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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Fine Books Store

    Summer Issue Now Available!

    Dive into our feature on FSA photographer Marion Post Wolcott. Plus: Literary ephemera and realia at auction; Larry McMurtry’s H.G. Wells collection; the book art of Carolee Campbell; vintage travel posters; and Biblio 360, our annual guide to bookish events, exhibits, clubs, classes, book fairs, and more.

  • Digest

    Vintage Travel Posters Take Flight

    “A lot of modern art was created to be hated,” said Nicholas Lowry, president and principal auctioneer for Swann Galleries. “Travel posters were made to be loved—to catch your eye as you walk by.” …

  • In the News

    Inscribed Great Gatsby Sells for $191,000

    A copy of The Great Gatsby inscribed by its author to Harold Goldman was the top selling lot at Bonhams’ Voices of the 20th Century sale on June 16.

  • Fine Books Blog

    The Art of Fred Marcellino on Exhibit

    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts, opened an exhibit of the work of Fred Marcellino, a popular book jacket designer turned children's book author and illustrator. In special focus is the original art for Puss in Boots (1990), Marcellino's first attempt

Book, Art, and Ephemera Auction: Ceramics, Botanical, Leather

ITHACA, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their... read more

National Book Festival Evening Programs Include First-Ever Romance Fiction Pavilion

The 15th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival will offer, for the first... read more

1844 Political Banner Sets World Record at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS—An outstandingly preserved hand-painted, double-sided jugate banner from the 1844 Presidential campaign of James... read more

Siglio to Publish the First Complete Edition of John Cage’s Diary

Composed over the course of sixteen years, John Cage’s Diary: How to Improve the... read more

Margaret K. Hofer Named VP and Museum Director at the New-York Historical Society

New York, NY, July 20, 2015—Louise Mirrer, President and CEO of the New-York Historical Society,... read more

Book MLK Jr. Signed and Inscribed to US Chief Justice Earl Warren Sells for Estimate-Shattering $49,335

YORK, Pa.—A hardcover first edition of Stride Toward Freedom which its author, the Rev.... read more

“Robert Seydel: The Eye in Matter” at the Queens Museum of Art

“Robert Seydel: The Eye in Matter” features a definitive selection of over one... read more

The National Museum of Women in the Arts Presents Pathmakers This Fall

WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) presents Pathmakers: Women in Art,... read more

Gently Mad Blog

The First Book of the Authors Club

The Authors Club, an association for literary-minded gentlemen, was formed in New York City... read more

Rizzoli Reopens

Bibliophiles rejoice! Rizzoli, a New York City landmark among book lovers, has opened today... read more

New Seuss Story Discovered After Being Locked in a Box

Sometimes great discoveries are right under our noses. Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss to millions... read more

The Library of Robert Easton

On Saturday, the first part of the library of collector Robert Easton heads to... read more

The Book Carvings of Lundy Cupp

Tennessee sculptor Lundy Cupp has carved faces into many objects: tree trunks, walking sticks,... read more

Hemingway Days

July 21 is the birthday of Ernest Hemingway, and in celebration of that, today... read more

"Death and Mr. Pickwick:" Q & A with the Author

Our summer issue offers a list of "8 Beach Reads for Bibliophiles," one of... read more

That Great Book Which is Ever Before Our Eyes

After ten years of hurtling through space, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft approached Pluto and its... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Margaret Gamm

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Margaret Gamm, Special Collections Acquisitions and... read more

News Stories

Book, Art, and Ephemera Auction: Ceramics, Botanical, Leather

ITHACA, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their... read more

National Book Festival Evening Programs Include First-Ever Romance Fiction Pavilion

The 15th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival will offer, for the first... read more

1844 Political Banner Sets World Record at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS—An outstandingly preserved hand-painted, double-sided jugate banner from the 1844 Presidential campaign of James... read more

Siglio to Publish the First Complete Edition of John Cage’s Diary

Composed over the course of sixteen years, John Cage’s Diary: How to Improve the... read more

Margaret K. Hofer Named VP and Museum Director at the New-York Historical Society

New York, NY, July 20, 2015—Louise Mirrer, President and CEO of the New-York Historical Society,... read more

Book MLK Jr. Signed and Inscribed to US Chief Justice Earl Warren Sells for Estimate-Shattering $49,335

YORK, Pa.—A hardcover first edition of Stride Toward Freedom which its author, the Rev.... read more

“Robert Seydel: The Eye in Matter” at the Queens Museum of Art

“Robert Seydel: The Eye in Matter” features a definitive selection of over one... read more

The National Museum of Women in the Arts Presents Pathmakers This Fall

WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) presents Pathmakers: Women in Art,... read more