Las Vegas is home to more than glitzy casinos and pawn shops: the city can now claim a robust…
Here we are back to the books. Earlier this week, I posted part 1 of this Autumn 2019 books about…
This year’s winner of the Alice Award has been announced: Southbound: Photographs of and about the…
It’s September, that time of year that tends to bring us all back to the books, so to speak. The ‘…
On Tuesday, September 17, Bonhams New York holds The Air and Space Sale, in 156 lots. Expected to…
Originally founded in 1694 as a private bank to the British government, today the Bank of England…
Earlier this year the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport announced an export…
Newstead Abbey in Nottinghamshire, England, the now publicly owned ancestral home of Lord Byron,…
Charles Dickens was no teetotaler, as this 1870 manuscript record of his spirits cellar makes clear…
Westport, CT – A letter handwritten and signed by George Washington, a Walt Disney twice-signed…
Washington, D.C. — Three titles will launch the Library of Congress Crime Classics Series in spring…
Davenport, WA – To millions of movie fans, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) host Robert Osborne (1932-…
Boston — A Stephen Hawking signed letter on the hunt for gravitational waves and the birth of his…
Southampton, PA — Stephenson’s Auctions, the Philadelphia area’s estate specialists, will close out…
Dallas – A dramatic image of African elephants and baboons could bring $70,000 or more when it…
Dallas – A collection of exceptionally rare documents from renowned scientists and artists led the…
London — Frieze Week in London offers wonderful opportunities to explore art from various eras and…
Leyburn, North Yorkshire — A volume of writings by the ‘Father of Parole’ sold almost twenty times…
Hyraxia Books

Booksellers’ Best

Fine Books Editors
Earlier this year, we invited hundreds of antiquarian and rare book dealers to tell us about a unique or noteworthy recent sale. Here’s an illustrated sampling of their submissions.
Nielsen illustration

Dazzled by Danish Illustrator Kay Nielsen

Rebecca Rego Barry

If you want to be dazzled, look no further than the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, which just opened Kay Nielsen’s Enchanted Vision: The Kendra and Allan Daniel Collection.

Bogota 1938 poster

Summer Brings Vintage Posters to Swann

New York – Vintage Posters are on bright and bold display in a summer sale on Wednesday, August 7 at Swann Galleries.
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.