Rare Books

September 15, 2021
New York — A new world auction record for a printed work by a woman was established at Christie’s New York for the first edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, which sold for $1,170,000,
September 13, 2021
London — This year will see Firsts, London’s Rare Book Fair – the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association (ABA)’s annual flagship event – move to its specta
September 9, 2021
Those who enjoy visiting secondhand and antiquarian bookshops in the UK can once again plan their trips easily and reliably thanks to the regeneration of a much-loved online compendium,
September 3, 2021
Get a three-minute introduction to the historic American Bibles and religious texts in the collection of David M.
September 2, 2021
Chicago — Potter and Potter's spectacular 600+ lot Fine Books and Manuscripts Sale was the company's highest grossing auction to date.
August 26, 2021
Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries announced last week a significant milestone in its digitization initiative.
August 23, 2021
New York — The ABAA invites bibliophiles everywhere to join the hunt for rare books and all manner of fine works on paper at the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America’s Virtual Book Fair:
August 23, 2021
London — A first collected edition of Shakespeare's poems (1640) with an illustrious provenance – containing all but eight of the sonnets and other shorter, non-dramatic poetry – has returned to th
August 18, 2021
Los Angeles – Books of hours were among the most widely produced and used manuscripts in the Middle Ages.
August 13, 2021
Today’s featured video is part of the “Paper Cuts” series of short presentations hosted by Jason W. Dean, vice president for special collections, and Dr.