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The extraordinary manuscript of George Orwell’s 1984 has been published by SP Books in a…
Austin, Texas — A credit-card-size fragment is all that survives of a manuscript scroll of the…
Auctions November 16, 2022
Chicago – A rare collection of letters by notorious American gangster Al Capone achieved exceptional prices in Hindman’s November 8th-9th Fine Books & Manuscripts auction. Books and manuscripts authored and signed by presidents and world leaders from the Patrick Atkinson Collection also saw…
News November 16, 2022
The London Library is delighted to announce Helena Bonham Carter CBE as its first female President. Proposed by the Library’s Trustees, the appointment was formally confirmed by members at the Annual General Meeting on 15 November 2022, also marking the end of incumbent President, Sir Tim Rice’s…
Auctions November 15, 2022
A remarkable archive of 42 love letters by Bob Dylan to a high school sweetheart, Barbara Ann Hewitt, will be auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction.
Auctions November 15, 2022
London - Sotheby’s are set to offer the second tranche of one of the greatest botanical libraries, The Library of Henry Rogers Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven Part II. The collection comes from Henry Rogers Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven (1900-1973). Unseen for 70 years, his collection charts the…
Auctions November 14, 2022
On December 1, 2022 PBA Galleries host an auction with over 450 lots of fine literature and ephemera featuring scarce works from the counterculture and the Beat Generation, Sale 777 Fine Literature - with Beats, Bukowski & the Counterculture - Rock & Other Posters, including a large section…
Exhibit November 14, 2022
During this advent season, Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books will be opening the doors to the gallery at the heart of Basel to exhibit some extremely rare examples of illumination and decoration from the middle ages and the Renaissance. Protected from light and other hazards, the illuminations found in…
Auctions November 11, 2022
Philadelphia - The day following the Constitution’s completion and signing, George Washington sent a copy of the landmark document to Thomas Jefferson, along with this personal letter. The letter will be offered in Freeman’s November 15 Books and Manuscripts: Rare Americana auction (Lot 14;…
Auctions November 11, 2022
A collection of Opera scores and books from the Library of the late 7th Earl of Harewood are to be sold in Tennants Auctioneers’ Books, Maps and Manuscripts Sale on November 23.
News November 10, 2022
New York – A new exhibition at the Grolier Club in New York City—America’s oldest and largest society for bibliophiles—traces the creative history of advertising through fun and movable objects. Animated Advertising: 200 Years of Premiums, Promos, and Pop-ups features eye-catching and informative…
News November 10, 2022
The Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums has presented one of its Guardians of Culture and Lifeways International Awards to the Library of Congress and former U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo for Living Nations, Living Words, Harjo’s signature project as the nation’s first Native…