T.S. Eliot

New York — The New York Public Library has acquired by purchase and gift a collection of rarely seen Virginia Woolf material, including extensive correspondence, rare printed books, and unique material such as photographs, original artwork, and ephemera (including Woolf’s passport).

The collection of 153 items—which was assembled over five decades by

A trove of T.S. Eliot presentation copies, photographs, and ephemera goes to auction next month at Heritage Auctions, some sourced directly from the attic of the author's family. James Gannon, director of rare books at Heritage Auctions, uncovered the items during a recent thrilling visit.    

eliot.jpgThis year marks the one hundredth anniversary of T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J.
On Wednesday of this week, Christie's London will auction the collection(s) of the late Mrs. T. S. Eliot in a sale titled "A Life's Devotion." This extraordinary collection of portrait miniatures, British art, modern prints, jewelry, and furniture was amassed by T.S. Eliot's second wife, Valerie Eliot. She worked as the poet's secretary at Faber & Faber and eventually married him in 1957.
New York, NY, February 16, 2012— Animals have provided a particularly fertile source of inspiration for artists, writers, and composers for centuries. From the carving of ancient seals with fearsome lions and mythical beasts, to the depiction of the serpent in representations of Biblical scenes by such luminaries as Albrecht Dürer, to more recent portrayals of endearing animal figures in children