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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Beyond the Basics

    Collecting Old Books on a Budget

    Priced out of the seventeenth or eighteenth centuries? Alternatives exist for frugal book collectors.

  • Fine Books Blog

    The First Book of the Authors Club

    The Authors Club, an association for literary-minded gentlemen, was formed in New York City in 1882. In an effort to raise funds for a permanent clubhouse, its members published Liber Scriptorum, a collection of original work, in 1893.

  • In the News

    Book Signed by Martin Luther King, Jr. Shatters Auction Estimate

    A hardcover first edition of Stride Toward Freedom which its author, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., signed and personally inscribed to Chief Justice Earl Warren, sold for $49,335 on July 14. The book was the centerpiece of the political memorabilia

  • Fine Books Blog

    New Seuss Story Discovered After Being Locked in a Box

    Sometimes great discoveries are right under our noses. Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss to millions of children) died in 1991, and soon after, Audrey, his widow, found a box of unpublished manuscripts and illustrations in his office during a home renovation.

September 5

LOC Book Festival

September 10

Christies

September 10

Bloomsbury

September 11

Skinner

September 17

Swann

September 22

Bonhams

September 30

Sothebys

Find More Events in the FB&C Calendar

Curious Adventures & Rare Discoveries at Freeman’s Books, Maps & Manuscripts Auction

Philadelphia, PA—Freeman's October 22 Books, Maps & Manuscripts auction is an invitation to a... read more

Pioneer Valley Book & Ephemera Fair

NORTHAMPTON, MA—OCTOBER 18, 2015—Flamingo Eventz and the Southern New England Antiquarian Booksellers (an expanded... read more

Mormon Materials, Civil War & Revolutionary War Items Headline at Swann Galleries

New York—On September 17, Swann Galleries’ book department will offer Printed & Manuscript Americana,... read more

Draft Lyrics of Bob Dylan Song Estimated at $235,000-$314,000

In 1962, in a small room above the legendary Gaslight Folk Club in Greenwich... read more

Lewis & Clark Expedition Is Subject of New Library Publication

Commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson, the 1804-1806 expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark... read more

AntiquarianAuctions.com #45 Highlights, Running Aug. 27-Sept. 3

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

Ransom Center to Acquire Archive of Kazuo Ishiguro

AUSTIN, Texas—The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The... read more

ISA’s Online Learning Center Now Offers Core Course in Appraisal Studies

Chicago, IL (August 2015)—It's never been more convenient for those interested in a career... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Archie Andrews: Looking Good at 75

After seventy-five years, Riverdale's perennial heartbreaker Archie Andrews got a major makeover. Archie Comics... read more

Bright Young Collectors: Anne Steptoe

Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Anne Steptoe, who recently won the... read more

Unpublished Pound Poem at Auction

Coming up for auction next week is, according to the auctioneer, an "apparently unpublished"... read more

"Ulyssess" and "The Little Review"

One of the top auction lots of the past two weeks was a pair... read more

Simon & Schuster gives away e-Books with Hotels.com

E-books are here to stay, but there's been a shift to reading on phones over e-readers.... read more

The Strand Publishes Newly Discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story

Andrew Gulli, editor of the The Strand magazine, discovered an unpublished F. Scott Fitzgerald... read more

A Memoir of NYC's Military Bookman

For twenty-seven years, a specialty bookshop devoted exclusively to military history thrived on New... read more

Morbid Anatomy Anthology Collector's Edition

The Morbid Anatomy Museum announced on Friday a deluxe limited edition of its very... read more

Noepe, an Island Writing Sanctuary

Back in the early 2000s, poet and recent graduate of Emerson's MFA program Justen Ahren... read more

News Stories

Curious Adventures & Rare Discoveries at Freeman’s Books, Maps & Manuscripts Auction

Philadelphia, PA—Freeman's October 22 Books, Maps & Manuscripts auction is an invitation to a... read more

Pioneer Valley Book & Ephemera Fair

NORTHAMPTON, MA—OCTOBER 18, 2015—Flamingo Eventz and the Southern New England Antiquarian Booksellers (an expanded... read more

Mormon Materials, Civil War & Revolutionary War Items Headline at Swann Galleries

New York—On September 17, Swann Galleries’ book department will offer Printed & Manuscript Americana,... read more

Draft Lyrics of Bob Dylan Song Estimated at $235,000-$314,000

In 1962, in a small room above the legendary Gaslight Folk Club in Greenwich... read more

Lewis & Clark Expedition Is Subject of New Library Publication

Commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson, the 1804-1806 expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark... read more

AntiquarianAuctions.com #45 Highlights, Running Aug. 27-Sept. 3

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

Ransom Center to Acquire Archive of Kazuo Ishiguro

AUSTIN, Texas—The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The... read more

ISA’s Online Learning Center Now Offers Core Course in Appraisal Studies

Chicago, IL (August 2015)—It's never been more convenient for those interested in a career... read more