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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • FB&C Store

    Autumn Issue Now Available

    Consider the legacy of Sylvia Plath, page through photobook history, revisit Henry D. Thoreau in his bicentennial year, and peek inside Chawton House Library. Plus: Nick Basbanes on Houghton Library’s 75th anniversary; Ian McKay’s auction reports; the annual holiday gift guide; and our free autumn auction guide.

  • Digest

    Henry D. Thoreau: Reader, Writer, #RESISTer

    A major collaborative exhibition reveals the depth of Thoreau’s disobedience

  • Fine Books Blog

    Found in the Attic: T.S. Eliot’s Family Photo Album

    A trove of T.S. Eliot presentation copies, photographs, and ephemera goes to auction next month at Heritage Auctions, some sourced directly from the attic of the author’s family.

  • In the News

    The Yeats Family Collection at Sotheby’s

    Illuminating the private world of the Yeats family, an auction at Sotheby’s London on September 27 will comprise literary material, paintings, drawings and the personal effects of artist John Butler Yeats and his four children: poet W.B, embroidery designer Lily, printing press pioneer Lolly, and artist Jack.

September 7

PBA Galleries

September 8-10

Brooklyn Book Expo

September 13

Leslie Hindman

September 14

Forum Auctions

September 15-17

San Francisco Map Fair

September 26

Bonhams

September 27

Skinner

September 28

Swann Galleries

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ABAA Announces Winners of the 2017 National Collegiate Book Collecting Competition

The ABAA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 National Collegiate Book... read more

Harry Potter First Edition Sets World Record at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS, Texas - A rare, first-edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone... read more

"Law's Picture Books" Published

Talbot Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of an important new title: “Illustrated... read more

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers to Open Eighth Regional Location in Atlanta 

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, one of the nation's leading auction houses, will expand its regional... read more

Getty Museum to Exhibit Rare Michelangelo Drawing

LOS ANGELES - The Getty Museum will exhibit a rare drawing by one of... read more

Pre-Fire Chicago Map Sells for $200,000 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

J.T. Palmatary's rare birds-eye view of pre-fire Chicago sold just shy of $200,000 in... read more

Princess Diana's French Lesson Book With Extensive Handwriting Among Highlights at RR Auction

BOSTON, MA - Princess Diana's sterling silver card case sold for $20,974 according to... read more

Artbook Opens Expanded Book Space at MoMA PS1

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY - On September 21, Artbook @ MoMA PS1 opens the... read more

Gently Mad Blog

The PhotoBook Journal

The autumn issue of Fine Books features a survey of photobook collecting, past and... read more

Majestic Ocean Liners the Subject of PEM Exhibit

For roughly one hundred years, from the mid-1800s through the 1950s, luxurious ocean... read more

Beecher Family Photo Collection for Sale

Yes, those Beechers. A collection of four photographs depicting the famous Beecher family of... read more

A Form Worthy of Its Contents: The Folio Society at 70

This year marks seventy years since The Folio Society began publishing beautiful editions... read more

York Antiquarian Book Seminar: A Primer

A few years ago, I didn't know I would be moving to England, didn't... read more

New Exhibits at Walden Pond Unveiled

Thoreau's bicentennial year has created quite the buzz, perhaps loudest in New York City,... read more

Pint-Sized Bookstore Takes Up Residence in LA

Though already home to a sizable number of independent, brick-and-mortar bookshops, Los Angeles... read more

Sir Laurence Olivier's Working Copy of "Hamlet" Heads to Auction

Later this month, the grand Vivien Leigh collection will be offered at Sotheby's London,... read more

Beyond Brontë: Underappreciated Women Writers, Vol. 2

As promised in yesterday's post, here are some underappreciated women writers to spot at... read more

News Stories

ABAA Announces Winners of the 2017 National Collegiate Book Collecting Competition

The ABAA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 National Collegiate Book... read more

Harry Potter First Edition Sets World Record at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS, Texas - A rare, first-edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone... read more

"Law's Picture Books" Published

Talbot Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of an important new title: “Illustrated... read more

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers to Open Eighth Regional Location in Atlanta 

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, one of the nation's leading auction houses, will expand its regional... read more

Getty Museum to Exhibit Rare Michelangelo Drawing

LOS ANGELES - The Getty Museum will exhibit a rare drawing by one of... read more

Pre-Fire Chicago Map Sells for $200,000 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

J.T. Palmatary's rare birds-eye view of pre-fire Chicago sold just shy of $200,000 in... read more

Princess Diana's French Lesson Book With Extensive Handwriting Among Highlights at RR Auction

BOSTON, MA - Princess Diana's sterling silver card case sold for $20,974 according to... read more

Artbook Opens Expanded Book Space at MoMA PS1

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY - On September 21, Artbook @ MoMA PS1 opens the... read more