903, 2 Vols) On the Polar Star in the Artic Sea; Livingstone (1858) Missionary Travels and Rersearches in South Africa; Blunt (1847) The American Coast Pilot;
Nansen (1897, 2 Vols.) Farthest North; Peary (1898, 2 Vols.) Northward Over the Great Ice; Newcomb (1882) Our Lost Explorers: The Narrative of the Jeannette Artic Expedition; Kane (1854) The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin; Greely (1886, 2 Vols.) Three Years of Arctic Service: An Account of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition; Stefansson (1922, Signed) The Friendly Arctic; Tyler (1875) Livingstone’s Life Work; Sargent (1857) Arctic Adventure; Stefansson (1928, Signed) My Life with the Eskimos; Brewer (1892, 4 Vols.).
We are accepting consignments for future “pick” book auctions. Call Tom at 1-860-908-8067 to discuss your books and visit our website: cfabookauction.com to learn more about CFA Book Auctions and to read the webpages on “How to Sell Books.”
Our next auction will be held on Monday, November 11th.