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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Gershwin manuscript, $27,500, Leslie Hindman

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Gershwin manuscript, $27,500, Leslie Hindman

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A George Gershwin autographed musical manuscript, signed twice to Hyman Sandow, dated Aug. 17, 1928, sold for $27,500 at a Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction held May 1st by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, Ill. Also, Conradus de Halberstadt’s Concordantiae bibliorum went for $27,500; […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Copy of Moby Dick, $9,600, PBA Galleries

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Copy of Moby Dick, $9,600, PBA Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A first American edition copy of Herman Melville’s classic book Moby Dick (or, The Whale) sold for $9,600 at a Fine Literature & Fine Books Auction held July 27th by PBA Galleries in San Francisco. Also, a first edition copy of J. D. Salinger’s […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Dante Rossetti manuscript, $30,000, PBA Galleries

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Dante Rossetti manuscript, $30,000, PBA Galleries

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Dante Rossetti manuscript, $30,000, PBA Galleries Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A fine illuminated manuscript of Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s The Blessed Damozel from the calligraphic master Albert Sangorski sold for $30,000 at an auction of Fine Books From the Library of Dr. Elmer Belt (1893-1980), the renowned surgeon and […]