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The Cabinet of Curiosities

July 03 — 08, 2021
Auction begins to close at 2 pm ET

Endlessly surprising, this auction is for those who relish all things rare and remarkable. Anglophiles will enjoy a book signed and presented by Queen Victoria, as well as a tiger claw mounted silver desk stand presented by her son, the future King Edward VII. Bibliophiles should take note of first editions of both Wuthering Heights and Middlemarch, as well as a library of 17th-20th century books on Witchcraft and the Occult.

Another standout is a protest placard of Angela Davis, circa 1971. This diverse auction also includes offerings from the categories of Weaponry, Islamic and Indian Art, World Cultures, Ancient Civilizations, Ecclesiastical Art, and Science and Technology.

Previews available by appointment.

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Auction Details


Sean Quinn


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  • Each lot sold is subject to a buyer’s premium of 20% of the successful bid price as part of the purchase price.
  • Unless exempted by law, the buyer is required to pay Ontario Retail Sales Tax and Federal Goods and Services Tax on the total purchase price including the buyer`s premium.
  • Taxes are exempt for any items directly shipped from our premises out of Canada.
  • The auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any lot from sale at any time, to divide any lot or to combine any two or more lots at his sole discretion, all without notice.
  • All Prices in Canadian Funds
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Restrictions exist regarding the import and export of species protected under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species).This includes but is not limited to items made of or containing bone (whalebone etc.), ivory, tortoise shell, seal skin, rhinoceros horn and any other animal part and is strictly controlled or forbidden by most countries. Please review your country’s laws before bidding on pieces made of or containing these restricted items. It is the sole responsibility of the buyer to inquire about and obtain the proper permits for artwork purchased that may contain restricted materials, if such permit can be obtained. Please contact the department for further assistance. For more information please visit WWW.CITES.ORG

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