Americana

November 18, 2021
Cincinnati, OH – On November 15, Hindman Auctions sold one of the earliest photographic portraits taken in America as part of a collection of photographs that realized an impressive $300,000.
November 12, 2021
Coming up at Sotheby’s later this month is a three-part sale from the Dorothy Tapper Goldman collection of constitutions and related historical documents, including one of just thirteen copies of t
November 10, 2021
For unclear reasons presumably related to marketing, a company called Lawn Love just released a list of the ‘Best Cities for Book Lo
October 26, 2021
Philadelphia — Freeman’s October 25 white-glove sale of The Alexander Hamilton Collection of John E.
October 7, 2021
New York — The Swann Galleries fall offering of Printed & M
October 6, 2021
The Archives & Local History (ALH) department at Douglas County Libraries recently received a generous historical donation from the estate of siblings Robert F. (Bob) and Rosemary M.
September 30, 2021
The Federal Writers’ Project, the writing/publishing arm of the Works Progress Administration, has become topical in the literary world again.
August 31, 2021
New York –- This fall, the New-York Historical Society presents Close
August 24, 2021
As the widely-held story goes, Sheriff Pat Garrett shot Billy the Kid on July 14, 1881, finally ending the gunslingin' outlaw’s reign of terror.
August 19, 2021
If, like us, you have missed the annual Fine Books gift guide, pine no longer. Our editorial staff has put together a short list of bookish items sure to win over any book lover.