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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Feature

    The Lost Libraries of London

    A distinctive walking tour through one of the world’s great book towns focuses on historic collections dispersed by auction, war, and fire.

  • Fine Books Blog

    Major Jane Austen Exhibition Opens

    In an exhibition marking the bicentennial of the author’s death, Austen’s world is broadened beyond her native Hampshire. The manuscripts, artifacts, and ephemera on exhibit aim to contextualize Austen as a businesswoman and as an avid spectator of global issues …

  • In the News

    The Getty Museum Announces Major Gift of Photographs

    The J. Paul Getty Museum announced last month a major gift of photographs from collector and film industry executive Bruce Berman. The gift includes 186 works by 26 artists, seven of whom are entering the Getty’s collection for the first time.

  • Fine Books Blog

    New Unrecorded Image of Jesse James Surfaces

    A distant cousin of Jesse James has come forward with a never-before-seen ambrotype of the notorious outlaw, young and handsome with piercing light eyes. The ambrotype will be offered at auction in Georgia on August 26.

Bonhams Knightsbridge to Showcase Upcoming Auction Highlights in August

This August, Bonhams Knightsbridge will showcase highlights from its autumn and winter auctions. The... read more

Minnesota Center for Book Arts Announces Winner of the MCBA Prize 2017

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is proud to announce the winner of the... read more

Alfred Eisenstaedt's Personal Collection of Photographs and Books to be Auctioned


LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2017 - Alfred Eisenstaedt’s signed photographs of some of his... read more

Highlights from Freeman's August 9 Collector's Sale

Philadelphia, PA - On Wednesday, August 9 at 10am, Freeman’s will present The Collector’s... read more

"Expired" Photographs by Kerry Mansfield, Homage to Well-Read Library Books

Expired (October 2017) is an exquisite new monograph by American photographic artist Kerry Mansfield... read more

"Milton in Translation" Released to Mark 350 Years Since "Paradise Lost"

The works of John Milton have been translated more than 300 times and into... read more

Humboldt's Magnum Opus Exceeds Expectations at National Book Auctions

The July 15, 2017 sale at National Book Auctions (NBA) featured a broad range... read more

Exhibition at Harvard's Houghton Library Explores the History of the Human Search for Something More

Cambridge, MA (July 2017) -- The search for something beyond the limits of ordinary... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Remember the Ladies: Between the Covers Rare Books Catalogue

New Jersey-based antiquarian bookseller Between the Covers (BTC) Rare Books recently published a full-color... read more

Made-for-TV Shakespeare

On July 10, the cable network TNT premiered "Will," an exuberant new drama series... read more

The Graphic Art of Evelyn Waugh

This past Tuesday, May 18, the London rare booksellers Maggs Bros. Ltd.--"antiquarian booksellers by... read more

Third International Bookbinding Competition Soars

The third International Bookbinding Competition, hosted by advocacy group Designer Bookbinders and Oxford's Bodleian's... read more

Sitting with Jane: Celebrating Jane Austen's Life in Hampshire

Guest Post by Catherine Batac Walder We saw our first "Sitting with Jane" BookBench... read more

Tiny Treasures: Mathew Brady Antebellum Portraits Exhibit at NPG

Photographer Mathew Brady (1822-1896) is mostly remembered today for his Civil War images--wounded soldiers... read more

Bermuda's Mark Twain Tree

On the first of Mark Twain's trips to Bermuda--the last port of call in... read more

The Godmersham Lost Sheep Society Needs Your Help!

The Godmersham Lost Sheep Society (GLOSS) is on the hunt for wayward books out... read more

Going Medieval at The Morgan Library

This fall, the Morgan Library will be exhibiting some of its most bejeweled medieval... read more

News Stories

Bonhams Knightsbridge to Showcase Upcoming Auction Highlights in August

This August, Bonhams Knightsbridge will showcase highlights from its autumn and winter auctions. The... read more

Minnesota Center for Book Arts Announces Winner of the MCBA Prize 2017

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is proud to announce the winner of the... read more

Alfred Eisenstaedt's Personal Collection of Photographs and Books to be Auctioned


LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2017 - Alfred Eisenstaedt’s signed photographs of some of his... read more

Highlights from Freeman's August 9 Collector's Sale

Philadelphia, PA - On Wednesday, August 9 at 10am, Freeman’s will present The Collector’s... read more

"Expired" Photographs by Kerry Mansfield, Homage to Well-Read Library Books

Expired (October 2017) is an exquisite new monograph by American photographic artist Kerry Mansfield... read more

"Milton in Translation" Released to Mark 350 Years Since "Paradise Lost"

The works of John Milton have been translated more than 300 times and into... read more

Humboldt's Magnum Opus Exceeds Expectations at National Book Auctions

The July 15, 2017 sale at National Book Auctions (NBA) featured a broad range... read more

Exhibition at Harvard's Houghton Library Explores the History of the Human Search for Something More

Cambridge, MA (July 2017) -- The search for something beyond the limits of ordinary... read more