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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Feature

    When Rare Books Go Missing, Booksellers Band Together

    While large-scale thefts from libraries and museums tend to make news, antiquarian booksellers are also frequently the targets of thieves, whether in open shops, at or en route to and from book fairs, or when shipping books purchased

  • Fine Books Blog

    Copernicus Book Thought Destroyed in Fire is Found Again

    The Duchess Anna Amalia Library in Weimar, Germany—one of the country’s finest special collections—suffered a terrible fire in 2004. Fifty thousand books

  • In the News

    38th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns Nov. 14-16

    The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, will return to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay, November 14-16, 2014. A record-breaking 130 dealers from the United States, England, Canada, Germany, France, Hungary, Italy, . …

  • In the News

    John James Audubon and the Artist as Naturalist at Crystal Bridges

    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the John James Audubon and the Artist as Naturalist exhibition, September 27, 2014 - January 5, 2015, on view within the museum’s Colonial to Early 19th-century Art Gallery. …

September 5th

PBA Galleries

September 16th

Freemans

September 19th

Skinner

September 22th

Bonhams

September 30th

Sothebys

Find More Events in the FB&C Calendar

The Center for Book Arts Colloquium at MoMA: Collecting Artist Books

The Center for Book Arts, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this October, presents a... read more

17th-Century Manuscript Detailing Early History of Aztec Nation Returns to Mexico

New York/London—Christie’s is pleased to support the return of the Codex Chimalpahin to Mexico,... read more

“Evermore: The Persistence of Poe” at the Grolier Club

The Grolier Club’s exhibition “Evermore: The Persistence of Poe” is devoted to one of... read more

A Private Australian Collection Forms Core of Swann Galleries’ October Auction of Travel Posters

NEW YORK—On Tuesday, October 14, Swann Galleries will offer one of the most diverse and visually stimulating Travel Posters sales... read more

The Richard A. Long Collection of African-American Fine Art at Swann Galleries, October 9

NEW YORK—On Thursday, October 9, Swann Galleries will conduct a 171-lot auction of African-American Fine Art that features more... read more

Dali, Gorey, Fashion Pochoirs at Swann Galleries October 1

New York—On Wednesday, October 1, Swann Galleries will offer a visually rich selection of works from... read more

Comic Strips Auction in Paris; Exhibit at Sotheby’s NY October 9-12

Paris, 15 September 2014—Sotheby’s is delighted to announce that their next Comic Strip sale... read more

Antarctic Sledging Note Throws Light on Historic Polar Explorations

London—A fascinating collection of sledging notes written by members of Captain Scott's National Antarctic... read more

  • RT @AALibnNU: U. of Wisconsin- Madison Memorial Library display of #AmosPaulKennedyJr prints for #afampdc t.co/4omqaDCLow
  • Lord of the Flies 60th anniversary marks handover of Golding archive to University of Exeter t.co/YTlP6lopHD
  • Happy birthday, Boston. Here’s the city’s oldest document t.co/qLexmllQgO via @BostonGlobe
  • The Center for Book Arts Colloquium at MoMA: Collecting Artist Books t.co/tyh9rZKPU7
  • 17th-Century Manuscript Detailing Early History of Aztec Nation Returns to Mexico t.co/uSti6Z4JuG
  • From the FB&C blog - Scottish Voters Reject Independence - How Robert Burns Would Handle It t.co/9kzjEV1UJA
  • Time to subscribe! The fall issue is heading to the printer VERY soon. If you want in: t.co/hLgEsOmDAJ
  • "Evermore: The Persistence of Poe" at the Grolier Club t.co/e8rigvIEhv
  • A Private Australian Collection Forms Core of Swann Galleries’ October Auction of Travel… t.co/rIudQg30kb
  • Mary, Queen of Scots letter auction 'could fetch $20,000' t.co/luV3rF4C3r
Gently Mad Blog

Scottish Voters Reject Independence - How Robert Burns Would Handle It

On Thursday, in dramatic fashion, Scots turned out in record numbers to vote on... read more

Cambridge University Library Purchases the Codex Zacynthius

Cambridge University Library has purchased the Codex Zacynthius for £1.1m after a fundraising appeal was supplemented by... read more

Gutenberg's Apprentice

As biblio-fiction goes, reaching back to the birth of printing in medieval Germany is... read more

Jane Austen Fans Break World Record

Jane Austen fans gathered in Bath, England, this past weekend to break the world... read more

Sendak Collection Recalled to Connecticut

In a stunning announcement this weekend, Derick Dreher, director of the Rosenbach of the... read more

Guest Post: A Second Book of Booksellers

Guest Post: A Second Book of Booksellers, by Jerry MorrisI don't claim to be... read more

The Long Run

English: Painting of Pheidippides. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)The story of the Μάχη τοῡ Μαραθῶνος (Battle... read more

Awkward Family Photos, Circa 1850

On Tuesday, September 16, Freeman's of Philadelphia will feature photographs and photobooks. One of... read more

Rare Wizard of Oz Script & Painting Coming to Auction

This year marks the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz film, which means... read more

News Stories

The Center for Book Arts Colloquium at MoMA: Collecting Artist Books

The Center for Book Arts, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this October, presents a... read more

17th-Century Manuscript Detailing Early History of Aztec Nation Returns to Mexico

New York/London—Christie’s is pleased to support the return of the Codex Chimalpahin to Mexico,... read more

“Evermore: The Persistence of Poe” at the Grolier Club

The Grolier Club’s exhibition “Evermore: The Persistence of Poe” is devoted to one of... read more

A Private Australian Collection Forms Core of Swann Galleries’ October Auction of Travel Posters

NEW YORK—On Tuesday, October 14, Swann Galleries will offer one of the most diverse and visually stimulating Travel Posters sales... read more

The Richard A. Long Collection of African-American Fine Art at Swann Galleries, October 9

NEW YORK—On Thursday, October 9, Swann Galleries will conduct a 171-lot auction of African-American Fine Art that features more... read more

Dali, Gorey, Fashion Pochoirs at Swann Galleries October 1

New York—On Wednesday, October 1, Swann Galleries will offer a visually rich selection of works from... read more

Comic Strips Auction in Paris; Exhibit at Sotheby’s NY October 9-12

Paris, 15 September 2014—Sotheby’s is delighted to announce that their next Comic Strip sale... read more

Antarctic Sledging Note Throws Light on Historic Polar Explorations

London—A fascinating collection of sledging notes written by members of Captain Scott's National Antarctic... read more