New York — The Pride Sale at Swann Galleries on Thursday, June 20 offered a curated selection of LGBTQ+ art, photography, literature, autographs and ephemera from the past 200 years, with many first-time appearances on the market. The sale was a resounding success with 75% of the lots finding buyers, bringing a total of $950,833.
It’s Walt Whitman’s bicentennial year, and that has meant lots of press for ‘America’s poet.’ A feature story in our current issue explores the three major New York-based exhibitions on view the summer at the New York Public Library, the Grolier Club, and the Morgan Library. (You can catch all three in mid-July if you time it
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With big book fairs come big books. This year in Pasadena was no exception. Fair highlights included the three volume first edition of Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen's first novel, offered by Biblioctopus for $65,000. Biblioctopus also had to hand an impressive copy of Shakespeare's fourth folio, offered for $180,