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Most Expensive Printed Book Sells At Auction For $14.2 Million

“Old South Church has millions of reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving,” said Nancy S. Taylor, Senior Minister and CEO of Old South Church.<p>Why so much thanks? The church’s second copy of a rare printed book, “The Bay Psalm book” sold for $14.2 million last night at Sotheby’s, New York.<p>While the …

Natural Histories: 500 Years of Rare Scientific Illustrations from the American Museum of Natural History Archives

<b>Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library</b> (<i>public library</i>) brings together an extraordinary collection of works from the Rare Book Room and Rare Book Collections of the American Museum of Natural History’s Research Library, spanning …

Prints Old & Rare: Selling Antiquarian Books and Prints For More Than 30 Years

Mail order business based in Pacifica supplies illustrations for hundreds of books, TV shows, movies, magazine articles, and more.<p><i>Patch loves</i> …

Rare Book Feast: John Christopher Jones’s Seminal Vintage Vision for the Future of Design

More than two years ago, Nate Burgos of Design Feast brought us the first installment of <i>Rare Book Feast</i> — an ongoing video series celebrating the timeless joy of books in the era of digital ephemera and spotlighting yesteryear’s out-of-print gems. Now, he’s back with the second installment: <b>Design</b> …

A.A. Milne Reads from Winnie-the-Pooh in a Rare 1929 Recording

On February 13, 1924, <i>Punch</i> magazine published a short poem titled “Teddy Bear” by <b>Alan Alexander Milne</b> (January 18, 1882–January 31, 1956), one of the magazine’s editors and a frequent contributor. The poem was inspired by the stuffed teddy bear Milne had given to his son, Christopher Robin, three …

Medieval book in unknown language contains message

It has stumped code breakers, language experts, and mathematicians. The mysterious medieval book known as the Voynich Manuscript was written in a script that no one can understand and has drawings of plants that don't exist.<p>But the latest study of the 15th-century text known as "the world's most …

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Holy Shakespeare! A Rare Find Shakes An Industry

George Koppelman and Dan Wechsler may have found the Holy Grail of rare books—a dictionary they claim was owned and annotated by William Shakespeare. If their assertion is true, this book could provide amazing insight into how Shakespeare crafted his plays, poems, and sonnets, all of which feature …

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

31 Excellent Records You Might Have Missed In 2013

It’s almost impossible to keep up with everything that comes out, but you should try — or revisit — these fantastic albums.