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The Joy of Collecting: Building a Rare Book Library
Posted on February 2nd, 2024

In the realm of literature and bibliophiles, the act of collecting rare books is not just a hobby; it's a passion that transcends time and connects us with the profound legacy of literary masterpieces. Each page, each binding, and ea…

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Ayn Rand at The New York Antiquarian Book Fair, 2015
Posted on April 20th, 2015

“I started collecting stamps when I was ten years old,” wrote 69-year-old Ayn Rand in blue ink on blue paper, where she proclaimed her passion for philately on a heavily annotated and corrected 16-page manuscript (“Why I Like Stamp Col…

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Collecting Ayn Rand, Signed Limited Editions: Atlas Shrugged and Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal
Posted on February 14, 2016

Please refer to the entries in Vincent L. Perinn’s book, Ayn Rand: First Descriptive Bibliography, available from Pen Ultimate Rare Books, as it’s an invaluable resource. While I’ve found some mistakes in Perinn's Capitalism 2, explai…

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The New York Antiquarian Book Fair, 2016
Posted on April 22nd, 2016

Ground-breaking botany, the complete works of 19C English and American men and women of letters (one volume twice-signed by Twain/S Clemens), a volume of poetry from Pope’s library signed “A Pope,” golf from the days of plus fours and …

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