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March 16 -
June 12, 2015
Representing Modern Japan: The Luber Collection of Art Books
Gilbert and Shirley Luber collected and sold traditional and contemporary Japanese prints at the Gilbert Luber Gallery in Philadelphia from 1980-2000. The Luber Collection is a multi-lingual selection of over 1,300 volumes on Japanese art, art history, and culture from the premodern period to the 1990s. A strength of this collection is its emphasis on 20th-century Japanese printing and other art forms.

Representing Modern Japan focuses on books about contemporary Japanese printing and introduces various styles of hanga, or woodblock prints, spanning the 20th century. The exhibit will also reflect the variety and breadth of the Luber Gallery's collecting and sales of 20th-century artists' prints. Visitors will encounter a range of individuals and techniques, as well as the Lubers' personal connections to those artists in the latter half of the 20th century. The Luber Collection of Art Books was presented to Penn Libraries in 2012.

Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm
Wed 10am - 8pm

Free and open to the public
(please show photo ID at entrance)

Goldstein Family Gallery
Kislak Center for Special Collections
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Van Pelt Dietrich Library Center, sixth floor
3420 Walnut Street
Philiadelphia, PA
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 02, 2015
Boston Book, Paper & Photo Exposition & Sale
A wonderful collection of rare and vintage books, ephemera, photographs, historic documents, autographs, maps, prints and much more.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Shriner's Auditorium
399 Fordham Road
Wilmington, MA
Book Fairs New England
May 02, 2015
Gallery at Knotty Pine Auction Service
2 AUCTIONS ON THE SAME DAY!

We will be offering 250+ lots of 18th & 19th Cent. Antique furnishings & accessories along with 300+ lots of Antique & Estate Books gathered from various N.E. homes, estates & collections.

Session I starting @ 10am:
250+ lots of Antiques & accessories featuring 18th & 19th Cent. Country & formal furnishings & accessories.

Session II starting @ approx. 1pm:
300+ lots of Antique & Estate Books.

Previews:
Friday May 1st 12pm - 6pm
Saturday May 2nd 8am - 10am
or by appointment

Gallery at Knotty Pine Auction Service
787 Rte. 10, PO Box 96
W. Swanzey, NH
Auctions New England
May 03, 2015
National Book Auctions
Book, Art and Ephemera Auction – Hollywood, Carreno, Steinbeck, etc.

This catalog features rare, antique and decorative books as well as select additions of ephemera and artwork. Among the artwork are original works attributed to Mario Carreno and Rufino Tamayo. Several lots offer desirable antique children's books in admirable condition and an impressive collection of stage & screen-related ephemera will be sold.

Antique and rare books in this catalog feature numerous titles. Among the earliest examples are Bertrand’s “Descriptions des Arts et Metiers,” printed in 1775 with engraved plates, the 1818 printing of Wither’s “Fair Virtue - The Mistress of Philarete,” and the 1777 first edition of Helvetius’ “A Treatise on Man, His Intellectual Faculties and His Education,” produced in two volumes. Other scarce titles include an author-signed 1939 first edition copy of Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Grapes of Wrath,” in the original dust jacket, the 1899 first edition of Dumont’s “The Witmark Amateur Minstrel Guide and Burnt Cork Encyclopedia,” and an 1859 bound magazine compilation of Dickens’ “All the Year Round,” featuring first issue installments of “Tale of Two Cities.”

Several pleasing collections will also be featured. An estate library being offered includes a quantity of antique children’s books including important printings in remarkable condition with many original dust jackets present. This collection includes early comics with Disney characters and others, and titles such as a 1943 first edition of Hoke’s “The Furry Bear” and the 1942 first edition of Walt Disney's edition of “Bambi.” Additional collections feature decorative antique bindings, travel & exploration, early Americana, author-signed, art history, and much more.

Found throughout this catalog are interesting offerings of collectibles, artwork and ephemera. In addition to the works by Carreno and Tamayo, additional original pieces include paintings, engravings and hand-tinted lithographs including examples from Currier & Ives. Also offered is a large private collection of autographed stage & screen memorabilia with items signed by Marilyn Monroe, Lucille Ball, Cecil B. DeMille, Noel Coward, Federico Fellini, Louis Armstrong, Mickey Rooney and many others. Ephemera offerings include early maps & cartography, railroad-related, antique magazines, chromolithographs, valentines, die-cuts, sheet music, stamps, travel, original antique correspondence, antique photographs, and other genres. An interesting collection of estate jewelry will also be offered.

