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The Todd Webb Archive Announces Sale of Rare Vintage Prints at AIPAD 2018

Todd Webb (1905-2000), best known for his photographs of New York, Paris, Georgia O'Keeffe... read more

Patrick Nagel, Alberto Vargas Artwork at Heritage Auctions' Illustration Art Auction

Dallas, TX - American artist Patrick Nagel’s Joanna (est. $60,000-80,000) is expected to vie... read more

Librarian of Congress Appoints Tracy K. Smith to Second Term as Poet Laureate 

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden has appointed Tracy K. Smith to serve a second... read more

Plath's Personal Copy of "The Bell Jar" is Top Lot at Bonhams

Sylvia Plath’s own signed, pre-publication copy of The Bell Jar was top lot at... read more

Paine's "American Crisis" Leads Swann April 12 Americana Auction

New York—Swann Galleries’ Thursday, April 12, auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana illustrates the... read more

The British Library Sends Manuscript Treasures to Shanghai Library

Original manuscripts by five of the greatest writers in the English language will go... read more

Waverly's March 22 Auction Features Hamilton Letter & Louis C. Tiffany-signed Art Book

Falls Church, VA - Rare books, manuscripts, maps, autographs, prints, photographs and ephemera spanning... read more

Giant James Bond Poster May Bring $20,000 at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, TX - One of the rarest James Bond movie posters ever made -... read more

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Recently Published Catalogues from the World of Collecting

Bay Leaf Books

#8: PUNK, October 2017, 105 items

Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers

Rare Book & Collectors’ Sale, 801 items

October 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.

The Antiquarian Scientist

#42: Antiquarian Books, Science, Medicine, & Technology, 313 items

Camille Sourget Librairie – Paris

Livres Rares, 51 items

James Cummins, bookseller

#136: Eighteenth-Century English Literature, 212 items

Priscilla Juvelis – Rare Books

#73: Contemporary Book Arts, 21 items

David M. Lesser

#150: Rare Americana – Significant & Unusual Imprints Relating to America, 164 items

Librairie Le Feu Follet – Paris

September 2017: Autograph letters & Manuscripts, 158 items

The Mysterious Bookshop

The Otto Penzler Collection of Bibliomysteries, First Editions of Mystery Fiction Set in the World of Books, 1849-2000, 1271 items

Nudelman Rare Books

#39: Nearly 400 items, mostly new to our stock: fine bindings, English & American Literature, Rare Art of the Book, Signed Copies, Autographs and Manuscripts, Valuable FinPress Books.

Sumner & Stillman

#168: Literary First Editions, 93 items

Swann Galleries

Auction: Oct. 17, 2017 Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, 306 items; Auction: Oct. 19, 2017 Art & Storytelling: Photographs & Photobooks, 409 items