Actions and Detail Panel
Discovering Books and the Stories Behind Them
Tue 30 May 2017, 18:00 – 19:00 BST
Simon Nuckley, Head of Printed Books and Manuscripts at Chiswick Auctions, and Nicholas Worskett, Consultant in Special Collections, share their experiences in discovering rare and undocumented books in the most unlikely of places. This lecture explores the detective work behind the researching and valuing of books and how stories are uncovered.
Before the lecture there will be a chance to view materials in Printed Books and Manuscript Auction on 31st May (1000-1800).
The lecture is free but ticketed.
A Rare Books London event
ATG is proud to be the media partner of the inaugural Rare Books London 2017 and is publishing the 2017 Books, Prints and Maps supplement. This dedicated supplement is written by industry specialists and will celebrate the rich history of book dealing and the great expertise that resides in the dealing and auctioneering community, seeking to connect the reader with leading members of the book trade. All subscribers to Rare Books London events will receive a free digital copy of the supplement when it is published.