Gutenberg Bible

Rolling off the same printing press as Johannes Gutenberg’s celebrated production of 1455, this 1462 two-volume Biblia latina, published in Mainz by Gutenberg’s direct successors (and former associates), Johannes Fust and Peter Schöffer, is headed to auction in Hamburg later this month, where

On December 5, one of the world's best private collections of English Bibles will hit the auction block at Sotheby's New York. It is the collection of Dr. Charles Caldwell Ryrie, described by the auction house as a "renowned theologian and the editor of a bestselling study Bible."

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Dr Jörn Günther Rare Books will join the impressive

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New York—On Tuesday, October 21, Swann Galleries will offer a diverse

SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens will reopen the Main Exhibition Hall of its historic Library building Nov. 9 with a new, dynamic permanent exhibition designed to invigorate visitors’ sense of connection to history and literature and to highlight the significance and uses of the Library’s incomparable collections of historical materials.

We recently spoke with Tim Yancey, a master bookbinder, and one of the founders of the Lost Gutenbergs project. After discovering a lost cache of Cooper Square Bibles, (famous facsimiles of the Gutenberg Bible printed in 1961) Yancey and Michael Crisman of Bookbinders Workshop decided to bind
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today plans to renovate and completely reinstall the Main Exhibition Hall of its historic Library building with a new, dynamic permanent exhibition designed to provoke visitors’ sense of connection to history and literature and to better highlight the value and uses of the Library’s incomparable
On the occasion of publication of their catalogue of incunables, Shapero Rare Books have highlights from the collection worth 10 million USD on display in their central London premises from 24 May.  

The catalogue features 75 incunables offered for sale from one of the most significant collections of books published in the first decades of the
Our series profiling the next generation of antiquarian booksellers continues today with Rob Fleck of Oak Knoll Books in New Castle, Delaware. Rob's father, Bob, founded Oak Knoll Books in 1976.

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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,