fine bindings

New York — The Morgan Library & Museum announced today the acquisition of an unparalleled collection of eighteenth-century French manuscripts and bindings bequeathed earlier this year by Mrs. Jayne Wrightsman in honor of her dear friend and longtime Morgan board member Mrs. Annette de la Renta. This gift builds on J. Pierpont Morgan’s original

20_1.jpgFalls Church, VA - A large and significant group of early printed books and other material spanning

Ithaca, NY—National Book Auctions, located just outside Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their next auction catalog.   

This catalog features rare, antique and decorative books as well as select additions of ephemera. Featured are prized first printings of titles such as "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and "Cannery Row." A selection of fine bindings will be offered, including antique fancy

124.jpgFALLS CHURCH, Va. - The blue-chip contents of Waverly Rare Books’ Sept. 8 auction could easily be

OAKLAND, CA—The world’s preeminent celebration of the written and printed word returns to Northern California next year at a new venue in downtown Oakland.  The 48th California International Antiquarian Book Fair will run from Friday, February 6 through Sunday, February 8, 2015 at the Oakland Marriott City Center.

Sponsored by the Antiquarian

Those of us on the East Coast are wishing we were on our way to California right now, and not just because of the dreadful weather here. The California International Antiquarian Book Fair opens on Friday, promising a lovely bookish weekend for those in the Los Angeles area. In addition to more than 200 exhibitors from 33 countries bringing some of their
Catalogue Review: Buddenbrooks Rare Books and Manuscripts

I don't know how it has happened, but I've never had the opportunity to visit Buddenbrooks Rare Books (in Boston) or even to peruse one of their catalogues -- until now. I've been flipping through catalogue 159 all week, each time finding something incredible.

As any
SAN FRANCISCO — In the annual celebration of the printed word, the 46th California International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to San Francisco on Friday, February 15, through Sunday, February 17, 2013 at the Concourse Exhibition Center in San Francisco. 

Sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) and the