manuscript leaves

Yesterday I posted about my Friday at the Manhattan book fairs. I returned to the NYABF fair at the Armory on Saturday for another few hours of intense browsing. My first stop was row E, having only made it as far as D the day before. 


The double booth belonging to Ian Kahn/

[ITHACA, NY] National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, will host a Sunday, October 23rd auction featuring a broad range of rare antique and vintage books, as well as a fine array of artwork and ephemera.  This auction will feature several personal libraries of scholarly books relating to literature and philosophy as well as a large estate collection of art and architecture related reference
New York—Swann Galleries’ spring auction of Fine Books & Manuscripts, coinciding as always with the New York Antiquarian Book Fair, takes place on Thursday, April 7. The sale comprises fine press and illustrated books, illuminated manuscript leaves, incunabula and early printing, 19th- & 20th-century literature, decorative sets and bindings.

The star item in the auction, a
National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, will hold a special film, photography and art-related auction on June 27th that features the first session of the auction gallery’s art, film and photography-themed collections along with many select book and ephemera lots. Antique cameras and projection equipment will be offered along with artwork such as original paintings by Thomas Moran and