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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Fine Books Store

    Spring Issue
    Now Available!

    We go behind the scenes at the Antiques Roadshow and on a trip to literary Istanbul. Also: The debut of photography at the Morgan Library, Buzz Spector’s book art, Native American maps, The Morbid Anatomy Library, auction reports, and more. Plus, our guide to Rare Book Week in New York City, April 1-8. …

  • Feature

    Rare Book Week:


    Book Fairs

    Antiquarian book dealers, collectors, and the intellectually curious will gather in New York City for Rare Book Week, April 1-8. Here's a short guide to the book fairs. …

  • Fine Books Blog

    Watching Anderson, Collecting Zweig

    The new film directed by Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel, is now playing in select theatres around the country. The unique aesthetic and sensibility of the film, set in a 1930s fictional European country, was heavily influenced by the work

  • In the News

    The British Library Saves Two Rare Manuscripts From Export

    The British Library has acquired two rare manuscripts, preventing them from leaving the UK. The Catholicon Anglicum, a 15th-century English-Latin dictionary, and a printed traictise owned and annotated

April 1st

Christie’s

April 1st

Sotheby’s

April 2-3rd

Heritage

April 3rd

Swann

April 3-6th

NY Book Fair

April 6th

PADA Autographs Show

April 7th

Bonhams

April 9th

Doyle

Find More Events in the FB&C Calendar

First Edition of Casino Royale Sells for $40,000

A first edition of Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale, (1953) thrilled bidders, selling for £24,180... read more

Lyon & Turnbull Reveal a Secret Plea from Bonnie Prince Charlie to the King of France

Lyon & Turnbull reveal a letter from Bonnie Prince Charlie to his friend, and... read more

Signed Beatles Memorabilia at Heritage Auctions

NEW YORK—A piece of the set from The Ed Sullivan Show, signed by The... read more

Norbert Donhofer, New ILAB President

At the Ordinary General Meeting on 13th April 2014 in Paris the presidents of... read more

Early Vampire Tale Leads at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auction

An adaptation of the French play by Charles Nodier, The Bride of the Isles,... read more

The Picture of Dorian Gray Fetches a Record $40,625 at Doyle NY

Doyle New York held a successful auction of Rare Books & Autographs on April... read more

Authors Announced for 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival

A wealth of authors, poets and illustrators for readers of all ages—including such writers... read more

Heywood Hill Announces the Sale of Author George MacDonald Fraser’s Working Library

George MacDonald Fraser’s personal collection of books will be available to purchase from... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Nick Basbanes' Library of Inscribed First Editions for Sale

At last, a way to gauge one's level of bibliomania: What would you give... read more

Swann Galleries to Hold First Vernacular Photography Auction

On Thursday, April 17th, Swann Galleries will hold the first ever vernacular photography auction... read more

The Grapes of Wrath at 75

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the publication of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of... read more

Morbid Anatomy Anthology

Today is the official pub date for The Morbid Anatomy Anthology, a lavish 500-page... read more

Border Crossings and Codices Collide in MIGRANT by José Mateo

"Migrant," by José Mateo, illustrated by Javier Martínez Pedro; Abrams Books for Young Readers,... read more

Special Editions of Early Stephen King Novels Coming Soon

Six early Stephen King novels will be republished in deluxe special editions by the... read more

Guest Post: Orhan Pamuk and the 2014 Oxford Literary Festival

Guest Post by Catherine Batac-WalderNobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk flew to the UK to... read more

Luther Brewer House Moved by Cedar Rapids Couple

The former home of Luther Brewer - Iowa book collector, editor, publisher, and all... read more

NY Antiquarian Book Fair Wrap-up

I spent about seven hours on Friday at the NYABF, which did not allow... read more

News Stories

First Edition of Casino Royale Sells for $40,000

A first edition of Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale, (1953) thrilled bidders, selling for £24,180... read more

Lyon & Turnbull Reveal a Secret Plea from Bonnie Prince Charlie to the King of France

Lyon & Turnbull reveal a letter from Bonnie Prince Charlie to his friend, and... read more

Signed Beatles Memorabilia at Heritage Auctions

NEW YORK—A piece of the set from The Ed Sullivan Show, signed by The... read more

Norbert Donhofer, New ILAB President

At the Ordinary General Meeting on 13th April 2014 in Paris the presidents of... read more

Early Vampire Tale Leads at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auction

An adaptation of the French play by Charles Nodier, The Bride of the Isles,... read more

The Picture of Dorian Gray Fetches a Record $40,625 at Doyle NY

Doyle New York held a successful auction of Rare Books & Autographs on April... read more

Authors Announced for 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival

A wealth of authors, poets and illustrators for readers of all ages—including such writers... read more

Heywood Hill Announces the Sale of Author George MacDonald Fraser’s Working Library

George MacDonald Fraser’s personal collection of books will be available to purchase from... read more