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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Digest

    John Steinbeck’s Western Flyer Resurfaces

    A foundation is restoring the boat Steinbeck and marine biologist Ed Ricketts chartered for a journey they later chronicled in a book called Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research

  • Fine Books Blog

    Sappho to Suffrage: Women Who Dared

    The Bodleian Library’s exhibition, Sappho to Suffrage, covers 2,000 years of history, beginning with second-century fragments of Sappho’s poetry on papyrus and highlighting 80 books and objects that showcase stories of women who stand out …

  • In the News

    Make Way for Robert McCloskey

    The Cincinnati Art Museum is proud to celebrate Robert McCloskey with the special exhibition, Make Way for Ducklings: The Art of Robert McCloskey, on view July 20-September 9, 2018. The exhibition delves into the life and legacy of the writer and illustrator of numerous classic children’s books.

  • In the News

    Rare Polyglot Bible Heads to Auction

    Christie’s is pleased to offer the Plantin Polyglot Bible during its summer auction of books and manuscripts in London on July 11.

Bob Dylan Handwritten Letter Among Highlights at RR Auction

Boston, MA - A handwritten letter from Bob Dylan to an old Greenwich Village... read more

Early English Books in Boston: a July Event at Skinner

Boston, MA - Skinner, Inc. is hosting a live auction of Early English Books:... read more

Getty Museum Announces Landmark Acquisition of the Rothschild Pentateuch

Los Angeles - The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of the... read more

Science Fiction Posters Expected to be Among Prized Lots at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, TX - A Star Trek poster by illustrator Bob Peak is expected to... read more

Frazetta Painting, Marvel Comics Among Prized Lots at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, TX - History has a chance to repeat itself when Frank Frazetta Escape... read more

More Than 600 Vintage Posters at Swann Galleries August 1

New York—Swann Galleries’ auction of Vintage Posters on August 1 brings to market the... read more

Papermania Plus Returns to Hartford on August 25

Hartford, CT—Advertising and paper lovers, rejoice! Papermania Plus, the Northeast’s largest vintage advertising and... read more

Rare Martin Luther Letter to go to Auction 

Boston, MA - A rare handwritten letter by German theologist, monk and religious reformer... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Exhibition for Exiled Artists Takes Place in Gardens and Living Rooms of Paris

Readers of our sister site Art & Object may recall a story from January... read more

Baseball Exhibit Builds Bridges at the Library of Congress

I had mixed emotions as I attended the official press event for the opening... read more

Stolen Columbus Letter Returned to Spain

An extremely rare 1493 letter from Christopher Columbus to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella... read more

A Chinese Encyclopedia, a Japanese Artist, and an American Collector

Sometimes a book is as much about its provenance as the item itself. For... read more

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

Another round of major sales this week: At Sotheby's London on Monday and Tuesday,... read more

Major Used Book Sale in Newtown, CT, Starts This Weekend

A major used book sale is happening this weekend in Newtown, CT, at the... read more

The Patterned World of Enid Marx

Enid Marx working on flower and shell designs c. 1946. Courtesy of the... read more

Pairing Rare Books & Eclectic Jewelry in a New Exhibit

Rare books and jewelry are a perfect pair, and a new, collaborative exhibition launched... read more

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

There may be just one major auction on the calendar for this week, but... read more

News Stories

Bob Dylan Handwritten Letter Among Highlights at RR Auction

Boston, MA - A handwritten letter from Bob Dylan to an old Greenwich Village... read more

Early English Books in Boston: a July Event at Skinner

Boston, MA - Skinner, Inc. is hosting a live auction of Early English Books:... read more

Getty Museum Announces Landmark Acquisition of the Rothschild Pentateuch

Los Angeles - The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of the... read more

Science Fiction Posters Expected to be Among Prized Lots at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, TX - A Star Trek poster by illustrator Bob Peak is expected to... read more

Frazetta Painting, Marvel Comics Among Prized Lots at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, TX - History has a chance to repeat itself when Frank Frazetta Escape... read more

More Than 600 Vintage Posters at Swann Galleries August 1

New York—Swann Galleries’ auction of Vintage Posters on August 1 brings to market the... read more

Papermania Plus Returns to Hartford on August 25

Hartford, CT—Advertising and paper lovers, rejoice! Papermania Plus, the Northeast’s largest vintage advertising and... read more

Rare Martin Luther Letter to go to Auction 

Boston, MA - A rare handwritten letter by German theologist, monk and religious reformer... read more