400 years after Shakespeare’s death, Books and Manuscripts specialist Meg Ford inspects a rare First Folio untouched for over 200 years
From £1,000 to $100,000 — 5 lots not to be missed
The stories behind 5 exceptional lots from Christie’s sales online and across the world
Musician Jakob Lindberg discusses a rare manuscript, hand-written by one of the 17th century’s greatest composers, Johann Sebastian Bach
A hundred years after the Easter Rising, specialist Thomas Venning examines a copy of the Irish Proclamation of Independence — and meets a descendent of one of its signatories
Charting the age of exploration and discovery through highlights from the Ex Libris Jean R. Perrette Collection
The first four Folios of William Shakespeare’s collected works — including an unrecorded First Folio — are to tour New York and London, where they will be auctioned on 25 May
Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for a free and confidential valuation of a single piece or collection.
Book specialist Meg Ford and Anna Povejsilova, a specialist in Impressionist & Modern Art, discuss artists' books ahead of the sale of a unique collection
Following the success of these sales, our specialists are currently inviting consignments to the upcoming auction. Please do not hesitate to contact Isabelle de Conihout or Patricia de Fougerolle for a free and confidential valuation of your books and manuscripts.
A desk that the radical Russian writer could have sat at to work, featuring first editions of his books offered in our Valuable Books & Manuscripts sale, and contemporaneous works from the Russian Art auction
The rich palette and glowing gold details of illuminated texts can enhance more than just library shelves. Specialist Sophie Hopkins introduces seven pieces from our online sale
Specialist Romain Pingannaud gives an expert introduction to the ancient art form, with recent works sold and those offered in our 10-19 November online sale
Following the success of this sale, we are currently inviting consignments to the upcoming auction. Please do not hesitate to contact Isabelle de Conihout or Patricia de Fougerolle for a free and confidential valuation of your books and manuscripts.
In the first film in our new Discovery series, specialist Sven Becker explains how the notes at the back of a rare 16th century medical text led him to a remarkable find