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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Feature

    When Rare Books Go Missing, Booksellers Band Together

    While large-scale thefts from libraries and museums tend to make news, antiquarian booksellers are also frequently the targets of thieves, whether in open shops, at or en route to and from book fairs, or when shipping books purchased

  • Fine Books Blog

    Copernicus Book Thought Destroyed in Fire is Found Again

    The Duchess Anna Amalia Library in Weimar, Germany—one of the country’s finest special collections—suffered a terrible fire in 2004. Fifty thousand books

  • In the News

    38th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns Nov. 14-16

    The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, will return to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay, November 14-16, 2014. A record-breaking 130 dealers from the United States, England, Canada, Germany, France, Hungary, Italy, . …

  • In the News

    John James Audubon and the Artist as Naturalist at Crystal Bridges

    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the John James Audubon and the Artist as Naturalist exhibition, September 27, 2014 - January 5, 2015, on view within the museum’s Colonial to Early 19th-century Art Gallery. …

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PBA Galleries

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Freemans

September 19th

Skinner

September 22th

Bonhams

September 30th

Sothebys

Find More Events in the FB&C Calendar

Dali, Gorey, Fashion Pochoirs at Swann Galleries October 1

New York—On Wednesday, October 1, Swann Galleries will offer a visually rich selection of works from... read more

Comic Strips Auction in Paris; Exhibit at Sotheby’s NY October 9-12

Paris, 15 September 2014—Sotheby’s is delighted to announce that their next Comic Strip sale... read more

Antarctic Sledging Note Throws Light on Historic Polar Explorations

London—A fascinating collection of sledging notes written by members of Captain Scott's National Antarctic... read more

Cambridge University Library Secures Funds for Codex Zacynthius

September, 2014—A £1.1m campaign by Cambridge University Library to secure one of the most... read more

Modern Signed Literature, NY Cartography at National Book Auctions

ITHACA, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their... read more

Lawrence of Arabia’s Sketch Map of Northern Arabia at Sotheby’s on Nov. 4

On the 4th November 2014, Sotheby’s London will offer for sale T.E. Lawrence’s hand-drawn... read more

Sotheby’s To Sell Important Group of Prints by Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch's graphic works are among the artist's most powerful images, revered for their... read more

Founding Director H. Nichols B. Clark to Retire From The Eric Carle Museum

(Amherst, MA—September 11, 2014) Alexandra Kennedy, Carle executive director, announced this week that H.... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Gutenberg's Apprentice

As biblio-fiction goes, reaching back to the birth of printing in medieval Germany is... read more

Jane Austen Fans Break World Record

Jane Austen fans gathered in Bath, England, this past weekend to break the world... read more

Sendak Collection Recalled to Connecticut

In a stunning announcement this weekend, Derick Dreher, director of the Rosenbach of the... read more

Guest Post: A Second Book of Booksellers

Guest Post: A Second Book of Booksellers, by Jerry MorrisI don't claim to be... read more

The Long Run

English: Painting of Pheidippides. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)The story of the Μάχη τοῡ Μαραθῶνος (Battle... read more

Awkward Family Photos, Circa 1850

On Tuesday, September 16, Freeman's of Philadelphia will feature photographs and photobooks. One of... read more

Rare Wizard of Oz Script & Painting Coming to Auction

This year marks the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz film, which means... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Alison M. Greenlee

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Alison M. Greenlee, Collections Specialist at... read more

Brooklyn Antiques & Book Fair (Free Pass!)

Make your plans now for the first-ever Brooklyn Antiques & Book Fair, kicking off... read more

News Stories

Dali, Gorey, Fashion Pochoirs at Swann Galleries October 1

New York—On Wednesday, October 1, Swann Galleries will offer a visually rich selection of works from... read more

Comic Strips Auction in Paris; Exhibit at Sotheby’s NY October 9-12

Paris, 15 September 2014—Sotheby’s is delighted to announce that their next Comic Strip sale... read more

Antarctic Sledging Note Throws Light on Historic Polar Explorations

London—A fascinating collection of sledging notes written by members of Captain Scott's National Antarctic... read more

Cambridge University Library Secures Funds for Codex Zacynthius

September, 2014—A £1.1m campaign by Cambridge University Library to secure one of the most... read more

Modern Signed Literature, NY Cartography at National Book Auctions

ITHACA, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their... read more

Lawrence of Arabia’s Sketch Map of Northern Arabia at Sotheby’s on Nov. 4

On the 4th November 2014, Sotheby’s London will offer for sale T.E. Lawrence’s hand-drawn... read more

Sotheby’s To Sell Important Group of Prints by Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch's graphic works are among the artist's most powerful images, revered for their... read more

Founding Director H. Nichols B. Clark to Retire From The Eric Carle Museum

(Amherst, MA—September 11, 2014) Alexandra Kennedy, Carle executive director, announced this week that H.... read more