Maurice Sendak

It is perhaps inevitable that our quarterly roundup of books about books is heavy on heavy books, i.e. oversized, coffee-table tomes, the kind you might give or wish to receive as a holiday gift. Nevertheless, all are useful and beautiful additions to a book lover’s shelves.

BOW TIES copy.jpgPHILADELPHIA, PA - On September 18, Freeman’s will present at

Today's theatergoers and readers like their witches misunderstood and maligned, with an underlying desire to do good. Look no further than the latest offerings from Hollywood - from Angelina Jolie as the wronged Maleficent in the eponymous film, to Disney's reincarnation of the Ice Queen in the animated blockbuster Frozen. Two of

Doyle New York held a successful auction of Rare Books & Autographs on April 9, 2014. The sale offered over 250 lots, including Americana, early manuscripts, first editions, literature, plate books, atlases, travel, maps, science, illustration art and autographs.

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Also selling for a record price was an 1891 first trade edition of Oscar Wilde’s The

ITHACA, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their next auction catalog. 

This catalog features rare, antique and decorative books as well as select additions of art, ephemera and collectibles. Highlighted is a fine selection of artwork and signed prints featuring artists such as Charles Shulz, Maurice Sendak and Rufino Tamayo. Additionally, this

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New York—Swann Galleries’ 2014 auction of 20th Century

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The Swann Galleries sale of twentieth-century illustration art on January 24 seems destined for success. Its biggest draw (pun intended) being a very fine collection of works written and/or illustrated by the late Maurice Sendak. He was collectible before his death last May, and, as it goes, more so now. The sale has
Our series profiling the next generation of antiquarian booksellers continues today with Amir Naghib, proprietor of Captain Ahab's Rare Books in Miami.