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Three shops for the history books – The AJN surveys three local bookshops that bear intriguing links to the Jewish people.

Berkelouw image in article about bookshops with Jewish history

The AJN surveys three local bookshops that bear intriguing links to the Jewish people. This article was published in The Australian Jewish News, by SOPHIE DEUTSCH. ‘A bookstore in the middle of a paddock’  BENEATH shelves of rare antique books, Leo Berkelouw sits at his…

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Popular Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair Moves Online September 11-13 – Webinars plus an Interview with Actor Michael Horse

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Opens Friday September 11th at 12:00 pm EDTends Sunday September 13th 6:00 pmADMISSION IS FREE This article was published online by EINPresswire With 3 successful online fairs under his belt, Marvin Getman of Getman’s Virtual Book & Paper Fairs anticipates a record “crowd” for…

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Gains & Losses: COVID-19, Institutional Collecting, and the Antiquarian Book Trade

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A panel discussion co-sponsored by CABS-Minnesota and RBS followed by 15 minutes of Q&A scheduled for Tuesday, May 19, 4–5:15pm EST, via Zoom Due to Zoom’s restrictions, this event is limited to 290 people and is on a first-come, first-serve basis. This article was published…

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Rare Book School Presents Presswork: A Documentary

Rare Book School Presents Presswork - a documentary

This article was published in Fine Books & Collections by Rebecca Rego Barry. Rare Book School has just released a 15-minute documentary called Presswork, a remarkable production that explains one of their latest projects: commissioning two eighteenth-century facsimile printing presses. With beautiful imagery and clear, interesting…

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Carnegie Library heist: The $8 million alleged inside-job that ‘cannibalized’ rare books in Pittsburgh

Prized 17th century Bible is returned to Pittsburgh library more than 20 years after it was stolen and smuggled to the Netherlands in $8 million theft operation

This article was published in The Washington Post. It was written by Isaac Stanley-Becker.  Gravity. Constitutional democracy. The free market. Once, sketches of these profound ideas were preserved and made available for viewing by appointment weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in a…

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Major Gathering of Book Lovers Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage at the 53rd California International Antiquarian Book Fair

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Friday, Feb 07, 2020 – Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 Location:53rd California International Antiquarian Book FairPasadena Convention Center300 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101 From February 7 – 9, 2020, thousands of book lovers, booksellers, and scholars will converge in Southern California for the 53rd California International Antiquarian Book…

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