Menno Jonker, Erlend de Groot en Caroline de Hart (redactie)
Van velerlei pluimage. Zeventiende-eeuwse waterver ...Bookseller:
Erik Tonen Books, Netherlands$ 31 Buy from: Maremagnum
Leviathan. Vertaling en aantekeningen van W.E. Kru ...Bookseller:
Antiquariaat Isis, Groningen, Netherlands$ 14 Buy from: AbeBooks
LA CITE DE CARCASSONNE ET GUIDE DU VISITEUR PAR MI ...Bookseller:
Le-Livre / Le Village du Livre, France$ 44 Buy from: Livre-rare-book
Melbourne Rare Book Fair 2019
Two highlights from our new catalogue to be shown at the forthcoming Melbourne Rare Book Fair include: a recently-discovered, fine pastel portrait of Sir Joseph Banks by Amelia Susannah Petty. This remarkably fresh portrait in its original frame shows Sir Joseph Banks at the height of his powers wearing his Order of the Bath sash; and a fine illuminated presentation address to HRH Prince Albert Victor, on the occasion of the young prince’s visit to the Cook memorial at Kurnell, Sydney in 1881. The elaborate and fine illustrations, drawn and hand-coloured by Helena Scott (1832-1910) depict flora and fauna “indigenous to Botany, New South Wales”.[...] Read more
As a Radio 4 documentary about book collectors airs, the Times deputy literary editor, James Marriott, who lives in a room full of volumes, admits to his problem.
In this podcast Sandra has invited collector Benjamin Zucker and looks at their roles and relationship as dealer and collector. While this podcast focusses on the current "Diamonds" exhibition, it also reveals the fascination to collect, the handling of manuscripts and the knowledge needed to deal in historical items.
As a result of a number of reported scams which affected ILAB booksellers worldwide, ILAB has put together some best practice guidelines from booksellers for booksellers.