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.

When the air had cleared after the frenzy of New York’s spring art auctions, players and spectators...
This circa-1900 pink-swirl marble is in what Dan Morphy calls “wet mint condition,” or as pristine...
Photo by Tom Forsyth and Ron Jarrell
With more than 275 million game sets sold in the past century, Monopoly is the most popular board...
Photo by Bob Tursack
Maya Angelou’s art collection focused on works by African-American masters...
Paola Russo discovered two decks in Italy at G. Lorenzi, one covered in gold leaf and the other in...
The display is part of a hotel-wide renovation that will be completed by the end of the year...
Heritage Auctions will also offer Mickey Mantle’s rookie card and Mike Ditka’s Super Bowl playbook…
Photo by Cordero Studios⁄corderostudios.com
Charles and Judy Tate assembled a world-class collection of Latin American art—and then gave it all...
Photo by The Strong, Rochester, N.Y.
The American game culture is almost as old as the country itself...
Photograph by Ron Pierson, courtesy of Guernsey's
The bounty from the sunken ship includes 40 tons of silver and gold valued at $450 million…