Historic Maps, Rare Books, Natural History Engravings,
Watercolors, & Color Plate Books Auction

Auction Details

  • Auction: December 5, 2012 - 1PM

  • Public Preview:
    Through Wednesday, December 5

  • Location:
    The Arader Galleries
    1016 Madison Avenue
    New York, NY 10075

  • Online Bidding:

  • Absentee Bidding:
    By e-mail, mail and telephone

  • Catalogue:
    $30 by Priority Mail in the U.S
    $60 by International Priority Mail

Featured Lots

Lot 133.
Joseph Wolf (1820-1899)

Lot. 134
Roger Tory Peterson (1908-1996)

Lot 119.
Peter Paillou (fl. 1745-1806)

Lot 89.
Jean-Franois van Dael (1764-1840)

Lot 83.
Pieter Holsteyn the Younger (1614-1687)

Lot 92.
Herman Henstenburgh (1667-1726)

The Auction

In conjunction with Guernsey's, on December 5th the prestigious Arader Galleries (New York City, Philadelphia, Houston, San Francisco) is please to present a stunning selection of maps, rare books, natural history engravings and watercolors, Audubon's Birds aQuadrupeds, and New York-centric views. We would like to make it clear that this is one of the most extraordinary offerings of this type material ever to cross the auction block. Exceptional works will be featured in each category. The auction event will be conducted at Arader's flagship gallery in New York City. Please note: Mr. Arader is generously offering to allow successful bidders the option of directing up to 25% of the actual hammer price of each purchase to any one of the fine universities and museums as listed in the auction catalogue.

For additional information visit www.guernseys.com or contact Guernsey’s at 212-794-2280. For media inquiries or to request an interview, please contact Jaclyn Todisco at 646-695-7053 or Jaclyn@rosengrouppr.com


A beautifully designed catalogue will be available in an extremely limited edition. Click here to order your Historic Maps, Rare Books, Natural History Engravings, Watercolors, & Color Plate Books Auction copy.

Online Bidding

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


Interested bidders should also review the Terms & Conditions, as well as the Bidder Agreement form, and the Absentee Bid form.