12pm

Preview:
10:00am until noon on auction day, or by appointment.

National Book Auctions
1429 Danby Road (Route 96B)
Ithaca, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 04, 2015
Ruth Asawa School of the Arts: A Reading by Students in the Creative Writing Program

5 - 7pm
5pm: Hospitality
6pm: Presentation

The Book Club of California
312 Sutter Street, Suite 500 (cross street Grant)
San Francisco, CA
Educational Programs West
May 05, 2015
The Lyell Lectures 2015: Lecture 3: Proliferating Images
Rare Book School Director Michael F. Suarez, S.J. will deliver a series of six Lyell Lectures at the University of Oxford's Weston Library beginning on 28 April.

5:00 - 6:30pm

All lectures are free and open to the public, but space is limited and advance registration is required.

The Reach of Bibliography: Looking Beyond Letterpress in Eighteenth-Century Texts

The Lyell Lectures 2015:

April 28th
Lecture 1: Engraved Throughout: Pine's Horace (1733) as a Bibliographical Object

April 30th
Lecture 2: True Colours: A Natural History of Louis Renard’s Poissons (1719)

May 5th
Lecture 3: Proliferating Images: Diagrams of the Slave Ship Brookes (1789)

May 7th
Lecture 4: Singular Multiples: Comprehending the General Evening Post (1754–86)

May 12th
Lecture 5: Naming Names: Underwriting Patronage in Tonson’s Cæsar (1712)

May 14th
Lecture 6: Abridging Histories: Capt. James Cook and the Voyages of Reading (1784)

Lecture Theatre
Weston Library
University of Oxford
Corner of Broad Street & Parks Road (Entrance on Broad Street)
Oxford, UNITED KINGDOM
Lecture International
May 06, 2015
Lyon & Turnbull Auctioneers
Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs
Sale #434

11:00am

Viewing:
Sunday, 03 May 12 noon - 4pm
Monday, 04 May 10am - 5pm
Tuesday, 05 May 10am - 5pm
Morning of the sale from 9am

Lyon & Turnbull Auctioneers
33 Broughton Place
Edinburgh, UNITED KINGDOM
Auctions International
May 07, 2015
Swann Auction Galleries
Modernist Posters
Sale 2382

1:30pm

Preview Dates
Sat, May 2 12-5
Mon, May 4 10-6
Tue, May 5 10-6
Wed, May 6 10-6
Thu, May 710-12

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 07, 2015
The Lyell Lectures 2015: Lecture 4: Singular Multiples
Rare Book School Director Michael F. Suarez, S.J. will deliver a series of six Lyell Lectures at the University of Oxford's Weston Library beginning on 28 April.

5:00 - 6:30pm

All lectures are free and open to the public, but space is limited and advance registration is required.

The Reach of Bibliography: Looking Beyond Letterpress in Eighteenth-Century Texts

The Lyell Lectures 2015:

April 28th
Lecture 1: Engraved Throughout: Pine's Horace (1733) as a Bibliographical Object

April 30th
Lecture 2: True Colours: A Natural History of Louis Renard’s Poissons (1719)

May 5th
Lecture 3: Proliferating Images: Diagrams of the Slave Ship Brookes (1789)

May 7th
Lecture 4: Singular Multiples: Comprehending the General Evening Post (1754–86)

May 12th
Lecture 5: Naming Names: Underwriting Patronage in Tonson’s Cæsar (1712)

May 14th
Lecture 6: Abridging Histories: Capt. James Cook and the Voyages of Reading (1784)

Lecture Theatre
Weston Library
University of Oxford
Corner of Broad Street & Parks Road (Entrance on Broad Street)
Oxford, UNITED KINGDOM
Lecture International
May 07, 2015
LESLIE HINDMAN AUCTIONEERS
Fine Books and Manuscripts
Sale #364

12pm

Preview:
Sunday, May 3 | 12pm – 4pm
Monday, May 4 | 10am – 5pm
Tuesday, May 5 | 10am – 5pm
Wednesday, May 6 | 10am – 5pm

LESLIE HINDMAN AUCTIONEERS
1338 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL
Auctions Midwest
May 09, 2015
19th Fantastic Pulp Show
The Friends of the Merril Collection are sponsoring the 19th Fantastic Pulp Show. The event will feature 'golden age' pulp magazines from the 1920s - 1960s. A lecture on pulp art will take place in the 3rd floor reading room of the Merril Collection at 1:30.

Series:
Merril Collection: Science Fiction & ...

