Let’s Talk Bees, Birds, & Botany! Upcoming Estate Sale in Central Austin

Hey folks! Our next estate sale is coming up quickly, just in time for Christmas shopping  and for all the collectors out there. Our last sale of the year and will be one for the eclectic vintage/antique shopper for sure.


Our estate owner was an intellectual person, with naturalist interests. He has an extensive collection of vintage/antique books on birds, beekeeping, and growing native Texas plants.


Our client Fred S. Webster, was a published author, and orchid grower, with an avid interest in mixing the two for his own writing on murder mysteries in a Texas nature setting. He and his wife Marie, even co-authored a book together.

This couple loved to meet new people and other writers as well. They have a huge selection of  books  in their library of that are author-signed. Book Buyers mark your calenders. This is the sale for you. Also the largest selection of University of Texas Press books we have ever had, among the UTP published books, one is from our very own estate owner.

Salman Rushdie signed copy of East, West.

Salman Rushdie signed copy of East, West.

This estate has many offerings, aside from the books there is a large collection of lovely artwork some original, Austin and NOLA music posters, vintage, kitsch, including a great selection of vintage electric fans, and much more that we aren’t ready to mention yet. (Hint, music lovers and LP Collectors.)


We’ve also got a really great selection of antique and vintage photographs, studio cards, cabinet cards and more! Tons and tons of them, great for crafty projects. These are so cool.


Our estate owners loved to travel and travel they did! When they were not traveling to Mexico, they hit the road here in the USA. Road trips, it seems were their specialty.


This estate sale is great for the collector or someone buying a Christmas gift for a collector. History buffs, bird watchers, bee keepers, organic gardeners, art lovers, ephemera junkies, and Austin-o-philes will be in heaven.  We will also showcase a unique to this sale a selection of jewelry and smalls.


This estate sale will be held in an established Central Austin neighborhood. The weekend of Dec. 6,7,8. Stay tuned for the address, and more details!


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3 Responses to Let’s Talk Bees, Birds, & Botany! Upcoming Estate Sale in Central Austin

  1. H. Fremin says:

    I took one of Fred Webster’s beginning bird watching classes. I hope to be able to come to the sale. It will be with mixed emotions.

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