Rare Books

November 16, 2021
The ABAA Virtual Book Fair: Boston Edition opens later this week, and while the primary focus will be on buying and selling antiquarian books—about 150 booksel
November 11, 2021
The Scottish poet Robert Burns was exhumed twice, and the second time, an illustrated publication marked the morbid event.
November 9, 2021
For its 42nd Annual Conference on Book Trade History at the end of this month, the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Associ
November 4, 2021
The poet and short story writer Jorge Luis Borges, who so famously imagined “that paradise will be a kind of library,” was also director of the Biblioteca Nacional de la República Argentina.
November 3, 2021
Westford, MA – The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) will hold its 50th annual conference in Chicago, Illinois April 5-9, 2022.
November 1, 2021
Washington, D.C. — The Library of Congress has acquired the M.C.
October 29, 2021
New York – Highlighted by nearly 600 works sold, 300+ bidders across 12 countries, and two auction records, Sotheby’s marathon two-day auction of the
October 28, 2021
London — Exhibitors and fair organizers declared the 64th edition of Firsts, London’s Rare Book Fair a resounding success, with visitor numbers up almost
October 28, 2021
James Joyce’s literary masterpiece, Ulysses, is closing in on its 100th anniversary on February 2, 2022, which has occasioned some festive publications, auction lots, and exhibitions.
October 27, 2021
If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to be at the controversial sale of the Luttrell Psalter in 1929, a virtual reenactment of two famous auctions will give you a glimpse.