Amsterdam — Nearly every book collector loves an early text. This early French text, which explains the meaning and symbolism of the clothing a priest wears, is particularly fascinating to all those interested in the medieval church or the symbolism of garments. It is hard to find this document as a complete text, particularly in such good condition. The Latin can still be easily read today
Rolling off the same printing press as Johannes Gutenberg’s celebrated production of 1455, this 1462 two-volume Biblia latina, published in Mainz by Gutenberg’s direct successors (and former associates), Johannes Fust and Peter Schöffer, is headed to auction in Hamburg later this month, where
New York — Early Printed, Travel, Scientific & Medical Books comes to Swann Galleries on Thursday, October 24, featuring notable works on science, a standout selection of incunabula, and an extensive offering of
The Arcadian Library and Bloomsbury Publishing are delighted to announce the launch of Arcadian Library Online (www.arcadianlibraryonline.com) today, enabling all to discover how the Middle East and the West have interacted over a thousand year period ?and how this relationship has directly resulted in the advancement of science,
ITHACA, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their next auction catalog.
This catalog presents rare, antique and decorative books as well as select additions of ephemera, artwork and collectibles. Prominent in this sale is a selection of early botanical titles featuring fine plates. An array of early engravings and lithographs is accompanied