We’re one week away from Rare Book Week in New York City, which runs roughly March 4-11 this year…
Uncommon Goods, the Brooklyn-based retailer of uniquely designed gifts, should be well known to…
A very busy week coming up in the auctions rooms: On Tuesday, February 25, Swann Galleries sells …
The Charles Dickens Museum in London has acquired a substantial private collection of Dickens…
Book Commode? Yes, ye olde toilets trimmed with an outer “book” wrapping, either to obscure or at…
Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Will Baker, proprietor of W. C. Baker Rare…
Successful writers have long been adept at self-promotion – indeed, Stendhal even suggested that “…
Lot of lots to watch this week: On Wednesday, February 19, Lyon & Turnbull will sell Rare…
It's old news that vintage comic books are global phenoms, inspiring massive conventions and…
London — In the public imagination, Sir Walter Raleigh is the swashbuckling adventurer who…
Chicago — Part one of a planned two-part sale of one of the best private collections of African…
Oxford, England – A major collection of rare photobooks has been given to the Bodleian Libraries,…
York, PA – Monsters, Beatles, superheroes and U.S. presidents might sound like strange bedfellows,…
New York—Swann Galleries saw a successful sale of Fine Books & Manuscripts on Thursday,…
England — The complete archive of The Book Collector, a literary journal founded by author Ian…
Minneapolis — You can’t judge a book by its cover, unless the cover is 300 years old, worm-devoured…
New York — 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings on Thursday, March 5 at Swann Galleries is…
London — The Story of Babar follows the incredible journey of le petit éléphant from bedtime tale…
An Oasis in the Badlands - Sioux, 1905

The Republication of “One of the Greatest Sets of Books Ever Produced in America.”

Scholars say The North American Indian may be the greatest set of books in North American publishing history. Unfortunately, because of its cost and scarcity it is often inaccessible to scholars and researchers.
Writ on Cold Slate by Sylvia Pankhurst

What to See at the CA International Antiquarian Book Fair

Rebecca Rego Barry
As mentioned last week, the antiquarian book world’s first major gathering of 2020, which entails three book fairs, one auction, and several related exhibitions, is almost upon us.
The Federalist

The Federalist up for Auction

Highlights include a first edition, “thick paper” copy of The Federalist, a gift to the recipient from James Madison, “one of the supposed authors.”
First Folio

Mills College First Folio to be Sold at Christie’s NY

Christie’s is delighted to announce the auction of William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies, often referred to as the “First Folio,” as part of the Exceptional Sale during Classic Week at Christie’s New York on April 24, 2020 (estimate $4,000,000-6,000,000).