Fanny Kemble’s Manuscript Cookbook

It’s here: Rare Book Week Boston. So all week on the blog of Fine Books & Collections, we’ll be highlighting items from the book fairs, auction, or events going on this week and weekend. For today’s installment, we take a page from our fall issue feature on collecting cookbooks and highlight the manuscript recipe book of actress and author Fanny Kemble. It will be on offer from Rabelais Books at the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair beginning Friday evening. Kemble … Continued

Man Ray

The Man Ray Trust / ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London. Study for Cover: Photographs by Man Ray, 1920-1934, 1933 In addition to being one one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century Man Ray was right in the middle of the cultural and literary goings on his day. He was a important part of both the DADA and Surrealist movements and chronicled the major players of the art and literary world through his photographic portraits.   Andre Breton, c. 1930 A collection … Continued