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The Todd Webb Archive Announces Sale of Rare Vintage Prints at AIPAD 2018

Todd Webb (1905-2000), best known for his photographs of New York, Paris, Georgia O'Keeffe... read more

Patrick Nagel, Alberto Vargas Artwork at Heritage Auctions' Illustration Art Auction

Dallas, TX - American artist Patrick Nagel’s Joanna (est. $60,000-80,000) is expected to vie... read more

Librarian of Congress Appoints Tracy K. Smith to Second Term as Poet Laureate 

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden has appointed Tracy K. Smith to serve a second... read more

Plath's Personal Copy of "The Bell Jar" is Top Lot at Bonhams

Sylvia Plath’s own signed, pre-publication copy of The Bell Jar was top lot at... read more

Paine's "American Crisis" Leads Swann April 12 Americana Auction

New York—Swann Galleries’ Thursday, April 12, auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana illustrates the... read more

The British Library Sends Manuscript Treasures to Shanghai Library

Original manuscripts by five of the greatest writers in the English language will go... read more

Waverly's March 22 Auction Features Hamilton Letter & Louis C. Tiffany-signed Art Book

Falls Church, VA - Rare books, manuscripts, maps, autographs, prints, photographs and ephemera spanning... read more

Giant James Bond Poster May Bring $20,000 at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, TX - One of the rarest James Bond movie posters ever made -... read more

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