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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Fine Books Store

    Spring Issue Now Available

    Peek inside an exceptional collection of early printed Indian books. Find out how Rex Stout and Rockwell Kent helped to publish Casanova’s Memoirs. Celebrate the legacy of the Gotham Book Mart. Plus: Our 2019 Spring Auction Guide, Rare Book Week highlights, and more.

  • Special Report

    Rare Book Week

    Our guide to the book fairs, auctions & exhibitions in NYC, March 5-12

  • Special Report

    Spring Auction Guide

    A preview of this season’s auctions

  • Fine Books Blog

    La Prose du Transsibérien  at Auction & in the Studio

    Seeing not one but two copies of the magnificent 1913 artist’s book, La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France by Blaise Cendrars and Sonia Delaunay, surface at auction two weeks apart is surprising enough to warrant comment.

Pioneering and Influential Women at Bonhams Fine Books Sale

London — Novels, letters and photographs by pioneering and influential women from Josephine Bonaparte... read more

The NYPL Honors the Bicentennial of Walt Whitman's Birth with New Exhibition

New York City —Walt Whitman has been called America’s “bard of democracy.” His life’s... read more

Library of Congress Acquires Trove of Letters from Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz

The Library of Congress has acquired a trove of letters from American artist Georgia... read more

The Morgan Celebrates Walt Whitman's Poetry and Life in an Exhibition this Summer

New York — In celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth,... read more

Comic Art, Toys, and Americana Generate $1.26M at Hake's

York, PA - Fresh-to-market original comic book art spurred a fan frenzy at Hake’s... read more

Mexican Imprints & Manuscript Material Leads Swann Americana Auction

New York -- Swann Galleries’ Tuesday, April 16 auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana... read more

Bodleian Libraries Collaboration with Herzog August Library Brings Rare German Manuscripts to Life

Oxford, England - The University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries and the German library, Herzog... read more

Hebrew Incunabula and Fine Judaica Coming up at Kestenbaum & Co.

Kestenbaum and Company’s Spring 2019 auction contains ten Hebrew incunabula and thirty-five important post-incunabula.... read more

  • RT @artandobject: Even as traditional outlets for it shrink, socially conscious art and the desire to make it remain as strong as ever. @li
  • Putting Literary Miami on the Map: Mitchell Kaplan's Books & Books t.co/oqljbUU2xQ
  • From the FB&C blog - Rare Books &c. at #Auction This Week t.co/dAXi8efk3b #currenteventstrends
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  • Pioneering and Influential Women at Bonhams Fine Books Sale t.co/pXWDBLRhd7
  • The NYPL Honors the Bicentennial of Walt Whitman’s Birth with New Exhibition t.co/s3zPNGmQzC
  • RT @RoyKenagy: Happy 100th Birthday Lawrence Ferlinghetti! This Sunday, March 16. Essays @thelithub t.co/bRA7YRFqDx. Videos of rea…
  • RT @Borges__JL: On March 27, Bonhams in London will offer this three-page autograph manuscript signed of Borges’ prologue to the Spanish tr…
  • RT @lisabaskin: @finebooks @DukeLibraries In fact there are 11,000 or so printed books in my collection, & including the manuscripts, ephem…
  • For sale: a three-page manuscript of Jorge Luis Borges’ prologue to the Spanish translation of Ray Bradbury’s Marti… t.co/jBEaINPe0r
Gently Mad Blog

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

A very busy auction week coming up! On Tuesday, March 26, Koller Auctions in... read more

Lisa Unger Baskin Exhibition at Duke University Chronicles 500 Years of Women's Work

On February 28, highlights from Lisa Unger Baskin's nearly 9,000-piece collection of rare books,... read more

"Thinking 3D" at the Bodleian

Want a little perspective on how artists and scientists have turned their ideas into... read more

San Francisco to Celebrate Lawrence Ferlinghetti's 100th Birthday

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet, publisher, activist, and painter will turn 100 on March 24. To... read more

Borges/Bradbury Manuscript Heads to Auction

There are few authors more revered among bibliophiles than Jorge Luis Borges, poet, philosopher,... read more

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

Four sales to watch this week: On Tuesday, March 19, Chiswick Auctions holds a... read more

Cotsen Library Publishes Massive Dual-Volume Catalogue

Turn to any page of the recently published, two-volume, folio-size Catalog of the... read more

Larkspur Press in the Spotlight

In case you missed it on CBS Sunday Morning earlier this week, Kentucky's Larkspur... read more

A Hunger of the Mind: Four Centuries of Women and Science

British booksellers Deborah Coltham and Laura Massey (a previous entry in our Bright Young... read more

News Stories

Pioneering and Influential Women at Bonhams Fine Books Sale

London — Novels, letters and photographs by pioneering and influential women from Josephine Bonaparte... read more

The NYPL Honors the Bicentennial of Walt Whitman's Birth with New Exhibition

New York City —Walt Whitman has been called America’s “bard of democracy.” His life’s... read more

Library of Congress Acquires Trove of Letters from Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz

The Library of Congress has acquired a trove of letters from American artist Georgia... read more

The Morgan Celebrates Walt Whitman's Poetry and Life in an Exhibition this Summer

New York — In celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth,... read more

Comic Art, Toys, and Americana Generate $1.26M at Hake's

York, PA - Fresh-to-market original comic book art spurred a fan frenzy at Hake’s... read more

Mexican Imprints & Manuscript Material Leads Swann Americana Auction

New York -- Swann Galleries’ Tuesday, April 16 auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana... read more

Bodleian Libraries Collaboration with Herzog August Library Brings Rare German Manuscripts to Life

Oxford, England - The University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries and the German library, Herzog... read more

Hebrew Incunabula and Fine Judaica Coming up at Kestenbaum & Co.

Kestenbaum and Company’s Spring 2019 auction contains ten Hebrew incunabula and thirty-five important post-incunabula.... read more