The Arader Galleries will be the site of this exciting auction featuring hundreds of desirable First Edition engravings from John James Audubon's The Birds of America, Audubon's Quadrupeds, and a wide array of other 19th Century artworks and rare books focusing on our natural surroundings. There will also be a handsome assortment of fine Animaliere Bronzes from leading 20th Century artists.
Inasmuch as classic Ship Models seem to go hand-in-hand with beautiful works from nature, Guernsey's is pleased to be able to included an extremely fine collection of approx. fifty sailboats, schooners, steamships, speedboats and other handsome ships.
Guernsey's is also pleased to included Roger Tory Peterson's unpublished photographs. More than 100 of his magnificent photographic prints will be sold. These are individually printed to the highest museum standards. Archivally matted, these stunning photographic prints have each been hand numbered 1/1 and Estate stamped thereby assuring anyone acquiring these that they are in possession of the only print ever produced of that particular picture taken by Roger Tory Peterson.
A beautifully designed catalogue will be available in an extremely limited edition. Click here to order your Plumage, Paws and Petals: Naturalism in the time of Audubon copy.
Those who are unable to attend the auction but would like to participate can view the full catalogue online, and leave advance absentee bids, as well as bid live as the sale is taking place at www.liveauctioneers.com, www.invaluable.com and www.proxibid.com.