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."
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.
The catalogue features 75 incunables offered for sale from one of the most significant collections of books published in the first decades of the
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,