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Weekly Internet Rare Books Auction to Start March 3 at Heritage...

DALLAS, TX.- Heritage Auctions has announced the start of Weekly Internet Rare Books Auctions, with the first auction starting Thursday, March 3, at 10 p.m. CST. The auctions will then operate in a rolling format, with an auction ending every Thursday ...

Beautiful Evidence: Christie’s in New York to Offer the Library of...

NEW YORK, NY.- On December 2, Christie’s is pleased to offer Beautiful Evidence: The Library of Edward Tufte, a superb sale comprised of nearly 200 rare books, including major works in the history of science, statistical graphics, 20th-century art...

1790 Census to Highlight Bi-Coastal Fine Books and Manuscripts Auction in...

LOS ANGELES, CA.- On October 4th, the attention of collectors will be focused on Bonhams Fine Books & Manuscripts sale. Simulcast to New York, the Los Angeles based sale is comprised of fine and rare first edition books, maps, manuscripts, and epheme...

Mark Twain: A Skeptic’s Progress Opens at the Morgan Library

NEW YORK, NY.- The Morgan Library & Museum and The New York Public Library—which hold two of the world’s great collections of manuscripts, rare books, letters, and other items related to the life of Mark Twain (1835-1910)— present a majo...

Mark Twain: A Skeptic’s Progress Opens at the Morgan Library

NEW YORK, NY.- The Morgan Library & Museum and The New York Public Library—which hold two of the world’s great collections of manuscripts, rare books, letters, and other items related to the life of Mark Twain (1835-1910)— present a majo...

Sotheby’s Announces Third Offering From The James S. Copley Library

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s New York will present the third offering of rare books and manuscripts from the illustrious James S. Copley Library on October 15, 2010. The eight-part sale commenced on April 14th and extends through April 2011; this segm...

Sotheby’s Announces Third Offering From The James S. Copley Library

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s New York will present the third offering of rare books and manuscripts from the illustrious James S. Copley Library on October 15, 2010. The eight-part sale commenced on April 14th and extends through April 2011; this segm...

"Tome Raider" Antique Book Thief Jailed Again

LONDON (REUTERS).- A Cambridge University graduate nicknamed the "Tome Raider," who has stolen more than one million pounds' worth of rare books in his criminal career, has been jailed for 3-1/2 years for his latest theft. William Jacques, 41, stole an...

Mark Twain’s Unpublished Manuscript, ‘A Family Sketch’, Sets Auction Record

NEW YORK, NY.- Today at Sotheby’s New York, the second offering of rare books and manuscripts from The James S. Copley Library achieved a total of $2,783,347, bringing the total for the first four auctions of the Library to $7,146,231. The Mark Tw...

Art Antiques London ~ Fair for Collectors & Connoisseurs at Royal...

LONDON.- This June, Kensington Gardens will provide the stunning backdrop to Art Antiques London, which runs from 9 through16 June 2010, a new art and antiques fair aimed at both the seasoned connoisseur and those who admire and value beauty...

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