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November 4th

Sotheby’s

November 5th

Leslie Hindman

November 6th

PBA Galleries

November 13th

Skinner

November 18th

Swann Galleries

November 19th

Christie’s

November 24th

Doyle

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Maxfield Parrish’s The Little Peach Brings $515,000 at Heritage Auctions

NEW YORK—The Little Peach, 1902, Maxfield Parrish’s touching oil painted to accompany a children’s... read more

Exhibit of Artists’ Books Opens at Seager/Gray Gallery in February

Four Proposals for Reading: An Exhibition at the Seager/Gray Gallery opens Saturday, February 7,... read more

The CA International Antiquarian Book Fair, New Venue in Oakland

OAKLAND, CA—The world’s preeminent celebration of the written and printed word returns to Northern... read more

Highlights of Russian Books and Photographs for Sale at Bonhams

New York—Bonhams is pleased to offer a variety of exceptional Russian books, manuscripts, art... read more

Waverly’s Dec. 4 Auction Packed with Ephemera From Colonial America, 1776 Map of Hudson River

FALLS CHURCH, Va.—More than 100 issues of the colonial magazine Gazette of the United... read more

AntiquarianAuctions.com Will Host Auction #39, November 20-27

In addition to important Africana, the auction will feature a wide range of items... read more

Only Known U.S. Poster for London After Midnight May Bring $50,000+ at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS—The only known copy of the U.S. release one sheet from the 1927 lost... read more

The British Library Explores the Northwest Passage

Just weeks after the long-anticipated discovery of one of Sir John Franklin’s lost ships... read more

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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
Contents November 2011
 

Departments

Fine Books Review

The Purloined Book

Eric Rasmussen investigates stolen first folios of Shakespeare By Jeremy Dibbell

Catalogues Received

Recently published catalogues from the world of collecting.

Calendar

Find book fairs and auctions in your area or around the world.

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

A Visual History of the Industrial Revolution

Lowell, Massachusetts, has a trove of nineteenth-century engineering drawings By Nicholas A. Basbanes

Sold@Auction

Collectors and Their Collections

Results from an ‘English Bibliophile,’ the Jackson collection, the Caren collection, and the Safra collection sales By Ian McKay