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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Feature

    NYC Rare Book Week

    Join us for Rare Book Week in New York City. From April 7 to April 15, dozens of antiquarian book fairs, auctions, and exhibitions are open and available to collectors and bibliophiles. There’s so much to see and do—here’s a short guide to help you navigate.

  • Fine Books Blog

    Missing Ruskin Photographs Discovered

    The largest collection of daguerreotypes of Venice in the world—and probably the earliest surviving photographs of the Alps—have been officially confirmed as taken by John Ruskin, the famous 19th-century art critic, writer, and artist. …

  • In the News

    Gutenberg Bible Leaf Headlines Swann Galleries’ April 9 Auction

    Swann Galleries is pleased to offer a diverse selection of Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books at auction on Thursday, April 9. A rich assortment of early printed books includes a single leaf from a paper copy of the 42-line Bible, aka the Gutenberg Bible, with the text of 2 Kings 21:3-23:3,

  • Fine Books Blog

    “Pilgrimes” Purchased for $85,000

    At $85,267 (£57,000), this finely bound set of Samuel Purchas’s Pilgrimes (1625-26) was the top lot at the third sale of the Brooke-Hitching library at Sotheby’s London last week. Over forty years this collector had amassed a stunning collection of rare

Pop-up Exhibit of Unique Editions of Man Booker Prize Winners at the Morgan

New York, NY, April 24— From May 5 to May 17 the Morgan Library... read more

Dates Announced for Shakespeare First Folio Tour Locations in 2016

(Washington, DC)—The Folger Shakespeare Library is pleased to announce the tour dates for all... read more

Shay’s Rebellion Letter & Book of Mormon Led Swann Galleries’ April 14 Sale

New York—Swann Galleries’ April 14 auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana saw vigorous and... read more

Greatest Names in Pin-ups, Pulps & Illustration Art at Beverly Hills Auction

BEVERLY HILLS—A veritable Who’s Who straight from the top shelf of the Illustration Art... read more

Gutenberg Leaf, Book Bound for Elizabeth I Among Highlights at Swann Galleries April 9 Auction

New York—Swann Galleries’ April 9 auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books... read more

“Keith A. Smith: The Fabric Works: 1964-1980” at Bruce Silverstein Gallery

April 23 - June 6, 2015 Opening Reception: Thursday, April 23rd, 6-8pm 535 West... read more

Pre-Raphaelite Stunners are Among the Highlights of Christie’s Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Art Sale on June 16

London—This summer, Christie’s London presents a stellar collection of Pre-Raphaelite and Victorian drawings and... read more

AntiquarianAuctions.com & Clarke’s Africana Rare Books Celebrate ILAB World Book Day Campaign

The THE INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE OF ANTIQUARIAN BOOKSELLERS (ILAB) has recently started a campaign amongst... read more

Gently Mad Blog

"Prufrock" at 100

This year marks the one hundredth anniversary of T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of... read more

Macbeth, the Graphic Novel

This week marks 451 years since William Shakespeare's birth. While festivities in 2015 may... read more

ILAB Pop Up Book Fairs Across the Globe Today

If you happen to be wandering through the Australian bush today, keep an eye... read more

Medieval Poet John Gower is Back on the Case

Medieval poet John Gower reprises his unlikely yet likable role as narrator and detective... read more

Bright Young Collectors: Leif Norman

Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Leif Norman of Winnipeg, who collects... read more

You're Invited: George III's Coronation

Coming to auction this week at Freeman's in Philadelphia is this neat piece of... read more

Talk on Famous Schoenberg Manuscripts, Tampa, April 19

The famous Schoenberg Collection of Pre-Modern Manuscripts, a 2011 bequest to the University of... read more

Book Smell for the 21st Century

Ask an antiquarian book collector what a room full of books smells like, and... read more

Bright Young Booksellers: Liam McGahern

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Liam McGahern of Patrick McGahern Books in... read more

News Stories

Pop-up Exhibit of Unique Editions of Man Booker Prize Winners at the Morgan

New York, NY, April 24— From May 5 to May 17 the Morgan Library... read more

Dates Announced for Shakespeare First Folio Tour Locations in 2016

(Washington, DC)—The Folger Shakespeare Library is pleased to announce the tour dates for all... read more

Shay’s Rebellion Letter & Book of Mormon Led Swann Galleries’ April 14 Sale

New York—Swann Galleries’ April 14 auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana saw vigorous and... read more

Greatest Names in Pin-ups, Pulps & Illustration Art at Beverly Hills Auction

BEVERLY HILLS—A veritable Who’s Who straight from the top shelf of the Illustration Art... read more

Gutenberg Leaf, Book Bound for Elizabeth I Among Highlights at Swann Galleries April 9 Auction

New York—Swann Galleries’ April 9 auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books... read more

“Keith A. Smith: The Fabric Works: 1964-1980” at Bruce Silverstein Gallery

April 23 - June 6, 2015 Opening Reception: Thursday, April 23rd, 6-8pm 535 West... read more

Pre-Raphaelite Stunners are Among the Highlights of Christie’s Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Art Sale on June 16

London—This summer, Christie’s London presents a stellar collection of Pre-Raphaelite and Victorian drawings and... read more

AntiquarianAuctions.com & Clarke’s Africana Rare Books Celebrate ILAB World Book Day Campaign

The THE INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE OF ANTIQUARIAN BOOKSELLERS (ILAB) has recently started a campaign amongst... read more