New York—On Tuesday, November 12, Swann Galleries will auction a

The Mount Saint Alphonsus Seminary of Esopus, New York, built up by Redemptorist priests on numerous European book-buying trips and currently valued at $700,000, is about to scatter to the four winds. Of the 4,000 rare books selected for sale, 180 will be offered later this week at Freeman's

New York—Outstanding examples of early printed books—including incunabula from the Library of Kenneth Rapoport—are featured in Swann Galleries’ annual spring auction of Fine Books on Thursday, April 11, which is also opening day of the 53rd Annual New York Antiquarian Book Fair. The sale additionally offers fine examples of bindings, illustrated books, literature, science and natural history,

New York—Swann Galleries’ auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books on Thursday, February 28 offers Aldine imprints, Bibles, classics, medieval manuscript leaves and post-medieval manuscripts, music, books by and relating to Samuel Johnson, and works on law, astronomy, the occult, China and the 15th-century Albanian national hero Skanderbeg.



52nd Stuttgart Antiquarian Book Fair

25th - 27th January 2013

A paradise for book lovers: The 52nd Stuttgart Antiquarian Book Fair will be held from 25th to 27th January 2013 in the elegant rooms of the Württemberg Art Museum, opposite to the Palace, next to the Palace Garden and directly in the city centre of

New York—Thomas Malin Rodgers, Jr. (1943-2012) formed an incredibly extensive collection of dictionaries and other lexicographical works, spanning 3,500 years in date—from a 16th-century B.C. cuneiform tablet to a first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary issued in parts from 1884 to 1933. Bonhams December 4 auction in New York features
New York—On Tuesday, October 23, Swann Galleries will offer an auction of Aldine Imprints & Early Printed Books from the Library of Kenneth Rapoport, which features 100 books from the Venetian press of the scholar-publisher Aldus Manutius and his successors. This is the most extensive selection of Aldines to appear at auction since the mid-1990s.

Included are three incunables, nine
On the occasion of publication of their catalogue of incunables, Shapero Rare Books have highlights from the collection worth 10 million USD on display in their central London premises from 24 May.  

The catalogue features 75 incunables offered for sale from one of the most significant collections of books published in the first decades of the
New York—Swann Galleries’ annual spring auction of Fine Books will take place this year on April 12, which is also opening day of the New York Antiquarian Book Fair. The sale features the finest examples of incunabula and early printing, 19th & 20th century literature, press and illustrated books, decorative sets and bindings, travel books and more.

Early printed books account for
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - One of just 300 first edition copies printed of Ernest Hemingway’s first book - Three Stories & Ten Poems. [Paris]: Contact Publishing Co., 1923 - is expected to bring $75,000+ when it comes across the auction block on Thursday, Feb. 8, as the lead lot in Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books Signature®