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First Graphic Designers of English Texts Celebrated in New Bodleian Libraries Exhibition

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The Folio Society's "Micrographia" Wins British Book Design Award

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Designs for Thames Tunnel Sell for £200,000 at Bonhams Book Sale

Designs for the Thames Tunnel, signed by Marc Isambard Brunel and his son Isambard... read more

New World Record for Harry Potter First Edition at Bonhams

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Russian America and Polar Exploration: The Martin Greene Library at Christie’s, Dec. 7

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Christie's Books & Manuscripts Sale, Dec. 5

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Singular Private Collection of Fraternal Order Books at National Book Auctions

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George Washington Spy Letter Leads Auction

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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