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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Fine Books Store

    Spring Issue Now Available!

    Celebrate Emily Dickinson’s twenty-first-century renaissance; read an excerpt from the forthcoming book, Printer’s Error; and step inside Otto Penzler’s personal library. Plus: a report on the market for Alexander Hamilton, our Rare Book Week guide, and the history of photography in 100 images.

  • Feature

    Rare Book Week

    Join us for Rare Book Week in New York City. From March 6-13, dozens of antiquarian book fairs, auctions, and exhibitions are open and available to collectors and bibliophiles. There’s so much to see and do—here’s a short guide to help you navigate.

  • Fine Books Blog

    Sylvester Stallone, Book Collector

    It might be hard to square Rambo with rare books, but then again, people can surprise you. It turns out that actor and director Sylvester Stallone, best known for his beefy roles in Rocky and Rambo, amassed a private library

  • In the News

    Les Enluminures to Exhibit Dazzling Book of Hours at TEFAF

    This year, Les Enluminures, the leading specialists in medieval manuscripts, will be presenting an array of important acquisitions at The European Fine Art Fair from March 10-19 Of the upmost importance, the Hours of Isabeau de Croix

Bonhams Appoints Head of Photographs in NY

The international auction house Bonhams has appointed Laura Paterson as Head of Photographs in... read more

Steve McQueen Collection Claims Top-Lot Honors in $1-Million Entertainment Auction at Heritage

DALLAS, Texas (March 21, 2017) - The personally-owned collection of movie star Steve McQueen... read more

Steinlen's Cat Tops Vintage Posters Sale at Swann Galleries

New York—On Thursday, March 16, Swann Galleries offered Vintage Posters, featuring dynamic selections of... read more

Library Acquires Archives of Master Photographer Bob Adelman

The Library of Congress today announced the acquisition of the archives of Bob Adelman,... read more

Shapero Modern Hosts Exhibition Inspired by Richard Brautigan's Cult Classic "Sombrero Fallout"

Shapero Modern is delighted to present a solo exhibition of new works by the... read more

Major Exhibition in 2018 to Explore JRR Tolkien’s Vast Creative Genius   

OXFORD, 16 March 2017 - The creative genius of JRR Tolkien will be the... read more

Actor's Unique "Jaws" Movie Scrapbook to be Auctioned March 18

CLEARWATER, Fla. - The most important piece of Jaws history to hit the market... read more

ILAB Launches Mentoring Program to Support Next Generation of the Antiquarian Book Trade

13 March 2017: Over the past few months, ILAB has developed a new International... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Brontë Drama Debuts on PBS

Coming up this Sunday, March 26 at 9 p.m., Masterpiece presents To Walk Invisible:... read more

Set of Jane Austen Novels Returns Home

Last month, Sandra Clark, a Jane Austen collector in Texas, surprised Chawton House, the... read more

Early Bob Dylan Poetry Manuscript Heads to Auction

Bob Dylan manuscripts have trickled into the market in recent years--the pinnacle at auction... read more

A Book-Lover's Guide to St. Patrick's Day

Today is St. Patrick's Day, meaning Irish pubs from Boston to Dublin will be... read more

Bright Young Booksellers: Alexander Akin

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Alexander Akin of Bolerium Books in... read more

Germany Buys Back Thousand-Year-Old Gospel Book

At TEFAF Maastricht this week, North American manuscript dealers Les Enluminures closed a more... read more

Real Schindler's List Up for Sale

German industrialist Oskar Schindler saved the lives of approximately 1,200 Jews during the Nazi... read more

Postcard from the NY Antiquarian Book Fair(s), 2017

Friday was a marathon day of book fair browsing. I started my day uptown... read more

Rare Book Week NYC: Navigating the Bazaar

Book Week has arrived in New York, and there's plenty to do and... read more

News Stories

Bonhams Appoints Head of Photographs in NY

The international auction house Bonhams has appointed Laura Paterson as Head of Photographs in... read more

Steve McQueen Collection Claims Top-Lot Honors in $1-Million Entertainment Auction at Heritage

DALLAS, Texas (March 21, 2017) - The personally-owned collection of movie star Steve McQueen... read more

Steinlen's Cat Tops Vintage Posters Sale at Swann Galleries

New York—On Thursday, March 16, Swann Galleries offered Vintage Posters, featuring dynamic selections of... read more

Library Acquires Archives of Master Photographer Bob Adelman

The Library of Congress today announced the acquisition of the archives of Bob Adelman,... read more

Shapero Modern Hosts Exhibition Inspired by Richard Brautigan's Cult Classic "Sombrero Fallout"

Shapero Modern is delighted to present a solo exhibition of new works by the... read more

Major Exhibition in 2018 to Explore JRR Tolkien’s Vast Creative Genius   

OXFORD, 16 March 2017 - The creative genius of JRR Tolkien will be the... read more

Actor's Unique "Jaws" Movie Scrapbook to be Auctioned March 18

CLEARWATER, Fla. - The most important piece of Jaws history to hit the market... read more

ILAB Launches Mentoring Program to Support Next Generation of the Antiquarian Book Trade

13 March 2017: Over the past few months, ILAB has developed a new International... read more