The collector’s library

This Piece Has Found a Home at the National Portrait Gallery

posted on 05/04/2015
Tagged: In the News

Often we are asked where a piece we carried is now.  This question is all the more interesting when these documents reach institutions.

Stephen Hawking at the Dawn of His Great Career

posted on 04/28/2015
Tagged: In the News

This month, we sold a rare and important document of Stephen Hawking: his original signed agreement to write his first book, now a classic of cosmology and astronomy. Hawking lost the ability to sign his own name decades ago and shortly after signing this.

This Washington Document Now on Display at Mount Vernon

posted on 04/15/2015

Thanks to the generosity of one of our customers, George Washington's receipt for Mount Vernon's rent, leading up to his ownership, a key document in his life, is now on display back where it started, on loan to Mount Vernon.