Rare Revolutionary War Map could show collectors to $1.5m at Christie's

Rare Revolutionary War Map could show collectors to $1.5m at Christie's

Drawn by Charles de Gironcourt, this map dates to 1780, the time of America's Revolutionary War
Rare early printed book showing the Creation of Eve in woodcut heads auction

Rare early printed book showing the Creation of Eve in woodcut heads auction

Philippus de Bergamo's early printed work will be offered in Swann Galleries' rare book sale
Private collection of rare books including Ulysses first edition brings $500,000

Private collection of rare books including Ulysses first edition brings $500,000

Following the death of Fred Hanna last month, a range of books were sold including the Joyce work
How rare is this Winston Churchill book? You have six days to find out...

How rare is this Winston Churchill book? You have six days to find out...

Unrecorded by experts and mysteriously inscribed, questions surround these Churchill volumes...
Our Top Five Rare and historic maps sold at auction

Our Top Five Rare and historic maps sold at auction

In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue - setting in progress a revolution for cartography
Hollywood actor's rare '$1m' Superman comic found after 11 years

Hollywood actor's rare '$1m' Superman comic found after 11 years

An Action Comics No.1 stolen from Nicolas Cage has been discovered in a storage locker
Rare $322 Pepys diary is returned to south London library after 30 years

Rare $322 Pepys diary is returned to south London library after 30 years

A rare copy of Samuel Pepys's account of Restoration London has been returned to a library
It's a miracle: rare and valuable King James Bible turns up in Wiltshire church

It's a miracle: rare and valuable King James Bible turns up in Wiltshire church

The text is known as 'the only literary masterpiece ever to have been produced by a committee'
The rare book collections of the 'Galileo of Graphics' Professor Edward Tufte

The rare book collections of the 'Galileo of Graphics' Professor Edward Tufte

Professor, artist and Presidential appointee, Tufte's collection is headed by Galileo and Picasso
From rare letters to Napoleon's stockings: the French Empire is brought to life

From rare letters to Napoleon's stockings: the French Empire is brought to life

An auction next month will offer collectors the chance to delve into the world of the Napoleonic Wars
Rowling's rare books get a boost as she's named 'UK's most influential woman'

Rowling's rare books get a boost as she's named 'UK's most influential woman'

The Harry Potter author has beaten the Queen in a new poll - which could be great news for collectors
Rare book collectors discover 'Where the Wild Things Are' in New York

Rare book collectors discover 'Where the Wild Things Are' in New York

Maurice Sendak, author of the famous 1963 children's book, auctioned with illustrator FOC Darley

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