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Forum Book Auction 2019!!!!


The Knohl Collection is thrilled to announce that a portion of our antiquarian books will be up for auction through Forum Auctions on Thursday, July 11th at 1pm BST. Please bid please visit www.forumauctions.co.uk

To view and bid on this collection in person please visit:

220 Queenstown Road, London SW8 4LP
Monday 1st July 09.30am – 5.30pm
Tuesday 2nd July 09.30am – 5.30pm
Wednesday 3rd July 09.30am – 5.30pm
Thursday 4th July 09.30am – 5.30pm

The Westbury Hotel, London W1S 2YF
Monday 8th July 09.30am – 7.00pm
Tuesday 9th July 09.30am – 7.00pm
Wednesday 10th July 09.30am – 7.00pm
Day of sale from 9.30am

An offering of this magnitude is rare so please don’t miss your opportunity to own a piece of The Knohl Collection!!!!



Skinner Book Sale July 20, 2018!!!

The Knohl Collection proudly presents an important collection of rare early English books!!

Including approximately 200 lots of English imprints, many of them prior to 1600, including rare titles in literature, theology, politics, government and many high spots of the period. A copy of Shakespeare’s Fourth Folio will be offered, along with Elizabethan-period source material. This will be an excellent opportunity to start or expand your book collection!!!



Keepers of the Flame: Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition

With irrefutable evidence on display, Keepers of the Flame: Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition, opening on June 9, will shed light on the unbreakable thread connecting American illustration and legendary artists Maxfield Parrish, N.C. Wyeth, and Norman Rockwell to the roots of European painting through the long line of teachers, who have, through the centuries, passed along the wisdom, knowledge, and techniques of the ages to the next generation of creators.

Keepers of the Flame: Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition

Grand State Exhibition in Trier

The 5th of May 2018 marks the bicentennial of the birth of Karl Marx, the eminent 19th-century thinker. This is the first time that a historic-cultural exhibition is dedicated to his life, his important works and multifaceted activities in the context of his time. Sponsored by the Federal State of Rhineland-Palatinate and the City of Trier, the state exhibition KARL MARX 1818-1883. LIFE. WORK. TIME. will be on display in the Rheinisches Landesmuseum Trier and in the City Museum Simeonstift Trier from 5 May to 21 October 2018. “Dr. Johnson’s Tardy Gallantry” by William Powell Frith is a featured part of this historic exhibition.


Home Tour 2018

 Join the Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation for a docent-led tour, unique shopping experience & lunch on the grounds!

Along with its magnificent and sweeping grounds, Fox Pointe Manor houses one of the most significant private art collections in the world, including more than 80,000 objects from 17 different collections. The Knohl Collection also includes the world’s largest privately-owned collection of English language first-edition books printed before the year 1700 with over 4,000 titles. The paintings that hang on the walls number over 260 and represent a wide variety of art schools and time periods, with a strong focus on European masters from the 17th through the 19th century.


Take a grand tour of one of the most exclusive homes in Peralta Hills of Anaheim!

  • Enjoy a tour of the estate and learn about prized pieces from the Knohl Collection
  • Attend lectures with Dr. Howard Knohl, Collection Founder, on “The Art of Collecting” & “Romanticism through Revolution”
  • Opportunity drawing—don’t miss your chance to win a piece from the Knohl Collection!


Tour ticket $50  / VIP ticket $75 (includes buffet lunch)

Student ticket $25 (please email jfuentes@apacf.org for student discount code)


Each time slot has a limited number of tickets available…buy your tickets today and reserve your spot!

Tours scheduled to start every 15 minutes and last about an hour

 Lectures scheduled for 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm

Valet parking available – Refreshments available for purchase

Please wear comfortable walking shoes – Fox Pointe Manor is not wheelchair accessible


Please contact event coordinator Shelley Sherman at (714) 401-5325 for more information and don’t forget to RSVP by Friday, April 13th!


Collection Spotlight

The Knohl Collection has the great honor of being the listed as the Journal of Antiques “Great Collections” for the month of October!!!  This article showcases the Knohl’s very extensive collection of antique smoking paraphernalia from the 19th and early 20th Centuries.  It is an insightful look into the collection and the collector himself, Dr. Howard Knohl.



Sotheby’s Book Sale 2016

Assembled by Dr. Howard Knohl, this eclectic library is built around seventeenth-century English imprints covering a variety of subjects. Our selection from this singular achievement included rare Sporting and Angling (Lot 294, George Turberville’s The Booke of Falconrie or Hawking, 1611), Americana (Lot 56, Nathaniel Byfield’s An Account of the late Revolution in New England, 1689), Voyages (Samuel Purchas’s Purchas His Pilgrimes, 1624-26), Science and Medicine, and more.

Literature is a particular focus of Dr. Knohl, and Sotheby’s offered a Shakespeare Fourth Folio (lot 267; $70,000 – 100,000), a good selection of John Donne, and a first edition of Milton’s Paradise Lost (lot 212; $8,000 – 12,000).

Many truly curious works were offered, including books concerning Witchcraft, Astronomy, Gardening and even Pest Control (lot 291, Leonard Mascall’s A Booke of Engines and Traps to Take Polcats, Buzardes, Rattes, Mice and All Other Kindes of Vermine and Beasts, 1590).

We will be presenting another selection of rare works from the Fox Pointe Manor Library in 2018. Don’t miss an opportunity to own a piece of this world renowned collection!!!!

For a full list of titles that were offered at this auction: