Modern Collectables

Revelations Craft Fair Brings Contemporary Style to Grand Palais Paris

The Revelations International Fine Craft and Creation Fair is a five-day event being held from 22nd May to 26th May 2019 at the Grand Palais Paris in Paris, France. The event showcases products in categories including contemporary jewellery, metal and glass sculpture, unique pieces, woodworking objects and products and services in the gifts and handicrafts industry. With 33 countries attending, the 2019 edition will be marked by a dramatic increase of international participants. Compared to...

Swiss Luxury Watchmaker Omega Launches UK Website

Swiss luxury watchmaker Omega has launched a UK website at www.omegawatches.com/en-gb. The site allows customers to browse the entire Omega collection, including the timepieces, NATO straps, sailing bracelets and other accessories. Featured on the website are the Trésor collection for women, starting from £3,390 and featuring thin cases, diamond paving and crown, a range of fabric and leather straps, and a combination of classic design; the Moonwatch for men, starting at £3,640, and including the...

Marilyn Monroe Bathrobe, Marlon Brando Motorbike in Julien’s Legends Auction

Julien’s Auctions has announced the lineup for its Legends auction featuring Marilyn Monroe’s bathrobe, Marlon Brando’s motorbike, Daniel Craig’s James Bond suit and many more items of celebrity memorabilia. Taking place on Thursday, June 13th and Friday, June 14th, 2019 at The Standard Oil Building in Beverly Hills and live online at www.juliensauctions.com, the Legends auction also includes items related to comic book creator Stan Lee, and movie epics Gone With the Wind, Superman and The...

The Folio Society Publishes Limited Edition of Gene Wolfe’s Book of the New Sun

The Folio Society has produced a limited edition four-volume set of Gene Wolfe’s The Book of the New Sun. The Folio Society had been working closely with Gene Wolfe and illustrator Sam Weber before Wolfe’s death earlier this year. Featuring an introduction by Neil Gaiman, the Folio Society publication will be available in a signed  limited edition of 750 copies worldwide. See this video for more details of the edition. Gene Wolfe’s epic series The...
Kahlil Gibran’s Best-seller The Prophet Issued in Folio Society Illustrated Edition

Modern CollectablesKahlil Gibran’s Best-seller The Prophet Issued in Folio Society Illustrated Edition

The Folio Society has issued an edition of Kahlil Gibran’s best-seller The Prophet with the artist’s colour illustrations alongside his original text for the first time. The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese-American poet and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A. Knopf, has been translated into over 100 languages, making it one of the most translated books in history, and...
Taschen Reproduction of Tournament Book Freydal Marks Anniversary of Maximilian 1st

Modern CollectablesTaschen Reproduction of Tournament Book Freydal Marks Anniversary of Maximilian 1st

Named after Maximilian I’s literary alter ego, Freydal is the largest extant tournament book of the Late Middle Ages, inscribed in the UNESCO Memory of the World program. Taschen’s publication with Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum commemorates the 500th anniversary of Maximilian’s death, combining for the first time all 255 gold- and silver-heightened miniatures with an introductory essay and explanatory texts. Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519) of the Holy Roman Empire treated the spectacle of his tournaments, hastiludes,...
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