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  • Digest

    Black L.A. Collections Confidential

    Students of the California Rare Book School in Los Angeles explore historical collections of African Americans in the West

  • Fine Books Blog

    Literary Maps on View

    Should your travels bring you to Cambridge, Massachusetts, this spring, chart a path toward Harvard’s Houghton Library, where Landmarks: Maps as Literary Illustration opened last month.

  • In the News

    Personal Effects of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes Head to Auction

    Books and personal effects of two of the greatest poets of the twentieth century, Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, are to be offered for sale at Bonhams in London on March 21. The collection is being sold by the poets’ daughter, Frieda Hughes, and shines a light on her parents’

  • Fine Books Blog

    Shakespeare Documents Recognized by UNESCO

    Ninety documents relating to William Shakespeare’s life have been added to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register register, mostly dealing with his baptism, burial, and business transactions. Six of those documents hail from the Folger Shakespeare Library

James D. Julia's February Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction Produces Over $3.3 Million

Fairfield, ME — James D. Julia’s mid-winter auction launched the 2018 auction season in... read more

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Announces Newest Atlanta Location to Open

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, one of the nation's leading auction houses, will open its newest... read more

Opening March 4: First Major International Exhibition of Sally Mann's Work of the South

Washington, DC—For more than 40 years, Sally Mann (b. 1951) has made experimental, elegiac,... read more

The Eric Carle Museum Presents "Paddington Comes to America"

Amherst, MA—Sixty years ago, the story of a bear from Darkest Peru found a... read more

New, Expanded Paperback Edition of "Rare Books Uncovered" to be Published

Few collectors are as passionate or as dogged in the pursuit of their quarry... read more

Exhibit Exploring Franciscan Imagery Opens at the National Gallery of Art on Feb. 25

Washington, DC—One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the... read more

Quinn's Honors Black History Month with Feb. 22 Auction of African American Art and Memorabilia

Falls Church, VA - On Thursday, Feb. 22, Quinn’s Auction Galleries will pay tribute... read more

Early Printed Books on Chess, Astronomy, Medicine & More at Swann March 8

New York—Swann Galleries will offer an auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Rare Books at Auction this Week

A quick update on last week's sales first: at Lyon & Turnbull, that album... read more

Winners of 2018 Newbery and Caldecott Awards

Award season continued its forward march this week with the announcement of the American... read more

Women & Wilderness on Exhibit in Texas

Scout's honor--here's an exhibit to see: OK, I'll Do It Myself: Narratives of Intrepid... read more

The Book of Kells Might Be Two Separate Works

New research into the world's most famous medieval manuscript, the Book of Kells, has... read more

"The North American Indian" Republished for Edward S. Curtis' 150th

February 16 marks the 150th anniversary of photographer Edward S. Curtis' birth. Curtis, a... read more

Rare Books at Auction this Week

This week's big auction day is Wednesday, Valentine's Day, which sees a quartet of... read more

#GiltyPleasures at the Library Company of Philadelphia

Ok, Philadelphia Eagles fans may think nothing can top their team's proud designation as... read more

Suntup Editions' Beautiful Stephen King Books & Prints

We're focusing on California this week on the blog in the run-up to the... read more

"Frankenstein" Fanfare at the CA Antiquarian Book Fair

The 51st California International Antiquarian Book Fair comes to life in Pasadena this Friday.... read more

News Stories

James D. Julia's February Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction Produces Over $3.3 Million

Fairfield, ME — James D. Julia’s mid-winter auction launched the 2018 auction season in... read more

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Announces Newest Atlanta Location to Open

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, one of the nation's leading auction houses, will open its newest... read more

Opening March 4: First Major International Exhibition of Sally Mann's Work of the South

Washington, DC—For more than 40 years, Sally Mann (b. 1951) has made experimental, elegiac,... read more

The Eric Carle Museum Presents "Paddington Comes to America"

Amherst, MA—Sixty years ago, the story of a bear from Darkest Peru found a... read more

New, Expanded Paperback Edition of "Rare Books Uncovered" to be Published

Few collectors are as passionate or as dogged in the pursuit of their quarry... read more

Exhibit Exploring Franciscan Imagery Opens at the National Gallery of Art on Feb. 25

Washington, DC—One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the... read more

Quinn's Honors Black History Month with Feb. 22 Auction of African American Art and Memorabilia

Falls Church, VA - On Thursday, Feb. 22, Quinn’s Auction Galleries will pay tribute... read more

Early Printed Books on Chess, Astronomy, Medicine & More at Swann March 8

New York—Swann Galleries will offer an auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel... read more