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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

Candid Cormac McCarthy Correspondence May Bring $50,000+ at Heritage Auctions

BEVERLY HILLS—A remarkable and frank correspondence archive between Cormac McCarthy and John Fergus Ryan—touching... read more

John and Jacqueline Kennedy Unpublished Wedding Photos For Sale

BOSTON, MA—(September 30, 14) A collection of 13 original and most likely unpublished negatives from... read more

Robert E. Lee’s “General Order No. 9” Coming Up at Freeman’s

By David Bloom—General Robert E. Lee’s order of surrender to the Army of Northern... read more

Mark Twain Is Subject of a New LOC Publication

Today we know Mark Twain as the author of American classics such as "The... read more

Miami International Map Fair Will Return to HistoryMiami, February 6-8

MIAMI (September 29, 2014)—The Miami International Map Fair, the longest continuously running map fair... read more

Charlotte Brontë and Charles Darwin Letters Achieve Top Prices at Fraser’s Autographs

London—A letter sent in 1846 discussing a potential visit to Brookroyd, and asking for... read more

Boston Athenaeum November 2 Open House to Reveal Treasures of Boston Culture

The Boston Athenæum will open its red leather doors at 10 1/2 Beacon Street... read more

Gutenberg Leaf Among Offerings at Swann Galleries, Oct. 21

New York—On Tuesday, October 21, Swann Galleries will offer a diverse selection of Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books in a... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Oak Knoll Fest This Weekend

Coming up this very weekend is Oak Knoll Fest XVIII. This three-day gathering of... read more

Art Nouveau and Art Deco Books at Auction

On Wednesday, October 1, Swann Galleries in New York will host a sale of... read more

By the Book: Stories and Pictures

From the Ontario-based publisher, Biblioasis, comes a charming and cool combination of words and... read more

Gregory Maguire's Misunderstood Witches

Today's theatergoers and readers like their witches misunderstood and maligned, with an underlying desire... read more

World's Most Famous Literary Spade Up for Auction

A garden spade owned by both George Bernard Shaw and Ray Bradbury is currently... read more

Exceptional Manuscripts on Exhibit

Art and Ownership: An Exhibit of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts opens today at Sam... read more

New Kerouac Letters Discovered

After leaving Lowell, Massachusetts, on a football scholarship to Horace Mann, a prep school... read more

Fighting Tuberculosis with Art

In 1931, the Michigan Tuberculosis Association issued four lithograph posters meant to encourage in... read more

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

News Stories

Candid Cormac McCarthy Correspondence May Bring $50,000+ at Heritage Auctions

BEVERLY HILLS—A remarkable and frank correspondence archive between Cormac McCarthy and John Fergus Ryan—touching... read more

John and Jacqueline Kennedy Unpublished Wedding Photos For Sale

BOSTON, MA—(September 30, 14) A collection of 13 original and most likely unpublished negatives from... read more

Robert E. Lee’s “General Order No. 9” Coming Up at Freeman’s

By David Bloom—General Robert E. Lee’s order of surrender to the Army of Northern... read more

Mark Twain Is Subject of a New LOC Publication

Today we know Mark Twain as the author of American classics such as "The... read more

Miami International Map Fair Will Return to HistoryMiami, February 6-8

MIAMI (September 29, 2014)—The Miami International Map Fair, the longest continuously running map fair... read more

Charlotte Brontë and Charles Darwin Letters Achieve Top Prices at Fraser’s Autographs

London—A letter sent in 1846 discussing a potential visit to Brookroyd, and asking for... read more

Boston Athenaeum November 2 Open House to Reveal Treasures of Boston Culture

The Boston Athenæum will open its red leather doors at 10 1/2 Beacon Street... read more

Gutenberg Leaf Among Offerings at Swann Galleries, Oct. 21

New York—On Tuesday, October 21, Swann Galleries will offer a diverse selection of Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books in a... read more