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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Feature

    Booksellers’ Best

    Earlier this year, we invited hundreds of antiquarian and rare book dealers to submit their most noteworthy sales of books or manuscripts over the past twelve months. Fine Books staffers then sifted through those entries and culled the list down to twelve outstanding items.

  • Fine Books Blog

    6 Stunning Manuscripts on View

    Last month, the British Library opened a major, “once-in-a-generation” exhibition, Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War that highlights “the key role manuscripts played in the transmission of ideas, religion, literature and artistic influences throughout England.”

  • In the News

    The 42nd Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair

    The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, returns to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston's beautiful Back Bay, November 16-18. Special events include Aji Yamazaki from the Kyoto Book Artists Society …

  • Fine Books Blog

    Employing DNA Technology to Authenticate Books

    Booksellers have always had to contend with warding off book thieves hungry for valuable volumes. As part of its ongoing efforts to deter book crime, Raptis Rare Books in Palm Beach, Florida …

Russian Literary First Editions Coming up at Christie’s

London--On 28 November, Christie’s will present the single owner auction Russian Literary First Editions... read more

Rare Collection of Works by Comic Book Legend Stan Lee at Julien’s Auctions

Los Angeles—Julien’s Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, has announced that a rare collection... read more

Diane Arbus Prints Led Potter & Potter's "Freakatorium" Auction

Chicago—Potter and Potter's Freakatorium: The Collection of Johnny Fox auction caught the attention of... read more

Original Art for Critically Acclaimed "Master Race" Comic Debuts at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, Texas - The original art for the comic story that changed how comics... read more

Diaries of Norwegian Polar Explorer Tryggve Gran at Christie's

London—On 12 December, as part of Classic Week, Christie’s auction of Books and Manuscripts... read more

Winners of the 2018 Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards Announced

Paris—Paris Photo and Aperture Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of the... read more

Christie's to Offer Eyewitness Accounts of the Armistice

December - On 12 December, Christie’s will offer eye witness accounts of the Armistice... read more

Swann's Travel Posters Auction Sets 8 Records

New York - Poster lovers from far and wide came to Swann Auction Galleries... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Bright Young Booksellers: Annie Rowlenson

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Annie Rowlenson, a bookseller with Simon... read more

Boston's New Bromer Gallery Opens

Many in the rare book world will recognize the name Bromer Booksellers. The Boston-based... read more

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

Quite a lineup of auctions this week to keep an eye on. On Monday,... read more

Change Comes to New Haven's Antiquarian Book Scene

The antiquarian book world lost a giant in June when longtime bookseller Bill Reese... read more

The First Gollancz Jackets

The highly collectible books of the beloved 20th-century British publisher Victor Gollancz are best... read more

Bright Young Collectors: Michelle Porter

Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Michelle Porter, who recently won Honorable... read more

Spotted: Rare "Sea-Wolf" in Dust Jacket

Coming to auction next week is a first edition of Jack London's The Sea-Wolf,... read more

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

Dominic Winter Auctioneers will sell Printed Books, Maps & Documents on Wednesday, November 7,... read more

Celebrating the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards

Last week, the Eric Carle Museum in Amherst, Massachusetts welcomed Our Voice: Celebrating... read more

News Stories

Russian Literary First Editions Coming up at Christie’s

London--On 28 November, Christie’s will present the single owner auction Russian Literary First Editions... read more

Rare Collection of Works by Comic Book Legend Stan Lee at Julien’s Auctions

Los Angeles—Julien’s Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, has announced that a rare collection... read more

Diane Arbus Prints Led Potter & Potter's "Freakatorium" Auction

Chicago—Potter and Potter's Freakatorium: The Collection of Johnny Fox auction caught the attention of... read more

Original Art for Critically Acclaimed "Master Race" Comic Debuts at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, Texas - The original art for the comic story that changed how comics... read more

Diaries of Norwegian Polar Explorer Tryggve Gran at Christie's

London—On 12 December, as part of Classic Week, Christie’s auction of Books and Manuscripts... read more

Winners of the 2018 Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards Announced

Paris—Paris Photo and Aperture Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of the... read more

Christie's to Offer Eyewitness Accounts of the Armistice

December - On 12 December, Christie’s will offer eye witness accounts of the Armistice... read more

Swann's Travel Posters Auction Sets 8 Records

New York - Poster lovers from far and wide came to Swann Auction Galleries... read more