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Olmstead's 1859 Letter Describing his Vision for Central Park to be Auctioned

Los Angeles - A handwritten letter from renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead to... read more

Works by Tolkien, Drawings, and Photography on View This Winter at the Morgan

New York — The 2019 winter season at the Morgan Library & Museum continues... read more

Sotheby's Geek Week Auctions Total $7.4 Million in NY

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The Getty Museum Presents "Spectacular Mysteries: Renaissance Drawings Revealed"

Los Angeles - During the Italian Renaissance—the period from about 1475 to 1600 that... read more

Charles Dickens Handwritten Signed "Christmas Carol" Quote Sold for $23,597 at Auction 

Boston—A Charles Dickens handwritten signed quotation from “A Christmas Carol” sold for $23,597 according... read more

World Records for both Harry Potter & Einstein's "God" Letter at Christie's

New York - Christie’s December 13 sale of Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts realized... read more

Potter & Potter Auctions' December Vintage Travel Poster Sale Takes Off

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52nd California International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns to Oakland, February 8-10, 2019

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Catalogues Received

Recently Published Catalogues from the World of Collecting

Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers

Fine Books & Manuscripts, 403 items

Honey & Wax Booksellers

Use Books as Bees Use Flowers, 62 items

Lawbook Exchange

87: Books, Manuscripts, Pamphlets & Ephemera: 15th to 20th Centuries, 97 items

December 2017

Reading booksellers’ catalogues is one of the best ways to learn about book collecting, and developing relationships with dealers in your field is the best way to get good books. Most booksellers offer new material to existing customers before they list it online. Many of the best books never hit the web.

Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA

#28: Fall 2017, 236 items

Adrian Harrington Rare Books

#49: Winter 2017, 100 pgs

Leslie Hinderman Auctioneers

Auction Dec 6th: Fine Books and Manuscripts including The Art of the Book, 565 items

J&J Lubrano Music Antiquarians

#82: OPERA SCORES from the Collection of Jerome Holover (1943-2013), 144 items

Bruce McKittrick Rare Books

#65: Art & Architecture, Bibliography & Book History, Emblems & Festivals, English Interests, Greek & Latin Classics, History, Law & Econonics, Literature & Poetry, Medicine—Especially Hospitals, Religion, Science & Technology, 75 items

Profiles in History

Auctions Dec 19th: The Sherlock Holmes Collection of Daniel Posnansky, & Superman: The Auction, 293 & 71 items

Raptis Rare Books

Autumn 2017, 95 pages

J.A. Stargardt

704: Autographen, 100 items

Sumner & Stillman

#169 Literary First Editions, 88 items

Swann Galleries

Auction Dec 5th: Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books, 431 items