manuscripts

June 27, 2022
New York — "My God what have we done." Captain Robert A. Lewis, the co-pilot of the B-29 Superfortress called the Enola Gay, wrote those immortal words shortly after 8:16 a.m. on Aug.
June 24, 2022
Stansted Mountfitchet, England — A rare Tudor manuscript designed to help with swan-keeping in the era when mute swans were owned by the English crown comes to auction in the summer.
March 17, 2022
“Strange, that the mere identity of paper and ink should be so powerful. In truth, the original manuscript has always something which print itself must inevitably lose.
March 7, 2022
Chicago — Potter and Potter's spectacular 620 lot Fine Books and Manuscripts Sale was a best seller in all regards.
January 25, 2022
Oakland, CA – After a two-year pandemic hiatus, the 54th California International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Bay Area on Friday, February 11 through
September 21, 2021
Amsterdam — Catawiki is excited to announce its upcoming Exclusive Autographs & Manuscripts Auction.  Beginning on the 21st September, this includes many beautiful and fascinating items. There
September 7, 2021
Paris — Christie's is delighted to welcome Aguttes* to its Exceptional Sale on 23rd November, which will offer collectors an exceptional document : a 54-pag
June 2, 2021
Munich, Germany — With total proceeds of more than 1.4 million*, the Rare Books Auction at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on May 31, 2021 yielded a
April 14, 2021
A new exhibition staged online by Cambridge University Library looks at the history of palimpsests, and how Muslim, Jewish, and Christian scripts were all variously overwritten and underwritten.
April 7, 2021
Amsterdam — The Books and Cartography team at Catawiki has continued with its stated aim of sourcing high quality supply, and providing occasional exclusive auctions to run alongside its many regul