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Two complete sets of Beatles autographs and never-before-seen snapshots of Paul McCartney and…
The founding, organization, and expansion of a major American university library over more than…
Auctions May 30, 2023
University Archives' May 31 Rare Manuscripts, Books & Sports Memorabilia auction features autographed material from Ludwig van Beethoven, George Washington, and Houdini's widow.
News May 28, 2023
Bonhams ' Hollywood: Then and Now features scripts, screen-used props - including Draco Malfoy's Nimbus 2001 racing broom - and costumes from the biggest franchises of the last 50 years in addition to material from Hollywood's Golden Age.
Auctions May 26, 2023
A spectacular illustrated letter by Edouard Manet with original watercolors of French fashion accessories, and an exceedingly rare Fyodor Dostoevsky signed photograph lead RR Auction's June Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale.
Auctions May 25, 2023
Stockholms Auktionsverk is bringing to auction Swedish economist Olle Wallin's botanical library featuring his impressive collection of botanical literature comprising many rare and important works in the field.
News May 25, 2023
A total of 47 grants totaling $6,510,701 have been awarded to projects in 27 states and the District of Columbia to improve public access to historical records by the National Archives. The grants program is carried out through the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)…
Exhibit May 24, 2023
Artworks, rare books and artifacts documenting the beginnings of avian study in the U.S. feature in the new exhibition at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Illuminating Birds: Drawing as a Way of Knowing draws on the collections of the Academy which houses one of the largest…
News May 23, 2023
The DC Public Library has announced that the exhibit Imagining the Future - Leonardo da Vinci: In the Mind of an Italian Genius featuring 12 original Leonardo da Vinci drawings from the Codex Atlanticus will be on display at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Presented by Confindustria,…
Auctions May 23, 2023
An extremely rare Charles Dickens signed presentation first edition, first impression of his travelogue American Notes for General Circulation will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders on May 25.
Auctions May 22, 2023
Christie’s will present The Collection of Donna Summer in an online sale next month, open for bidding June 15 through June 29. Ahead of the sale the singer-songwriter’s personal collection will be showcased in a curated exhibition and sale at Christie’s Rockefeller Center in the heart of New York…
News May 19, 2023
First editions of each of Jane Austen’s major novels led Hindman’s Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts auction. The five books, including Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility, realized more than $300,000.