Past Auction Results

A look back at some of our past auctions

November 2, 2021

Magic Books & Ephemera of Warren Kaps

Live Online Auction / Invaluable

The magic collection of Warren Kaps. Collectible magic books and related ephemera including some important files containing correspondence with Herb Zarrow.

Mr. Kaps assisted in founding the S.A.M. Magic Endowment Fund and served as National President of the Society of American Magicians during the Society’s Centennial years, 2001-2002.

Bidding is closed.

October 3, 2021

First Edition Books at Auction

Desirable First Editions & Antique Books

Live Online Auction / Invaluable

A collection of important first edition novels of the 20th century including noted authors Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, Edgar Rice Burroughs Margaret Mitchell and Harper Lee.

Bidding is closed.

October 3, 2021

Shubert Theatre Broadway Collection

The Shubert Broadway Collection

Live Online Auction / Invaluable

The Shubert Collection, a historical trove of material obtained directly from the Shubert theatrical family, the legendary Broadway dynasty which was begun in the late 19th century by entrepreneurial brothers, Sam S. Shubert, Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.

The Shubert Organization still stands today as America’s oldest professional theatre company, having owned hundreds of theatres and produced over five hundred plays and musicals.

Bidding is closed.

June 6, 2021

Rare Magic Books, Props & Antiquarian Books

Live Online Auction / Invaluable

An eclectic variety of rare books on magic, gambling and cards, as well as magic props and apparatus used for performance. Additionally, a collection of antiquarian books and modern first editions.

Bidding is closed.

January 24, 2021

Antique Books, First Editions & Gambling Collectibles

Live Online Auction / Invaluable

A variety of rare antiquarian books, modern first editions (some signed), and antique and vintage gambling collectibles and ephemera.

Bidding is closed.

January 9, 2021

The Piatnitza Collection: Rare, Fine & Antiquarian Books, Objects and Stereoviews

Live Online Auction / Invaluable

A handsome and varied collection lovingly curated over 25 years. Ms. Piatnitza, a business executive in the technology industry, traveled the world collecting treasures in rare and antique book stores, along with antiquarian objects, instruments and a massive assortment of stereoviews.

Piatnitza’s vast range of interests and subject matter are widely reflected in this fantastic collection. Items featured in this auction were curated from around the globe, including England, Paris, Belgium, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Germany and Italy and the United States.

Bidding is closed.

October 24, 2020

20th Century First Editions & Antiquarian Books

Live Online Auction / Invaluable

Large election of collectible 20th century first edition books, including authors such as Truman Capote, Stephen King, John Steinbeck, Thomas Wolfe, including some signed copies.

Also, antiquarian books dating from the 16th to 19th centuries with maps, engravings and illustrations.

Bidding is closed.

August 22, 2020

Antique Books, Maps & Hollywood Photography

Live Online Auction / Invaluable

Antique and collectible books, including 19th century maps as well as antique photographs, cabinet cards, CDVs.

Also, modern/vintage Hollywood photos including signed Marilyn Monroe prints.

Bidding is closed.

July 11, 2020

Magic & Ventriloquism Books and Memorabilia

Live Online Auction / Invaluable

Collectible and OOP books on magic, gambling, ventriloquism, including vintage photos of greats such as Edgar Bergen.

Bidding is closed.

June 14, 2020

Rare Books & Classic Hollywood Memorabilia

Live Online Auction / Invaluable

First edition and signed books, rare and antiquarian books dating to the early 16th century.

Plus signed photographic prints of Marilyn Monroe, signed “Casablanca” cast memorabilia, and OOP Charlie Chaplin Society newsletter issues.

Bidding is closed.

April 18, 2020

Rare Books, First Editions, Magic & Collectibles

Live Online Auction / Invaluable

Collection of interesting vintage and antique lots including rare books, first editions, books on magic / conjuring, limited edition photography and lithographs, antique dolls, vintage jewelry, watches and handbags and much more.

Bidding is closed.

June 18, 2019

Antiquarian Books on Law, the Classics & Religious Works

Live Online Auction / Invaluable

Collection of antique books includes many rare early works on the subject of law, including some signed by men of importance in legal history such as Edward Finch, and Judge James Reynolds of England.

A highlight includes a wonderful set from the working library of Constantine Phipps, Lord Chancellor of Ireland, featuring his personal bookplate, dated 1703.

Other items of interest include a rare, early Geneva Bible; an illuminated leaf from a Bible dated 1260; a 1749 copy of Cervantes’ classic, Don Quixote; and a wonderfully illustrated two-volume set of Robinson Crusoe.

Bidding is closed.