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Auction House Swann Galleries
Auction Name The Vernacular Eye: Photographic Albums, Snapshots & Objects
Auction Date 04/17/2014 - 04/17/2014
Lots Sold 74.07%
Actual Total (USD) 748,801.00
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As has become usual, spring is a great time for buying rare books and printed material at auction. If you’re a collector of Americana, look no further than April 8th at Swann Auction Gallerie...

How History Unfolds on Paper: An April Sale at Bonhams

On April 7th at Bonhams in New York the next disposition of important material from The Caren Archive will be sold.  This is the third and highest-valued auction in the series and the first on...

Seven New Catalogues Reviewed This Month

This month we received seven new catalogues from booksellers to review. Donald Heald Rare Books has created a selection of fine books and manuscripts, including Americana and Canadiana, travel, col...

UNC Library Reaches 7 Million Books

Perhaps institutional book collections are not growing at the rate they once did. Tight budgets, increased access to content through digital copies, space limitations and such have been a hindrance...

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Fine Books and Manuscripts from Donald Heald Rare Books

Donald Heald Rare Books has published A Selection of Fine Books and Manuscripts. These are a combination of important texts and beautiful illustrations, very fine books indeed. The catalogue is bro...

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