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New auction record for a print by Paul Gauguin

5 March 2011

A Paul Gauguin print sells for $924,466 setting a new auction record for the artist. The print, called Crouching Tahitian Woman Seen From The Back’, went for four times the pre-sale estimate.

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Literature’s Most Curious Creations

6 April 2021

A new book takes readers into collector Edward Brooke-Hitching’s madman’s library”

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Tefaf Maastricht’s new direction

8 March 2019

Christophe Van de Weghe, the fair’s chairman of Modern, discusses the challenge of luring the next generation of buyers

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TEFAF Dealer Spotlight

10 March 2017

Daniel Crouch

Daniel Crouch Rare Books, London and New York

Specialty: Rare books and maps

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The world of Shakespeare and Cervantes on show

23 March 2016

What would William Shakespeare have made of the fact that April 23, 1616, would mark the date of his own death and that of Spain’s Miguel de Cervantes (1547–1616)?

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Route Masters

3 March 2014

Antique maps provide a fascinating insight into how the planet was once perceived and have great investment potential, too, as the experts from this rarefied world can verify.

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Daniel Crouch Rare Books creates new website with William Joseph

18 January 2012

Mayfair based Daniel Crouch Rare Books has launched a new website, created in collaboration with design agency William Joseph.

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Early Canadian map back on auction block

1 February 2011

It began with a stunning discovery last year in the attic of a Scottish estate: a previously unknown, 312-year-old hand-drawn map of Canada by John Thornton, one of the leading cartographers of 17th-century Europe.

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Stylish Aesthetes Came Out to the Winter Show’s Young Collectors Night

31 January 2020

If antiquarians are often considered men and women of a certain age, Thursday’s Young Collectors Night at the Winter Show, which lures a mass of well-heeled 20-somethings to the Park Avenue Armory, certainly challenged that notion. Not only did the 700-plus attendees browse art and antiques from the world’s most preeminent galleries, but they also had some serious fun in the process.

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Top 10 Must-sees at Masterpiece London

27 June 2018

Masterpiece London describes itself as the world’s leading cross-collecting fair,” which is shorthand for the fact that the fair offers everything one could want in terms of art, design, furniture and jewelry that spans the ages. You basically can furnish your house, decorate your walls and ornament your fingers, neck and wrists, all in one stop.

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16th century world map valued at $10m

18 October 2016

Daniel Crouch Rare Books is to sell a spectacular 16th century world map by Genoese cartographer Vesconte Maggiolo at the TEFAF art and antique fair in New York.

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I was there (and so was I!)

6 May 2015

Embelished with 38 inset maps and views of the Mediterranean’s major ports, this early edition of a circa-1694 maritime chart by Romeyn De Hooghe almost guarantees conversation. Who hasn’t been at least somewhere recognizable on one or more of its three hand-coloured, engraved sheets, joined for a total width of 57 inches and a height of 24 inches? Its dealer, Daniel Crouch, can show this treasure at his homeport of London,or June 6 to 7 at the London Map Fair, Europe’s largest antique map market.

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