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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Digest

    Art Deco Bookends

    Bookends may be utilitarian to bibliophiles intent on avoiding cocked spines, but for one collector, bookends were themselves objects to pursue. Over a forty-year period, he focused on Art Deco bookends, and his collection of 180 pairs was considered the largest of its kind. This past spring, ninety were offered at Bonhams in London.

  • In the News

    Nelson-Atkins Alexander Gardner Exhibition

    Two series of extremely rare photographs documenting a last look at a rapidly disappearing frontier are on view at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City beginning July 25. …

  • Fine Books Blog

    Beckett & Caxton: Million-Dollar Men

    Two major auction sales provided a bit of serendipity yesterday, dovetailing with our current issue. Firstly, the summer issue revamps our million-dollar auctions feature, in which we recount

  • In the News

    Tennis Posters, WWI & II Propaganda, and more at Swann Galleries

    With Wimbledon and other legendary tennis tournaments on everyone’s mind this summer, Swann Galleries is pleased to offer the largest collection of posters for the sport ever to come to auction in their August 6 Vintage Posters sale. …

Huntington Acquires Rare Book of 17th-C. Chinese Woodblock Prints

SAN MARINO, Calif.— The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today that... read more

Three Prints Exhibits at the University of Richmond Museums

On view August 20 through October 6, 2014, in the Harnett Museum of Art,... read more

Alternate Ending Gone With the Wind Script for Sale at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS—More than 100 years of Hollywood rarities, from Brad Pitt's iconic leather coat from Legends of... read more

Candid WWI Western Front Diaries for Sale at Bonhams

A vivid, candid and in places disturbing first hand account of the First World... read more

President Warren Harding’s Love Letters Open to the Public

The Library today opened to the public a collection of approximately 1,000 pages of... read more

Elizabeth E. Barker Appointed Stanford Calderwood Director of the Boston Athenaeum

Boston, MA, July 24, 2014—The Trustees of the Boston Athenæum announced today the appointment,... read more

Boxborough Paper Town: The Vintage Paper, Book, & Advertising Collectibles Show

BOXBOROUGH, MA—September 20, 2014: Flamingo Eventz is pleased to announce the Autumn version of... read more

Top Prices for Printed Books, Maps, and Manuscripts at Bloomsbury Auctions

Top prices were achieved across a number of specialist disciplines in Dreweatts & Bloomsbury... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Melville's Meeting of the Minds on Monument Mountain

PITTSFIELD - Today would be Herman Melville's 195th birthday. Born on Pearl Street in... read more

Bright Young Librarians: William Noel

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with William Noel, Director of the Kislak Center,... read more

The World's Rarest 78rpm Records

Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest... read more

Host a First Folio

2016 may seem a long way off, but that year marks the 400th anniversary... read more

"The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec"

The Museum of Modern Art in New York opened this weekend a show of... read more

Germany Digitizes 700,000 World War I Documents

To mark the centenary of WWI, the German government has digitized and made freely... read more

Controversies at the National Library of India

Is the National Library of India destroying rare books after they have been digitized?... read more

History Professor Guides Readers & Collectors

The Country Bookshop in Southern Pines, North Carolina, not far from the world famous... read more

Literary Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs, NY. All spas and horse-racing, right? Not so. Certainly there is racing... read more

News Stories

Huntington Acquires Rare Book of 17th-C. Chinese Woodblock Prints

SAN MARINO, Calif.— The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today that... read more

Three Prints Exhibits at the University of Richmond Museums

On view August 20 through October 6, 2014, in the Harnett Museum of Art,... read more

Alternate Ending Gone With the Wind Script for Sale at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS—More than 100 years of Hollywood rarities, from Brad Pitt's iconic leather coat from Legends of... read more

Candid WWI Western Front Diaries for Sale at Bonhams

A vivid, candid and in places disturbing first hand account of the First World... read more

President Warren Harding’s Love Letters Open to the Public

The Library today opened to the public a collection of approximately 1,000 pages of... read more

Elizabeth E. Barker Appointed Stanford Calderwood Director of the Boston Athenaeum

Boston, MA, July 24, 2014—The Trustees of the Boston Athenæum announced today the appointment,... read more

Boxborough Paper Town: The Vintage Paper, Book, & Advertising Collectibles Show

BOXBOROUGH, MA—September 20, 2014: Flamingo Eventz is pleased to announce the Autumn version of... read more

Top Prices for Printed Books, Maps, and Manuscripts at Bloomsbury Auctions

Top prices were achieved across a number of specialist disciplines in Dreweatts & Bloomsbury... read more