private library

September 19, 2023
Gagosian’s rare book specialist Douglas Fl
July 12, 2023
A large part of former Prime Minister Anthony Eden's personal library goes under the hammer on July 13 at Bellmans including many volumes with detailed anno
December 30, 2022
As the year comes to a close, we like to look back on the stories that particularly appealed to our readers, a list that includes Bob Dylan, bookish cookies, and sea monsters — go figure!
December 9, 2022
Sir Terence Conran (1931-2020) had a huge impact on the design of the modern British home via his Habitat stores and The Conran Shop.
October 6, 2022
Leyburn, North Yorkshire - Topping the Glaisdale Agricultural Library Sale at Tennants Auctioneers on September 30 was Leonard Mascall’s The First Book
July 30, 2022
In 1821, Charles Knight -- who one day would attain a modest measure of fame as publisher of works like
July 27, 2022
Printing came late to my adopted state. 
July 25, 2022
One room was abandoned when the piles neared the ceiling, and at some point a subsidence of books blocked the door from the inside, sealing the room off.
July 23, 2022
Five little puppies dug a hole under the fence and went for a walk in the wide, wide world....


It has been almost seven decades since those words first appeared i
July 19, 2022
In an ideal world, we all would have whatever time and money we need to construct the private libraries of our dreams.