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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!
Current Events & Trends May 4, 2022
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.
Current Events & Trends May 3, 2022
What is the best way to catalogue a personal book collection?
Current Events & Trends May 2, 2022
A busy week ahead in the salerooms; here's the rundown.
Current Events & Trends April 29, 2022
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
Current Events & Trends April 28, 2022
The intersection between literature and the other creative arts is the focus of two new exhibitions in London and Hampshire.
Bright Young Booksellers April 27, 2022
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!
Current Events & Trends April 25, 2022
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