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Auction House Auctionata
Auction Name Erotica
Auction Date 08/27/2015 - 08/27/2015
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Thinking about Selling

I have suggested to collectors for years that they plan to dispose in their lifetimes.  Collections in the books, manuscripts, maps and ephemera fields now fall into the traditional form of kn...

August 5th: A Pirate's Bounty at the Arader Galleries Auction

On August 5th Arader Galleries will be holding an auction on site at their Madison Avenue location. Featuring sixty five lots, The History of Caribbean Pirates & Treasure as told through Maps, ...

A Baker's Eight Dozen Plus Four

Will [W. C.] Baker is, among other things, a graduate of the William Reese Rare Book School.  He worked there for several years and gained a perspective on scholarship, presentation, and rarit...

Electronic Catalogues: their day has come

The wheels of progress turn slowly.  Over the long haul change can appear inevitable but nearer by seems much less conclusive.  Such are the changes in cataloging that have been transform...

Wanted: A Collector with Ambition

Because booksellers' catalogues randomly appear and because there are thousands of booksellers the sheer magnitude of catalogue production has long gone unrecognized and unreported.  There hav...

Rare Book Monthly Reviews

Antiquariaat Forum and Asher Rare Books Release Their Summer Catalogue

The Antiquariaat Forum and Asher Rare Books have issued their Summer Catalogue 2015. What is in it? Here is their listing of subjects – architecture, art, autographs, book...

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Special List 210: Recent Acquisitions, 87 Items, 17th-21st Centuries
Special List 210: Recent Acquisitions, 87 Items, 17th-21st Centuries
Book Fair E-Catalog #1 August 2015
Selected books, and highlights of upcoming Book Fair September 4 - 6, 2015 in Redding, Connecticut

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