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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Fine Books Store

    Spring Issue Now Available!

    Celebrate Emily Dickinson’s twenty-first-century renaissance; read an excerpt from the forthcoming book, Printer’s Error; and step inside Otto Penzler’s personal library. Plus: a report on the market for Alexander Hamilton, our Rare Book Week guide, and the history of photography in 100 images.

  • Feature

    Rare Book Week

    Join us for Rare Book Week in New York City. From March 6-13, dozens of antiquarian book fairs, auctions, and exhibitions are open and available to collectors and bibliophiles. There’s so much to see and do—here’s a short guide to help you navigate.

  • Fine Books Blog

    Sylvester Stallone, Book Collector

    It might be hard to square Rambo with rare books, but then again, people can surprise you. It turns out that actor and director Sylvester Stallone, best known for his beefy roles in Rocky and Rambo, amassed a private library

  • In the News

    Les Enluminures to Exhibit Dazzling Book of Hours at TEFAF

    This year, Les Enluminures, the leading specialists in medieval manuscripts, will be presenting an array of important acquisitions at The European Fine Art Fair from March 10-19 Of the upmost importance, the Hours of Isabeau de Croix

Civil War Arms & Autographs at Worth Auctions  

ITHACA, NY--Worth Auctions, located in Dryden, NY, announces the launch of their next auction... read more

Library of Congress Publishes "Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps"

Designed to educate, amuse, or advertise, pictorial maps were a clever and colorful component... read more

JFK's 1945 Diary for Sale at Live Auction in Boston

BOSTON, MA - As we near the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's birth,... read more

War, Empire and Business: Jane Austen's Underexplored Life

OXFORD—To mark 200 years since the death of Jane Austen, a major new exhibition... read more

Bidsquare Launches Themed Auctions Featuring a Curated Collection from Top NY Dealers

New York, NY: Bidsquare's inaugural themed auction Passport to the World features a... read more

Children's Characters Are Serious Business At Swann Galleries' Illustration Art Sale

New York—On Tuesday, March 21, Swann Galleries held their spring auction of Illustration art... read more

Bonhams Appoints Head of Photographs in NY

The international auction house Bonhams has appointed Laura Paterson as Head of Photographs in... read more

Steve McQueen Collection Claims Top-Lot Honors in $1-Million Entertainment Auction at Heritage

DALLAS, Texas (March 21, 2017) - The personally-owned collection of movie star Steve McQueen... read more

Gently Mad Blog

HarperCollins at 200

It was in 1817 that brothers James and John Harper opened a small printing... read more

Rise of the Centaur: A History of a Typeface

Readers of our spring print issue may recall Allison Meier's story on book... read more

Bright Young Booksellers: James McBride

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with James McBride of William Reese Company... read more

Brontë Drama Debuts on PBS

Coming up this Sunday, March 26 at 9 p.m., Masterpiece presents To Walk Invisible:... read more

Set of Jane Austen Novels Returns Home

Last month, Sandra Clark, a Jane Austen collector in Texas, surprised Chawton House, the... read more

Early Bob Dylan Poetry Manuscript Heads to Auction

Bob Dylan manuscripts have trickled into the market in recent years--the pinnacle at auction... read more

A Book-Lover's Guide to St. Patrick's Day

Today is St. Patrick's Day, meaning Irish pubs from Boston to Dublin will be... read more

Bright Young Booksellers: Alexander Akin

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Alexander Akin of Bolerium Books in... read more

Germany Buys Back Thousand-Year-Old Gospel Book

At TEFAF Maastricht this week, North American manuscript dealers Les Enluminures closed a more... read more

News Stories

Civil War Arms & Autographs at Worth Auctions  

ITHACA, NY--Worth Auctions, located in Dryden, NY, announces the launch of their next auction... read more

Library of Congress Publishes "Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps"

Designed to educate, amuse, or advertise, pictorial maps were a clever and colorful component... read more

JFK's 1945 Diary for Sale at Live Auction in Boston

BOSTON, MA - As we near the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's birth,... read more

War, Empire and Business: Jane Austen's Underexplored Life

OXFORD—To mark 200 years since the death of Jane Austen, a major new exhibition... read more

Bidsquare Launches Themed Auctions Featuring a Curated Collection from Top NY Dealers

New York, NY: Bidsquare's inaugural themed auction Passport to the World features a... read more

Children's Characters Are Serious Business At Swann Galleries' Illustration Art Sale

New York—On Tuesday, March 21, Swann Galleries held their spring auction of Illustration art... read more

Bonhams Appoints Head of Photographs in NY

The international auction house Bonhams has appointed Laura Paterson as Head of Photographs in... read more

Steve McQueen Collection Claims Top-Lot Honors in $1-Million Entertainment Auction at Heritage

DALLAS, Texas (March 21, 2017) - The personally-owned collection of movie star Steve McQueen... read more