Fine Books and Manuscripts to be Auctioned by Skinner Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of Fine Books & Manuscripts on November 13th at 11 a.m. in its Boston gallery located at 63 Park Plaza. Among the featured works is a strong group of Presidential ma
Rounding out the sale is a group of original art by celebrated illustrator Lynd Ward. An example of this group is lot 501, an original oil on board, depicting the jacket illustration for Esther Hoskins Forbes’ book America’s Paul Revere, published in 1946. The work has an estimated auction value range of $500 to $700.
Previews, Catalogues and Bidding
Previews for the auction will be held by appointment only on Thursday, November 10th from 12 to 5 p.m., Friday, November 11th from 12 to 5 p.m., Saturday, November 12th from 12 to 5 p.m., and Sunday, November 13th from 9 to 11 a.m. Illustrated catalogue #2571B is available by mail for $35 ($42 for foreign requests) from the subscription department at 508-970-3240. It is also available at the gallery for $32. Prices realized will be available at www.skinnerinc.com during and after the sale. Skinner's site also allows users to view all lots in the auctions, leave bids, order catalogues, and bid live in real-time through SkinnerLive! Register here for real-time bidding or call 508-970-3000.
Skinner, Inc. is one of the world’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art. With expertise in over 20 specialty collecting areas, Skinner draws the interest of buyers from all over the world and its auctions regularly achieve world record prices. Skinner provides a broad range of auction and appraisal services, and it is widely regarded as one of the most trusted names in the auction business. Skinner’s appraisal experts regularly appear on the PBS-TV series, Antiques Roadshow, and its specialty departments include American Furniture & Decorative Arts, American & European Paintings & Prints, European Furniture & Decorative Arts, 20th Century Design, Fine Ceramics, Fine Jewelry, Couture, Fine Musical Instruments, Asian Works of Art, Fine Wines, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Oriental Rugs & Carpets, American Indian & Ethnographic Art, Fine Judaica, Antique Motor Vehicles, Toys, Dolls & Collectibles, Discovery and Science, Technology & Clocks. Skinner galleries are located in Boston and Marlborough, Mass. For more information on upcoming auctions and events, visit Skinner’s web site www.skinnerinc.com.