Posted on 01/13/2022 at 11:48 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A prominent rare-book dealer's private collection is headed to auction, years after his death. But for those with the means...

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Posted on 01/09/2022 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Remember how, a few years ago, an archive of T.S. Eliot’s letters stored at Princeton University were finally unsealed? That...

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Posted on 12/21/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An anonymous buyer has paid big bucks (er, euros) for a miniscule book. The Guardian reports that the tiny tome,...

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Posted on 12/16/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What excellent news to share on Jane Austen’s birthday: a charity has raised enough money to purchase a literary collection,...

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Posted on 12/15/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A doubly famous photograph is up for auction today. Lewis Carroll took the 1863 image — which he printed himself...

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Posted on 12/08/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Remember the biggest sales that AbeBooks made this year? Here’s another price to make your eyes bulge, albeit from a...

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Posted on 12/03/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Many of us celebrate different religious or cultural holidays this time of year, but we can all agree on this:...

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Tagged As: Book lists, Memorabilia

Posted on 11/30/2021 at 02:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

For some of us, a hundred-year-old book would be intimidating enough to handle. Now imagine you not only encounter a...

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Posted on 11/18/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Now that we keep finding fragments of long-lost medieval manuscripts in books, it’s time to up the wow factor of...

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Posted on 11/11/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Searching for the perfect gift for a bookworm? Instead of buying their favorite author’s books — which they already own...

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Tagged As: Charity, Memorabilia