FrontRunners: Volume Business

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Bloomsbury Auctions

(www­.bloomsburyauctions.com), a 24-year-old London-based auctioneer that

specializes in rare books and other printed materials, will open its first U.S.

branch this month, in midtown Manhattan. The 10,000-square-foot facility’s first

sale, on September 26, will feature a 67-volume lot of first-edition works by

economists John Stuart Mill, Adam Smith, David Hume, Thomas Robert Malthus, and

John Maynard Keynes. Bloomsbury also will offer a rare book from 1660,

L’arti per

via (Arts of the Street), a collection of etchings of street

vendors and artisans by the Italian artist Giuseppe Maria Mitelli.

Photo by Richard P. Goodbody Inc.
The antiquities dealer Les Enluminures will offer a large collection of biblical manuscripts…
The sale will feature architectural treasures salvaged from around the world…
Sotheby's
Standout items include a set of Wang Qi panel paintings expected to fetch as much as $700,000...
Illustration by Bruce Morser
Santiago Barberi Gonzalez travels the world in search of compelling art and design...
The show will showcase works from Peter Paul Rubens, Gortzius Geldorp, and more…
Photo by Michiel Elsevier Stokmans
The top lot could fetch as much as $450,000…
timothy c. fabrizio and george f. paul
After more than a century, gramophones, phonographs, and cylinder players are prized as...
Bloomsbury Auctions
With a drumbeat of 50th anniversaries, Beatlemania breaks loose all over again...
The show will exhibit exceptional offerings from 72 dealers and galleries…