And now, a post totally unrelated to coronavirus, because we need to remember the beautiful things…
Last month, the University of Birmingham in Birmingham, UK, launched a campaign to save the Boulton…
One of the leading twentieth-century British book collectors, Major John Abbey (1894-1969), is…
In 2004, author J. K. Rowling made a handwritten, illustrated, and obviously abridged version of…
Auctions currently scheduled for this week include the following (but be sure to check websites for…
Prize Books and Politics, a digital exhibition on Instagram and Twitter that launched on March 5,…
The book fairs held in New York City during Rare Book Week last week just skirted by state and…
Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Jon Munster, proprietor of Munster &…
Today is “pub day” for ABAA bookseller Nathan Raab of Raab Collection. Nate’s book, The Hunt for…
New York — TEFAF New York postpones the upcoming TEFAF New York Spring 2020 fair, with a focus on…
New York — The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today a robust selection of online content and…
Boston — RR Auction's April Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale is highlighted by a great selection…
New York — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, March 5 sale of 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings…
Leyburn, North Yorkshire, UK — An outstanding manuscript on archery, compiled by Sir Ralph Payne…
Irvine, CA – This year marks the Centennial of Ray Bradbury’s birth, and to celebrate the life and…
Nantucket, MA — The Nantucket Book Festival celebrates its ninth annual event June 18-21 with an…
New York — On Thursday, March 26, Swann Galleries will offer a sale of Printed & Manuscript…
Westport, CT – Part 1 of the Forbes Collection – 49 lots of phenomenal items from the estate of…
Backal Collection and Library

Backal Collection and Library Auction

Includes Old Books and Documents on World and Mexican History, Literature, Religion, Engravings, & Manuscripts
Canyon de Chelly by Edward Curtis,1904. Gelatin silver border print.

How Photographic Innovation Brought Edward Curtis’s Images to Life

Though photographer and ethnographer Edward Curtis’s The North American Indian is an iconic work in the American historical canon, Christopher Cardozo, an Edward Curtis scholar, estimates most people are only familiar with 2–5 percent of Curtis’s work.

A small sampling of material related to Edna Stantial (1897–1985) from Barbara Dobkin’s collection.

Collecting Feminism One Book (or Ribbon) at a Time

Eve M. Kahn
This year’s suffrage centennial puts the spotlight on women’s history, four centuries of which are preserved in the Dobkin Family Collection of Feminism.