On July 17, 1846, Edgar Allan Poe wrote to John Bisco, the publisher of the Broadway Journal, a…

The Fine Books Blog

September 26, 2022
Quite a week coming up in the salerooms, including auctions of the library of William St. Clair and…
September 22, 2022
Earlier this month, the Boston Public Library (BPL) announced the reopening of the central library’…
September 21, 2022
Two letters written by Jane Austen in which she discusses ending a flirtation with the possible…
September 20, 2022
In our current issue, the Editor’s Shelf features “Five Picks for Autumnal Reading.” All fall under…
September 19, 2022
Here's a roundup of rare book, manuscript & map auctions we'll be watching this week.
September 15, 2022
A first edition copy of Pilote de Guerre by Antoine de Saint-Exupery inscribed to the muse for his…
Autumn 2022
"I love books,” said the artist Cecilia Levy. “Some people think I don’t...
Seventy-five years ago, in the winter of 1947 at the University of Cambridge,...
2022 has been a landmark year for Charles Darwin, the English scientist best...
Summer 2022
The typical fate of a television set and its contents post-production is not...
There are many ways of reinterpreting our cultural heritage, but Shakespeare...
I am sitting in the beautiful, air-conditioned space of the gallery at the...
Spring 2022
Disappointed with the maps of Scandinavia that were circulating throughout...
From its inception in Austin, Texas, in 1997, Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas has...
Like many book collectors, David L. DiLaura, professor emeritus of civil and...
Minneapolis, MN — Minnesota Center for Book Arts is pleased to announce our newly-selected MCBA/…

In The News

September 23, 2022
Philadelphia — Freeman’s September 21 Books and Manuscripts auction inaugurated Freeman’s fall…
September 22, 2022
Chicago — Potter & Potter Auctions is pleased to announce this nearly 600-lot sale to be held…
September 21, 2022
Hudson, NY — Furthermore grants in publishing, a program of the J. M.
September 20, 2022
Dallas — You know Robert McGinnis' work — famous faces, drop-dead bodies, glitz and glam and grime…
September 19, 2022
Los Angeles – The J. Paul Getty Museum has acquired a collection of 209 photographs by French…
September 16, 2022
New York – Christie’s continued its sales of the fabled private library of the most prominent…