Rare Books

This fall, the Morgan Library will be exhibiting some of its most bejeweled medieval books in the show Magnificent Gems: Medieval Treasure Bindings. The exhibition, which is running…

John Tenniel judged the images produced from electrotype printing plates of his illustrations for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to be so poorly rendered that he convinced the book’s…

On December 5, one of the world’s best private collections of English Bibles will hit the auction block at Sotheby’s New York. It is the …

At TEFAF Maastricht this week, North American manuscript dealers Les Enluminuresclosed a more than $3 million deal…

Aimlessly strolling through Paris in springtime may be a rite of passage for star-crossed lovers, but tomorrow rare books and manusripts dealer Les…

Sangorski & Sutcliffe is synonymous with fine binding and is often hailed as the “Rolls Royce of Bookbinding.” At the turn of the twentieth century, Francis Sangorski and George Sutcliffe…

We spy some beautiful birds headed to auction in New York on June 15. The ornithological library…