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As the lessons of the pandemic continue to be learnt, a new study from the University of Portsmouth…
London - In the closing decades of the 19th century, David Bryce went from a relatively obscure…
Hudson, NY - Stair announces the fall auction An American Icon: Property from the Collection  of Joan Didion to take place on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 11am. The single-owner sale will include  Ms. Didion’s fine art collection, furniture, decorations and books from her Upper East Side…
Auctions November 2, 2022
New York – 235 years ago, America’s Founding Fathers signed the United States Constitution at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, marking the formation of the country’s most significant and lasting document—as well as the longest continuing charter of government in the world.
Auctions November 2, 2022
Chicago - Potter & Potter Auctions is pleased to announce this nearly 700 lot sale to be held on Thursday, November 17, 2022 starting at 10am CDT. This auction will be held online and live streamed, with a limited number of bidders physically allowed in the gallery as determined by current…
Auctions November 1, 2022
Chicago – On November 8 and 9, Hindman is pleased to present its Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts, including Americana auction. The sale features a scarce 19th century bird’s-eye view map of Chicago, a group of letters written by Chicago’s most notorious gangster, Al Capone, and a remarkable…
Auctions November 1, 2022
Cincinnati – Hindman will present the Collection of James Milgram, M.D. as the cornerstone of its November 3-4 American Historical Ephemera and Photography Auction. Dr. Milgram’s collection features one of the most significant offerings of broadsides to ever come to market. In addition to the 18th …
Auctions October 31, 2022
The preview of AntiquarianAuctions.com #13 opened at 12.30pm EDT on Wednesday 26th: bidding will begin on Wednesday 2nd November at 12.30pm EDT, and close for all lots at 12.30pm EST on Wednesday 9th November. The sale includes over 300 lots of books, maps, manuscripts, artwork and photographs.
News October 31, 2022
The Library of Congress has acquired the San Salvador Huejotzingo Codex, which documents legal proceedings from 1571 in which Indigenous Nahuatl officials in central Mexico accused their village’s Spanish canon, or administrator, of mistreatment, harassment and underpayment.
Recent Publications October 31, 2022
To celebrate the centenary of one of the most important poems of the 20th century, the Folio Society is publishing an edition of T. S. Eliot’s influential masterpiece The Waste Land, limited to 350 copies.
News October 30, 2022
A rare book laced with a deadly poison has been discovered by librarians in Leeds as part of a global search for the toxic texts stashed on shelves across the world. Leeds Central Library’s copy of My Own Garden: The Young Gardener’s Yearbook was published back in 1855, and has been safely tucked…
Auctions October 28, 2022
London - In a rare appearance at auction, a magnificent folio from the Shah Tahmasp Shahnameh has sold for £8,061,700 / $9,091,179. The manuscript set a new record in GBP for any Islamic object or work on paper at auction, surpassing the previous record set by another leaf from the same manuscript…