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Articles - January - 2017 Issue

The Austin Book Fair January 13-14

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The Texas Booksellers Association is holding its annual Austin Book, Paper, & Photo Show at the Norris Conference Center in Austin on Friday and Saturday January 13th and 14th.  About 60 exhibitors are expected. 

 

What to expect?  Used, rare and collectible books, ephemera, autographs, photographs, maps, prints, postcards, first editions, fine bindings, children’s, illustrated, cookery, history, Texana, military, nonfiction and reference.

 

This fair has been held for more than thirty years and is widely supported.

 

Hours and Location:

 

January 13th.  Friday beginning at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

January 14th.  Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

Northcross Mall at Norris Conference Center

2525 W. Anderson Lane

Austin, Texas 78757

 

Questions about exhibiting and attending:

 

Luke Bilberry

Phone:  [512] 499-8828

E-mail:  orders@12thstreetbooks.com

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  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.

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