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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Fine Books Store

    Summer Issue Now Available

    Summer has arrived! Celebrate and honor Tom Wolfe with a read through his last major interview. Then delve into the radical history of the Little Blue Books, or hit the waves with John Steinbeck. Plus: Joel Silver’s tribute to bookseller and author Ian Jackson, Biblio 360, auction reports, and so much more.

  • Digest

    Little Women at 150

    It’s been 150 years since Louisa May Alcott introduced readers to sisters Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March in Little Women. Originally published in 1868 and 1869 in two volumes, the classic has remained consistently in print, been translated into fifty languages, and inspired dozens of miniseries and documentaries.

  • In the News

    “Medieval/Modern” Manuscripts Exhibit Complements Art Basel

    Complementing Art Basel 2018, Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books will open its doors for a public exhibition. An exceptional selection of manuscripts, miniatures, and early printed books will be on display in the heart of Basel from June 11-15.

  • Fine Books Blog

    Photo by Lillian Baynes Griffin Surfaces

    This past spring, on the heels of FB&C’s profile of forgotten NYC photographer Lillian Baynes Griffin, an unrecorded photo of artist Winslow Homer taken by Griffin was discovered at the Boston Athenaeum by Frank Goodyear, the co-director of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

Getty Research Institute Presents "Artists and Their Books/Books and Their Artists"

Los Angeles - For most of us, books are a central part of daily... read more

"Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance" Opens at the Ransom Center on August 11

Austin, TX — The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin... read more

Southern New England Antiquarian Booksellers Announces New Show Sponsorships

Southern New England Antiquarian Booksellers (SNEAB) held our inaugural meeting of 2018 on April... read more

Guernsey's Auction Brings Together African American Historic & Cultural Treasures

New York, NY — What do The Jackson 5’s (and Michael Jackson’s) first recording... read more

Film Director James Ivory Donates His Collection of Scripts, Notebooks & Correspondence to the Morgan Library

New York, NY— The Morgan Library & Museum has received an important collection of... read more

Christie's to Offer 178 Artworks from the Personal Collection of Sir Quentin Blake

This July, Christie’s will present Quentin Blake: A Retrospective; Forty Years of Alternative Versions,... read more

Personal and Historical Artifacts from the Life of Walt Disney at Van Eaton Galleries

Los Angeles, California - Van Eaton Galleries, one of the world’s premier animation artwork... read more

"Birds of America" Sells for $9.65 Million, Leads Christie’s Spring Sale of Books & Manuscripts

New York - Christie’s New York Books and Manuscripts sales total $12,853,250, across the... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Bright Young Librarians: Allie Newman

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Allie Newman of Smithsonian Libraries in... read more

Letterpress Film "Pressing On" is Out

Initially released to theaters last year, Pressing On: The Letterpress Film becomes available on... read more

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

A very busy auction week coming up. First, a quick survey of the five... read more

Q&A with Contemporary Artist Yuko Shimizu

When the Folio Society needed a contemporary artist for its recently published volume of... read more

The "Portland Audubon" Sells for $9.65 Million

At auction in New York earlier today, the Portland Audubon -- the double-elephant folio... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Brenna Bychowski

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Brenna Bychowski, a catalog / metadata... read more

Beach Reads for Bibliophiles 2018

Summer is just about here, and for many people that means at least a... read more

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

A big week in the book-auction world, with a set of Birds of America... read more

In Memoriam Bill Reese

We heard the sad news earlier this week that antiquarian bookseller William (Bill) Reese... read more

News Stories

Getty Research Institute Presents "Artists and Their Books/Books and Their Artists"

Los Angeles - For most of us, books are a central part of daily... read more

"Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance" Opens at the Ransom Center on August 11

Austin, TX — The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin... read more

Southern New England Antiquarian Booksellers Announces New Show Sponsorships

Southern New England Antiquarian Booksellers (SNEAB) held our inaugural meeting of 2018 on April... read more

Guernsey's Auction Brings Together African American Historic & Cultural Treasures

New York, NY — What do The Jackson 5’s (and Michael Jackson’s) first recording... read more

Film Director James Ivory Donates His Collection of Scripts, Notebooks & Correspondence to the Morgan Library

New York, NY— The Morgan Library & Museum has received an important collection of... read more

Christie's to Offer 178 Artworks from the Personal Collection of Sir Quentin Blake

This July, Christie’s will present Quentin Blake: A Retrospective; Forty Years of Alternative Versions,... read more

Personal and Historical Artifacts from the Life of Walt Disney at Van Eaton Galleries

Los Angeles, California - Van Eaton Galleries, one of the world’s premier animation artwork... read more

"Birds of America" Sells for $9.65 Million, Leads Christie’s Spring Sale of Books & Manuscripts

New York - Christie’s New York Books and Manuscripts sales total $12,853,250, across the... read more