Harper Lee's Book Ready to Publish - Read First Chapter in Wall Street Journal

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Harper Lee's controversial book Go Set A Watchman (written before To Kill A Mockingbird) will be released on July 14. With just days to wait for its release, you can read the first chapter in […]

First Edition 'Hobbit' Inscribed By J.R.R. Tolkien Sets Huge New Sales Record, Because Fans Will Pay A TON For a Rare Book

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Source: Bustle.com If you think you’d shell out a lot for a rare book, I bet you wouldn’t pay this much. At a recent auction a first edition copy of The Hobbit inscribed by J.R.R. […]

The 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners Fiction

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The 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners Fiction On Thursday, May 28, 2015, the 2015 Prizes were awarded at a luncheon ceremony at Low Library on the Columbia University campus in New York City. The names of […]

18th-century book stolen in Rome recovered in Argentina

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Source: Malay Mail Online BUENOS AIRES, April 24 — An 18th-century book on the history of Saint Peter's Basilica that was stolen last year in Rome has been recovered at a bookstore in Buenos Aires, […]

New Look for BookCollecting101

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I have updated the theme so that it will be mobile compliant. I know some of you like to use your tablets or phones for internet access so that will no longer be a problem.

New York City Book & Ephemera Fair Joins Rare Book Week

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Source: New York, NY (PRWEB) April 07, 2015 The New York City Book and Ephemera Fair brings more than 50 dealers of rare and contemporary volumes, manuscripts, maps, and unusual ephemera to Wallace Hall on […]

9th Annual St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair

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ArtfixDaily.com) Now in its ninth year, the St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book and Paper Arts Fair set for May 1 to 3, 2015, is attracting participants from around the country with its growing reputation […]

College's decision to auction part of rare book collection upsets donor's descendants, faculty

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A decision by a Christian college to auction a portion of its rare collection of Bibles and Shakespeare folios donated nearly a century ago by the family of a railroad executive isn't sitting well with his descendants and some faculty members.

Princeton Receives Its Biggest Gift, A $300M Rare-Volume Collection

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February 17, 2015 By Susan Snyder The Philadelphia Inquirer via The Viewpoint (TNS) Princeton University on Monday announced its largest gift in history: a rare book and manuscript collection — including the first six printed […]

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