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  • Digest

    Rare Book Week West

    Go west for the rare books, stay for the cherry blossoms. For one special week in February, the rare book world will converge on two northern California cities: Oakland and Richmond. The 48th annual California International Antiquarian Book Fair runs from Friday, February 6, through Sunday, February 8, in a new venue at the Oakland Marriot City Center.

  • In the News

    Ski Posters, Art Nouveau Beauties to Lead February 12 Auction

    An outstanding assortment of ski images for American and European cold-weather destinations will be featured in Swann Galleries’ annual winter auction of Vintage Posters on February 12. There are also lovely Art Nouveau images,

  • Fine Books Blog

    Tomi Ungerer Retrospective at NYC’s Drawing Center

    Tomi Ungerer is one of those multi-talented artists who, while known to many, is never quite known for the same thing. To some, he is a graphic artist whose commercial art for newspapers and magazines

  • In the News

    Bonhams to Offer Alan Turing’s Hidden Manuscript

    A key handwritten scientific document by Alan Turing in which he works on the foundations of mathematical notation and computer science is to be sold at Bonhams Fine Books & Manuscripts sale in New York on 13 April. The manuscript is expected

February 6-8th

CA Book Fair

February 8-11th

Codex

February 8th

PBA Galleries

February 9th

Bonhams

February 12th

Swann

February 26th

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

Find More Events in the FB&C Calendar

Rare Shakespeare First Folio to Tour All 50 States, DC, and Puerto Rico in 2016

Washington, DC—The Folger Shakespeare Library is pleased to announce the tour sites for its... read more

17th ILAB Breslauer Prize for Bibliography

Submit books to the most prestigious prize! A prize with prestige and tradition, a... read more

Steinberg, Beardsley, Kent, & Rackham Reigned at Swann Galleries’ Illustration Art Sale

New York—Swann Galleries’ third Illustration Art on January 22 saw a well-attended preview and more than... read more

Art & Books from Fabled 1892 Borghese Palace Auction at Myers March 8

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (LAPRS)—Imagine the grandeur of an auction held onsite at Palazzo Borghese,... read more

Comics and Comic Art Bring $3.22+ Million at Heritage Auctions

NEW YORK—The Dark Knight took top lots honors in Heritage Auctions’ $3.22+ million Comics ... read more

Spending on Art and Antiques Will Continue To Be Strong in 2015, Chubb Survey Shows

WARREN, NJ, February 23, 2015—An overwhelming majority of 445 respondents (83%) to a survey... read more

Oxford Literary Festival 2015 Schedule

The world renowned literary event in historic Oxford buildings runs from Saturday 21st -... read more

“Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” Signed by T.S. Eliot for Sale at Bonhams

A first edition of Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats signed by its author,... read more

Gently Mad Blog

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

James Bond Enters Canadian Public Domain

Spymaker: The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (Photo credit: Wikipedia)The next James Bond thriller... read more

Bright Young Collectors: Nathan Moore

Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Nathan Moore of Eugene, Oregon, who... read more

"The Making of Harry Potter:" A Visit to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London


Guest Post by Catherine Batac WalderFor our first visit to Warner Bros. Studio Tour... read more

Condolence Letter from President Johnson to Coretta Scott King Heads to Auction

Quinn's Auction Galleries is offering a signed condolence letter from President Lyndon B. Johnson... read more

News Stories

Rare Shakespeare First Folio to Tour All 50 States, DC, and Puerto Rico in 2016

Washington, DC—The Folger Shakespeare Library is pleased to announce the tour sites for its... read more

17th ILAB Breslauer Prize for Bibliography

Submit books to the most prestigious prize! A prize with prestige and tradition, a... read more

Steinberg, Beardsley, Kent, & Rackham Reigned at Swann Galleries’ Illustration Art Sale

New York—Swann Galleries’ third Illustration Art on January 22 saw a well-attended preview and more than... read more

Art & Books from Fabled 1892 Borghese Palace Auction at Myers March 8

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (LAPRS)—Imagine the grandeur of an auction held onsite at Palazzo Borghese,... read more

Comics and Comic Art Bring $3.22+ Million at Heritage Auctions

NEW YORK—The Dark Knight took top lots honors in Heritage Auctions’ $3.22+ million Comics ... read more

Spending on Art and Antiques Will Continue To Be Strong in 2015, Chubb Survey Shows

WARREN, NJ, February 23, 2015—An overwhelming majority of 445 respondents (83%) to a survey... read more

Oxford Literary Festival 2015 Schedule

The world renowned literary event in historic Oxford buildings runs from Saturday 21st -... read more

“Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” Signed by T.S. Eliot for Sale at Bonhams

A first edition of Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats signed by its author,... read more