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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Digest

    Collecting the Clippings

    Hair collectors rarely have a bad-hair day—or so it seems in talking to Heritage Auctions’ consignment director Marsha Dixey. “On a good day, you can make $2,500,” from celebrity curls, she said, “but it all depends on many things—condition and size of the lock or number of strands, the market demand

  • In the News

    Plath’s Personal Copy of “The Bell Jar” is Top Lot at Bonhams

    Sylvia Plath’s own signed, pre-publication copy of The Bell Jar was top lot at the Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts Sale today, 21 March, realised £87,500. The sale, which included the Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes collection, achieved

  • Fine Books Blog

    Found in a Garage: A First Edition of Thomas Paine’s “American Crisis”

    Only four copies of the first edition of Thomas Paine’s morale-boosting pamphlet, The American Crisis (“These are the times which try men’s souls…“) were known to survive, but a fifth has come to light

  • In the News

    The British Library Sends Manuscript Treasures to Shanghai Library

    Original manuscripts by five of the greatest writers in the English language will go on show in Shanghai for the first time in March 2018. ‘Where Great Writers Gather: Treasures of the British Library’ will feature drafts, correspondence and manuscripts by writers including Charlotte Brontë,

Heritage Auctions' Chicago Comics & Comic Art Auction Could Challenge Record

Dallas, TX - The book considered by many to be the “Holy Grail” of... read more

Over 280 Important Manuscripts Offered at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ May 1 Auction

The highlight of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers' May 1st sale of Fine Printed Books and... read more

Collectible Toys, Comic Books, and Comic Art at Bruneau & Co. on April 28

Cranston, RI - Nearly 350 lots of toys, comic books and comic art will... read more

Illustrator John Vernon Lord Shortlisted at 2018 V&A Awards for the Folio Society Edition of "Ulysses"

The V&A have announced that John Vernon Lord has been shortlisted for this year’s... read more

Fine Art & Artifacts, Vellum Indentures, Antique Newspapers at Worth Auctions

Ithaca, NY—Worth Auctions, located in Dryden, NY, announces the launch of their next auction... read more

Potter & Potter Auctions' May 19 Sale Offers Gambling Memorabilia and Books

Chicago — Potter and Potter Auctions is pleased to announce this upcoming sale to... read more

New England Society in the City of New York Announces Annual Book Awards Finalists

New York City-The New England Society in the City of New York (NES) is... read more

Anthology of Nineteenth Century American Legal Poetry Published

Talbot Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of an important new title: Despite... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Behind the Bookshelves: The Podcast

The folks at AbeBooks have decided to throw their hats into the podcast ring;... read more

The Estate of a Famed NYC 'Dumpster Diver' Heads to Auction

Coming to auction next week is a small collection of New York City books,... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Sarah Carrier

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Sarah Carrier, North Carolina Subject Librarian... read more

New Rare Books Heist Film

The rare book world is abuzz with the news that a film based on... read more

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

Three auctions I'll be watching this week, all on Thursday, April 19: At Swann... read more

The Salon International du Livre Rare Opens Today

Paris, tu es ma gaieté, Paris... Spring in Paris--is there anything better? Doubtful. The... read more

Spring 2018 Books about Books Roundup

In search of a few new books about books to add your library? May... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Elizabeth Call

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Elizabeth Call, special collections outreach librarian... read more

Two Book Artists in the Footsteps of John Muir

Just a few weeks ago, the Yosemite Conservancy released a new book titled Anywhere... read more

News Stories

Heritage Auctions' Chicago Comics & Comic Art Auction Could Challenge Record

Dallas, TX - The book considered by many to be the “Holy Grail” of... read more

Over 280 Important Manuscripts Offered at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ May 1 Auction

The highlight of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers' May 1st sale of Fine Printed Books and... read more

Collectible Toys, Comic Books, and Comic Art at Bruneau & Co. on April 28

Cranston, RI - Nearly 350 lots of toys, comic books and comic art will... read more

Illustrator John Vernon Lord Shortlisted at 2018 V&A Awards for the Folio Society Edition of "Ulysses"

The V&A have announced that John Vernon Lord has been shortlisted for this year’s... read more

Fine Art & Artifacts, Vellum Indentures, Antique Newspapers at Worth Auctions

Ithaca, NY—Worth Auctions, located in Dryden, NY, announces the launch of their next auction... read more

Potter & Potter Auctions' May 19 Sale Offers Gambling Memorabilia and Books

Chicago — Potter and Potter Auctions is pleased to announce this upcoming sale to... read more

New England Society in the City of New York Announces Annual Book Awards Finalists

New York City-The New England Society in the City of New York (NES) is... read more

Anthology of Nineteenth Century American Legal Poetry Published

Talbot Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of an important new title: Despite... read more