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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Digest

    Greetings from Booklyn

    If there is one word to describe Booklyn Artists Alliance, the fifteen-year-old art and publishing concern, it might be prescient. Booklyn was brought to the borough by artists previously located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in the late 1990s,

  • Fine Books Blog

    “Prufrock” at 100

    This year marks the one hundredth anniversary of T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” the starting gun for Modernist poetry, according to some critics. Harvard University (Eliot’s alma mater) is celebrating with an exhibit of the poem’s various forms at the Houghton Library through June 27.

  • In the News

    Duke Acquires Collection of Women’s History, Including Woolf’s Desk

    The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University has acquired one of the largest and most significant private collections on women’s history, carefully assembled over 45 years by noted bibliophile, activist, and collector Lisa Unger Baskin.

  • In the News

    Frida Kahlo Letters Sell for $137,000

    A group of love letters written by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo to Jose Bartoli sold for $137,000 at Doyle New York on April 15. …

Fine Association Copies, Rare First Editions at Swann Galleries on June 17

New York—Swann Galleries’ 19th & 20th Century Literature auction on Wednesday, June 17 features... read more

Unique Lincoln Banner Sells for $106,250 at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - A rare and unusual political banner, created in 1864 to kick off... read more

The Col. McCrahon WWI Poster Collection Coming to Unreserved Auction

NEW YORK - On June 23-24, New York City-based auction house Guernsey’s will be... read more

AntiquarianAuctions.com Auction #43 Highlights, May 28-June 4

AntiquarianAuctions.com is an online auction site dedicated to the sale of rare and out-of... read more

Skinner Announces Spring Gentleman's Auction Online Auction Opens May 28

BOSTON, Massachusetts - May 26, 2015 - Timed to mark the rites of spring,... read more

Skinner Hosts Fine Books & Manuscripts Online Auction May 27-June 7

Boston, MA -May  2015 -  This spring’s Fine Books and Manuscripts auction at Skinner,... read more

Vassar College Celebrates the Thornwillow Press at the Grolier Club

A small, private press in Newburgh, New York will mark its 30th anniversary with a... read more

Antiques Roadshow Celebrates Summer 2015 in Vintage Style

BOSTON, MA, May 26, 2015- In an all new summer of Vintage episodes, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW... read more

Gently Mad Blog

American Antiquarian Society's Summer School

Children across America are counting down the days until school gives way to the... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Kelli Hansen

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Kelli Hansen, Print Collections Librarian in... read more

The Smithsonian's Catalogue Card No. 1

James Smithson, after whom the Smithsonian Institution is named, was a rock hound. This... read more

The Millionaire and the Bard

Across an ocean and more than 500 years, America remains gripped by Shakespeare. That... read more

First Edition of Peter Pan Flies to Olympia Book Fair

The London International Antiquarian Book Fair is a week away, and fittingly, among the... read more

Forgotten Gore Vidal Novel Published by Hard Case Crime

Hard Case Crime, one of my favorite indie publishers, recently released a long forgotten... read more

Are VHS Tapes the New Rarity?

It may have come as a surprise to some when Yale University Library announced... read more

Kahlo's Garden

Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, who died in 1954, is a hot topic of late.... read more

Larger Than Life, Sojourner Truth's Message Lives On

"If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world... read more

News Stories

Fine Association Copies, Rare First Editions at Swann Galleries on June 17

New York—Swann Galleries’ 19th & 20th Century Literature auction on Wednesday, June 17 features... read more

Unique Lincoln Banner Sells for $106,250 at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - A rare and unusual political banner, created in 1864 to kick off... read more

The Col. McCrahon WWI Poster Collection Coming to Unreserved Auction

NEW YORK - On June 23-24, New York City-based auction house Guernsey’s will be... read more

AntiquarianAuctions.com Auction #43 Highlights, May 28-June 4

AntiquarianAuctions.com is an online auction site dedicated to the sale of rare and out-of... read more

Skinner Announces Spring Gentleman's Auction Online Auction Opens May 28

BOSTON, Massachusetts - May 26, 2015 - Timed to mark the rites of spring,... read more

Skinner Hosts Fine Books & Manuscripts Online Auction May 27-June 7

Boston, MA -May  2015 -  This spring’s Fine Books and Manuscripts auction at Skinner,... read more

Vassar College Celebrates the Thornwillow Press at the Grolier Club

A small, private press in Newburgh, New York will mark its 30th anniversary with a... read more

Antiques Roadshow Celebrates Summer 2015 in Vintage Style

BOSTON, MA, May 26, 2015- In an all new summer of Vintage episodes, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW... read more