Very rare 17th century atlas leads historic books auction

Very rare 17th century atlas leads historic books auction

The Gerard Mercator work will star ahead of Samuel Johnson's dictionary and Charles Dickens
Rare Medieval masterpieces to auction at Christie's

Rare Medieval masterpieces to auction at Christie's

Featuring a £3.54m Italian 13th century Bible, the incredible Arcana Collection will sell in two weeks
Rare $15,000 Harry Potter defeats Dante's Inferno in London

Rare $15,000 Harry Potter defeats Dante's Inferno in London

Dark forces were at work at Bloomsbury's auction, featuring works by Dante and J K Rowling
Rare book donated to Oxfam achieves £37,200

Rare book donated to Oxfam achieves £37,200

A gift from 'a retired, well-dressed gentleman' outdid its estimate tenfold at auction
Catalogue of rare flowers to bring up to £40,000 in Germany

Catalogue of rare flowers to bring up to £40,000 in Germany

The baroque florilegium will head the sale of fine and collectible texts next month
Update: The rare book investment market

Update: The rare book investment market

Once is a fluke, twice is a pattern, thrice or more is a trend
Extremely rare Alice in Wonderland estimated at $15k

Extremely rare Alice in Wonderland estimated at $15k

One of 25 specially illustrated copies of Lewis Carroll's classic is on offer to coincide with the new film
Rare Superman comics for sale by Sunday

Rare Superman comics for sale by Sunday

Highlight issues of the Silver Age of Comics introduce the Legion of Super-Heroes and Supergirl
Rare books 'withstand economically challenging times'

Rare books 'withstand economically challenging times'

Says German auctioneer Ketterer Kunst, whose final 2009 auction saw its year's two highest sales
£60k for rare 18th century botanical books

£60k for rare 18th century botanical books

Rare 15th century theology book also to be auctioned
Rare Islamic texts exhibited in US

Rare Islamic texts exhibited in US

The Qur'an and other esteemed 18th century Middle Eastern texts are now on public display
6,000 rare children's books donated to university

6,000 rare children's books donated to university

One of the US's best collections of Robert Louis Stevenson features alongside A.A. Milne and Beatrix Potter

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