Name Quinn's Rare Books, Maps, and Autographs Auction
Auctioneer Quinn's Auction Galleries
Type Internet Absentee Bidding
Date(s) 5/12/2022
5/12/2022 Thursday, May 12th at 2:00pm EST
Preview Date/Time Open Preview: Friday April 29th, Monday May 1st-May 6th, Monday May 9th - May 11th from 11am to 4pm.
Checkout Date/Time Monday May 16th, 2022
Location 360 S. Washington St.
Falls Church, VA 22046
Buyer Premium 27 Buyer's Premium applies.
Quinn’s Auction Galleries is pleased to present an auction of rare books, antique maps, and Americana. The sale features over 250 rare and signed books, maps, and autographs. These include items by Thomas Wolfe, Benjamin Harrison, the Rehnquist Supreme Court, Eudora Welty, and a copy of the Ellicott Plan of Washington D.C. We also feature an original Rackham illustration for "The Tempest." and a first period Pony Express Cover from 1860. Books include early printings, fine bindings, First edition, and books signed by Eudora Welty, Charles Lindbergh and Maurice Sendak. The auction also contains two early illustrated books, a copy of the 1688 edition of "Paradise Lost" by John Milton and a copy of Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid that documented the South Sea Bubble. Autograph highlights include signatures from the members of the Rehnquist Supreme Court to former spokeswoman Toni House, Elizabeth II, Hebert Hoover, Ronald Reagan. Rita Hayworth and Cary Grant.Quinn’s is also pleased to present a complete set of Helman's "Batailles de la Chine reduites d'apres les grandes planches que l'empereur Kien-Long." Engraved by Jesuits on order by the Chinese Emperor Qainlong to document and showcase his military exploits and reign. We also have on offer 92 plates from the 1835-70 edition of Flora Japonica and well as a 1775 Jefferson-Fry copy of A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of Virginia containing the whole Province of Maryland with Part of Pensilvania, New Jersey, and North Carolina.Illustrated items include an original Arthur Rackham signed and titled drawing for The Tempest, entitled "Ariel and Goblins". We have, in addition, illustrated books by Cresset Press and a vellum copy of Forsaken Merman executed by the The Guild of Women Binders, hand colored by Gloria Cardew, one of only 10 published. Open Preview: Friday April 29th through Tuesday May 11th. Not open on weekends. 11am to 4pm Absentee Bidding ends on May 12th at 11:40. Live Auction will be held at the following links on LiveAuctioneers: and Invaluable at: Shipping: Shipping for our Rare Books, Maps, and Autograph Auction will be handled by our trusted Shipping Partner UPS Store 3141- contact them at or 703-533-9474, they are offering a discount for Quinn's customers for this auction.
Auction Terms & Conditions Auction Terms & Conditions Terms And Conditions Bidder agrees that the terms listed shall govern this auction and that he/she agrees with them. Additional terms may be posted or announced from the auction block, and are just as binding as the listed terms: BIDDERS AGREE TO ALL THESE TERMS. 1. Bidding through Quinns the Buyer's premium is 27% for the Book Department Book and Print Auctions. There is a 4% processing fee when paying with a credit card or debit card unless you have purchased in a Quinns/Rasmus auction. 1A. Full payment: All items must be paid for in full before the bidder leaves the premises. Nothing may be removed until the bidder transaction is settled. Post sale you will receive an online link for credit card payment. We accept MasterCard, Visa and American Express. There is a 4% service fee for use of a credit card. We will accept a check, money order, cashier's check, or wire transfer along with a copy of the invoice. Invoices greater than $2,000.00 require payment by certified check, bank check, or wire transfer. Auctioneers reserve the right to hold personal or business checks for up to 10 business days to allow for clearance of funds, returned checks are subject to an additional fee of $35.00. All sales are subject to state sales tax laws. Tax exempt bidder must present proof of sales tax exemption status including a Virginia or reciprocating state tax ID # before any sales tax is waived. Bidder agrees not to stop payment on checks or disallow a sight draft. Bidder is responsible for any expense due to collection of a bad check and authorizes the auctioneer to charge his/her credit card for any merchandise and applicable fees on returned checks. The Auctioneers reserve the right to repossess, at any time, at your location, any unpaid merchandise. The bidder agrees to allow the auctioneer to charge his or her credit card for all unpaid merchandise. The auctioneer reserves the right to bar bidders in participating in future auctions due to failure to pay for merchandise won at auction. 2. No warranty: All items are sold as is, where is, without guarantee of any kind. The descriptions of items appearing in advertising prior to this auction are believed to be correct, nevertheless, neither those descriptions nor any oral statements made by the Owner (or his agents or officers) or the Auctioneer (or his agents or officers) concerning any item shall be construed as a warranty either expressed or implied. I, the Bidder, have examined this merchandise and accept it the way it is. 3. Disputes: The Auctioneer shall designate the winning bidder after each item is auctioned. If disputes arise between two or more bidders, the auctioneer reserves the right to re-open the bidding. The Auctioneer's designation of a buyer shall be final. 4. Buyers' responsibility: After a Bidder has won the bid with his/her high bid, they have become the new owner of the item even though they may not have paid for or taken possession of the item yet. The item(s) become the full and sole responsibility of the buyer and the buyer assumes all risk of loss and damage. Buyers should pay for, guard and remove and remove their item(s) accordingly. 5. Injury or damage: Bidder acknowledges responsibility for any personal injury or property damage caused by the Bidder or his agent, and further agrees to hold Auctioneers harmless from any personal injury to himself or his Agents and the property damage incurred on auction premises. 6. Agents only: The Auctioneers are acting as the Owners Agents only. 7. Removal: Removal of items won at auction is the responsibility of the buyer. Lots should be picked up or removed by a shipper within two weeks after the auction. Other arrangements must be made by calling (703) 532-5632 (ext. 555). Storage fees may be applied. Auctioneer is held harmless for any damage to property incurred during relocation. A $25 relocation fee per item will be added for items moved off site for storage. Quinn's staff assisting customers with moving auction purchases to vehicles are not responsible for damage. 8. Shipping and Handling Policy: Quinn's does not offer In House Shipping. We can provide recommendations for outside shipping by trusted shippers. If using an outside shipper Quinn’s Auction Galleries is not responsible for damages by carriers or packers of purchased lots, whether or not recommended by Quinn’s Auction Galleries and will not be liable for any losses. Thank you for your cooperation --------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------ Terms Of Use

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