Peter Harrington

London — Rare association and inscribed books linked to Jack the Ripper, Marlon Brando and Alan Turing are among the highlights of Peter Harrington’s new Summer Catalogue – a 203-item selection featuring the latest acquisitions to the London rare book dealer’s shelves across an eclectic range of topics, from

London — London rare book dealer Peter Harrington has launched its new Masterpiece 2020 catalogue – one of its bi-annual curations of exceptionally rare and collectable books and artworks.

The summer 2020 catalogue features a collection of 50 fine books and manuscripts ranging from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, many of which

London — Peter Harrington has launched its latest literature catalogue - its first to specialise in fantasy and science fiction – which includes rarities spanning a broad selection of popular and specialist genres.

A rare first edition of Mary Shelley’s The Last Man in original boards is a timely highlight of the selection, with

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Charles Dickens in 1870 (as well as his brush with death five years previously in a train crash). Sadly, lockdown has meant the cancelation of many commemorative events, though the Dickens Museum has just released the first of a new collection of colorized photographs ahead of a planned major new

London — An affable if slightly bitter autographed letter from Charles Dickens to the British consul in Boston is among the highlights of Peter Harrington’s new Spring Catalogue, which also contains several rare items of interest including a first edition of The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard; a first edition in

London — A selection of 85 books and manuscripts that offer an enticing selection of some of the most sought after and desirable works by leading lights of the Islamic and Arabic-speaking world.

According to Pom Harrington, owner of Peter Harrington, “Our Abu Dhabi 2020 catalogue reflects the incredible breadth of interest of collectors from the Arabian Gulf. It has been curated over

London — Peter Harrington, the UK’s largest rare bookseller, is pleased to launch its’ new Children’s Catalogue, containing an incredible selection of over 200 items of children's literature and original art, dating from 1750 to the 21st century. Every item is either a first edition in remarkably good condition, or bears a particular association

London — In time for International Women’s Day, Peter Harrington, the UK’s largest rare bookseller, is pleased to present a new catalogue of remarkable works by and about women. The collection brings together unique items from female activists, mathematicians, poets and medical practitioners, from the 17th to the 20th centuries.

As Rare Book Week draws near, I find myself scrolling through booksellers’ preview catalogues and lists for the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair, which opens on Thursday, March 5, and runs through Sunday, March 8. From the looks of it, an amazing selection awaits collectors.

London — Peter Harrington, one of the world’s largest rare booksellers, is attending the California Antiquarian Book Fair, with a selection of rare books and unique objects each of which has a fascinating history. This year the California Book Fair is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Women's Suffrage in