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
November 25, 2020
Cincinnati, OH – Cowan’s American Historical Ephemera and Photography auction surpassed expectations achieving a sales total of $701,849 against a presale estimate of $409,700 - $615,750.
November 18, 2020
Dallas, TX — An extremely rare letter written and signed by composer Ludwig van Beethoven sold for $275,000 to lead Heritage Auctio
November 11, 2020
New York — Fine Books & Manuscripts are at Swann Galleries Tuesday, No
October 23, 2020
Dallas, TX – A note written in 1636 by the man who solved the riddle of human circulation and reproduction while serving as personal physician to King Charles I.
October 6, 2020
New York – Sotheby’s is pleased to announce the full offerings from its online sales of
September 17, 2020
Hamburg, Germany — It comes in a handy size and with decorative lettering, but if you want to read from the rare 12th century bible manuscript as people used to in the past, knowing Latin would be
June 11, 2020
New York — A 13-page handwritten and signed letter from Ludwig Wittgenstein to Moritz Schlick discussing Gödel's incompleteness theorems, set a new world record for a Wittgenstein letter at Bonhams
June 8, 2020
New York — A beautiful and very rare early Renaissance manuscript of two of Plato’s greatest dialogues, Phaedo, known to ancient readers as On the Soul, and Gorgias, tran