Jorge Luis Borges

A rare first edition and author’s presentation copy of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species from 1859 has sold for £305,200, over double its estimate, at Bonhams.
The poet and short story writer Jorge Luis Borges, who so famously imagined “that paradise will be a kind of library,” was also director of the Biblioteca Nacional de la República Argentina.
New York — Fine Books & Autographs are at Swann Galleries Thursday, October 28 with a selection of exceedingly rare material set to hit the auction block.
There are few authors more revered among bibliophiles than Jorge Luis Borges, poet, philosopher, and director of the Biblioteca Nacional de la Republica Argentina.