Highlights from Langdon Manor Books’ latest catalogue African Americana.

The Fine Books Blog

The original drawing by E.H. Shepard which brings AA Milne’s 1926 book Winnie-the-Pooh to a close…
A new film about the Blavatnik Honresfield Library that was saved for the nation last year will be…
For more than a decade, Fine Books has produced a holiday gift guide for bibliophiles. All year…
November 30, 2022
As book historian David Pearson points out in this excellent compendium, Speaking Volumes: Books…
November 30, 2022
Artist, composer, and writer Tom Phillips, who died on November 28 in London, worked in many…
November 28, 2022
Here are the sales I'll be watching this week: At ALDE on Tuesday, November 29, Reliures…
Winter 2023
The sale of a major collection can become an almost mythic event in the book...
It’s no secret that bibliophiles who enjoy reading fiction are often drawn to...
The value of children’s books is the indelible mark they can leave on our...
Autumn 2022
"I love books,” said the artist Cecilia Levy. “Some people think I don’t...
Seventy-five years ago, in the winter of 1947 at the University of Cambridge,...
2022 has been a landmark year for Charles Darwin, the English scientist best...
Summer 2022
The typical fate of a television set and its contents post-production is not...
There are many ways of reinterpreting our cultural heritage, but Shakespeare...
I am sitting in the beautiful, air-conditioned space of the gallery at the...
RR Auction's December Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale brings over 1,000 items to the auction…

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The Austrian novelist, biographer, and polymath Stefan Zweig, who took his own life in despair in…
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November 28, 2022
The Ticknor Society is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2022 Ticknor Society Book and…
November 28, 2022
Tennants Auctioneers’ Books, Maps and Manuscripts Sale on November 23 included a collection of…