Benjamin Franklin

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
January 8, 2014
Bonhams will sell an archive of rare historical documents, coins and medals created and owned by Augustin Dupré, who was at the heart of the coin and medal design and mint operation for both Louis
August 16, 2012