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Skip follectors main content. A look at women in the rare book world. Is it serendipity or simply на этой странице time? It seems that all over the UK bibliophiles have obok the pink button rare book collectors uk free simultaneously. It is rare for a quarterly journal with frree long lead time to run an rare book collectors uk free that is so timely, but with The Book Collector’s Spring Issue we seem to have achieved just that.

The Women’s issue is coming out just a couple of weeks after Peter Harrington launched its first Women’s catalogue, turning collecting works by women into something that has finally moved on from being ‘niche’. There are many women who have been collecting women’s literature, social history, ephemera, basically anything to do with women. Libraries, particularly in the US, have been collecting in this area for decades and are way ahead of most art перейти whose curators are now rushing to catch up by buying works by female artists.

There are more and more women deciding to become book dealers and there is real solidarity among them. At the same time the establishment is opening up and finally recognising that collectord are a force to be reckoned with in the book dealing and collecting world. Allison Devers was a trend setter when she opened the first women’s book colleftors in Soho, London at the end of the year and definitely got the ball rolling with her first women’s catalogue cum journal, which pre-dated her shop by a couple of months.

The Second Shelf is selling rare and some second-hand books and ephemera by women or important works on or for women. Ultimately, the idea behind the shop is to make collecting more approachable and affordable for women, there are plenty colectors books for sale at very reasonable prices as well as some of the rare books you would find кажется windows 7 home premium n product key generator free полезная the long-established top dealers.

But it is by no means a rare book collectors uk free zone and it is rather encouraging to see how many men buy from The Second Shelf. The latter two have published their first combined paper catalogue in time for International Women’s Day. Bernard Quaritch Ltd has also launched rare book collectors uk free catalogue with the title ‘Women’ covering photographs, manuscripts and rare books with a more international angle.

Sally Deegan managed to compile the first general catalogue focusing on women including 50 items. Peter Harringtoncelebrating its 50th anniversary, is pleased to present In Her Own Words: Works by Exceptional Womenan exhibition of its first catalogue focused solely on women. The catalogue contains some remarkable rare books, manuscripts and ephemera, spanning the centuries and has been created in recognition of the growth of interest in works by women.

It has been compiled by Theodora Robinson and Emma Walshe and rare book collectors uk free items by pivotal figures such as Mary Wollstonecraft, Jane Austen, Marie Curie and Millicent Fawcett as well as seeking to highlight the work of lesser-known women who were instrumental in pushing legal, 7 video editor free and physical boundaries: trailblazing activists, mathematicians, economists, classicists, travellers, mountaineers rare book collectors uk free suffragettes.

Brussels-based Pierre Coumans ‘ latest catalogue Femmes Extraordinaires stands out with its beautiful design and is very appropriately honouring the women who illustrate books.

Although there are only 19 rare book collectors uk free included, they rare book collectors uk free women illustrators from all over Europe plus Argentinian Norah Borges; from to The catalogue entries include a substantial biography on each artist — all of whom were not just illustrators, but often writers, poets, critics, painters or sculptors and although you may spot classics ffee Italo- Belgian Marguerite Callet-Carcano’s cats to Finnish Tove Jansson’s Moomin, there is a lot to discover, like the book by Hungarian writer and illustrator Anna Lesznai, where Folklore meets Wiener Werkstaette.

In America the book trade has also seen a higher percentage of female dealers joining the trade. They weren’t the first, but they have done a lot to bring women to the forefront and in particularly encouraging young women to collect with their special annual collecting prize.

It is also worth noting that a number of active social media platforms, most notably the Facebook page Women in Rare Books and Manuscriptshave helped with rrae progress. Luckily, we have now reached a state where there are so many women in rare book collectors uk free rare book trade that there are too many to mention, and hopefully that number will keep growing. Women collecting rare books is also nothing new, but is now much more encouraged and not just by women. Lisa Baskin is one of a number of women who rare book collectors uk free been collecting books overlooked by many of their male counterparts for years.

The Book Collector’s Women’s Issue includes an interview with Lisa as well as an article on another famous collector, Mary Eccles, but also covers one of the greatest libraries set up by a woman.



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