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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 recently 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…

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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

53rd California International Antiquarian Book Fair Poster

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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Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair – Cornucopia of Culture for All Ages September 7 & 8

6th annual Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair poster

6TH ANNUAL BROOKLYN ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR September 7-8, 2019 (the weekend after Labor Day)Pre-purchase Tickets and save $5 WHERE: BROOKLYN EXPO CENTER72 Noble St. at Franklin St., Greenpoint One of the country’s largest regional antiquarian book fairs comes to Brooklyn each fall. The 6th…

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New grant will fund complete catalogue records for rare books

Epitome of Roman History rare book

This article was recently published in Around the O. It was written by Jason Stones, University Communication at the University of Oregon With support from a new $85,216 Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Oregon State Library, some of the university’s most priceless…

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Dark secrets of stealing rare books

Book theft has a long history

This article was recently published in ArtsHub. It was written by SABINE BRIX. Theft of books has occurred for centuries, but cultural institutions don’t always want to talk about it. We speak with collection managers who protect some of our most valuable artifacts. Although…

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The “Holy Grail” of AA Big Book Collections Heads to Auction

AA books containing all 16 first edition printings in various colors

This article was recently published in Fine Books & Collections Magazine. Los Angeles — Profiles in History is proud to announce a historic and rare collection of nineteen Alcoholics Anonymous books will be going up for auction on July 11th in Los Angeles. All…

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