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The 1827 novel, The Mummy: A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century, was reissued last month as part of…
From Gloucestershire to Paris to California, here are the sales I'll be watching this week:
Fairs May 5, 2022
During the pandemic, booklovers and avid readers sheltered at home with books as our close companions. Perhaps we even read more, discovering books we’d always meant to read. But after more than two years, we wanted to talk about books with friends and colleagues, in-person, not on Zoom!
An exhibition at the British Library opening later this month showcases the role gold has played in the production of some of the world’s finest manuscripts, from book covers and illuminations to writing on gold surfaces.
What is the best way to catalogue a personal book collection?
A busy week ahead in the salerooms; here's the rundown.
Last month I read this really intriguing article titled “How Much Medieval Literature Has Been Lost Over the Centuries,” which led me to six-minute video from the Ameri
The intersection between literature and the other creative arts is the focus of two new exhibitions in London and Hampshire.
 
Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Naoyuki Seki, manager of the World Antiquarian Book Plaza (WABP) in Tokyo.
Rare Books April 26, 2022
For booksellers and collectors on the East Coast, it’s goodbye NYC and hello Georgetown!
The upcoming week is a very busy one for rare books and manuscripts at auction.
Fairs April 23, 2022
Having immersed myself thoroughly in various activities of this year’s Ulysses centennial, I came to the New York International Antiquarian B