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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • FB&C Store

    Winter Issue Now Available!

    Tour the homes and haunts of Hemingway’s Havana. Also: Introducing books arts to children, Rare Book Week West, and a curator’s guide to the new Grolier Club exhibit, One Hundred Books Famous in Children’s Literature. Plus: The 2015 Collector's Resource Guide.

  • Gently Mad

    High Spots in Human Progress

    Those who say that acquiring books on a grand scale is an anachronism in the twenty-first century should take a look at the catalogue of an exhibition recently concluded at the University of Dayton featuring fifty selections

  • In the News

    Werner Pfeiffer Exhibit at Toledo Museum of Art

    Plain paper in the hands of an artist can become magical, and that’s what visitors will see when Drawn, Cut & Layered: The Art of Werner Pfeiffer opens February 6 at the Toledo Museum of Art in Ohio. Nearly 200 one-of-a-kind and limited edition

  • Fine Books Blog

    Requiem for the Bibliophile

    Artist Nancy Gifford’s thirty-two-feet-long collage called “Lament” is one of seven installations that explore how the historical role of libraries is evolving to meet the needs of twenty-first century patrons. Each of the artworks examines

Restored Detective Comics #27 May Bring $100,000+ in NY Comics Auction

NEW YORK—A restored copy of Detective Comics #27 (DC, 1939) CGC Apparent VF 7.5,... read more

Penn Libraries Acquires Collection of 18th-Century Occult and Alchemical Manuscripts

PHILADELPHIA, PA—The University of Pennsylvania’s long tradition of collecting and study in the history... read more

The Huntington Purchases Rare Pasteur, Austen Family, and “Wicked Ned” Collections

SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens added important rare material... read more

Auction of Rare Americana to be Held in NYC, January 31

Seth Kaller Inc., Historic Documents & Legacy Collections, White Plains, NY is pleased to... read more

Abraham Lincoln Assassination Collection Brings $800,000 at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS—The extraordinary Dow Collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia sold for $803,889, double expectations, at... read more

Newly Discovered Works by Oscar Wilde on Exhibit at the Rosenbach

PHILADELPHIA, PA—The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled to announce the... read more

Bidding Now Open on “The Art of LAIKA” at Heritage Auctions

BEVERLY HILLS—Bidding has just opened on all the lots in The Art of LAIKA... read more

Skiing Posters, Art Nouveau Beauties Lead Swann Galleries February 12 Auction

New York— An outstanding assortment of ski images for American and European cold-weather destinations... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Bright Young Librarians: Jay Gaidmore

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Jay Gaidmore, Marian and Alan McLeod... read more

Codex Leicester Goes on Exhibit

Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Leicester made its first stop in a yearlong traveling exhibit... read more

Coffin of Miguel de Cervantes Possibly Found

One of literature's great burial mysteries may have been solved this past weekend when... read more

Typographer's "Love" Stamp Issued

The United States Postal Service unveiled its "Forever Hearts" stamp last week at the... read more

The Devil's Bible

Devil medium (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Sometimes the devil is in the details, but he's not... read more

Bright Young Booksellers: Vanessa Brown and Jason Dickson

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Vanessa Brown and Jason Dickson, proprietors... read more

Tomi Ungerer Retrospective at NYC's Drawing Center

Tomi Ungerer is one of those multi-talented artists who, while known to many, is... read more

Bibliography Week: January 20 - 24 in New York City

Today marks the start of Bibliography Week in New York City, a yearly event... read more

N-YHS Exhibit Honors the 50th Anniversary of the Selma March

Just days ahead of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and in celebration of the... read more

News Stories

Restored Detective Comics #27 May Bring $100,000+ in NY Comics Auction

NEW YORK—A restored copy of Detective Comics #27 (DC, 1939) CGC Apparent VF 7.5,... read more

Penn Libraries Acquires Collection of 18th-Century Occult and Alchemical Manuscripts

PHILADELPHIA, PA—The University of Pennsylvania’s long tradition of collecting and study in the history... read more

The Huntington Purchases Rare Pasteur, Austen Family, and “Wicked Ned” Collections

SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens added important rare material... read more

Auction of Rare Americana to be Held in NYC, January 31

Seth Kaller Inc., Historic Documents & Legacy Collections, White Plains, NY is pleased to... read more

Abraham Lincoln Assassination Collection Brings $800,000 at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS—The extraordinary Dow Collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia sold for $803,889, double expectations, at... read more

Newly Discovered Works by Oscar Wilde on Exhibit at the Rosenbach

PHILADELPHIA, PA—The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled to announce the... read more

Bidding Now Open on “The Art of LAIKA” at Heritage Auctions

BEVERLY HILLS—Bidding has just opened on all the lots in The Art of LAIKA... read more

Skiing Posters, Art Nouveau Beauties Lead Swann Galleries February 12 Auction

New York— An outstanding assortment of ski images for American and European cold-weather destinations... read more