We asked Sotheran’s Oliver and Rebekah, the brilliant duo specialised in antiquarian books and modern first editions, to write down the most frequent questions, and answers, to the rare book trade. Here’s what they came up with. Hiding behind their humorous, irreverent style, there are some very useful tips on dealing with antiquarian booksellers, and insights into the fascinating world of the rare book trade at large.
Welcome to the new home of the Sotheran's Blog! Having been around for over 250 years (and counting) we've developed a shelf-load of opinions, book banter and expertise we're eager to share. But before we go any further, I should probably introduce us properly..