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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Digest Art

    An Artist Inspired by Books of Hours

    Walk into the airy, Renzo Piano-designed Gilbert Court at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York City and you’ll find an ever-changing festival of color that was created using light, glass, and 365 transparent squares in various hues.

  • Fine Books Blog

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

    On November 15 the New York Botanical Garden opened its latest exhibition, but it’s not in a greenhouse filled with orchids or azaleas. Rather, the plants featured in this show are on the sixth floor of the Mertz

  • In the News

    Bonhams Presents Rare Renaissance Festival Book

    Leading the auction house’s New York sale of fine books and manuscripts on December 10 is a magnificent copy of a justly famous Renaissance festival book recording the entrance of Pope Clement VI and Emperor Charles V after the Emperor’s coronation

  • In the News

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

    The Little Peach, 1902, Parrish’s touching oil painted to accompany a children’s poem by the same name, sold for $515,000 at Heritage Auctions in New York.

December 4th

Swann

December 4th

Sotheby’s

December 8th

PBA

December 16th

Stockholms Auktionsverk

December 17th

Profiles in History

January 3rd-4th

Book & Paper Row

Find More Events in the FB&C Calendar

The Rosemary Verey Collection Sells for $187,500 at Bloomsbury Auctions

London—The working library of one of the most distinguished and influential garden designers of... read more

Jerry Garcia Letter Written to Vogue Cover Model for Sale at RR Auction

BOSTON, MA—An extremely rare handwritten letter by Jerry Garcia will be offered during a... read more

Major Exhibition of Book Artist Werner Pfeiffer Planned by Toledo Museum of Art

TOLEDO, OHIO—Plain paper in the hands of an artist can become magical, and that’s... read more

The Folio Prize Announces 2015 Nominations

London, UK, December 14, 2014—THE FOLIO PRIZE, sponsored by The Folio Society, has revealed... read more

Benjamin Franklin Printing Blocks Identified

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania—December 12, 2014—Three extremely rare 18th-century type-metal blocks on deposit with the Library... read more

Gerald W. Cloud Named Curator of Early Books & Manuscripts at the Ransom Center

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

Highlights of 2015 Edition of Master Drawings in New York

NEW YORK—The 2015 edition of MASTER DRAWINGS IN NEW YORK (January 24 - January... read more

Newly Discovered Works by Oscar Wilde to be Displayed in Exhibition at the Rosenbach

PHILADELPHIA, PA—Dec. 3, 2014—The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled to... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Lincoln's Old Desk at Auction

Last week the California-based auction house Profiles in History sold this yellow walnut desk... read more

Requiem for the Bibliophile

"Lament" reproduced with permission from Nancy GiffordIf Jorge Luis Borges thought paradise would be... read more

Newly Discovered Cache of Erotic French Letters to be Published

Hoping to capture some of the success of Fifty Shades of Grey, that book's... read more

The $5-Million Brown Brothers Photo Archive

Brown Brothers, the first stock photo agency, was founded in New York City in... read more

Bright Young Collectors: Sophie Ridley

Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Sophie Ridley of Shropshire, collector of... read more

The Starry Wisdom Library

We at FB&C are excited to announce the publication of longtime writer, columnist, and... read more

100 Treasures of The Rare Book Reserve at the BnF

If anyone really needs an excuse to go to Paris, here's one for you... read more

Dominic Winter to Auction Previously Unknown C.S. Lewis Letter About Joy

Dominic Winter Auctioneers in Gloucestershire will auction off a delightful, previously unknown C.S. Lewis... read more

Images of Extinct NYC at Auction

If you're looking for a trip down Memory Lane--or Clinton Avenue or E. 32nd... read more

News Stories

The Rosemary Verey Collection Sells for $187,500 at Bloomsbury Auctions

London—The working library of one of the most distinguished and influential garden designers of... read more

Jerry Garcia Letter Written to Vogue Cover Model for Sale at RR Auction

BOSTON, MA—An extremely rare handwritten letter by Jerry Garcia will be offered during a... read more

Major Exhibition of Book Artist Werner Pfeiffer Planned by Toledo Museum of Art

TOLEDO, OHIO—Plain paper in the hands of an artist can become magical, and that’s... read more

The Folio Prize Announces 2015 Nominations

London, UK, December 14, 2014—THE FOLIO PRIZE, sponsored by The Folio Society, has revealed... read more

Benjamin Franklin Printing Blocks Identified

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania—December 12, 2014—Three extremely rare 18th-century type-metal blocks on deposit with the Library... read more

Gerald W. Cloud Named Curator of Early Books & Manuscripts at the Ransom Center

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

Highlights of 2015 Edition of Master Drawings in New York

NEW YORK—The 2015 edition of MASTER DRAWINGS IN NEW YORK (January 24 - January... read more

Newly Discovered Works by Oscar Wilde to be Displayed in Exhibition at the Rosenbach

PHILADELPHIA, PA—Dec. 3, 2014—The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled to... read more