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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • FB&C Store

    Autumn Issue Now Available

    Consider the legacy of Sylvia Plath, page through photobook history, revisit Henry D. Thoreau in his bicentennial year, and peek inside Chawton House Library. Plus: Nick Basbanes on Houghton Library’s 75th anniversary; Ian McKay’s auction reports; the annual holiday gift guide; and our free autumn auction guide.

  • Digest

    Henry D. Thoreau: Reader, Writer, #RESISTer

    A major collaborative exhibition reveals the depth of Thoreau’s disobedience

  • Fine Books Blog

    Found in the Attic: T.S. Eliot’s Family Photo Album

    A trove of T.S. Eliot presentation copies, photographs, and ephemera goes to auction next month at Heritage Auctions, some sourced directly from the attic of the author’s family.

  • In the News

    The Yeats Family Collection at Sotheby’s

    Illuminating the private world of the Yeats family, an auction at Sotheby’s London on September 27 will comprise literary material, paintings, drawings and the personal effects of artist John Butler Yeats and his four children: poet W.B, embroidery designer Lily, printing press pioneer Lolly, and artist Jack.

September 7

PBA Galleries

September 8-10

Brooklyn Book Expo

September 13

Leslie Hindman

September 14

Forum Auctions

September 15-17

San Francisco Map Fair

September 26

Bonhams

September 27

Skinner

September 28

Swann Galleries

Find More Events in the FB&C Calendar

Romantic Illustrated Books and First Editions at Sotheby’s Paris

Paris - Sotheby’s, on October 10th, in Paris, in association with Binoche & Giquello,... read more

Sotheby's Presents Important Daguerrotypes from the Stanley B. Burns, MD, Collection

NEW YORK-Sotheby’s is pleased to offer a selection of important daguerreotypes from the renowned... read more

Picasso Lithograph Portrait Reaches $125,000 at Swann Galleries

New York—Swann Auction Galleries opened the fall season with a marathon sale of 19th... read more

Freeman's to Offer Rare, Early Atlas Held Privately Since 1880

PHILADELPHIA, PA—On Thursday, September 28, Freeman’s will host its Fall 2017 Books, Maps &... read more

Swann's Oct. 17 Book Sale Includes Galileo, Captain Cook & More

New York—Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books come to Swann Galleries on Tuesday,... read more

Sandra L. Brooke Appointed Avery Director of the Library at The Huntington

SAN MARINO, Calif.—Sandra Ludig Brooke, Librarian of the Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology... read more

Greatest American Political Memorabilia Collection Ever Assembled Debuts at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS, Texas - The landmark political memorabilia collection of David and Janice Frent -... read more

ABAA Announces Winners of the 2017 National Collegiate Book Collecting Competition

The ABAA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 National Collegiate Book... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Paperbacks from Hell

New from Quirk Books is an account of the world of horror pulp fiction... read more

Collecting Dr. Johnson

It may sound like hyperbole, but there is something enchanting about the Samuel... read more

The PhotoBook Journal

The autumn issue of Fine Books features a survey of photobook collecting, past and... read more

Majestic Ocean Liners the Subject of PEM Exhibit

For roughly one hundred years, from the mid-1800s through the 1950s, luxurious ocean... read more

Beecher Family Photo Collection for Sale

Yes, those Beechers. A collection of four photographs depicting the famous Beecher family of... read more

A Form Worthy of Its Contents: The Folio Society at 70

This year marks seventy years since The Folio Society began publishing beautiful editions... read more

York Antiquarian Book Seminar: A Primer

A few years ago, I didn't know I would be moving to England, didn't... read more

New Exhibits at Walden Pond Unveiled

Thoreau's bicentennial year has created quite the buzz, perhaps loudest in New York City,... read more

Pint-Sized Bookstore Takes Up Residence in LA

Though already home to a sizable number of independent, brick-and-mortar bookshops, Los Angeles... read more

News Stories

Romantic Illustrated Books and First Editions at Sotheby’s Paris

Paris - Sotheby’s, on October 10th, in Paris, in association with Binoche & Giquello,... read more

Sotheby's Presents Important Daguerrotypes from the Stanley B. Burns, MD, Collection

NEW YORK-Sotheby’s is pleased to offer a selection of important daguerreotypes from the renowned... read more

Picasso Lithograph Portrait Reaches $125,000 at Swann Galleries

New York—Swann Auction Galleries opened the fall season with a marathon sale of 19th... read more

Freeman's to Offer Rare, Early Atlas Held Privately Since 1880

PHILADELPHIA, PA—On Thursday, September 28, Freeman’s will host its Fall 2017 Books, Maps &... read more

Swann's Oct. 17 Book Sale Includes Galileo, Captain Cook & More

New York—Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books come to Swann Galleries on Tuesday,... read more

Sandra L. Brooke Appointed Avery Director of the Library at The Huntington

SAN MARINO, Calif.—Sandra Ludig Brooke, Librarian of the Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology... read more

Greatest American Political Memorabilia Collection Ever Assembled Debuts at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS, Texas - The landmark political memorabilia collection of David and Janice Frent -... read more

ABAA Announces Winners of the 2017 National Collegiate Book Collecting Competition

The ABAA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 National Collegiate Book... read more