San Francisco – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present The Joel Harris Collection of Oziana & Children’s Books on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Curated by the Director of Special Publications of the International Wizard of Oz Club–who is also an author, collector and San Francisco Bay Area estate planning and probate attorney–
Spencer W Stuart, Collections Advisor, is pleased to announce an expanded, three-part format of Lifecycles: Collecting & Collections. These one-hour webinars will be expanding on his introductory sessions delivered in April and June of this year, taking a deeper dive into the three distinct phases of collecting outlined in his Lifecycles program. With more case studies and methodologies,
Brooklyn, NY — Marvin Getman of Getman’s Virtual Book & Paper Fairs has taken his popular rare book fairs all online since the pandemic hit the United States; and he has done so with tremendous success. More than 200 vendors are expected to participate in the popular Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair which will take place online September 11–13 from noon on the 11th to 6pm on the 13th.
There’s a pervasive notion that young people, screen in hand, do not enjoy books the way older generations do, and yet collegiate book collecting contests remain popular.
In 2010, the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) took over the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest,
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For a collector and seller of children’s books, it makes sense that a passion for juvenile literature
London — The winner – Alexandra Plane – and six other finalists have been announced for this year’s Anthony Davis Book Collecting Prize, which aims to encourage students at an early stage of collecting physical books, manuscripts and printed material.
The competition is open to any
Our Bright Young Things series continues today with Spencer W. Stuart, a collections advisor and book historian in Canada.
How did you get started working with rare books?
Today marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Charles Dickens in 1870 (as well as his brush with death five years previously in a train crash). Sadly, lockdown has meant the cancelation of many commemorative events, though the Dickens Museum has just released the first of a new collection of colorized photographs ahead of a planned major new
New York — The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) is hosting a virtual book fair June 4-7, offering the public a new opportunity for discovery. This online event showcases fresh material from ABAA booksellers across the country. The books, manuscripts, and ephemera featured will be available only at the fair. Visitors will