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Rare Book Monthly Articles
Auction History - Recreating Important Sales
When you consider buying or bidding on examples of printed history often your first sense is to get into its commercial history. Why? Because printing creates identical examples and over time...
The World's Oldest Near Complete Bible to Be Sold at Auction
There are books and there are books. Some are larger, some in color, some are rarer. When a book is considered the fundamental source for a field or a category they call it their bible. They&n...
Contemporary Issues in Rare/Antiquarian Bookseller Management
In anticipation of Scholium Group’s annual report at the end of March and as a continuation of his research into the structural changes underway in the Collecting Ecosystem explored in Contem...
A Collector Left a 70,000 Book Collection with No Instructions on How to Proceed
It is not the largest book collection ever amassed by a private owner. It does not equal the 100,000 book and manuscript collection of 19th century obsessive Thomas Phillipps. Nor, obviously, does ...
The Great Deaccession Has Begun
In an article in the Washington Post last December 19, Karen Heller announced, “the Great Deaccession commenced.” It is a fact that people with shelves full of books they will never rea...
Rare Book Monthly Reviews
Exile from Mark Funke, Bookseller
Mark Funke Bookseller has issued a catalogue with the brief title Exile. That's not something most people wish to be, and that was certainly the case with the authors in this collection. As Funke e...