collecting

New York — Why do we collect? What do we collect? How do we collect? This exhibition encourages visitors to pose these questions as they view the nearly three dozen diverse medieval and Renaissance illuminations dating from the twelfth through the sixteenth centuries.

MASTER DRAWINGS 2020
January 25 to February 1, 2020

What used to be a biannual accounting of newly published books about books has become quarterly, it seems, which is good news for bibliophiles. So what are the freshest books in our favorite genre?  

Opening later this week is an exhibition fraught with forgeries. That's by design. It's the collection of William Voelkle, the curator emeritus of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts at the Morgan Library and Museum, who recently retired after fifty years with the august institution. (He also wrote a fabulous article for us

DSC06301.jpeg

It may sound like hyperbole, but

This past Tuesday, May 18, the London rare booksellers Maggs Bros. Ltd.--"antiquarian booksellers by appointment to the Queen"--launched its second exhibition to mark the opening of a new store after its recent relocation to

Lot 65.jpgComing to auction later this month at Christie's

978-0-7643-5341-3 copy.jpgAtglen, PA— Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.,

33824660275_2d86fb0ea3_z.jpg


In the summer 2015 issue of Fine Books