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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Feature

    Booksellers’ Boutique

    This section of FB&C’s annual gift guide (available in the fall quarterly) highlights a selection of rare and antiquarian books offered this holiday season by some of the world’s top dealers and fine press publishers.

  • Fine Books Blog

    Thoreau Institute Obtains Major Collection of Rare Books and Manuscripts

    The Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods, a research facility that holds the most comprehensive collection of Henry David Thoreau-related material

  • In the News

    The Liuba and Ernesto Wolf Collection of Illustrated Books at Artcurial

    Artcurial will present for sale the celebrated collection of Ernesto and Liuba Wolf. With close to 300 pieces, the collection covers many different areas of art history from modern art, books and manuscripts

  • Fine Books Blog

    Magna Carta Anniversary Celebrated with MOOC

    Next year commemorates the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta and events are already being planned, including an exhibit at the British Library that we previously profiled on this blog. Of course, most commemorative events require the attendee

    Wikipedia

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

Moon Landing Manual Sold for $91,000 at Auction

BOSTON, MA—(November 21, 14) An Apollo 11 manual used by Flight Director Gene Kranz... read more

Gabriel García Márquez’s Archive Acquired by the Ransom Center

AUSTIN, Texas—The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University... read more

Third Annual Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair

Third Annual Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair At The Old Stone House December 6, 2014,... read more

Bonhams Presents Rare Hand-Colored Renaissance Festival Book

New York—The Fine Books and Manuscripts auction on December 10 at Bonhams New York... read more

Maxfield Parrish’s The Little Peach Brings $515,000 at Heritage Auctions

NEW YORK—The Little Peach, 1902, Maxfield Parrish’s touching oil painted to accompany a children’s... read more

Exhibit of Artists’ Books Opens at Seager/Gray Gallery in February

Four Proposals for Reading: An Exhibition at the Seager/Gray Gallery opens Saturday, February 7,... read more

The CA International Antiquarian Book Fair, New Venue in Oakland

OAKLAND, CA—The world’s preeminent celebration of the written and printed word returns to Northern... read more

Highlights of Russian Books and Photographs for Sale at Bonhams

New York—Bonhams is pleased to offer a variety of exceptional Russian books, manuscripts, art... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Long Lost Letter Found, Inspiration for Kerouac's "On the Road"

In 1950, Jack Kerouac famously scrapped his first draft of On the Road after... read more

First Editions, Second Thoughts

By now many of you have read a bit about the ingenious "First Editions,... read more

Flora Illustrata: The Mertz Library's Collection in Full Bloom

"If you have a garden and a library, you have all you need." Cicero... read more

Herbals Outperform at German Auction

A two-day auction of rare books by the German firm Ketterer Kunst on Monday... read more

Historic Scribner's Magazine Relaunches

Some good news from the book/magazine publishing world today. Scribner publisher Nan Graham announced... read more

Second Annual Moby Dick Marathon

The second biennial public reading of Herman Melville's perennial classic Moby Dick took place... read more

Boston Book Fair Pictures & Highlights

On Saturday afternoon, I spent about five hours tooling around the ABAA's Boston International... read more

Renaissance Codes and Ciphers Exhibition at the Folger

Detail. Giambattista della Porta. De furtivis literarum notis. 1591. Folger Shakespeare Library.  What... read more

Bright Young Collectors: Hazel Wilkinson

Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Hazel Wilkinson of Cambridge and London:Where... read more

News Stories

Moon Landing Manual Sold for $91,000 at Auction

BOSTON, MA—(November 21, 14) An Apollo 11 manual used by Flight Director Gene Kranz... read more

Gabriel García Márquez’s Archive Acquired by the Ransom Center

AUSTIN, Texas—The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University... read more

Third Annual Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair

Third Annual Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair At The Old Stone House December 6, 2014,... read more

Bonhams Presents Rare Hand-Colored Renaissance Festival Book

New York—The Fine Books and Manuscripts auction on December 10 at Bonhams New York... read more

Maxfield Parrish’s The Little Peach Brings $515,000 at Heritage Auctions

NEW YORK—The Little Peach, 1902, Maxfield Parrish’s touching oil painted to accompany a children’s... read more

Exhibit of Artists’ Books Opens at Seager/Gray Gallery in February

Four Proposals for Reading: An Exhibition at the Seager/Gray Gallery opens Saturday, February 7,... read more

The CA International Antiquarian Book Fair, New Venue in Oakland

OAKLAND, CA—The world’s preeminent celebration of the written and printed word returns to Northern... read more

Highlights of Russian Books and Photographs for Sale at Bonhams

New York—Bonhams is pleased to offer a variety of exceptional Russian books, manuscripts, art... read more