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Image for The World Famous Great Gatsby's Antique Auction June 6th-7th, 1997 (Frank Loyd Wright's Personal Car)

The World Famous Great Gatsby's Antique Auction June 6th-7th, 1997 (Frank Loyd Wright's Personal Car)

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, Great Gatsby's: 1997

Seller ID: 0108

Condition: Very Good


Fabulous over-sized auction catalog filled with rare and beautiful items, all of which are pictured in full color. Measures 10-1/2"x12-1/2 and is clean and tightly bound with just a few spots of wear at spine, none of which compromises its integrity. The former owner's mailing label is on the reverse. This particular catalog is noteworthy due to the sale of Frank Lloyd Wright's personal car, a 1956 Aztec Red Mercedes Gull Wing designed especially for him after he redesigned a New York City car dealership which has since been demolished. The opening bid was to have been $300,000 and Jay Leno w... View more info

Image for Chinese Furniture and Decorations including Rugs, Textiles and Paintings (Sotheby's Auction Catalog May 7, 1981)

Chinese Furniture and Decorations including Rugs, Textiles and Paintings (Sotheby's Auction Catalog May 7, 1981)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc.: 1981

Seller ID: 0440

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful auction catalog with many large photographs, including several in full color. It's printed on quality coated paper and measures 8-3/4"x9-1/4". Sale consisted of 348 lots owned by a number of people. All estimates grouped at back page. Catalog is pristine inside and out. Owner names are: Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Bernat, S. Edna Fletcher, Helen Garfunkel, Mary McFadden, Nelson A, Rockefeller, Garry Smith, Mrs. Harold A. Roig, and Jerome Zipkin View more info

Image for Photographic Images and Related Material Sotheby's Auction Catalog May 8, 1979 (Sale Results Laid-in) Major Photographers

Photographic Images and Related Material Sotheby's Auction Catalog May 8, 1979 (Sale Results Laid-in) Major Photographers

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby Parke-Bernet Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 0551

Condition: Very good


Very nice auction catalog, clean and tightly bound measuring 8-3/4"x9-1/4" and focused on collectible photographs by many of the finest and well-known photographers of several decades. Quality coated paper and many black and white images showcasing images of America in the 19th century, the American West, 19th century France and Italy, topographical material from the 19th century, the early 20th century, and the 1920's and 30's through the 70's. Representative photographers include, but are not limited to: John A. Whipple, Mathew Brady, William Henry Jackson, Edward S. Curtis, Lewis Carroll, A... View more info

Image for Roger S. Steffen Historical Militaria Auction Catalogue 121A (1989)

Roger S. Steffen Historical Militaria Auction Catalogue 121A (1989)

By: N/A

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Cold Spirng, Kentucky, Roger S. Steffen: 1989

Edition: Catalogue 121A

Seller ID: 0725

Condition: Fine


Beautiful, quality printed catalog in as new condition. Still retains addendum sheet, unused sheet to track winning bids,a brochure about the company and a list of realized prices. Glossy cover and numerous black and white photographs printed on coated paper. Measures 8-1/2"x11" and has 126 pages. Includes Amnerican swords, firearms and bayonets, medals and insignia. headgear and helmets, uniforms, aviation, lithographs, and more. Also offered similar Imperial German artifacts. Most items are from WWI, WWII, an Vietnam, but there are also early firearms from Pennsylvania, early Colts and Winch... View more info

Image for David Rago Presents Arts and Crafts In New York (auction catalog October 1, 1995)

David Rago Presents Arts and Crafts In New York (auction catalog October 1, 1995)

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Lambertsville, New Jersey, David Rego: 1995

Seller ID: 2037

Condition: Fine Condition


Beautiful catalog -- very informative for collectors, especially since REALIZED PRICES are laid-in. The auction was held October 1, 1995 at The Metropolitan Antiques Pavilion. Many photographs included in both black and white and in glorious color. Includes an amazing 437 lots described in 63 8-1/2" x 11" pages. Very nice condition. View more info

Image for Sciences Techniques & Curiosités (Auction Catalog Ader Nordmann 2014)

Sciences Techniques & Curiosit├ęs (Auction Catalog Ader Nordmann 2014)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Ader Nordmann Auction: 2014

Seller ID: 2196

Condition: Fine Condition


Beautiful French auction catalog published by Ader Nordmann Auctions for a sale held on April 18, 2014. There were 315 items beginning with 131 and ending with #446. Each item is photographed in full color. Text is written in French. Among the items offered are microscopes, binoculars, sextants, medical equipment, compasses, a rare electrical chronometer, a telegraph machine, an accordian in the style of Napoleon III, a projection lamp, sterioscopes, generators, telephones and many cameras. Very handsome. Measures 8-1/4" x 10-1/4 and is as new. View more info

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Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy (Christie's Auction Catalog November, 2008)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Beigjing, China, Christies: 2008

