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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Feature

    FB&C Holiday Gift Guide 2016

    Our top unique gift ideas for those who cherish books and bookish goodies

  • Fine Books Blog

    Silk Road Collection Acquired

    The National Library of Israel has acquired a rare collection of manuscripts related to the once thriving Jewish community along the Silk Road.

  • Fine Books Blog

    Crowdfunding the “Bolted Book” Facsimile

    A Kickstarter campaign launched last month for a new facsimile edition of the first modern-day artist’s book.

  • In the News

    Signed Firsts Abound at Swann Galleries

    On November 10, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of 19th and 20th Century Literature, featuring a number of signed first editions and association copies.

September 8

PBA Galleries

September 9-11

Brooklyn Book Fair

September 24

Bonhams

September 23

Skinner

September 29

Swann

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The Ransom Center Acquires Books from Gabriel García Márquez’s Library

AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at... read more

Beloved Satirist Stan Freberg's Iconic Comedy and Advertising Items at Heritage Auctions 

BEVERLY HILLS — Items from the estate of creative comedy and advertising genius Stan... read more

Edward S. Curtis' "The North American Indian" at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions is delighted to be offering the books and photogravure prints... read more

John Ford's Obsessive Love Letters to Maureen O'Hara Sell for $75,000 at Bonhams

NEW YORK——The Estate of Maureen O'Hara sale at Bonhams New York today (29 November)... read more

Sotheby's London to Offer The Bute Hours

London, 30 November 2016--The Bute Hours, one of the most extraordinary Medieval English Book... read more

Dark Dreamers: Stanley Wiater Archive of Modern Horror Literature up for Auction

BOSTON, MA - RR Auction is proud to present The Stanley Wiater archive of... read more

"Casablanca" Posters Star in Heritage Auctions' $2-million Vintage Movie Posters Event

DALLAS — A pair of posters from the iconic 1942 film Casablanca headlined Heritage... read more

Minnesota Center for Book Arts Announces 2016 Winter Book

Minnesota Center for Book Art’s twenty-sixth Winter Book features poetry and prose by Heid... read more

  • RT @trisaratop: The @finebooks Holiday Gift Guide 2016 is so perfect. I want tea & a copy of The Painted Book in Renaissance Italy. https:/…
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  • RT @TheScotsman: Widow's letter describing Robert Louis Stevenson's final hours secured by National Library: t.co/NpFKfrgu4z @brian
  • Blake's Dahl portraits to go on display at British Library t.co/yEsoh7mAai
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  • RT @SwannGalleries: Maps & Atlases specialist Caleb Kiffer tells the tale of his discovery of a previously unknown state of Frederick... ht…
  • Book Lovers: This Hotel in a 700-year-old City Needs to Be on Your Bucket List t.co/M3SYiaUo0m
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Ed Emberley Retrospective at Worcester Art Museum Showcases Teaching Methods and Perspective

Entrance to Emberley exhibition. Image reproduced with permission from Worcester Art Museum. A... read more

Bright Young Booksellers: Zoe Abrams (Revisited)

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Zoe Abrams (formerly Zoe Mindell) who... read more

Early Mt. Rushmore Sketch at Auction

In this, Mount Rushmore's 75th anniversary year, an interesting auction lot has surfaced in... read more

Newly Discovered H. G. Wells Story Published in "Strand Magazine"

Andrew Gulli, editor of Strand Magazine, has made it a personal mission of late... read more

From A to Z: The (New) Dictionary of the Book

Make room on the reference shelf. Sidney E. Berger's newest book, The Dictionary of... read more

Revisiting Raptis Rare Books

So pleased to see the new print edition of the Raptis Rare Books catalogue,... read more

Guest Post: Roald Dahl's Great Missenden

Roald Dahl died twenty-six years ago today. In this, his centennial year, books have... read more

Dali's Rare Surrealist Cookbook Reprinted by Taschen

The Thanksgiving meal coming up on Thursday is on the minds of many Americans... read more

6 Six-Figure Bibles Going to Auction

On December 5, one of the world's best private collections of English Bibles will... read more

News Stories

The Ransom Center Acquires Books from Gabriel García Márquez’s Library

AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at... read more

Beloved Satirist Stan Freberg's Iconic Comedy and Advertising Items at Heritage Auctions 

BEVERLY HILLS — Items from the estate of creative comedy and advertising genius Stan... read more

Edward S. Curtis' "The North American Indian" at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions is delighted to be offering the books and photogravure prints... read more

John Ford's Obsessive Love Letters to Maureen O'Hara Sell for $75,000 at Bonhams

NEW YORK——The Estate of Maureen O'Hara sale at Bonhams New York today (29 November)... read more

Sotheby's London to Offer The Bute Hours

London, 30 November 2016--The Bute Hours, one of the most extraordinary Medieval English Book... read more

Dark Dreamers: Stanley Wiater Archive of Modern Horror Literature up for Auction

BOSTON, MA - RR Auction is proud to present The Stanley Wiater archive of... read more

"Casablanca" Posters Star in Heritage Auctions' $2-million Vintage Movie Posters Event

DALLAS — A pair of posters from the iconic 1942 film Casablanca headlined Heritage... read more

Minnesota Center for Book Arts Announces 2016 Winter Book

Minnesota Center for Book Art’s twenty-sixth Winter Book features poetry and prose by Heid... read more