Editing Shakespeare

Editing Shakespeare

A look at some of the items currently offered by ABAA members can present a partial, but nonetheless illuminating, history of various editors' attempts to complete, "improve," or make Shakespeare more accessible over the centuries. For a guy who's been dead for 400 years, Shakespeare gets more press... [ more ]

Stolen Maps and Engravings

The following items have been reported stolen: "Comitatus Hollandia", Blaeu, 1608 (ref. Schilder VI, 70) "Comitatus Hollandia" Pieter vanden Keere, 1610 (ref. Schilder VI, 71) "Novus XVII Inferioris Germaniae Provinciarum Typus" Blaeu, 1608, 2nd state (ref. Schilder VI, 52) Cornelis van Dalen, Portret van Maurits von Siegen, engraved portrait (Hollstein 137) Lambert Visscher, Portret van Johan de Wit... [ more ]

Latest Rare Book Catalogs


“Genius is immediate, but talent takes time.” —Janet Flanner If you think of Paris as a golden city of culture, eternally haunted by the ghosts of “lost generation” writers like Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein, you are indebted to Janet Flanner. For 50 years Flanner lived in Paris and chronicled its daily life, its culture, and its personalities for the New Yorker. ... [ more ]

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November 10th, 2017 - November 12th, 2017

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