Rare Books

March 27, 2023
A cookery book whose renowned author coined the term ‘chef’ and laid the blueprint for modern restaurant dining is set to serve up a tasty price at auction.
March 24, 2023
Highlights from Donald A Heald Rare Books’ latest catalogue Colour Plate Books
March 21, 2023
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has announced the launch of William Bache’s Silhouettes Album, a microsite featuring new
March 21, 2023
An anti-slavery poem written by the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge is at risk of leaving the UK unless a domestic buyer can be found.
March 17, 2023
The Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, has acquired a manuscript of nine roundels that was a gift given by Archbishop Mat
March 17, 2023
Highlights from Buddenbrooks' latest catalogue
March 17, 2023
The Getty Museum has acquired the Irmengard Codex, a manuscript made for the 11th century noblewoman Irmengard of Nellenburg, a member of the House of Eg
March 16, 2023
The annual Rare Books Edinburgh festival opens its doors with a variety of events in addition to its centrepiece, the
March 13, 2023
The Institute of English Studies (IES) runs a series of lectures and seminars on book collecting, bibliophilia and the book trade, with speakers in
March 10, 2023
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