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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Fine Books Store

    Autumn 2014 now available at the store!

    Experience National Geographic’s Women of Vision exhibition. Also: An investigation into three private libraries of spy books, the annual book lover’s holiday gift guide, Richard Minsky on the Center for Book Arts’ 40th anniversary, artist Spencer Finch’s new installation at the Morgan Library, and more!

  • Special Report

    The Persistence
    of Poe

    Even though 2009 was Edgar Allan Poe’s much-feted bicentennial year, it is 2014 that is turning out to be the gothic American author’s year in the rare book world, having had not one, but two, significant public exhibitions of books, manuscripts, letters, and ephemera

  • In the News

    The Codex Chimalpahin Returns to Mexico

    A seventeenth-century manuscript on the history of the Aztec nation returns to Mexico, where it went on public display at the Museo Nacional de Antropología last month. The three volumes of hand-written, indigenous accounts vividly document the history of Aztec Mexico in Pre-Hispanic and 16th-century New Spain. It was returned

  • Fine Books Blog

    Fresh Kerouac Letters to Auction

    After leaving Lowell, Massachusetts, Jack Kerouac maintained a friendly and candid correspondence with his childhood friend George Apostolos. Seventeen of those letters, along with two postcards, and seven writing fragments were discovered

November 4th

Sotheby’s

November 5th

Leslie Hindman

November 6th

PBA Galleries

November 13th

Skinner

November 18th

Swann Galleries

November 19th

Christie’s

November 24th

Doyle

Find More Events in the FB&C Calendar

Rice Paper Print Declaration of Independence & Early Cotton Gin at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS—A rare and early working model of Eli Whitney’s revolutionary Cotton Gin, a cornerstone... read more

Archive of Captain Carlo Montu’s Aviation Heroics at Auction

London—The bullet that shot Italian aviation pioneer, solider and sports executive, Carlo Montu will... read more

Bloomsbury Auctions’ Comprehensive November Bibliophile Sale

The impressive selection of books on offer at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ 11th September... read more

Getty Research Institute Acquires Cache of Unpublished Joseph Cornell Letters

LOS ANGELES—The Getty Research Institute announced today the acquisition of a cache of unpublished... read more

Previously Unknown Evelyn Waugh Letters for Sale at Bonhams

Three previously unknown hand written letters from Evelyn Waugh to his friend Eleanor Watts,... read more

Adolf Hitler’s Personal Copy of “Mein Kampf” Offered for Sale

Adolf Hitler’s personal copy of Mein Kampf is being auctioned by noted antiquities dealer... read more

Longo, Hirst, Warhol at Swann Galleries on Nov. 12

New York—On Wednesday, November 12, Swann Galleries will conduct an auction of Contemporary Art, which features unique works... read more

Artcurial Highlights on View at Arader Galleries in NY

On 3 to 9 November 2014, Artcurial will show future sales highlights in New... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Demons and Goblins in the Stacks

Children around the globe are no doubt rejoicing that Halloween falls on a Friday... read more

New Copyright Law in UK Allows Orphaned Works to be Published

A new scheme in the United Kingdom will allow millions of orphaned artistic works... read more

The Past & The Future of Special Collections

Last week, a national colloquium on special collections was held at Case Western Reserve... read more

Bright Young Collectors: Audrey Golden

Our new Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Audrey Golden of Charlottesville, Virginia:Please... read more

Unpublished Memoir of Simon & Schuster Co-founder Turns Up

Could it be that Simon & Schuster co-founder Richard "Dick" Simon failed to find... read more

Sylvia Plath's Unabridged Journals & Enduring Influence

A fit of despair over her troubled marriage to fellow poet Ted Hughes led... read more

Audubon in England: An Interview with Christine Jackson

Today on the blog we feature an interview with author Christine Jackson about her... read more

Thoreau Institute Obtains Major Collection of Rare Books & Manuscripts

The Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods, a research facility that holds the most comprehensive... read more

Bright Young Collectors: Robert Thake

Today marks the start of a new occasional series on the FB&C blog called... read more

News Stories

Rice Paper Print Declaration of Independence & Early Cotton Gin at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS—A rare and early working model of Eli Whitney’s revolutionary Cotton Gin, a cornerstone... read more

Archive of Captain Carlo Montu’s Aviation Heroics at Auction

London—The bullet that shot Italian aviation pioneer, solider and sports executive, Carlo Montu will... read more

Bloomsbury Auctions’ Comprehensive November Bibliophile Sale

The impressive selection of books on offer at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ 11th September... read more

Getty Research Institute Acquires Cache of Unpublished Joseph Cornell Letters

LOS ANGELES—The Getty Research Institute announced today the acquisition of a cache of unpublished... read more

Previously Unknown Evelyn Waugh Letters for Sale at Bonhams

Three previously unknown hand written letters from Evelyn Waugh to his friend Eleanor Watts,... read more

Adolf Hitler’s Personal Copy of “Mein Kampf” Offered for Sale

Adolf Hitler’s personal copy of Mein Kampf is being auctioned by noted antiquities dealer... read more

Longo, Hirst, Warhol at Swann Galleries on Nov. 12

New York—On Wednesday, November 12, Swann Galleries will conduct an auction of Contemporary Art, which features unique works... read more

Artcurial Highlights on View at Arader Galleries in NY

On 3 to 9 November 2014, Artcurial will show future sales highlights in New... read more