It is perhaps inevitable that our quarterly roundup of books about books is heavy on heavy books, i…
Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Julia Fine, an honorable mention in this…
Closing out Walt Whitman’s boisterous bicentennial year — there were exhibitions aplenty, featured…
Here's what I'll be watching this week: At Sotheby's Paris on Monday, November 18, Bibliothèque…
Were we to read into the jacket art of the first edition of Barbara Taylor Bradford’s first novel,…
San Francisco-based Jack Stauffacher (1920-2017) was a master of types. The self-taught printer,…
Yesterday, an appropriately snowy day in New York City, Doyle sold a group of four Chuck Jones…
Looking ahead to the Boston book fairs this weekend, we’d like to share a short list of items that…
Another busy auction week coming up! Doyle sells 305 lots of Rare Books, Autographs & Maps on…
Cincinatti, OH — An incredibly rare antebellum quarter plate daguerreotype believed to be the…
Arlington, VA – Rick Black, a book artist, poet and director of Turtle Light Press, was named the…
New York—Swann Galleries’s curated sale of Old Master Drawings on Tuesday, November 5 brought…
Amherst, MA — What can the art of childhood reveal? Does it show burgeoning talent, exciting…
Los Angeles — Early medieval legends report that one of the three kings who paid homage to the…
California — Most great collectors started when they were young, and most great collections started…
New York — With an offering from the past five centuries, Swann Galleries’s Tuesday, October 29…
Dallas, TX – A massive jugate poster from Abraham Lincoln’s 1864 presidential campaign set a record…
Westport, CT – A rare letter written and signed by Catcher in the Rye author J.D. Salinger from…
Magician and book collector Leo Behnke in his Las Vegas library.

The Magician’s Library

Sonja Swanson
The former curator of David Copperfield’s library discusses the enchanting combination of books and magic
Charlotte Bronte little book mss.

Charlotte Brontë’s ‘Little Book’ Will Return Home to Haworth

Haworth, West Yorkshire, England — The Brontë Society in Haworth has been successful in its bid to bring back home to where it was written one of Charlotte Brontë’s rare ‘little books’.
Grinch storyboard

Four Grinch Storyboards Sold at Auction

Rebecca Rego Barry

On an appropriately snowy day in New York City, Doyle sold a group of four Chuck Jones storyboards from the 1966 classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Snowy Owl

Sotheby’s to Offer “The Birds of America” Double Elephant Folio

New York – Sotheby’s is pleased to announce that an early subscriber’s edition of John James Audubon’s incomparable The Birds of America will be offered on December 18.