Manuscripts

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Acquisitions

New York's Morgan Library receives ‘transformational’ trove of manuscripts and bindings

Bequest comes from New York collector Jayne Wrightsman, who amassed an 18th-century library to complement her celebrated French furnishings

Review
Books

Caucasian collecting: the Bodleian Library’s Georgian papers, books and medieval manuscripts

The collection amassed by Sir Oliver and Marjory Wardrop

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Crime

Police arrest man after attempted theft of Magna Carta at Salisbury Cathedral

Incident is a further blow to English city following the novichok poisonings earlier this year

News
Art market

Second tranche of Aristophil's manuscripts collection to be sold in Paris, but will it flood the market?

After a difficult first series of auctions last December, Drouot holds more sales in June to disperse holdings of bankrupt French firm

News
Art market

World's largest collection of manuscripts from bankrupt firm Aristophil to be sold in Paris

Auctioneer Claude Aguttes will sell the collection of historic books and manuscripts across 300 sales over at least six years as part of liquidation