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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Fine Books Store

    Winter Issue Now Available!

    Delve into the private papers of the Wright brothers’ unofficial biographer. Plus: The 2017 Collector’s Resource Guide, collecting the Vietnam War, Robert Frank’s early photography, auction reports, and more!

  • Digest

    Comparing Leaves

    A research project aims to reveal the differences in surviving first editions of Whitman's masterpiece

  • Fine Books Blog

    Remembering Richard Adams

    English author Richard Adams has died at the age of 96. He was best known for Watership Down, a novel about a band of rabbits seeking a new warren, originally published in 1972. It was a runaway bestseller,

  • In the News

    A Major Emily Dickinson Exhibition in 2017

    Bringing together nearly one hundred rarely seen items, including manuscripts and letters, I’m Nobody: Who are you?—a title taken from her popular poem—is the most ambitious exhibition on Dickinson to date. It will open at the Morgan Library & Museum on January 20. …

"Auction Action" Debuts on BCTV, January 30

READING, Pa. - Berks Community Television (BCTV) is bringing live auctions to television with... read more

Seager Gray Gallery Presents Artist Book Collaboration Prior to CODEX

Seager Gray Gallery, in Mill Valley, California, presents Trace, an exhibition of works by... read more

Family Archive of Alexander Hamilton Letters & Manuscripts Achieves $2.6 Million at Sotheby’s New York

NEW YORK, 18 January 2017-Today in New York, Sotheby’s auction of Alexander Hamilton: An... read more

National Library of Israel Acquires Valmadonna Trust Library of Hebrew Books and Manuscripts

The National Library of Israel announced today that it has acquired the finest private... read more

The Library Company of Philadelphia Names Dr. Michael Barsanti as the New Edwin Wolf 2nd Director

Philadelphia, PA - January 17, 2017 - Today, Howell Rosenberg, Esq., Chairman of... read more

"Antiques Roadshow" Announces Summer 2017 Production Tour Destinations

BOSTON, MA, January 17, 2017--ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS's most-watched ongoing series, has released its... read more

Boston Athenæum Acquires Important WWII Poster Collection

Boston, MA — January 17, 2017 — Elizabeth E. Barker, Ph.D., Stanford Calderwood Director... read more

At Auction: Recently Revealed Books Rescued from 1969 Flood Date Back to 16th Century

National Book Auctions has been engaged to sell a trove of important theological and... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Inauguration Day, 1861

For all the hand-wringing Cassandras worrying about today's inauguration, take heart and consider the... read more

Bright Young Booksellers: Leo Cadogan

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Leo Cadogan, proprietor of Leo Cadogan... read more

Rare Book Week West 2017

Three times a year, book collectors gather to attend major antiquarian book fairs in... read more

First African American Lady Liberty Coin Will Be Minted

The United States Mint will release the first ever Lady Liberty coin featuring... read more

MLK and Vietnam

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we're sharing one of the images... read more

Booksellers Consider Constraints of New California Autograph Law; Others Push for Repeal

On the first of the year, AB-1570 Collectibles: Sale of Autographed Memorabilia went into... read more

1916 Bestsellers: A Conversation with Linda Aragoni

Last year we checked in with consumate reader Linda Aragoni of the Great Penformances... read more

A.Ham at Auction

At the New York Antiquarian Book Fair last year, a dealer in historic document... read more

First German Reprint of "Mein Kampf" Since WWII Becomes Bestseller

On Hitler's suicide in 1945, the rights to his autobiography, Mein Kampf, were transferred... read more

News Stories

"Auction Action" Debuts on BCTV, January 30

READING, Pa. - Berks Community Television (BCTV) is bringing live auctions to television with... read more

Seager Gray Gallery Presents Artist Book Collaboration Prior to CODEX

Seager Gray Gallery, in Mill Valley, California, presents Trace, an exhibition of works by... read more

Family Archive of Alexander Hamilton Letters & Manuscripts Achieves $2.6 Million at Sotheby’s New York

NEW YORK, 18 January 2017-Today in New York, Sotheby’s auction of Alexander Hamilton: An... read more

National Library of Israel Acquires Valmadonna Trust Library of Hebrew Books and Manuscripts

The National Library of Israel announced today that it has acquired the finest private... read more

The Library Company of Philadelphia Names Dr. Michael Barsanti as the New Edwin Wolf 2nd Director

Philadelphia, PA - January 17, 2017 - Today, Howell Rosenberg, Esq., Chairman of... read more

"Antiques Roadshow" Announces Summer 2017 Production Tour Destinations

BOSTON, MA, January 17, 2017--ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS's most-watched ongoing series, has released its... read more

Boston Athenæum Acquires Important WWII Poster Collection

Boston, MA — January 17, 2017 — Elizabeth E. Barker, Ph.D., Stanford Calderwood Director... read more

At Auction: Recently Revealed Books Rescued from 1969 Flood Date Back to 16th Century

National Book Auctions has been engaged to sell a trove of important theological and... read more