Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Martin Hartzold, proprietor of Martin…
The National Trust holds around 400,000 titles in their 160 historic properties in the UK. Rarities…
Another busy week coming up: Today at ALDE in Paris, Livres Anciens et du XIXe Siècle, in 442 lots…
The Raab Collection of Ardmore, PA, is offering a treasure trove of historical documents relating…
Last month, the University of Iowa (UI) Libraries Special Collections announced that it has become…
In Herman Melville’s bicentennial year, which he shares with Walt Whitman, Chronicle Books has…
It’s Walt Whitman’s bicentennial year, and that has meant lots of press for ‘America’s poet.’ A…
A brief overview of this week's auction offerings: Sotheby's London will sell Important…
Author-illustrator Maira Kalman’s bibliography is an impressive one. In addition to creating…
Washington, D.C. — Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced the appointment of Joy Harjo…
Los Angeles – The camera, once a simple wooden box with a primitive lens and cap for controlling…
Paris – Christie’s’ Books department is pleased to announce the sale of the collection: Paul…
London — An historically important copy of the speech made by Wolfe Tone at his court martial –…
London — Peter Harrington, the UK’s largest rare bookseller, this year celebrates its 50th…
Boston -- RR Auction will honor the Apollo 11 astronauts, their predecessors and those who made the…
New York – A fine first edition, early presentation copy of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of…
New York – On June 5-13, Christie’s brought to auction an archive of over 50 letters from the…
New York – On June 12, the Christie’s New York Summa de Arithmetica: The Birth of Modern Business…
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Summer 2019 Books about Books Roundup

Rebecca Rego Barry

 If you’re seeking a stack of bookish summer reads, look no further!

1894 first edition copy of More English Fairy Tales

Must-See Bindings by the Guild of Women Binders

Peggy Carouthers
Sponsored by Nudelman Rare Books.
Griffin, from the pages of Liber Floridus.

Lionizing the Bestiary

Jordan Riefe

A look inside the Getty's new exhibition, Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World, on view through August 18.

An illustration from Richard Dehmel's Der Buntscheck

10 Eye-Catching Books for Your Collection

From Art Nouveau illustrations to intricate bindings by the Guild of Women-Binders, Nudelman Rare Books has amassed a vibrant collection of visually intriguing tomes that can add distinction to many collections. Learn more about these 10 fascinating finds.