Pardon an abbreviated post this week: just back from Oak Knoll Fest (wonderful, as usual) and I'm tired. And there won't be a post next weekend, as I'll be at the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair.
- Over on the ABAA blog, meet this year's winners of the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest.
- From Aaron Pratt for the Ransom Center blog, "Printing Manuscripts."
- Sian Cain calls bookselling "the most over-romanticized job in the world" in the Guardian.
- Rebecca Rego Barry highlights the recent sale of the lavish illuminated manuscript known as the "Wedding Hours."
- Elizabeth DeBold examines "hex marks" in books from the Folger's collections.
- From Kate Ozment at Sammelband, "Teaching Book History Alongside Literary Theory."
- Video of the recent symposium "The Vinland Map Rediscovered" is now available on YouTube.
- Bibliothèque R. & B. L. VII, XIXe siècle (1840–1898)First editions – Reviews – Autograph Letters and Manuscripts at Sotheby's Paris on 9 October.
- Autographs & Memorabilia at Chiswick Auctions on 10 October.
- Rare Golf Books & Memorabilia at PBA Galleries on 11 October.