Fine Books News: Recent

Highlights from Potter & Potter's auction The Collection of Edwin A Dawes, Part I on February…
More than 1,000 white diamonds have been set into the custom fine binding of a first edition of…
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Emery Walker's House in London is to put on Mudlarking: Unearthing London's Past, running March 2 through April 28.
Book Fairs
The ABAA New York International Antiquarian Book Fair (NYIABF) returns to the Park Avenue Armory in New York City April 4-7 as the ABAA celebrates its 75th Anniversary and presents a series of special events & programs tied to the New York fair. 
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Throughout the process of writing my new book, The Vanishing of Carolyn Wells: Investigations into a Forgotten Mystery Author (published by PostHill Press on February 13). I kept reminding myself that this was not a book collection, it was a biography. 
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The Ticknor Society in Boston will begin accepting submissions starting March 1 for the Sixth Annual George and Anna Eliot Ticknor Book and Book Culture Collecting Prize, which was created to encourage and recognize those in New England who have been inspired to compile, curate, and own a book…
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At New England Book Auctions on Tuesday, February 13, 227 lots of Fine Books & Ephemera, offering a wide range of material.
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The Folio Society has announced that Neil Gaiman will be a guest judge for its annual Folio Book Illustration Award. He will be judging work based on his short story The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains. 
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A huge collection of Sherlockiana and Arthur Conan Doyle items will go under the hammer next week at Potter & Potter's auction A Study in Sherlock, Part II.
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The New-York Historical Society has announced a special installation - New York Before New York: The Castello Plan of New Amsterdam - on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the Dutch founding of a colony that would give rise to New York City.
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Bonhams will be offering The American Presidency curated sale of Presidential ephemera online from February 11 featuring a reange of interesting documents and letters. Highlights include:  * President Kennedy's last day official schedule annotated by with minute-by-minute detail (…
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A new exhibition of contemporary artists’ books at the Grolier Club celebrates hundreds of years of communication through real and imagined languages. On view from February 29 through May 11 in the New York club’s second floor gallery, Language, Decipherment, and Translation – from…