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What to See & Do at the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair rebecca Thu, 09/05/2019 - 11:12

The Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair, which makes its sixth annual return to the Brooklyn Expo Center this weekend, has become a vibrant kick-off to the fall book fair schedule. Featuring 110 dealers and a slate of engaging events, it should not be missed. Some booksellers circulated lists of their fair highlights earlier this week. Here are a few that particularly caught my eye:

Rockwell&#8217;s <i>The Song of Bernadette</i> Leads $3.7+ Million Result in Illustration Art at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS—Norman Rockwell’s masterpiece, full-length portrait The Song of Bernadette realized a stunning $605,000 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $3.7+ million Illustration Art Auction event. Records were set for scores of artists across Classic and Golden Age Art, Science Fiction, and Pulp genres, as sell through rates reached 98 percent by value and 92 percent by lot.