Categories:
Adult, Teen ,
Adult Literacy, Culture Arts & Entertainment

10:00am - 4:00pm

lower level
Lillian Smith Branch
Toronto Public Library
239 College Street
Toronto, CANADA
Other Events International
May 12, 2015
Swann Auction Galleries
Contemporary Art
Sale 2383

1:30pm

Preview Dates
Thu, May 7 10-6
Fri, May 8 10-6
Sat, May 9 12-5
Mon, May 11 10-6
Tue, May 1210-12

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 12, 2015
The Lyell Lectures 2015: Lecture 5: Naming Names
Rare Book School Director Michael F. Suarez, S.J. will deliver a series of six Lyell Lectures at the University of Oxford's Weston Library beginning on 28 April.

5:00 - 6:30pm

All lectures are free and open to the public, but space is limited and advance registration is required.

The Reach of Bibliography: Looking Beyond Letterpress in Eighteenth-Century Texts

The Lyell Lectures 2015:

April 28th
Lecture 1: Engraved Throughout: Pine's Horace (1733) as a Bibliographical Object

April 30th
Lecture 2: True Colours: A Natural History of Louis Renard’s Poissons (1719)

May 5th
Lecture 3: Proliferating Images: Diagrams of the Slave Ship Brookes (1789)

May 7th
Lecture 4: Singular Multiples: Comprehending the General Evening Post (1754–86)

May 12th
Lecture 5: Naming Names: Underwriting Patronage in Tonson’s Cæsar (1712)

May 14th
Lecture 6: Abridging Histories: Capt. James Cook and the Voyages of Reading (1784)

Lecture Theatre
Weston Library
University of Oxford
Corner of Broad Street & Parks Road (Entrance on Broad Street)
Oxford, UNITED KINGDOM
Lecture International
May 14, 2015
The Lyell Lectures 2015: Lecture 6: Abridging Histories
Rare Book School Director Michael F. Suarez, S.J. will deliver a series of six Lyell Lectures at the University of Oxford's Weston Library beginning on 28 April.

5:00 - 6:30pm

All lectures are free and open to the public, but space is limited and advance registration is required.

The Reach of Bibliography: Looking Beyond Letterpress in Eighteenth-Century Texts

The Lyell Lectures 2015:

April 28th
Lecture 1: Engraved Throughout: Pine's Horace (1733) as a Bibliographical Object

April 30th
Lecture 2: True Colours: A Natural History of Louis Renard’s Poissons (1719)

May 5th
Lecture 3: Proliferating Images: Diagrams of the Slave Ship Brookes (1789)

May 7th
Lecture 4: Singular Multiples: Comprehending the General Evening Post (1754–86)

May 12th
Lecture 5: Naming Names: Underwriting Patronage in Tonson’s Cæsar (1712)

May 14th
Lecture 6: Abridging Histories: Capt. James Cook and the Voyages of Reading (1784)

Lecture Theatre
Weston Library
University of Oxford
Corner of Broad Street & Parks Road (Entrance on Broad Street)
Oxford, UNITED KINGDOM
Lecture International
May 17, 2015
Ann Arbor Book Fair 2015
Plan now to come out to see some 40 booksellers, map and print dealers gathered in one location.

You will find first editions, old and collectible books, literature, children’s books, Americana, prints and more.

11am - 5pm

Your $5 admission fee benefits the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan.

Ballroom
Michigan Union
530 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI
Book Fairs Midwest
May 19, 2015
Swann Auction Galleries
Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books
Sale 2384

1:30pm

Preview Dates
Thu, May 14 10-6
Fri, May 15 10-6
Sat, May 16 12-5
Mon, May 18 10-6
Tue, May 1910-12

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 19, 2015
Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers
Rare Book & Eclectic Sale

Ormonde Hotel
Kilkenny City
Castlecomer
Co. Kilkenny, IRELAND
Auctions International
May 21, 2015
Swann Auction Galleries
Images & Objects: Fine & Vernacular Photographs
Sale 2385

1:30pm

Preview Dates
Sat, May 16, 12-5
Mon, May 18, 12-5
Tue, May 19, 12-5
Wed, May 20, 12-5
Thu, May 21, 10-12

Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY
Auctions Mid-Atlantic
May 27 -
June 07, 2015
SKINNER AUCTIONEERS AND APPRAISERS
Fine Books & Manuscripts Online

This auction is available only over the internet. Log in or create a new account on the Skinner website to participate.

