From the pen of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself: a single page from the manuscript of the Sherlock Holmes volume The Hound of the Baskervilles went under the hammer at Heritage Auctions in early November and fetched an astonishing sum.

Handwritten Sherlock Holmes Page Sells for World Record Sum

From the pen of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself: a single page from the manuscript of the Sherlock Holmes volume The Hound of the Baskervilles went under the hammer at Heritage Auctions in early November and fetched an astonishing sum.

Balzac and an Enigmatic Squiggle

One of the title pages of Honoré de Balzac’s novel The Wild Ass’s Skin is decorated with a strange squiggle. The sign is supposed to come from the 322nd chapter of a book by Laurence Sterne – however, such a chapter does not exist. We tell you what the enigmatic sign is all about and why it is sometimes worthwhile not skipping over the title pages of a book.

Balzac and an Enigmatic Squiggle

One of the title pages of Honoré de Balzac’s novel The Wild Ass’s Skin is decorated with a strange squiggle. The sign is supposed to come from the 322nd chapter of a book by Laurence Sterne – however, such a chapter does not exist. We tell you what the enigmatic sign is all about and why it is sometimes worthwhile not skipping over the title pages of a book.

Catalogue 47 of the Antiquariat Dr. Reto Feurer in Obing is exclusively dedicated to the subject of photography. 2522 items are offered, dealing in particular with the technique, history and aesthetics of photography.

Antiquariat Dr. Reto Feurer – Catalogue 47

Catalogue 47 of the Antiquariat Dr. Reto Feurer in Obing is exclusively dedicated to the subject of photography. 2522 items are offered, dealing in particular with the technique, history and aesthetics of photography.

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Bookophile

About us

Bookophile is the idea of Jürg Conzett and Ursula Kampmann. It was born in the MoneyMuseum’s newly built library, out of a common thought about how we could transmit our love of books to others.

Bookophile

About us

Bookophile is the idea of Jürg Conzett and Ursula Kampmann. It was born in the MoneyMuseum’s newly built library, out of a common thought about how we could transmit our love of books to others.