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RR Auction's December Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale brings over 1,000 items to the auction…
The Austrian novelist, biographer, and polymath Stefan Zweig, who took his own life in despair in…
News November 30, 2022
A worldwide effort to crack the code that Charles Dickens used to write his notes has won a Times Higher Education Award, one of the most prestigious accolades in UK Higher Education. University of Leicester, in collaboration with the University of Foggia took home the Research Project of the Year…
Auctions November 29, 2022
Amsterdam, The Netherlands - The Catawiki books department is very pleased to highlight this Single Seller Sale in our Antiquarian Books auctions. Over 40 books from one leading Italian seller. Ranging in genres from agriculture to alchemy, medicine, war history and beyond, this showcase focuses on…
Auctions November 29, 2022
Potter & Potter Auctions is pleased to announce the results of this this nearly 700 lot sale held on Thursday, November 17, 2022. After the hammer fell silent after a long day of competitive bidding, 94 lots made $500-2,000; 17 lots sold for $2,001-9,999; and four lots broke the five figure…
News November 28, 2022
The Ticknor Society is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2022 Ticknor Society Book and Book Culture Collecting Prize is Dr. Jessica C. Linker for her entry, Emma Hart Willard: A Life in Print.
Auctions November 28, 2022
Tennants Auctioneers’ Books, Maps and Manuscripts Sale on November 23 included a collection of Opera scores and books from the Library of the late 7th Earl of Harewood.
Auctions November 28, 2022
Falls Church, Virginia – On Tuesday, November 29, Northern Virginia’s Quinn’s Auction Galleries will present a Rare Books, Prints and Autographs auction, loaded with over 450 lots of rare books, antique maps and Americana. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers…
Auctions November 25, 2022
Los Angeles – From the 1936 novel by American writer Margaret Mitchell to the Hollywood film adaptation from 1939 – Bonhams will present iconic costumes, signed scripts, first editions, letters, and more from Gone with the Wind in its Classic Hollywood: Film and Television sale on December 7. The…
News November 25, 2022
The Bodleian Libraries has partnered with the Museum of Colour (MoC), and Fusion Arts to curate These Things Matter: Empire, Exploitation and Everyday Racism, a startling new exhibition exploring the devastating and long term effects of the British Empire.
Auctions November 24, 2022
Philadelphia — Freeman’s November 15 Books and Manuscripts: Rare Americana auction featured the $2,389,500 sale of the letter George Washington sent to Thomas Jefferson announcing the Constitution’s completion, one day following its adoption by the Constitutional Convention.
News November 23, 2022
Lowell, MA - We’re very pleased to announce the next round of the David Ruggles Prize, a national book collecting prize encouraging and supporting young collectors of color. The three prizes—$1,000 grand prize, $500 second prize, and $250 third prize—are awarded annually to applicants whose…