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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Digest

    A Capital Collection

    When future George Washington University (GW) students and scholars wonder who they have to thank for a treasure trove of documents, manuscripts, and maps detailing the history of Washington D.C., their first thoughts should drift toward Albert H. Small, the real estate magnate

  • Fine Books Blog

    The Smithsonian’s Catalogue Card No. 1

    James Smithson, after whom the Smithsonian Institution is named, was a rock hound. This 1820 manuscript, in his hand, is an inventory describing the collection he kept in a mahogany cabinet. At the top, Smithson has written,

  • In the News

    “Grabhorn Press: 1920-1965 and Beyond” at the Grolier Club

    The Grabhorn Press was one of the foremost American producers of finely-printed books from the early 1920s to the mid-1960s. Their fine printing establishment is documented in a comprehensive public exhibition on view at the Grolier Club

  • In the News

    Wright, Warhol, Goudy, and Gorey Feature in Swann Galleries’ June 10 Auction

    On Wednesday, June 10, Swann Galleries will offer an eclectic selection of printed and manuscript art books from the 16th through the 20th century, including limited editions, art journals, modern and private press pieces, signed and inscribed works

The Morgan Honors Hermann Zapf With an Exhibit

New York, NY, June 25, 2015—In memory of the great type designer, typographer,... read more

The Library of Robert Easton at Auction

Addison & Sarova Auctioneers is proud to announce the sale of the library... read more

David M. Rubenstein Becomes National Gallery of Art Trustee

WASHINGTON, DC—On July 1, 2015, David M. Rubenstein, philanthropist and co-CEO of The Carlyle... read more

Lloyd Currey Joins Heritage Auctions as Director of Rare Books, New York

DALLAS—Heritage Auctions has announced that Lloyd Currey, one of the leading popular fiction specialists... read more

MLK Book Inscribed to Chief Justice Earl Warren at Hake’s July 14-16 Auction

YORK, Pa.—Superheroes aren’t always the product of fantasy. Sometimes they’re ordinary people who’ve gone... read more

Roger S. Wieck to Head the Morgan Library’s Department of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

New York, NY, June 23, 2015—The Morgan Library & Museum today announced the appointment... read more

Boston Public Library Print Collection Inventory Report

BOSTON—Today, the Boston Public Library announced the results of the Print Department Report, a... read more

Summer Exhibitions at the Center for Book Arts

When: July 8th - September 19th, 2015 Where: 28 W. 27th St., 3rd Floor, New... read more

Gently Mad Blog

The Colonel's WWI Poster Collection

On Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, Guernsey's will auction the World War I... read more

Bibliotherapy - The Healing Power of Books

Talk therapy is nothing new, but how about bibliotherapy? I'm not talking about self-help... read more

Scholars Discover Alternate Ending to Schnitzler's Dream Story

Scholars at Cambridge University have uncovered an alternate ending to Austrian dramatist and novelist... read more

Beach Read for Bibliophiles and Brontë Fans

Deborah Lutz's The Brontë Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects (W.W. Norton, $27.95) landed... read more

Agatha Christie Auction Record

At Swann Galleries' June 17 sale, this first edition of Agatha Christie's Murder in... read more

The Art of Fred Marcellino on Exhibit

On June 30, the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts,... read more

Munari's Books

Italian artist Bruno Munari (1907-1998) made significant contributions to advancements in graphic design, photography,... read more

Kickstarter Campaign Features Waterproof Editions of Classics

If you've ever dropped a book in your bathtub, this new Kickstarter campaign is... read more

National Book Festival Details

Last week, the Library of Congress unveiled its 2015 National Book Festival poster and... read more

News Stories

The Morgan Honors Hermann Zapf With an Exhibit

New York, NY, June 25, 2015—In memory of the great type designer, typographer,... read more

The Library of Robert Easton at Auction

Addison & Sarova Auctioneers is proud to announce the sale of the library... read more

David M. Rubenstein Becomes National Gallery of Art Trustee

WASHINGTON, DC—On July 1, 2015, David M. Rubenstein, philanthropist and co-CEO of The Carlyle... read more

Lloyd Currey Joins Heritage Auctions as Director of Rare Books, New York

DALLAS—Heritage Auctions has announced that Lloyd Currey, one of the leading popular fiction specialists... read more

MLK Book Inscribed to Chief Justice Earl Warren at Hake’s July 14-16 Auction

YORK, Pa.—Superheroes aren’t always the product of fantasy. Sometimes they’re ordinary people who’ve gone... read more

Roger S. Wieck to Head the Morgan Library’s Department of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

New York, NY, June 23, 2015—The Morgan Library & Museum today announced the appointment... read more

Boston Public Library Print Collection Inventory Report

BOSTON—Today, the Boston Public Library announced the results of the Print Department Report, a... read more

Summer Exhibitions at the Center for Book Arts

When: July 8th - September 19th, 2015 Where: 28 W. 27th St., 3rd Floor, New... read more