Seller ID: 2292

Condition: Near fine condition


This is as much a book as it is an auction catalog -- absolutely beautiful and large at 8-1/4" x 10-1/2" with 355 pages in both English and Chinese.It also includes the charming advertising piece which shows the lay-out of the venue -- see the main photo. Due to China's Law on the Protection of Cultural Relics any item marked with a star was prohibited for exportation. The art is gorgeous throughout and predominately in full color. Catalogue will ship in the U.S. for just $2 media mail. OVERSEAS ORDERS WELCOME, but please contact us with item and destination for an exact shipping cost. View more info

Image for Weisbrod Archetypes and Archaism Spring 2001 (Chinese Art Antiquities Auction Catalog)

Weisbrod Archetypes and Archaism Spring 2001 (Chinese Art Antiquities Auction Catalog)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Weisbrod Chinese Art Ltd.: 2001

Seller ID: 2324

Condition: Very Good condition


Weisbrod's auction catalogs are beautiful and well worth keeping if you love Chinese artifacts, art and furniture. This one was priced at $80 for those who wished to study a catalog before the day of the auction. It measures 8-1/2" x 12" and is lavishly photographed throughout with full-size color images and enough information to inspire collectors of ancients artifacts. There are also three articles at the front: The Spirit of Wu; Conservation Report on an Eastern Zhou Dynasty Inlaid Bronze Hu; and Conservation Report on a Shang Dynasty Guang. Also with this copy there's an advertising item ... View more info

Image for Important 20th Century Lighting & Fine Quality Antiques Fontaine's Auction Gallery Catalog January 27, 2001 (Realized Price Sheet)

Important 20th Century Lighting & Fine Quality Antiques Fontaine's Auction Gallery Catalog January 27, 2001 (Realized Price Sheet)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pittsfield, Massachsuetts, Fontaine's Auction Gallery: 2001

Seller ID: 2563

Condition: Very good condition


Gorgeous full color auction catalog printed on glossy paper. Like new with unused absentee bid form laid-in, plus a list of realized prices. Catalog contains photos of Tiffany windows and other antiques, but is primarily devoted to lamps. Very high quality. Measures 8-1/2"x 12-1/4" with 112 pages and 407 lots. View more info

Image for A Brilliant History Jewels at Sotheby's (1978)

A Brilliant History Jewels at Sotheby's (1978)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby's: 1978

Seller ID: 2725

Condition: Fine condition


This is an unusual catalog for an auction, even by Sotheby's many handsome examples. This one features a famous person on each page -- the Duchess of Windsor, Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis, Edna Winston, Elton John, Countess Mona Bismarck, the Count and Countess du Boisrouvray, Ava Gardner, Helene Beaumont, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and Marlene Dietrich. The jewels are top drawer from the most revered jewelers in the world and each is beautifully described. Catalog is printed on glossy paper throughout. The back paper which appears to be obstructing the photos, are just narrow strips with... View more info

Image for Chinese Export Porcelain. The Lucile and Robert H. Gries Collection (1970)

Chinese Export Porcelain. The Lucile and Robert H. Gries Collection (1970)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc.: 1979

Edition: Sale Number 3021

Seller ID: 2978

Condition: Very good condition


This auction catalog is for Part One which was held on April 10, 1970 to sell the collection of Lucile and Robert H. Gries. The items covered these categories -- armorial, marine, Jesuit, and European inspired decoration. Two hundred twenty-six lots were sold in Part One and this catalog describes and pictures them. The catalog measures 7" x 10-/.2" and has 67 pages plus back matter. View more info

Image for Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets Sotheby Parke Bernet Auction Catalog (June 4, `1976)

Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets Sotheby Parke Bernet Auction Catalog (June 4, `1976)

By: N/A

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York City, Sotheby Parke Benet: 1976

Seller ID: 2986

Condition: Very good condition


This catalogue represented Sale Number 3866 which was devoted to fine Oriental rugs and carpets from the estates of Helen L. Wilson, Amelia M. Martin, and Anne S. Nealon. One rug unfurls in full color at the center of the catalog -- beautiful! These were really exceptional even in black and white, as many show figurals in the design and all are exquisitely complex. The auction was a one day only sale with two sessions in which 225 rugs were sold. Catalog measures 9" x 9-and is clean and tightly bound. No writing inside. View more info

Image for Sotheby's Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, May 30, 31, 1984 (Volumes I and II)

Sotheby's Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, May 30, 31, 1984 (Volumes I and II)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York City, Sotheby's: 1984

Edition: Sale No. 5190 -- Vol. I and II

Seller ID: 2993

Condition: Very good condition


Two very handsome auction catalogs, volumes I and II, each of which shows the items being sold each day. It's hard to find them together, but I did and I also have the sheet showing the prices realized.There are many photographs of the works in both color and black and white. Volume I shows 84 works in color. Volume II is in both black and white in color, but is plentiful at 143 lots.Total -- 227 over two days. Among the artists are Thomas Hart Benton, Charles Demuth, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keefe, Frederic Remington, Andrew Wyeth, Norman Rockwell, John Singer Sargent. Joseph S... View more info

