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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Feature

    Booksellers’ Boutique

    This section of FB&C’s annual gift guide (available in the fall quarterly) highlights a selection of rare and antiquarian books offered this holiday season by some of the world’s top dealers and fine press publishers.

  • Fine Books Blog

    Thoreau Institute Obtains Major Collection of Rare Books and Manuscripts

    The Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods, a research facility that holds the most comprehensive collection of Henry David Thoreau-related material

  • In the News

    The Liuba and Ernesto Wolf Collection of Illustrated Books at Artcurial

    Artcurial will present for sale the celebrated collection of Ernesto and Liuba Wolf. With close to 300 pieces, the collection covers many different areas of art history from modern art, books and manuscripts

  • Fine Books Blog

    Magna Carta Anniversary Celebrated with MOOC

    Next year commemorates the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta and events are already being planned, including an exhibit at the British Library that we previously profiled on this blog. Of course, most commemorative events require the attendee

    Wikipedia

November 4th

Sotheby’s

November 5th

Leslie Hindman

November 6th

PBA Galleries

November 13th

Skinner

November 18th

Swann Galleries

November 19th

Christie’s

November 24th

Doyle

Find More Events in the FB&C Calendar

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

NEW YORK—The Little Peach, 1902, Maxfield Parrish’s touching oil painted to accompany a children’s... read more

Exhibit of Artists’ Books Opens at Seager/Gray Gallery in February

Four Proposals for Reading: An Exhibition at the Seager/Gray Gallery opens Saturday, February 7,... read more

The CA International Antiquarian Book Fair, New Venue in Oakland

OAKLAND, CA—The world’s preeminent celebration of the written and printed word returns to Northern... read more

Highlights of Russian Books and Photographs for Sale at Bonhams

New York—Bonhams is pleased to offer a variety of exceptional Russian books, manuscripts, art... read more

Waverly’s Dec. 4 Auction Packed with Ephemera From Colonial America, 1776 Map of Hudson River

FALLS CHURCH, Va.—More than 100 issues of the colonial magazine Gazette of the United... read more

AntiquarianAuctions.com Will Host Auction #39, November 20-27

In addition to important Africana, the auction will feature a wide range of items... read more

Only Known U.S. Poster for London After Midnight May Bring $50,000+ at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS—The only known copy of the U.S. release one sheet from the 1927 lost... read more

The British Library Explores the Northwest Passage

Just weeks after the long-anticipated discovery of one of Sir John Franklin’s lost ships... read more

Gently Mad Blog

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

"If you have a garden and a library, you have all you need." Cicero... read more

Herbals Outperform at German Auction

A two-day auction of rare books by the German firm Ketterer Kunst on Monday... read more

Historic Scribner's Magazine Relaunches

Some good news from the book/magazine publishing world today. Scribner publisher Nan Graham announced... read more

Second Annual Moby Dick Marathon

The second biennial public reading of Herman Melville's perennial classic Moby Dick took place... read more

Boston Book Fair Pictures & Highlights

On Saturday afternoon, I spent about five hours tooling around the ABAA's Boston International... read more

Renaissance Codes and Ciphers Exhibition at the Folger

Detail. Giambattista della Porta. De furtivis literarum notis. 1591. Folger Shakespeare Library.  What... read more

Bright Young Collectors: Hazel Wilkinson

Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Hazel Wilkinson of Cambridge and London:Where... read more

Hunter Thompson's Gonzo Sword

This Gonzo Sword, hand-cast in bronze in 2014, is one of only 100 copies... read more

Liverpool Drops Plan to Close Libraries; Authors Claim Victory

A protest letter signed by 500 authors and artists has successfully halted Liverpool city... read more

News Stories

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

NEW YORK—The Little Peach, 1902, Maxfield Parrish’s touching oil painted to accompany a children’s... read more

Exhibit of Artists’ Books Opens at Seager/Gray Gallery in February

Four Proposals for Reading: An Exhibition at the Seager/Gray Gallery opens Saturday, February 7,... read more

The CA International Antiquarian Book Fair, New Venue in Oakland

OAKLAND, CA—The world’s preeminent celebration of the written and printed word returns to Northern... read more

Highlights of Russian Books and Photographs for Sale at Bonhams

New York—Bonhams is pleased to offer a variety of exceptional Russian books, manuscripts, art... read more

Waverly’s Dec. 4 Auction Packed with Ephemera From Colonial America, 1776 Map of Hudson River

FALLS CHURCH, Va.—More than 100 issues of the colonial magazine Gazette of the United... read more

AntiquarianAuctions.com Will Host Auction #39, November 20-27

In addition to important Africana, the auction will feature a wide range of items... read more

Only Known U.S. Poster for London After Midnight May Bring $50,000+ at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS—The only known copy of the U.S. release one sheet from the 1927 lost... read more

The British Library Explores the Northwest Passage

Just weeks after the long-anticipated discovery of one of Sir John Franklin’s lost ships... read more