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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Feature

    NYC Rare Book Week

    Join us for Rare Book Week in New York City. From April 7 to April 15, dozens of antiquarian book fairs, auctions, and exhibitions are open and available to collectors and bibliophiles. There’s so much to see and do—here’s a short guide to help you navigate.

  • Fine Books Blog

    Missing Ruskin Photographs Discovered

    The largest collection of daguerreotypes of Venice in the world—and probably the earliest surviving photographs of the Alps—have been officially confirmed as taken by John Ruskin, the famous 19th-century art critic, writer, and artist. …

  • In the News

    Gutenberg Bible Leaf Headlines Swann Galleries’ April 9 Auction

    Swann Galleries is pleased to offer a diverse selection of Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books at auction on Thursday, April 9. A rich assortment of early printed books includes a single leaf from a paper copy of the 42-line Bible, aka the Gutenberg Bible, with the text of 2 Kings 21:3-23:3,

  • Fine Books Blog

    “Pilgrimes” Purchased for $85,000

    At $85,267 (£57,000), this finely bound set of Samuel Purchas’s Pilgrimes (1625-26) was the top lot at the third sale of the Brooke-Hitching library at Sotheby’s London last week. Over forty years this collector had amassed a stunning collection of rare

MoAF to Open “America in Circulation: A History of US Currency” Exhibit on April 15

New York, NY—On Wednesday, April 15, the Museum of American Finance will open “America... read more

Rare Milestone in the History of Science Sells for $540,000 at Bonhams

A rare first edition of Robert Boyle's The Sceptical Chymist, a milestone in the... read more

Heritage April Rare Books Auction Spans the Dawn of Printing to Sagan’s Cosmos

NEW YORK—From the dawn of printing to the edges of the universe, Heritage Auctions’... read more

2015 MoCCA Arts Festival Announces Programming Schedule

NEW YORK, NY (March 24, 2015)—The Society of Illustrators is proud to announce a... read more

Nearly 100 Authors on Board for 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival

Almost 100 of the nation’s best writers, poets and illustrators have already committed to... read more

Family Life by Akhil Sharma Wins The Folio Prize 2015

Akhil Sharma is tonight, Monday 23 March, announced as the winner of The Folio... read more

The 2015 National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest

The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America is pleased to announce the 2015 National Collegiate... read more

Director Ed Wood Archive Sells for $13,000

BOSTON, MA—(March, 2015) Extensive archive of material owned by and related to Hollywood B-movie... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Lincoln and the Jews: An Exhibit

The four-year Civil War sesquicentennial is drawing down, but there are still many wonderful... read more

First Edition of First Geological Map Recovered

A first edition of William Smith's 1815 Geological Map of England and Wales -... read more

100 Great American Book Covers

On April 22, the John Hay Library at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island,... read more

Bodleian Makeover

On March 21 Oxford University opened the doors of the Weston Library, fresh from... read more

"Pilgrimes" Purchased for $85,000

At $85,267 (£57,000), this finely bound set of Samuel Purchas's Pilgrimes (1625-26) was the... read more

Finding a Balance Between City and Country, Lowell, MA Stonemasons Celebrate Robert Frost with "Mending Wall" Day

photo credit: PRNewswireSomething there is that doesn't love a wall, That sends the frozen-ground-swell... read more

Missing Ruskin Photographs Discovered

The largest collection of daguerreotypes of Venice in the world--and probably the earliest surviving... read more

Early D.C. Maps and Documents at GW's New Museum

The George Washington University Museum in Washington, D.C. will host its grand opening on... read more

Bright Young Collectors: Madison Rootenberg

Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Madison Rootenberg of Durham, North Carolina,... read more

News Stories

MoAF to Open “America in Circulation: A History of US Currency” Exhibit on April 15

New York, NY—On Wednesday, April 15, the Museum of American Finance will open “America... read more

Rare Milestone in the History of Science Sells for $540,000 at Bonhams

A rare first edition of Robert Boyle's The Sceptical Chymist, a milestone in the... read more

Heritage April Rare Books Auction Spans the Dawn of Printing to Sagan’s Cosmos

NEW YORK—From the dawn of printing to the edges of the universe, Heritage Auctions’... read more

2015 MoCCA Arts Festival Announces Programming Schedule

NEW YORK, NY (March 24, 2015)—The Society of Illustrators is proud to announce a... read more

Nearly 100 Authors on Board for 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival

Almost 100 of the nation’s best writers, poets and illustrators have already committed to... read more

Family Life by Akhil Sharma Wins The Folio Prize 2015

Akhil Sharma is tonight, Monday 23 March, announced as the winner of The Folio... read more

The 2015 National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest

The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America is pleased to announce the 2015 National Collegiate... read more

Director Ed Wood Archive Sells for $13,000

BOSTON, MA—(March, 2015) Extensive archive of material owned by and related to Hollywood B-movie... read more