Rare Book Monthly

Articles - June - 2013 Issue

Joel Silver Named Director of Lilly Library


The Prodigal leaf from the Gutenberg Bible New Testament of 1455.

The Lilly Library

1200 East Seventh Street,

Bloomington, Indiana, 47405-5500

Tel. 812-855-2452

Free and open to the public.

Usual hours if school is in session M-F 9-6, Sat 9-1, somewhat shorter in the summer.


Lilly Library: www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/index.php

Dealer quotes and inquiries-material offered for sale

Send to liblilly@indiana.edu

Put “OFFER” book or manuscript in subject line; it will be routed to correct department

Announcement of Silver’s appointment


University of Virginia Rare Book School Summer Classes 2013

Various five day shorts offered primarily at Charlottesville, but also some classes in New Haven and Philadelphia. A fall session in late October is offered in Washington, DC.


Silver’s Course @ Charlottesville, July 22-26 (L25)

“Reference Sources for Researching Rare Books”


Student evaluations of the course from last year


By Joel Silver:

Prodigal Leaf Gutenberg Bible New Testament 1455


Collecting Antiquarian Music


Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. $400 to $600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. $8,000 to $12,000.

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