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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Fine Books Store

    Autumn 2014 now available at the store!

    Experience National Geographic’s Women of Vision exhibition. Also: An investigation into three private libraries of spy books, the annual book lover’s holiday gift guide, Richard Minsky on the Center for Book Arts’ 40th anniversary, artist Spencer Finch’s new installation at the Morgan Library, and more!

  • Special Report

    The Persistence
    of Poe

    Even though 2009 was Edgar Allan Poe’s much-feted bicentennial year, it is 2014 that is turning out to be the gothic American author’s year in the rare book world, having had not one, but two, significant public exhibitions of books, manuscripts, letters, and ephemera

  • In the News

    The Codex Chimalpahin Returns to Mexico

    A seventeenth-century manuscript on the history of the Aztec nation returns to Mexico, where it went on public display at the Museo Nacional de Antropología last month. The three volumes of hand-written, indigenous accounts vividly document the history of Aztec Mexico in Pre-Hispanic and 16th-century New Spain. It was returned

  • Fine Books Blog

    Fresh Kerouac Letters to Auction

    After leaving Lowell, Massachusetts, Jack Kerouac maintained a friendly and candid correspondence with his childhood friend George Apostolos. Seventeen of those letters, along with two postcards, and seven writing fragments were discovered

Antiques Roadshow $1-Million Baseball Archive in Season Premiere

October 20, 2015, Boston, MA—On January 5, 2015, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS's most-watched series, kicks... read more

Online Growth at Freeman’s Spurs New Website & eBay Relationship

Philadelphia, PA—October 20, 2014—Recognizing the increasing globalization of the art and antiques market, Freeman's... read more

JFK Wedding Negatives Sell for $34,000 at Auction

BOSTON, MA—A collection of 13 original negatives from the wedding of John F. and... read more

New Jersey’s Sterling Associates Presents “Danse Macabre” Estate Auction, Oct. 22

CLOSTER, N.J.—“It will creep you out,” warned Sterling Associates’ owner, Stephen D’Atri, describing the... read more

The Morgan Marks the Season with an Exhibit of Holiday Cards by Modern Artists

New York, NY, October 17, 2014—The Morgan Library & Museum will celebrate the 2014... read more

Hake’s Nov. 11-13 Auction of Political & Entertainment Memorabilia, Comic Strip & Cartoon Art

YORK, Pa.—From Mickey Mouse to Picasso, Spider-Man to JFK, Hake’s will make a stop... read more

Huntington Curators Uncover Two Sections of a 16th-Century Chinese Encyclopedia

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

Photographer and Book Artist Raymond Meeks on Exhibit

Light Work is pleased to announce “Where Objects Fall Away,” an exhibition spanning the... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Bright Young Collectors: Robert Thake

Today marks the start of a new occasional series on the FB&C blog called... read more

Jane Austen, Cover to Cover

To be an Austen completist would be quite a diabolical endeavor! I spent the... read more

Dylan Thomas at 100

Welsh poet Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) is being fêted in his homeland and abroad on the eve... read more

Pennsylvania Library Discovers Time Capsule from 1901

The Carnegie Free Library staff in Connellsville, Pennsylvania made a startling discovery when they removed... read more

The Power of Picture Books

Chris Loker, a San Francisco bookseller specializing in antiquarian children's books from 1750-1950, has... read more

Magna Carta Anniversary Celebrated with MOOC

Next year commemorates the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta and... read more

Award Winners at the Library of Congress

Coming up this week on Friday, the winners of the National Collegiate Book Collecting... read more

The Tomahawk: Poe & Criticism, Then and Now

Poe fans have much to celebrate - there was last Sunday's statue dedication in... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Peter Sjökvist

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Peter Sjökvist, Librarian at the Section for... read more

News Stories

Antiques Roadshow $1-Million Baseball Archive in Season Premiere

October 20, 2015, Boston, MA—On January 5, 2015, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS's most-watched series, kicks... read more

Online Growth at Freeman’s Spurs New Website & eBay Relationship

Philadelphia, PA—October 20, 2014—Recognizing the increasing globalization of the art and antiques market, Freeman's... read more

JFK Wedding Negatives Sell for $34,000 at Auction

BOSTON, MA—A collection of 13 original negatives from the wedding of John F. and... read more

New Jersey’s Sterling Associates Presents “Danse Macabre” Estate Auction, Oct. 22

CLOSTER, N.J.—“It will creep you out,” warned Sterling Associates’ owner, Stephen D’Atri, describing the... read more

The Morgan Marks the Season with an Exhibit of Holiday Cards by Modern Artists

New York, NY, October 17, 2014—The Morgan Library & Museum will celebrate the 2014... read more

Hake’s Nov. 11-13 Auction of Political & Entertainment Memorabilia, Comic Strip & Cartoon Art

YORK, Pa.—From Mickey Mouse to Picasso, Spider-Man to JFK, Hake’s will make a stop... read more

Huntington Curators Uncover Two Sections of a 16th-Century Chinese Encyclopedia

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

Photographer and Book Artist Raymond Meeks on Exhibit

Light Work is pleased to announce “Where Objects Fall Away,” an exhibition spanning the... read more