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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • On the Block

    The Yeats Family Collection

    Furniture, manuscripts, artworks, photographs, silver, and even a chess set were among the 224 lots included in the sale of Yeats family material at Sotheby’s London on September 27. …

  • Fine Books Blog

    Vintage Ephemera Sparks “Scrapbook Novel”

    Inspired by World War II-era scrapbooks, collector and novelist Caroline Preston pairs vintage ephemera with smart storytelling in The War Bride’s Scrapbook. News clippings, baseball cards, telegrams, postcards,

  • In the News

    The First Science Fiction Exhibition at the Grolier Club

    A Conversation larger than the Universe represents the Grolier’s first-ever presentation of speculative fiction, in a highly personal selection of 70 books, magazines, manuscripts, letters,

  • In the News

    The Met Acquires Magnificent Illuminated Hebrew Bible

    Sotheby’s announced that the Metropolitan Museum of Art had acquired privately for an undisclosed amount a bible which had previously been scheduled for auction. …

Waverly Rare Books at Quinn's Auction Galleries to Auction Rare Botanical & Zoological Prints

Falls Church, VA - On Thursday, January 25, the Waverly Rare Books & Prints... read more

The Todd Webb Archive Announces Sale of Rare Vintage Prints at AIPAD 2018

Todd Webb (1905-2000), best known for his photographs of New York, Paris, Georgia O'Keeffe... read more

The Yale Center for British Art Expands Its Collection of Modern and Contemporary British Photographs

New Haven, CT—The Yale Center for British Art has expanded its collection of photographs... read more

Gouache on Paper of Iconic Apple Logo Attributed to Andy Warhol Headlines February 1 Sale

Franklin, MA — A mid-1980s gouache on paper rendering of the iconic Apple Macintosh... read more

The Library of Milanese Collector Sergio Rossetti Headed to Sotheby’s Milan on February 20

On February 20th 2018, Sotheby’s Milan will offer up for sale the library of... read more

Gift of Over 650 Works from Frederic A. Sharf Caps Legacy of Wolfsonian Support

Miami Beach, FL— The Wolfsonian-Florida International University today announced a significant gift of more... read more

Huntington's Spring Exhibition will Focus on Rare 19th-Century Astronomical Prints

San Marino, CA - A rare set of exquisite lithographs, depicting the pastel drawings... read more

Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books Presents Highlights for TEFAF Maastricht 2018

Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books AG returns to TEFAF Maastricht (10-18 March 2018) with... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Pottering About: Catching Up With the Beatrix Potter Society

The Beatrix Potter Society has been keeping tabs on all sorts of various Potter-related... read more

George Washington-Owned and Signed Book Headed to Auction

Paging the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union ... Coming up for auction... read more

Original Stephen King Manuscripts Ruined in Flood

Gerald Winters, a rare book dealer and major collector of Stephen King material, recently... read more

"The Alienist" from Page to Screen

When Caleb Carr's historical thriller, The Alienist, was published in 1994, it quickly became... read more

Rare Books at Auction this Week

Freeman's auction house in Philadelphia hosts a sale of Books, Maps & Manuscripts on... read more

Controversial California Autograph Law Amended

Change is in the air in California. Readers of this blog may recall California's... read more

Branwell Brontë's "Odyssey"

This may be the year of Emily Brontë--her bicentenary, that is, with a major... read more

1917 Bestsellers: A Conversation with Linda Aragoni

For the past two years, we have checked in with consumate reader Linda Aragoni... read more

Book Fragments Found Aboard 300-Year-Old Shipwreck

Avast ye! The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) announced a... read more

News Stories

Waverly Rare Books at Quinn's Auction Galleries to Auction Rare Botanical & Zoological Prints

Falls Church, VA - On Thursday, January 25, the Waverly Rare Books & Prints... read more

The Todd Webb Archive Announces Sale of Rare Vintage Prints at AIPAD 2018

Todd Webb (1905-2000), best known for his photographs of New York, Paris, Georgia O'Keeffe... read more

The Yale Center for British Art Expands Its Collection of Modern and Contemporary British Photographs

New Haven, CT—The Yale Center for British Art has expanded its collection of photographs... read more

Gouache on Paper of Iconic Apple Logo Attributed to Andy Warhol Headlines February 1 Sale

Franklin, MA — A mid-1980s gouache on paper rendering of the iconic Apple Macintosh... read more

The Library of Milanese Collector Sergio Rossetti Headed to Sotheby’s Milan on February 20

On February 20th 2018, Sotheby’s Milan will offer up for sale the library of... read more

Gift of Over 650 Works from Frederic A. Sharf Caps Legacy of Wolfsonian Support

Miami Beach, FL— The Wolfsonian-Florida International University today announced a significant gift of more... read more

Huntington's Spring Exhibition will Focus on Rare 19th-Century Astronomical Prints

San Marino, CA - A rare set of exquisite lithographs, depicting the pastel drawings... read more

Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books Presents Highlights for TEFAF Maastricht 2018

Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books AG returns to TEFAF Maastricht (10-18 March 2018) with... read more