“Turn Every Page”: Inside the Robert A. Caro Archive, currently on view at the New-York Historical…

The Fine Books Blog

November 23, 2021
Vintage posters with literary significance never cease to interest me, and one that is going to auction later today encouraged some enlightening…
November 22, 2021
After last week's record-shattering display in the auction rooms, here's what's coming up:
November 18, 2021
Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Daniel Haynes, winner of the 2021 Anthony Davis Book Collecting Prize, which is open to all…
November 17, 2021
A long-lost book dummy for a children’s book about the English countryside by painter Eric Ravilious is the centerpiece of a new show at the…
November 16, 2021
The ABAA Virtual Book Fair: Boston Edition opens later this week, and while the primary focus will be on buying and selling antiquarian books—about…
November 15, 2021
Another jam-packed week coming up in the salerooms:
November 12, 2021
Coming up at Sotheby’s later this month is a three-part sale from the Dorothy Tapper Goldman collection of constitutions and related historical…
Winter 2022
When famed naturalist John Burroughs died in 1921, he left behind hundreds of...
Collectors familiar with The Ohio State University’s Rare Books & Manuscripts...
Before becoming an award-winning picture book illustrator, Jan Brett could tell...
Autumn 2021
If, like us, you have missed the annual Fine Books gift guide, pine no longer....
Maps set “the stage on which the drama [of politics and business] is...
Audrey Niffenegger was fifteen when she first entered the Harley Clarke...
Summer 2021
In a turbulent year for many auction houses, Catawiki, an international online...
When Andrew Hoyem, founder of San Francisco’s Arion Press, retired in 2018,...
As befits a writer who rediscovered the Scottish crown jewels, has a major...
Dallas — One of the first public printings of the Bill of Rights will cross the auction block this…

In The News

November 23, 2021
Paris – One of the most important scientific autographs ever offered at auction: a 54-page manuscript written jointly by Albert Einstein and Michele…
November 23, 2021
London – There was a time not so long ago when the Collected Works of Charles Dickens, like the Bible and Shakespeare, could be found on the shelves…
November 23, 2021
Paris – On November 22, 2021, the Rare Books and Manuscripts auction realised a total of €5,277,625/ £4,438,709 / $5,956,748 more than three times…
November 23, 2021
Salt Lake City, UT — A collection of rare and historic letters, books, documents, and art relating to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints…
November 22, 2021
Cincinnati, OH – A renowned Civil War collection, singular historical memorabilia, photographs and manuscripts drove strong prices across two days of…
November 22, 2021
Colorado Springs, CO — CABS-Minnesota has announced that it is currently accepting applications for its Diverse Voices Fellowship program. CABS-…
November 19, 2021
Newbury, Berkshire, England — The address book of one of the most important British female writers Dame Edith Sitwell (1887-1964) was one of the many…