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Sale of Karl Lagerfeld Original Fashion Drawings Attracts Intense Worldwide Bidding

West Palm Beach, FL - On April 18, runway action halted temporarily as fashionistas... read more

Waverly Rare Books to Conduct May 2 Judaica Auction

Falls Church, VA - Waverly Rare Books, a division of Quinn’s Auction Galleries, will... read more

A Record for Peruvian Photographer Martín Chambi at Swann Galleries

New York — Swann Galleries’ sale of Classic & Contemporary Photographs on Thursday, April... read more

Bond Abounds in Literature Auction at Swann on May 14

New York - Nineteenth- and twentieth-century luminaries, science-fiction and more form Swann Galleries’ 19th... read more

Two Hunter S. Thompson Letters to be Auctioned

Los Angeles - An pair of extraordinary letters by Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson... read more

Printed & Manuscript Americana Realizes $1 Million at Swann

New York - Swann Galleries’ Printed & Manuscript Americana sale on Thursday, April 16... read more

Einstein Letter Defending his Jewish Heritage to be Auctioned

Los Angeles - A fascinating letter by Albert Einstein on the Jewish People’s rights... read more

"William Steig's Sylvester and the Magic Pebble: A Golden Anniversary" Opens May 4

Amherst, MA --The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art celebrates the golden anniversary... read more

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Recently Published Catalogues from the World of Collecting

Bay Leaf Books

#8: PUNK, October 2017, 105 items

Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers

Rare Book & Collectors’ Sale, 801 items

October 2017

Reading booksellers’ catalogues is one of the best ways to learn about book collecting, and developing relationships with dealers in your field is the best way to get good books. Most booksellers offer new material to existing customers before they list it online. Many of the best books never hit the web.

The Antiquarian Scientist

#42: Antiquarian Books, Science, Medicine, & Technology, 313 items

Camille Sourget Librairie – Paris

Livres Rares, 51 items

James Cummins, bookseller

#136: Eighteenth-Century English Literature, 212 items

Priscilla Juvelis – Rare Books

#73: Contemporary Book Arts, 21 items

David M. Lesser

#150: Rare Americana – Significant & Unusual Imprints Relating to America, 164 items

Librairie Le Feu Follet – Paris

September 2017: Autograph letters & Manuscripts, 158 items

The Mysterious Bookshop

The Otto Penzler Collection of Bibliomysteries, First Editions of Mystery Fiction Set in the World of Books, 1849-2000, 1271 items

Nudelman Rare Books

#39: Nearly 400 items, mostly new to our stock: fine bindings, English & American Literature, Rare Art of the Book, Signed Copies, Autographs and Manuscripts, Valuable FinPress Books.

Sumner & Stillman

#168: Literary First Editions, 93 items

Swann Galleries

Auction: Oct. 17, 2017 Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, 306 items; Auction: Oct. 19, 2017 Art & Storytelling: Photographs & Photobooks, 409 items