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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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Auction of rare New Zealand documents collected by Christopher Parr to be auctioned

Warrior Chieftains of New Zealand a watercolour by Joseph Merrett Jenner featuring chiefs Kawiti

This article was recently published in NZ Herald. It was written by Patrice Dougan. Hundreds of rare documents and books, marking major milestones in New Zealand’s history are set to go under the hammer next week. The collection – lovingly accumulated by Christopher Parr over 70…

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Inside the quaint world of antiquarian book dealers

Rajiv Sud of Maria Brothers -one of the country’s oldest antiquarian booksellers in Shimla

The internet has upended how rare books are valued, bought and sold. But these antiquarian booksellers say they remain as relevant as ever. This article was recently published in Hindustan Times. It was written by Manoj Sharma.  Nothing excites them more than the musty smell…

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By Her Own Hand showcases rare books and manuscripts by women

The cover of Whitmore Rare Books catalog By Her Own Hand Rare Books and Manuscripts by Women

This article was recently published in The Los Angelos Times. It was written by Eva Recinos.  Whitmore Rare Books in Pasadena feels almost like a library, there’s dark wood furniture, leather couches and Midcentury Modern accents throughout the space. But the real treasures are…

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