Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Emma Balch of Hay-on-Wye in Wales,…

The Fine Books Blog

September 21, 2021
The name Peter Sís will be recognizable to anyone who has had an interest in children’s literature during the past three decades. His numerous awards…
September 20, 2021
Here are the sales I'll be watching this week: On Wednesday, September 22, 242 lots of Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs at Lyon…
September 17, 2021
Frankenstein lives! In honor of the record-breaking sale this week of a first edition of Mary Shelley’s gothic novel, as well as the recent opening…
September 15, 2021
Last week the New-York Historical Society unveiled Aristotle: From Antiquity to the Modern Era, an exhibition of more than thirty rare books and…
September 14, 2021
A chair belonging to eighteenth-century Anglo-Irish novelist Laurence Sterne has returned to his home in Yorkshire 250 years after his death.
September 13, 2021
Quite a busy week coming up in the sale rooms. Here's what I'll be watching:
September 10, 2021
Let’s dig into the crop of books about books featured in our fall issue’s Editor’s Shelf. As usual we have a mix of fiction and nonfiction, all with…
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...
Spring 2021
Gilberto Cárdenas was a college student in Los Angeles when El Movimiento, or...
Wolf von Lojewski spontaneously bought five leaves from the Nuremberg Chronicle...
There really was never any doubt that Edward Carey, author of the new novel The...
Leyburn, North Yorkshire, England — Tennants Auctioneers are delighted to present the Library,…

In The News

September 21, 2021
New York – The Exceptional Literature Collection of Theodore B. Baum, sold across two live and online sales, totaled $9,657,875, surpassing the pre-…
September 21, 2021
Amsterdam — Catawiki is excited to announce its upcoming Exclusive Autographs & Manuscripts Auction.  Beginning on the 21st September, this…
September 20, 2021
Runnemede, NJ – Comic books featuring superheroes including Batman, The Avengers, Superman, Thor and others smashed records at auction this weekend.…
September 20, 2021
New York – Sotheby’s announces a copy of The Official Edition of the Constitution, the First Printing of the Final Text of the Constitution as a…
September 17, 2021
Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, England — Personal effects once owned by Lieutenant William Bligh (1754-1817) of HMS Bounty fame come for sale in Essex…
September 17, 2021
Amherst, MA — The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art celebrates its beloved late co-founder Eric Carle in the new exhibition Color | Joy | Eric…
September 16, 2021
Amsterdam – Catawiki is excited to announce its association with the Dialogue Vintage Photography fair in Amsterdam this weekend. Buyers and sellers…