Christie’s specialists from across the world offer expert insights on a range of collecting categories
‘Lost’ for 66 years, Neal Cassady’s visionary ‘Joan Anderson letter’ — a foundational document of the Beat era
Horticulturist Alys Fowler discusses ‘The Besler Botanical’, a document of one of history’s finest gardens
Specialist Francis Wahlgren on a remarkable true first edition from 1865 — one of only 23 surviving copies
400 years after Shakespeare’s death, specialist Meg Ford inspects a rare First Folio untouched for over 200 years
Musician Jakob Lindberg discusses a rare manuscript, hand-written by one of the 17th century’s greatest composers, Johann Sebastian Bach
100 years after the Easter Rising, specialist Thomas Venning examines a rare copy of the Irish Proclamation of Independence
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