Fine Books News: Recent

On Wednesday, March 22, ALDE sells 275 lots of Reliures de Paule Ameline & Beaux illustrés…
The Dictionary of the Book: A Glossary for Book Collectors, Booksellers, Librarians, and Others by…
News March 20, 2023
When they weren't working on helping to defeat Hitler, the codebreakers at Bletchley Park in England would often relax by tackling puzzles.
Exhibit March 20, 2023
Gerry Anderson’s Century 21 exhibition at The Cartoon Museum in London is a tribute to the man who revolutionised the world of puppetry with his advanced technique of Supermarionation, as well as the wider world of science fiction.
News March 17, 2023
The Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, has acquired a manuscript of nine roundels that was a gift given by Archbishop Matthew Parker to Queen Elizabeth I in the 16th century.
Highlights from Buddenbrooks' latest catalogue Spain: Historic, Literary, & Scen
Two events of interest in this area are coming up in the next few months. Firstly, the University of North Carolina's Rare Book Collection’s long-running The Hanes Lecture Series in Bibliography continues with Dr. Brooke Palmieri and Kadin Henningsen's lecture Bibliography’s Backroom: Four…
News March 17, 2023
The Getty Museum has acquired the Irmengard Codex, a manuscript made for the 11th century noblewoman Irmengard of Nellenburg, a member of the House of Egisheim-Dagsburg in Germany.
The free New Directions in Indigenous Book History conference will be held online via Zoom on March 23 and 24 and welcomes attendees from the general public. Runnng 8.30am to 3.45pm ET, it is co-sponsored by the Bibliographical Society of America & the Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in…
News March 16, 2023
The Board of Directors of the National Audubon Society (NAS) has announced that it has decided to retain the name of the organization, after a lengthy process to examine its name in light of the personal history of its namesake, John James Audubon.
The annual Rare Books Edinburgh festival opens its doors with a variety of events in addition to its centrepiece, the Edinburgh Book Fair.
Recent Publications March 15, 2023
A new series from the Library of Congress invites readers to experience the Library’s treasures in compact, accessible books that curate a unique collection of objects and bring them to life with color reproductions, historical context and fascinating anecdotes. The first two books in the new…