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BIBLIO, the independent marketplace for antiquarian and rare books, has announced the public launch…
Gallerist Annina Nosei has donated the complete run of catalogues of Annina Nosei Gallery, 1986 to…
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The Folio Society’s latest launch - The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller - features illustrations from award-winning artist Julie Dillon, plus an introduction from classicist Emily Wilson.A retelling of The Iliad, Madeline Miller’s 2011 debut novel explores the story of the Trojan War…
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Ronald Reagan's copy of Don Quixote is among numerous presidential lots coming to auction on May 15 at University Archives' Rare Signed Autographs, Manuscripts, Books & Memorabilia sale.
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One of JK Rowling’s seven original manuscripts for The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a book of fairy tales penned by the author in 2007, will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s next month with a $250,000 – $350,000 estimate.
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Early printed books, literature, and artist books featured in Swann Galleries’ latest Fine Books auction which was dominated by editions of Don Quixote. Leading the sale was a 1608 third Madrid Cuesta edition, sold for $106,250. Other editions of note included:
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A rundown of the top ten highest selling sales on AbeBooks during the first quarter of this year.1. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War - $18,200A four-volume set, published in 1887, containing firsthand accounts from more than 266 authors, including Union and Confederate generals. Also includes…
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A touching wartime letter written by Elizabeth II as a young princess is among the highlights of the Autographs and Memorabilia at Chiswick Auctions.The letter, written from Windsor Castle on August 26, 1940 to Lady Aston, includes a signed photograph of the castle that the future queen had…
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RR Auction is offering a collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia this month featuring nearly 800 lots which also includes rare items from George Washington, Samuel Clemens, Marie Antoinette, and Henry VIII.
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Norman Rockwell Museum's summer exhibition will explore the art and cultural impact of counter-cultural touchstone MAD Magazine.Opening June 8 and running through October 27 at the museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, What, Me Worry? The Art and Humor of MAD Magazine will feature iconic original…
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A new exhibition featuring never-seen-before artworks and items from the home of author-illustrator Raymond Briggs has opened in the area of East Sussex where he made his home.  
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An 'Inauguration' Bible used by Jackie Kennedy to select verses to be read at her husband John F. Kennedy’s funeral has been sold for $162,500 at Heritage Auction's April 26-27 Americana & Political Signature sale.