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Rare Books, Rare Tortoises, and a Rare Theft
What do rare books and Galapagos Tortoises have in common? Not much, but according to a story reported by the St. Petersburg (Florida) Police Department, they do share a home with collector/dealer/...
Overdue Library Book Returned a Mere 96 Years Late
On February 7, 1927, someone borrowed a copy of A History of the United States by Benson Lossing, a notable 19th century American historian. It was due two weeks later, but was never returned, at l...
Literature and Landscapes:The Bobins and Lisman Collections come to Christie’s
It’s all about American history this month at Christie’s New York as they sell two iconic book collections at auction: that of Bruce M. Lisman of Burlington, Vermont and that of Norman ...
The Torah had a Good Day
At Sotheby’s in New York on May 17th the Codex Sassoon was sold to the American Friends of ANU – Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv, made possible by a donation from Alfred H. Mose...
Remembering Hot Metal
When you pick up a newspaper you simply see the public face. They have long been complex institutions. My family had a history in the business.
During the early 1950s my ...
Rare Book Monthly Reviews
A Miscellany from Forest Books
Forest Books has published their Miscellany Fourteen, aka A Catalogue of Rare and Curious Books, Pamphlets & Printed Ephemera on a Wide Variety of Subjects. That's not all there is to the title...