May 27, 2015 12pm through June 7, 2015 4pm

Preview Times
June 3, 2PM–5PM
June 4, 10AM–7PM
June 5, 10AM–5PM

SKINNER AUCTIONEERS AND APPRAISERS
63 Park Plaza
Boston, MA
Auctions New England
May 28 -
30, 2015
London International Antiquarian Book Fair
The Olympia Book Fair is a highlight of the year for bibliophiles around the world.

This major three-day event is one of the largest and most prestigious antiquarian book fairs in the world, showcasing rare, unique and unusual items from 180 leading UK and international dealers. Held in London’s light and airy Olympia National convention hall, this major Fair forms an important part of Rare Books London. This is a new joint initiative by the two leading rare book trade associations, the ABA and the PBFA, to showcase the world's best dealers to London, at two major Fairs held over three days in May.

Now in its 58th year, the Olympia Fair is presented and managed by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association (ABA), in collaboration with the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). These internationally recognized badges of excellence guarantee the accuracy of description and authenticity of all items for sale, as well as the professionalism and knowledge of the exhibitors.

From medieval manuscripts to modern signed first editions, visitors to the fair can literally hold history in their hands as they view and buy museum-quality books, maps, prints, photographs, manuscripts, ephemera and original artwork. Our exhibitors also welcome you to browse their highlights displayed on this website, and to get in touch prior to the Fair. They will be happy to bring specific items for your inspection, and this is an excellent opportunity to make new contacts in your area of interest.

In addition to the regular exhibitors, LIVE! at Olympia is a carefully selected series of exhibitions and live events run by leading professionals. Specialist organisations and craftspeople offer demonstrations of their products and services, and fascinating hands-on workshops (including family-friendly activities) give patrons a chance to dive straight into the world of fine printing, bookbinding, and restoration. Both newcomers and seasoned fair-goers will also enjoy themed guided tours of the show’s treasures led by our expert exhibitors. A complete list of events and tours will be available closer to the date.

Thu, 28th May 2pm - 8pm
Fri, 29th May 11am - 7pm
Sat, 30th May 11am - 5pm

Olympia National
Olympia Exhibition Centre
Hammersmith Road
London, UNITED KINGDOM
Book Fairs International
May 28, 2015
Sotheby's - London
Music, Continental and Russian Books and Manuscripts

The sale of Music and Continental Books and Manuscripts on 28 May is notable for a particularly rich collection of autograph letters by writers, artists and composers, including Goethe, Heine, Kant (an early portrait), Thomas Mann, Schopenhauer, Freud, Melanchthon, Proust, Verlaine, Constable, Monet, Renoir, Mendelssohn, Mahler and Liszt, together with two music manuscripts by Mozart, and others by Handel, Strauss, Stravinsky and Boulez. Printed musical items include Sanquirico, Purcell, Mozart, Paganini and a very large Graduale (1499).

SESSION 1: 10:30am
SESSION 2: 2:30pm

Sotheby's - London
34-35 New Bond Street
London, UNITED KINGDOM
Auctions International
May 28, 2015
PBA Galleries
Rare Books & Manuscripts
Sale #561

11:am

PBA Galleries
133 Kearny Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA
Auctions West
May 29 -
30, 2015
LONDON ILEC PREMIER FAIR

Free Courtesy Taxi service available on both days of the fair between the Hammersmith Road entrance to Olympia and the Ibis Hotel. Look out for the taxis with the signs of the fair on both sides.

There will be a cloakroom at the hotel which will be staffed at all times. However, neither the PBFA nor the hotel management can be held responsible for items left.

Fri 2pm - 7pm
Sat 10am - 4pm

ILEC Conference Centre
Ibis London Earls Court Hotel
47 Lillie Road
London, UNITED KINGDOM
Book Fairs International
May 31, 2015
Potter & Potter Auctions
Old & Rare Conjuring Books

Don't be fooled by the title of this auction! While our May sale will feature over 100 choice and rare antiquarian volumes - dating as far back as the 17th century, and many exquisitely and artistically bound in full leather - the auction will also include a mixture of vintage magic props, posters, and ephemera, as well.

In a departure from procedure, the auction takes place in historic Marshall Michigan, half-way between Detroit and Chicago, on Sunday, May 31 2015, the day following the Midwest Magic History Weekend. Note that you need not attend the convention to take part in the auction. The sale is open to the public, and items will be available for preview in both our gallery and then at the convention in the days leading up to the auction.

10:00am

Catalogs ship approximately three weeks prior to the sale, and will also be distributed free to all attendees of the Midwest Magic History Weekend.

Franke Center for the Arts
214 E. Mansion Street
Marshall, IL
Auctions Midwest