Image for Contemporary Living Photography,  Prints and Design New York 22, July 2015 (Sotheby's Auction Catalog)

Contemporary Living Photography, Prints and Design New York 22, July 2015 (Sotheby's Auction Catalog)

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 2015

Seller ID: 3110

Condition: Fine, As New


Stunningly beautiful auction catalog with large photos in color not counting black and white photography items. The sale took place on July 22, 2015 in two sessions. Session One had 1-126 lots and Session Two 127-250. Among the many designers and artists are these: Jim Dine, Andy Warhol, Diane Arbus, George Nakashima, Le Corbusier, Frank Stella, Annie Lebovitz, Sally Mann, Roy Lichenstein, Charles and Ray Eames, Robert Maplethorpe, Jasper Johns, Picasso, Joan Miro and Jacques-Henri Lartigue. The sale garnered over two million dollars.The catalog is crisp and clean and measures 8-1/4" x 10-1/2"... View more info

Image for Fine Chinese Modern Paintings Hong Kong December 2, 2008

Fine Chinese Modern Paintings Hong Kong December 2, 2008

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Christie's: 2008

Seller ID: 3175

Condition: Fine condition


Very handsome auction catalog for a sale held in Hong Kong by Christie's.The art is exquisite and interesting -- elements from classic Asian painting meld with a new, contemporary boldness. Beautiful! The catalog is pristine with no names or writing and no spine crease. It measures 8-1/2"x 10-1/2" and has 252 pages. SHIPS for $2 media mail in U.S. OVERSEAS ORDERS WELCOME. Use the contact button to inquire about postage. We need the item and its destination to provide you with a shipping cost. View more info

Image for Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches and Clocks (Auction Catalog 2006)

Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches and Clocks (Auction Catalog 2006)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York City, Antiquorum Auctioneers: 2006

Seller ID: 3247

Condition: Very good condition


There's a small abrasion to the lower edge of the front cover (see photo), but the catalog is otherwise pristine. No spine crease and no names or writing. Catalog measures 8-1/2" x 10-1/2" and has 255 pages including index, and is printed on quality coated paper. Photos are in color and some are oversized. The auction was held on September 20, 2006 in the Grand Havana Room in New York City where bidders took their chances for 365 lots. Among the brands brands were Cartier, Elgin, Longines, Rolex, Philippe Patek, Tiffant and Harry Winston. View more info

Image for Sotheby's Antique and Classic Automobiles from the Collection of the Frederick C. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum (1990)

Sotheby's Antique and Classic Automobiles from the Collection of the Frederick C. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum (1990)

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: March 31, 1990

Seller ID: 3552

Condition: Very good Condition


It's not every day I find a car auction catalog, which is why this one's only the second one on here. This one was focused on the cars from the collection of the Frederick C. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum of the Western Reserve Historical Society together with property of various owners. There were 69 cars, each pictured in full color and printed on quality glossy paper with much description and history. The bidding page was not used and there is a booklet laid in titled "Sotheby's At Hendon Royal Air Force Museum. View more info

Image for Oriental Art Catalog August 27, 88, 1970 Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.

Oriental Art Catalog August 27, 88, 1970 Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Dennis, Massachsuetts, Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.: 1970

Seller ID: 3648

Condition: Very good condition


Catalog is clean and bright with no tears and no writing, and is tightly bound. The only fault is a trim to the yapped edge at side edge of front cover. This is often done because the overhang develops small tears which end up with pieces of the edge falling off. This trim was better than most. The catalog measures 7" x 10-1/2" and has black and white photographs which show both Chinese and Japanese items. Most of the works came from the estate of Andrew R. Dole of Oak Park, Illinois. Session I focused on Japanese art. Among the items were prints and paintings, snuff bottles, rugs, wood carvi... View more info

Image for McMasters Premier Doll Auctions: Eternal Treasures August 5, 2000 (Prices Laid-in)

McMasters Premier Doll Auctions: Eternal Treasures August 5, 2000 (Prices Laid-in)

By: N/A

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Ohio, McMasters: 2000

Seller ID: 3775

Condition: Very good condition


If you love dolls you will enjoy this full color auction catalog which presented 151 dolls of all kinds. Here are some examples -- Betst McCall, Effanbee, Lenci, Kathe Kruse, and more, plus dolls made from leather and also wood. Every doll is well described and, best of all, the after sale list of dolls and prices is laid-in. The catalog measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 561 pages. View more info

Image for Christie's Auction Catalog: The Connoisseur's Eye New York 2 June, 2015

Christie's Auction Catalog: The Connoisseur's Eye New York 2 June, 2015

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York City, Christie's: 2015

Edition: #10859

Seller ID: 3949

Condition: Fine condition


I love the contemporary auction catalog, so beautiful compared to the ones of old with paper covers and no color pictures. The new ones are also oversized -- this one measures 8-1/4" x 10-1/2" and has gorgeous white coated paper and big color photos of the items. The auction offered European furniture, sculpture, ceramics, tapestries and carpets worth millions of dollars. The book is pristine inside and out and showcases 438 lots. View more info