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.

Ferrari’s track-only hybrid supercar is now available in 1:8 scale…
Photo by Estate of Pablo Picasso Artists Rights Society, New York
Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger selling for $179.4 million in May is one of many recent examples…
Photo by Randall Cordero
How an Internet entrepreneur assembled a world-beating collection of arcade games…
Photo by Cordero Studios/www.corderostudios.com
A Southern California homeowner has an incredible 1,200-square-foot shrine to America’s pastime…
Photo by Iwan Baan
This September, a highly anticipated contemporary art museum—the Broad—will open in downtown Los...
How much does baseball outpace other sports memorabilia? A look at the record-setting prices for...
Photo by The Broad Art Foundation/Hausesr & Wirth/Bruce White
After decades assembling one of the foremost collections of contemporary art, Eli and Edythe Broad...
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...
Shell refueled Logano’s career, so to speak, and the the connection between this driver and his...
Photo by Bob Tursack
Maya Angelou’s art collection focused on works by African-American masters...