The Graham Arader Sale: An auction of rare prints, maps, and books with a charitable twist

Editorial Staff

On Friday June 19 Sotheby’s New York will offer a special single-owner auction, The Graham Arader Sale, which comprises 202 lots of rare prints, books, maps, and paintings that document European and American history from the 16th through the 19th centuries. W. Graham Arader III has been a dealer of this material for thirty-seven years. With galleries located in Philadelphia, …

Rumors of the books’ death have been greatly exaggerated

Editorial Staff

Last week’s (April 2-5) New York Antiquarian Book Fair at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan was its forty-ninth year. There were more than 190 international book dealers, and despite the recent economic downturn, attendance, which totaled around 4800, and sales were strong according to many of the exhibitors. Price points ranged from the affordable (maritime guidebooks were being sold …