Posted on 10/15/2019 at 11:24 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When one rare copy of a Harry Potter book sold this summer, it brought several more first editions out of...

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Posted on 10/10/2019 at 08:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A long-lost chapter of the world’s first novel has officially been discovered. While the original, complete manuscript of The Tale...

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Posted on 10/09/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This post is safe for work, but the discovery it addresses isn’t exactly clean. The oldest surviving pages from a...

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Posted on 10/08/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Good news for readers on the East Coast or bookworms who have plans to head there in the next few...

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Posted on 10/07/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A four-page letter from Jane Austen to her sister Cassandra will be up for auction later this month. The auctioneer...

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Posted on 10/07/2019 at 12:29 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another milestone copy of a banned book has made the news. A first-edition copy of New Canaan by Thomas Morton...

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Posted on 10/03/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A recent auction saw over $2 million worth of Charles Dickens-related items sold, according to Atlas Obscura. Among the jewels:...

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Posted on 10/01/2019 at 10:14 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A national effort to keep the trial copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover in the United Kingdom has succeeded. When an...

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Posted on 09/26/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Have a little — okay, a lot of — extra spending money lying around? Next month, Christie’s will hold an...

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Posted on 08/22/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A crowdfunding campaign has ensured that a piece of an 1814 letter from novelist Jane Austen to her niece will...

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