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Antwerp, Belgium — The City of Antwerp and Google signed an agreement to digitise a large portion of the collections of the Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library and the Plantin-Moretus Museum. This entails more than 100,000 works from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century that will be

New York — TEFAF New York postpones the upcoming TEFAF New York Spring 2020 fair, with a focus on Modern and Contemporary Art & Design, originally planned at the Park Avenue Armory May 8-11 2020. The new dates for this fair will be 31 Oct - 4 Nov 2020, with a preview day on October 30. As a consequence, TEFAF New York Fall

New York — The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today a robust selection of online content and social media initiatives that offer ways for audiences to access and enjoy its collection, programs, and educational resources while the Museum is temporarily closed. The newly launched #MetAnywhere is surfacing content from across the Museum's deep digital reserves, while inviting creative

Washington, D.C. — Out of an abundance of caution, the Library of Congress announced today that all Library of Congress buildings and facilities will be closed to the public starting at 5 p.m. today until Thursday, April 1, 2020 at 8 a.m. to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 coronavirus. Library employees, contractors, authorized visitors and other credentialed Capitol Hill staff will

London — Peter Harrington, the UK’s largest rare bookseller, is pleased to launch its’ new Children’s Catalogue, containing an incredible selection of over 200 items of children's literature and original art, dating from 1750 to the 21st century. Every item is either a first edition in remarkably good condition, or bears a particular association

London — In time for International Women’s Day, Peter Harrington, the UK’s largest rare bookseller, is pleased to present a new catalogue of remarkable works by and about women. The collection brings together unique items from female activists, mathematicians, poets and medical practitioners, from the 17th to the 20th centuries.

New York – The Morgan Library & Museum is proud to announce four curatorial appointments. Dr. Philip S. Palmer has joined the Literary and Historical Manuscripts department as the Robert H. Taylor Curator and Department Head, while the Morgan’s Sal Robinson has been promoted to Assistant Curator in the same department. Other new appointments include

Oxford, England – A major collection of rare photobooks has been given to the Bodleian Libraries, building on the Libraries’ world-class collection of photographic works and books. The donation includes works from some of the most renowned photographers from the 20th century, including Man Ray and Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson and Diane Arbus.  
 
The collection of more than 2

England — The complete archive of The Book Collector, a literary journal founded by author Ian Fleming in 1952, is now available for individual and institutional subscriptions worldwide. It currently comprises 280 issues that can be seamlessly accessed on web, IOS and Android devices.

Commenting on all aspects of the book, the quarterly issues of The Book Collector

Washington, D.C. — The Library of Congress has acquired the archive of photographer Shawn Walker and his collection of photos, ephemera and audio recordings representing the influential Kamoinge Workshop based in Harlem, the Library announced today.

Founded in New York City in 1963, the Kamoinge Workshop is a collective of leading African American