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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Fine Maps

    Chasing the Moon’s Shadow

    How Edmond Halley mapped the solar eclipse of 1715

  • In the News

    First Editions Soar at Swann Galleries

    Signed first editions dominated the scene at Swann Galleries’ literature auction on November 10.

  • Fine Books Blog

    The (New) Dictionary of the Book

    Make room on the reference shelf. Sidney E. Berger’s newest book, The Dictionary of the Book: A Glossary for Book Collectors, Booksellers, Librarians, and Others, is a remarkably comprehensive volume of book terminology,

  • In the News

    Ten Commandments Tablet Sold for $850,000

    The world’s earliest-known stone inscription of the 10 Commandments—one of the most important documents in history, and a “national treasure” of Israel—sold for $850,000 on November 16 at a public auction of ancient Biblical

Apollo 15 Drill, James Madison Book, Fantasia Cel Highlights at RR Auction

BOSTON, MA - (December 8, 16) A drill chuck used by Commander Dave Scott... read more

Heritage Auctions' $1.7 Million Americana & Political Sale

DALLAS — Frenzied bidding drove the return on a Hand-Carved American Tobacconist Cigar Store... read more

Unique Illustrations & Artworks Auctioned to Benefit House of Illustration

On 13th December, Sotheby’s London will offer for sale over 40 original illustrations by... read more

World Record Price for Enigma Machine at Bonhams

NEW YORK - One of the rarest of all Enigma Machines, the M4, designed... read more

Walt Disney's Will Headlines Animation & Disneyana Sale on Dec. 9

CALABASAS, Calif.— Walt Disney’s Last Will and Testament, plus his signed document marking the... read more

"Buster Brown" Comic Strip Originals Bring Excitement to Kaminski's

Preview days for Kaminski Auctions Thanksgiving sale were very well attended which was an... read more

Alphabets, Fine Printing, Cambridge and Carroll from the Library of Christopher Hogwood

Bernard Quaritch Limited has just published a new catalogue of books from the library... read more

Shapero Modern Presents Hugo Wilson's "Chroma hunt"

Shapero Modern is delighted to present Chroma hunt, an exhibition of hand-coloured etchings by... read more

Gently Mad Blog

"Make Way for Ducklings" Turns 75

Drawing for Make Way for Ducklings ("'Look out!' squawked Mrs. Mallard, all of... read more

Bright Young Booksellers: Abby Schoolman

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Abby Schoolman, proprietor of Abby Schoolman... read more

Newton's "Principia" in Deluxe Binding Expected to Reach $1 Million

Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica (Prinicipia for short) is a hallmark book... read more

Personal Archive of P. G. Wodehouse Now Available at The British Library

Sir Edward Cazalet, the step-grandson of prolific British author P. G. Wodehouse, has loaned... read more

Incredible Austen Artifact at Auction

As literary artifacts go, this one evokes childlike delight: an ivory cup-and-ball toy that... read more

Ed Emberley Retrospective at Worcester Art Museum Showcases Teaching Methods and Perspective

Entrance to Emberley exhibition. Image reproduced with permission from Worcester Art Museum. A... read more

Bright Young Booksellers: Zoe Abrams (Revisited)

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Zoe Abrams (formerly Zoe Mindell) who... read more

Early Mt. Rushmore Sketch at Auction

In this, Mount Rushmore's 75th anniversary year, an interesting auction lot has surfaced in... read more

Newly Discovered H. G. Wells Story Published in "Strand Magazine"

Andrew Gulli, editor of Strand Magazine, has made it a personal mission of late... read more

News Stories

Apollo 15 Drill, James Madison Book, Fantasia Cel Highlights at RR Auction

BOSTON, MA - (December 8, 16) A drill chuck used by Commander Dave Scott... read more

Heritage Auctions' $1.7 Million Americana & Political Sale

DALLAS — Frenzied bidding drove the return on a Hand-Carved American Tobacconist Cigar Store... read more

Unique Illustrations & Artworks Auctioned to Benefit House of Illustration

On 13th December, Sotheby’s London will offer for sale over 40 original illustrations by... read more

World Record Price for Enigma Machine at Bonhams

NEW YORK - One of the rarest of all Enigma Machines, the M4, designed... read more

Walt Disney's Will Headlines Animation & Disneyana Sale on Dec. 9

CALABASAS, Calif.— Walt Disney’s Last Will and Testament, plus his signed document marking the... read more

"Buster Brown" Comic Strip Originals Bring Excitement to Kaminski's

Preview days for Kaminski Auctions Thanksgiving sale were very well attended which was an... read more

Alphabets, Fine Printing, Cambridge and Carroll from the Library of Christopher Hogwood

Bernard Quaritch Limited has just published a new catalogue of books from the library... read more

Shapero Modern Presents Hugo Wilson's "Chroma hunt"

Shapero Modern is delighted to present Chroma hunt, an exhibition of hand-coloured etchings by... read more