Popular for her bestselling novels about the American South where she grew up, Dorothea Benton Frank, who died a year ago yesterday, filled her suburban New Jersey home with books, art, and decorative objects. Her estate is now
A slightly quieter week this week, but still an interesting trio of sales to watch:
An online Livres et Manuscrits at Sotheby's ends on Tuesday, June 30. The 107 lots include a first edition of André Malraux's
Chicago – On June 23, Hindman’s Books and Manuscripts department will present their spring Fine Books and Manuscripts including Americana auction in their Chicago saleroom. The sale will offer 294 lots of books, manuscripts, Americana, prints, and maps representing a variety of collecting categories including: fine bindings, artists’ books, literature, medicine, travel and exploration, signed
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
New York—On December 14, 2018, The Grolier Club
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
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