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  • A conversation about bookselling. Your guide to the rare book trade

    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.
  • Bookfair: Firsts London Rare Book Fair

     Battersea park entrance to the fair The London Rare Book Fair is one of the largest events on the Antiquarian Book Dealer’s Calendar. With over 1...
  • Welcome to Sotheran's

    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..