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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. …

Miami International Map Fair Will Return to HistoryMiami, February 6-8

MIAMI (September 29, 2014)—The Miami International Map Fair, the longest continuously running map fair... read more

Charlotte Brontë and Charles Darwin Letters Achieve Top Prices at Fraser’s Autographs

London—A letter sent in 1846 discussing a potential visit to Brookroyd, and asking for... read more

Boston Athenaeum November 2 Open House to Reveal Treasures of Boston Culture

The Boston Athenæum will open its red leather doors at 10 1/2 Beacon Street... read more

Gutenberg Leaf Among Offerings at Swann Galleries, Oct. 21

New York—On Tuesday, October 21, Swann Galleries will offer a diverse selection of Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books in a... read more

Archive of Pioneering Astronomer George Willis Ritchey to be Offered at Bonhams

New York—An extensive archive of the pioneering astronomer, astro-photographer and telescope designer, George Willis... read more

The 2014 Harnett Biennial Of American Prints Exhibit

The 2014 Harnett Biennial of American Prints is the eleventh competitive national exhibition organized... read more

National Collegiate Book-Collecting Contest Winners Announced

The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and the Library’s Rare... read more

Christie’s Valuation Day in Chicago, Oct. 17

Chicago—Christie's announces a valuation day of books and manuscripts in Chicago for one-day only... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Art Nouveau and Art Deco Books at Auction

On Wednesday, October 1, Swann Galleries in New York will host a sale of... read more

By the Book: Stories and Pictures

From the Ontario-based publisher, Biblioasis, comes a charming and cool combination of words and... read more

Gregory Maguire's Misunderstood Witches

Today's theatergoers and readers like their witches misunderstood and maligned, with an underlying desire... read more

World's Most Famous Literary Spade Up for Auction

A garden spade owned by both George Bernard Shaw and Ray Bradbury is currently... read more

Exceptional Manuscripts on Exhibit

Art and Ownership: An Exhibit of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts opens today at Sam... read more

New Kerouac Letters Discovered

After leaving Lowell, Massachusetts, on a football scholarship to Horace Mann, a prep school... read more

Fighting Tuberculosis with Art

In 1931, the Michigan Tuberculosis Association issued four lithograph posters meant to encourage in... read more

Scottish Voters Reject Independence - How Robert Burns Would Handle It

On Thursday, in dramatic fashion, Scots turned out in record numbers to vote on... read more

Cambridge University Library Purchases the Codex Zacynthius

Cambridge University Library has purchased the Codex Zacynthius for £1.1m after a fundraising appeal was supplemented by... read more

News Stories

Miami International Map Fair Will Return to HistoryMiami, February 6-8

MIAMI (September 29, 2014)—The Miami International Map Fair, the longest continuously running map fair... read more

Charlotte Brontë and Charles Darwin Letters Achieve Top Prices at Fraser’s Autographs

London—A letter sent in 1846 discussing a potential visit to Brookroyd, and asking for... read more

Boston Athenaeum November 2 Open House to Reveal Treasures of Boston Culture

The Boston Athenæum will open its red leather doors at 10 1/2 Beacon Street... read more

Gutenberg Leaf Among Offerings at Swann Galleries, Oct. 21

New York—On Tuesday, October 21, Swann Galleries will offer a diverse selection of Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books in a... read more

Archive of Pioneering Astronomer George Willis Ritchey to be Offered at Bonhams

New York—An extensive archive of the pioneering astronomer, astro-photographer and telescope designer, George Willis... read more

The 2014 Harnett Biennial Of American Prints Exhibit

The 2014 Harnett Biennial of American Prints is the eleventh competitive national exhibition organized... read more

National Collegiate Book-Collecting Contest Winners Announced

The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and the Library’s Rare... read more

Christie’s Valuation Day in Chicago, Oct. 17

Chicago—Christie's announces a valuation day of books and manuscripts in Chicago for one-day only... read more