Benjamin Franklin

September 10, 2021
Philadelphia — At a time when Americans are constantly bombarded with graphics, some with hidden meanings, our ability to interpret visuals has taken on new urgency.
June 4, 2021
Boston — A trove of documents collected in the late 1930s from legendary dealers Goodspeed’s in Boston, Massachusetts, and John Heise of Syracuse, New York, included a wide variety of interesting e
May 27, 2021
Philadelphia — Freeman’s is pleased to announce the results of our May 20 Books and Manuscripts auction, which featured a 98% sell-through rate and im
April 8, 2021
New York — Christie’s is pleased to present a selection of Americana texts that mark high points of the 18th to the 20th centuries in the auction
December 18, 2020
A copy of the Bible bound for King Charles II, and reputed to have been used by his father Charles I at his execution on 30 January 1649, sold for £220,250. Known as the Stoneywood Bible, after the house near Aberdeen where it was kept for many years, it had been estimated at £20,000-30,000.
September 16, 2020
Westport, CT – A presentation copy of a Russian book celebrating the 10th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China signed by Chairman Mao Zedong (Tse-Tung); a receipt signed by Edgar Allan Poe
April 30, 2020
Rare Book School has just released a 15-minute documentary called Presswork, a remarkable production that explains one of their latest projects: c
May 17, 2019
New York – This June 12th, Christie’s Books & Manuscripts department will be presenting two live sales:
May 8, 2015
PHILADELPHIA, PA—The University of Pennsylvania Libraries is delighted to announce that it has acquired a copy of Jacques Barbeu-Dubourg’s Petit Code de la raison humaine, a book prin