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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Special Report

    Rare Book Week West

    The Fine Books guide to antiquarian book fairs, auctions, exhibitions, events, and more happening in California from February 1-10, 2019.

  • Fine Books Blog

    Rare Medieval Book Chest Acquired

    The Bodleian Library in Oxford announced its acquisition of a rare, fifteenth-century French Gothic coffer, or book chest, once used for the transportation of books. According to the Bodleian, only about 100 such book coffers are extant, …

  • In the News

    Stone Facsimile of the Declaration of Independence Sold for $975,000

    Sotheby’s 2019 Americana Week auctions was led by the only known privately held copy of the celebrated William J. Stone facsimile of the Declaration of Independence for which provenance can be traced …

  • Fine Books Blog

    Bibliomania at the Beinecke

    Yale’s Beinecke Library opened an exhibit dear to the hearts of we gently mad. Even its title is a draw: Bibliomania; or Book Madness: A Bibliographical Romance.

February 7 

PBA Galleries

February 8-10 

CA Book Fairs

February 21 

Heritage

February 21 

Swann Galleries

February 6 

Bonhams

Find More Events in the FB&C Calendar

Christie's NY to Auction Pacioli's "Summa de Arithmetica"

New York - Christie’s is thrilled to announce the auction of Luca Pacioli’s Summa... read more

Swann Galleries' Spring Offering of Early Printed Books on March 7

New York -- Early manuscripts, incunabula and post-incunabula lead Swann Galleries’ sale of Early... read more

Einstein's "God" Letter Headlines the Eric C. Caren Collection at Bonhams

New York -- Bonhams announces the seventh installment collector Eric C. Caren's voluminous collection... read more

Record for Alo's "Chamonix" Ski Poster at Swann Galleries

New York-Swann Galleries’ February 7 sale of Vintage Posters saw numerous firsts and records.... read more

"The Federalist" and Other Firsts at Heritage's Rare Books Auction in NYC

Dallas, Texas - A rare copy of The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written... read more

Time-Capsule Collection from the Virginia House Museum Comes to Freeman's

Philadelphia - Declared by the National Register of Historic Places to be “a noteworthy... read more

Waverly's Feb. 28 Auction Spotlights Presidential Material & First Editions

Falls Church, Virginia - A letter written by Abraham Lincoln in the early days... read more

Boston Athenaeum Announces Expansion

Boston—The Boston Athenæum, a distinguished and vibrant independent library and cultural institution, announces its... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Oxford Exhibit Explores History of Translation

Since the beginning of recorded time, humans have tried to communicate with each other,... read more

"La Prose du Transsibérien" at Auction & in the Studio

Seeing not one but two copies of the magnificent 1913 artist's book, La Prose... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Gabrielle Dudley

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Gabrielle Dudley, Instruction Archivist at the... read more

The Collector Who Got Away: Karl Lagerfeld

We heard today the sad news that world-renowned fashion designer (and bibliophile) Karl Lagerfeld... read more

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

After a fairly quiet week, we're very much back to business on the auction... read more

Yale University's Planned Renovation of Bass Library Draws Ire from Students

Yale University is moving forward with a plan to renovate Bass Library after commencement... read more

Mary Austin--and Ansel Adams

Chances are you've heard the name Ansel Adams. What about Mary Austin? An upcoming... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Katherine Hoarn

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Katherine Hoarn, special collections librarian at... read more

The Silk Book Goes on Exhibit

Last week, the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore put on display a little-known but... read more

News Stories

Christie's NY to Auction Pacioli's "Summa de Arithmetica"

New York - Christie’s is thrilled to announce the auction of Luca Pacioli’s Summa... read more

Swann Galleries' Spring Offering of Early Printed Books on March 7

New York -- Early manuscripts, incunabula and post-incunabula lead Swann Galleries’ sale of Early... read more

Einstein's "God" Letter Headlines the Eric C. Caren Collection at Bonhams

New York -- Bonhams announces the seventh installment collector Eric C. Caren's voluminous collection... read more

Record for Alo's "Chamonix" Ski Poster at Swann Galleries

New York-Swann Galleries’ February 7 sale of Vintage Posters saw numerous firsts and records.... read more

"The Federalist" and Other Firsts at Heritage's Rare Books Auction in NYC

Dallas, Texas - A rare copy of The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written... read more

Time-Capsule Collection from the Virginia House Museum Comes to Freeman's

Philadelphia - Declared by the National Register of Historic Places to be “a noteworthy... read more

Waverly's Feb. 28 Auction Spotlights Presidential Material & First Editions

Falls Church, Virginia - A letter written by Abraham Lincoln in the early days... read more

Boston Athenaeum Announces Expansion

Boston—The Boston Athenæum, a distinguished and vibrant independent library and cultural institution, announces its... read more