Leyburn, England — A rare 17th century copybook giving insight into the education of women in the era and the history of a Cork family is to be sold in Tennants Auctioneers’ Spring Sale on 19th and
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For many people summer brings at least a short break from the workaday world, time to be spent chipping away at personal projects and hobbies or simply reading a great (bookish) novel.
June 12, 2017
At auction last week in New York was a bound volume containing two early n
April 12, 2017
The word calligraphy comes from the Greek for “beautiful” (calli) and “writing” (graphy). It is an art with a long and noble history, going back many centuries and spanning cultures. Exhibitions
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April 18, 2013
New York, NY, April 18, 2013 — In 1998 Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, commissioned calligrapher Donald Jackson to produce a fully illuminated luxury manuscript of the Bible.
February 13, 2013
At every big book fair--and this weekend's California fair is often cited as the biggest--there are generally a couple of auctions that coincide with the event, capitalizing on all those fresh collect