Saturday, May 12, 2018

Links & Reviews

- Mark Godburn has a guest post at The Bookhunter on Safari about what appears to be a contemporary "dust-jacket" on a 1559 book.

- From Shakespeare's World, a new report on some important new OED examples discovered during the transcription process.

- Over at The Collation, "Hinman, Redux," by Andrew J. Walkling.

- Now available for searching, the Scottish Book Trade Index.

- Reminder: the deadline for the 2018 Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize is 1 June.

Reviews

- Sara Milstein's Tracking the Master Scribe; review by Michael Hundley at Marginalia.

- Tom Feiling's The Island That Disappeared; review by Michael Pye in the NYTimes.

- James E. Lewis Jr.'s The Burr Conspiracy; review by Edward G. Gray in the TLS.

Upcoming Auctions

- 19th & 20th Century Literature at Swann Galleries on 15 May.

- Antiquarian and Collectors' Books at Toovey's on 15 May.

- Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History Including the Library of Colin and Joan Deacon at Sotheby's London on 15 May.

- Printed Books, Maps & Documents at Dominic Winter Auctioneers on 16 May.

- Spring Miscellany at PBA Galleries on 17 May.

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