Using various folds, cuts, stitches, and seals, sixteenth-century royals and spies, among others,…

The Fine Books Blog

Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Elizabeth Kidder of Knoxville, Tennessee,…
An ongoing series of marathon read-throughs by the public of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons…
From January 25–29, several organizations in New York City will celebrate Bibliography Week. With…
Here are the sales I'll be keeping an eye on this week:
In 2019, V. M. Braganza was browsing the Sokol Books booth at London’s Firsts Antiquarian Book Fair…
January 12, 2022
Enthusiasts of the works of Romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770–1850) will soon have the…
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...
Amsterdam — The European Fine Art Foundation confirms today that the 35th edition of TEFAF…

In The News

January 17, 2022
Dallas — Beginning Feb. 12, the 212th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's birth, Heritage…
January 14, 2022
Boston — A Nikola Tesla letter discussing his place among America's greatest inventors sold for $…
January 13, 2022
New York – Christie’s is honored to present The Private Collection of William S. “Bill” Reese. The…
January 13, 2022
New York—Continuing a tradition of offering specialized auctions, Swann Galleries will offer its…
January 11, 2022
New York – The Morgan Library & Museum presents Gwendolyn Brooks: A Poet’s Work in Community,…
January 7, 2022
San Francisco, CA – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present the Holbrook T. Mitchell…