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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Digest

    Reassembling William Morris’ Library

    Even for Victorian dreamer, designer, artist, poet, publisher, and writer William Morris (1834-1896), the thought of his personal library being accessible around the world would have been a stretch. Luckily Sylvia Holton Peterson and William Peterson,

  • In the News

    Scheide Donates Rare Books to Princeton

    Musician, musicologist, bibliophile, and philanthropist William H. Scheide, a 1936 Princeton University alumnus who died in November at age 100, has left his extraordinary collection of some 2,500 rare printed books and manuscripts to Princeton University. With an expected appraised

  • Fine Books Store

    Spring Issue Now Available!

    Inside Rare Book Week 2015, headlined by Don McLean’s “American Pie” manuscript at auction. Plus: Enjoy our exclusive interview with bestselling wordsmith Simon Winchester; beautiful photography from an exotic, mid-century Manhattan supper club; the artists behind Booklyn’s success; an Aldine Press collector; and a travel journal from columnist Nicholas Basbanes.

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    Auction Guide

    FREE from FB&C: The spring 2015 FB&C: Auction Guide brings you the most up-to-date information on forthcoming auctions from some of the most trusted members of the auction community.

At Bonhams: Rare Victorian "Photographs of the Elliot Marbles"

A rare copy of Photographs of the Elliot Marbles by the Victorian photographer Linnaeus... read more

Sam Houston's Texas Revolution Army Orders Open for Bids at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - A rare surviving broadside by Sam Houston appealing to the citizens of... read more

The Art Collection of Lauren Bacall Previews at Bonhams

New York - The extensive art collection of the late acclaimed actress, Lauren Bacall, will... read more

Bloomsbury Auctions Offers Middle Eastern Books and Manuscripts

London - An excellent selection of Middle Eastern material from the growing new department... read more

"Warhol by the Book" at the Williams College Museum of Art

Williamstown, MA—The first US exhibition to concentrate on Andy Warhol’s book work, Warhol by... read more

Washington Antiquarian Book Fair Returns for Its 40th Year

It’s time to put down your e-readers and experience a bit of history! Have... read more

Beatles-Signed Albums Top the Charts at Bonhams

Los Angeles - The albums Please Please Me and With The Beatles, both signed... read more

Political Auction Doubles Pre-Sale Estimate at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - The Merrill C. Berman Collection of Political Memorabilia, Part I, exceeded all... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Sci-Fi-inspired Art on Exhibit

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick, Maine, opened today what looks like... read more

The 150th Anniversary of Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural

March 4, 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's celebrated second inaugural address.... read more

New Edition of Trollope Novel Restores 65,000 Words

A new edition of Anthony Trollope's novel The Duke's Children will be published by... read more

Harvard Library's "Cold Storage"

Last month, the Harvard MetaLAB released Cold Storage, a mini-documentary about the Harvard... read more

National Library of Ireland and W.B. Yeats

If you're trying to justify a trip to Ireland this March for reasons that... read more

Surprises Abound in Georgia Rare Books Auction Next Month

On March 7, Addison & Sarova Auctioneers in Macon, Georgia, will hold a grab-bag... read more

Fan Letters to Agatha Christie Published for the First Time

As part of a series of celebrations marking the birth of Agatha Christie 125... read more

Lost Sherlock Holmes Story Found in Attic

An unsigned, 1,300-word Sherlock Holmes story has just been discovered in a pamphlet printed... read more

A Selfie from Space, and Other Images from the Earth to the Moon

Coming up this week at Bloomsbury Auctions in London is an incredible collection of... read more

News Stories

At Bonhams: Rare Victorian "Photographs of the Elliot Marbles"

A rare copy of Photographs of the Elliot Marbles by the Victorian photographer Linnaeus... read more

Sam Houston's Texas Revolution Army Orders Open for Bids at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - A rare surviving broadside by Sam Houston appealing to the citizens of... read more

The Art Collection of Lauren Bacall Previews at Bonhams

New York - The extensive art collection of the late acclaimed actress, Lauren Bacall, will... read more

Bloomsbury Auctions Offers Middle Eastern Books and Manuscripts

London - An excellent selection of Middle Eastern material from the growing new department... read more

"Warhol by the Book" at the Williams College Museum of Art

Williamstown, MA—The first US exhibition to concentrate on Andy Warhol’s book work, Warhol by... read more

Washington Antiquarian Book Fair Returns for Its 40th Year

It’s time to put down your e-readers and experience a bit of history! Have... read more

Beatles-Signed Albums Top the Charts at Bonhams

Los Angeles - The albums Please Please Me and With The Beatles, both signed... read more

Political Auction Doubles Pre-Sale Estimate at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - The Merrill C. Berman Collection of Political Memorabilia, Part I, exceeded all... read more