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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • In the Library

    Useful & Beautiful

    Names like William Morris, Oscar Wilde, Christina Rossetti, and Aubrey Beardsley call to mind a golden age in British art and literature as tantalizing as it is distant from the lives of most modern Americans. For visitors to the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection, a recent gift to the University of Delaware Library, however, the spirit of that long-vanished epoch comes to life …

  • In the News

    Lord of the Rings Cover Art at Auction

    A landmark illustration by artist Barbara Remington which were used for a trio of Ballantine Book covers for J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series highlight the May 12 Heritage Auctions Illustration Arts Signature Auction in Dallas. The Lord of the Rings covers (est. $20,000-30,000) …

  • Fine Books Blog

    The Bentley Rare Book Museum Opens

    Housed within the department of museums, archives, and rare books at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, the Bentley Rare Book Museum made its debut last month. Formerly an appointment-only gallery, this re-branded space provides a free …

  • In the News

    Complete Seven Pillars of Wisdom Leads Swann Galleries Sale

    One of 170 complete copies of the privately printed Cranwell edition of Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) is estimated at $50,000-75,000.

MWABA Presents the 56th Chicago Book and Paper Fair, June 17

One of America’s oldest bookseller trade associations, the Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), will... read more

May Auction Featured Rare Books and Gutenberg Facsimile

The May 20, 2017 sale at National Book Auctions featured a vast array of... read more

Bodmer's "Moennitarri Warrior" Leads at Worth Auctions' May Sale

The May 21, 2017 sale at Worth Auctions comprised an extensive and carefully selected... read more

D-Day Maps Used by Gen. Omar Bradley at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS--May 22, 2017--Three battle maps owned and used by Gen. Omar Bradley from the... read more

Books Become Art at Swann Galleries' Art, Press & Illustrated Auction

New York—Swann Galleries has announced highlights from their June 13 auction of Art, Press... read more

Vintage Posters at Bloomsbury Auctions

Bloomsbury Auctions will be hosting a sale of Vintage Posters at their new London... read more

Frank Lloyd Wright Retrospective to Open at MoMA June 8

NEW YORK—The Museum of Modern Art announces Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the... read more

Bonhams and TCM Will Offer Disney Animation Art Collection on June 5

New York - On June 5, Bonhams and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) present An... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Massive Freud Collection for Sale

Bronze relief portrait medallion. 1906. 60 mm diameter. The 19th Century Rare Book... read more

Sangorski & Sutcliffe Jewelled Binding Goes to Auction

Sangorski & Sutcliffe is synonymous with fine binding and often hailed as the "Rolls... read more

Bookseller Files Lawsuit over California's Autograph Law

In response to California's recently passed autograph law, Sacramento-based Pacific Legal Foundation filed a... read more

Book Review: The One-Cent Magenta

Collectors of any stripe will recognize themselves within the pages of James Barron's absorbing... read more

Summer Mailbag

Our summer print edition is currently en route to subscribers. This year we decided... read more

Reexamining Mother's Day with Margaret Atwood: The Handmaid's Tale

Image copyright 2012 the Balbusso sisters. Reproduced with permission from the Folio Society.... read more

Rare First Edition of Edward Lear's "Book of Nonsense" Discovered

California bookseller David Brass has uncovered a rare first edition of Edward Lear's famous... read more

Guest Post: Literary Mothers

Guest Post by Kara Accettola "Life began with waking up and loving my mother's... read more

Denshosha--Memory Keeper Chiharu Shiota Disembarks in Paris

The Key in the Hand, Japan Pavilion, Venice Biennale, 2015. Image courtesy of... read more

News Stories

MWABA Presents the 56th Chicago Book and Paper Fair, June 17

One of America’s oldest bookseller trade associations, the Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), will... read more

May Auction Featured Rare Books and Gutenberg Facsimile

The May 20, 2017 sale at National Book Auctions featured a vast array of... read more

Bodmer's "Moennitarri Warrior" Leads at Worth Auctions' May Sale

The May 21, 2017 sale at Worth Auctions comprised an extensive and carefully selected... read more

D-Day Maps Used by Gen. Omar Bradley at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS--May 22, 2017--Three battle maps owned and used by Gen. Omar Bradley from the... read more

Books Become Art at Swann Galleries' Art, Press & Illustrated Auction

New York—Swann Galleries has announced highlights from their June 13 auction of Art, Press... read more

Vintage Posters at Bloomsbury Auctions

Bloomsbury Auctions will be hosting a sale of Vintage Posters at their new London... read more

Frank Lloyd Wright Retrospective to Open at MoMA June 8

NEW YORK—The Museum of Modern Art announces Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the... read more

Bonhams and TCM Will Offer Disney Animation Art Collection on June 5

New York - On June 5, Bonhams and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) present An... read more