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M32904-1_3 copy.jpgNew York— On Thursday, May 5, Swann Galleries will hold

Washington, DC—The Folger Shakespeare Library is pleased to announce the tour sites for its 2016 national traveling exhibition of First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, one of the world’s most treasured books. In partnership with Cincinnati Museum Center and the American Library Association, the Folger will tour the original 1623 First Folio of

Adolf Hitler’s personal copy of Mein Kampf is being auctioned by noted antiquities dealer Craig Gottlieb. This 1932 edition of the book bears Hitler's own bookplate affixed to the inside front cover. It’s believed to be the only author-owned copy of the book known to exist. 

The auction began October 18 and runs online, through November 1, 2014 at

NEW YORK, 12 April 2013 — On 26 November 2013, Sotheby’s New York will auction one of the finest surviving copies of the Bay Psalm Book — the first book printed in what is now the United States of America. The Congregationalist Puritans who emigrated to Massachusetts Bay in search of religious freedom quickly set about to translate and produce a version of the Book of Psalms that was a closer

DALLAS - A work of profound national pride and historical importance, Edward S. Curtis’ The North American Indian is expected to bring $900,000+ when it makes its auction debut Dec. 11 at Heritage’s Political, Western Legends &
Instead of a Friday review, a Friday 'view' today -- a twelve-minute video describing the American Antiquarian Society: its collections, conservation processes, research projects. Watch for rare book dealer Bill Reese, historians David McCullough, Jill Lepore, and Nathaniel Philbrick, poet Honoree Jeffers, and lots of beautiful books and