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Using various folds, cuts, stitches, and seals, sixteenth-century royals and spies, among others,…
Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Elizabeth Kidder of Knoxville, Tennessee,…
Current Events & Trends January 19, 2022
An ongoing series of marathon read-throughs by the public of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons series of children’s novels continues at the end of this month in Cumbria on the banks of Windermere, England’s largest natural lake.
 
Current Events & Trends January 18, 2022
From January 25–29, several organizations in New York City will celebrate Bibliography Week. With many virtual (and free!) options, bibliophiles can join in whether they are in town or not, so check out the lineup below.
Current Events & Trends January 17, 2022
Here are the sales I'll be keeping an eye on this week:
Current Events & Trends January 13, 2022
In 2019, V. M. Braganza was browsing the Sokol Books booth at London’s Firsts Antiquarian Book Fair, when she felt as if she had been “struck by lightning,” she said via email.
Travelouge January 12, 2022
Enthusiasts of the works of Romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770–1850) will soon have the opportunity of settling down for the night in his home.
 
Book People January 11, 2022
Debuting later this week at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens is an exhibition called Mapping Fiction that highlights the way in which mapped spaces have played a role in fiction, e.g., Joyce’s Dublin, Tolki
Current Events & Trends January 10, 2022
A trio of sales I'll be keeping an eye on this week:
Current Events & Trends January 7, 2022
For our current issue, Alex Johnson talked to Kate McCaffrey, assistant curator at Hever Castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, about a major discovery she made last year while study
Current Events & Trends January 6, 2022
Today we’re talking with John Hill, author of the elegant new book, Buildings in Print: 100 Influential & Inspiring Illustrated Architecture Books (Prestel, 2021).
Bright Young Collectors January 5, 2022
Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Melanie Shi, who won Honorable Mention in the 2021 Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize for women coll