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The Morgan Presents Tolkien's Adventurous Tales and Original Illustrations

New York — This winter, the Morgan Library & Museum offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity... read more

Al Hirschfeld's Marx Brothers Drawing Tops Illustration Art Auction

New York­-Swann Galleries’ auction of Illustration Art on December 6 saw a bustling auction... read more

The Roger Casson Library of Polar Exploration, Travel & Local History Heads to Auction

An important private library of polar exploration, travel and local history books, including many... read more

Original Star Wars Designs Achieve Top Lot at Bonhams

London--A sketchbook showing the original hand-drawn costume designs for key characters in Star Wars... read more

The Getty Museum Presents "Artful Words: Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts"

Los Angeles - The written word was a major art form in the premodern... read more

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

Los Angeles - A handwritten letter from renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted 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

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Raptis Rare Books: For the Collection of a Lifetime

125 pages

Swann Galleries

#2496: Auction: Dec. 13th, Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books, 385 items

December 2018

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.

Back of Beyond Books

#20: November 2018, 276 items

Blackwell's Rare Books

one hundred women, 100 items. 100 Books, 100 items

Brian Cassidy Bookseller

#14: Archives, Photographs, Albums, Manuscripts, Scrapbooks, Collections, & Other Primary Materials, 115 items

Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers

#307: Rare Book Sale, 920 items

Langdon Manor Books: The Extraordinary History Of The Every Day

#6: African-Americana, Business, Japanese Americans, LGBTQ & More, 56 items

J&J Lubrano Music Antiquarians

Autographs, Prints, & Memorabilia From the Collection of Marilyn Horne, 71 items

Phillip J. Pirages

73: Historically Significant & Decorative Bindings from the 15th Century to the Present, 240 items

Thorn Books

2018, 29 pgs

Whitmore Rare Books

#18, Fall 2018, 80 items