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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Fine Books Store

    Winter Issue Now Available!

    It’s alive! Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein celebrates its bicentennial. Also in this issue: the portrait photography of Mathew Brady and some seriously beautiful medieval bejeweled bindings. Plus: Nick Basbanes on the trail of Longfellow; Jeremy Dibbell’s recap of the Yeats Family Collection auction; and our 2018 Collector’s Resource Guide.

  • Digest

    Salvaged from the Sea

    In September 1855, near Baffin Island in the Arctic, the American whaling ship George Henry came across an eerie sight: a lone vessel, crewless, adrift in the ice. The crew of the George Henry boarded the ship, searching for clues to its forlorn fate. …

  • Fine Books Blog

    Books About Books Holiday Roundup

    With the holiday season fast upon us, we have already posted our shortlist of bookish gift ideas, which includes five recently published books about books worthy of your attention. Now we’re adding five just-released titles to our list,

  • In the News

    Library of Congress Acquires Extremely Rare Mesoamerican Codex

    The Codex Qutzalecatzin represents one of the most important indigenous manuscripts from the earliest history of America to become available in the last century. After being in private collections for more than 100 years, the Library of Congress

J. Paul Getty Museum Announces Gifts of Photographs  

Los Angeles — The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the donations of two... read more

Disney Drawings and Ephemera Among Highlights at December 16 Auction

Los Angeles, California - “Remembering Disneyland,” a highly-anticipated public auction of over 800 rare... read more

Elite Bronx Bombers Material at Heritage Auctions' $3.8 Million "Yankee Legends" Sale 

Dallas, Texas - The most decorated franchise in baseball history continued its winning ways... read more

Thousands of Images from Gabriel García Márquez Archive Now Online

Austin, Texas — More than 27,000 images from Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez’s archive... read more

Fine Art & Artifacts at Worth Auctions

Ithaca, NY—Worth Auctions, located in Dryden, NY, announces the launch of their next auction... read more

Getty Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Los Angeles - Twenty years ago this month, visitors streamed to a Brentwood mountaintop... read more

Rediscovery of Lost Antarctic Chronicle

One man’s fascinating record of four winters in the Antarctic during the 1920s has... read more

Hakluyt Map with First Use of "Virginia" Sees $80,000 at Swann Galleries

New York—Maps were so plentiful at Swann Galleries’ December 5 auction of Maps &... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Literary Tourism: Swallows & Amazons

If Arthur Ransome's classic series, Swallows and Amazons, is a favorite, you'll be chuffed... read more

Get into the Giving Mood by Donating to Booklyn's Kickstarter

The year-end fundraiser to keep Booklyn in Brooklyn is nearing its final days. Founded... read more

Silver and Gold (Bindings)

The big news at Sotheby's forthcoming Judaica sale on December 20 may be the... read more

The Sherlock Holmes Collection of Dan Posnansky Goes to Auction

"I don't think of myself as a completist, although I certainly have many thousands... read more

Review: "The Book Hunters of Katpadi"

Pick up The Book Hunters of Katpadi (2017), Pradeep Sebastian's first novel, and you... read more

Doris Lessing's Nobel Prize is Up for Grabs

When Doris Lessing, age 89, finally won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2007,... read more

Postcard from the Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair

The weather outside wasn't too frightful, and there were plenty of other festivities taking... read more

Novelist Richard Adams' Book Collection Goes to Auction

On December 14, UK auctioneer Dominic Winter will offer the book collection of Richard... read more

Kickstarter-Funded Biography of W.A. Dwiggins Heading to the Presses

Eagle-eyed readers may recall our story back in April about a Kickstarter-funded biography on... read more

News Stories

J. Paul Getty Museum Announces Gifts of Photographs  

Los Angeles — The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the donations of two... read more

Disney Drawings and Ephemera Among Highlights at December 16 Auction

Los Angeles, California - “Remembering Disneyland,” a highly-anticipated public auction of over 800 rare... read more

Elite Bronx Bombers Material at Heritage Auctions' $3.8 Million "Yankee Legends" Sale 

Dallas, Texas - The most decorated franchise in baseball history continued its winning ways... read more

Thousands of Images from Gabriel García Márquez Archive Now Online

Austin, Texas — More than 27,000 images from Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez’s archive... read more

Fine Art & Artifacts at Worth Auctions

Ithaca, NY—Worth Auctions, located in Dryden, NY, announces the launch of their next auction... read more

Getty Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Los Angeles - Twenty years ago this month, visitors streamed to a Brentwood mountaintop... read more

Rediscovery of Lost Antarctic Chronicle

One man’s fascinating record of four winters in the Antarctic during the 1920s has... read more

Hakluyt Map with First Use of "Virginia" Sees $80,000 at Swann Galleries

New York—Maps were so plentiful at Swann Galleries’ December 5 auction of Maps &... read more