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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

New York - Sotheby’s Geek Week auctions concluded Friday in New York with a... read more

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

Chicago — Potter and Potter's December 1st Vintage Travel Poster Sale was first class... read more

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

Oakland, CA - The 52nd California International Antiquarian Book Fair, recognized as one of... 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