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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Special Report

    Cultivating Beauty

    A new exhibit unites Celia Thaxter’s splendid illustrated book, An Island Garden, with Childe Hassam’s paintings from the Isles of Shoals.

  • In the Press

    Booked for Brooklyn

    The third annual Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair will feature more than one hundred top-tier dealers from all over the world who will present a full spectrum of collectible and antique books and quality ephemera, September 9-11. Special events include a benefit for 826NYC, an exhibit of artist’s books, and the chance to meet FB&C’s editor.

  • Fine Books Blog

    The Summer of Hamilton

    Enthralled by the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton? Then check out the New-York Historical Society’s Summer of Hamilton exhibit, featuring bronze statues depicting Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr in their deadly duel …

  • In the News

    Mahler Manuscript at Sotheby's

    The complete manuscript of Gustav Mahler’s Second Symphony will be offered at auction on November 29 for an estimated $4.6 million.

Library of Congress Junior Fellows Display Collection Treasures

July 27, 2016—The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Interns today presented more than... read more

The FDR Presidential Library to Open "In the Footsteps of John Muir" Exhibit

HYDE PARK, NY -- On Monday, August 1, 2016, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential... read more

Hunting Library of the Counts du Verne at Sotheby's Paris in October

On 5 October 2016, Sotheby’s Paris will have the honour of dispersing a selection... read more

Exceptional Example of Action Comics #1 Could Reach $750K at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - An unrestored copy of Action Comics #1 - featuring the first appearance... read more

Bernie Wrightson Trove of Original Illustration Art Debuts at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - A stunning group of original art by illustrator Bernie Wrightson--lead by his... read more

Artists-Signed Folio Leads at Chiswick Auctions

On Wednesday 20th July Chiswick Auctions held a successful sale of Printed Books and... read more

New Book on Upstate New York's Printing History

The engaging, lost story of an influential, 1920s Western New York private press is... read more

Pamplin International Collection of Art and History Releases 2015 Exhibit Catalog

Portland, Ore. (July 2016) - Leading historical preservationist Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. has... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Inside the Baskin Collection at Duke

Our summer issue features curator Laura Micham's guest column on the Lisa Unger Baskin... read more

Important Brontë Association Copy Returns to Haworth

The Brontë Society, based at the Brontë family parsonage in Haworth, has purchased... read more

Summer Reading: "The Port-Wine Stain"

A long-lost short story by Edgar Allan Poe nests like a matryoshka doll within... read more

The Summer of Hamilton

Has the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton reached its zenith? After a twelve-month run... read more

Special Report: An Exhibit at PEM of Interest to Bibliophiles

We're posting today an exhibition review by Nick Basbanes covering his recent trip to... read more

Wandering Spirits: An Interview with Selena Chambers

Selena Chambers has just released an illustrated, limited edition chapbook about her travels in... read more

"Calaveras" Broadsides at Auction

Coming to auction next week in San Francisco is a striking set of four... read more

Long Out-of-Print Tolkien Poem to be Republished

JRR Tolkien's long poem in the tradition of a medieval lay, entitled "The Lay... read more

Traveling Exhibits

I just returned from a two-week cross-country road trip designed mainly with national parks... read more

News Stories

Library of Congress Junior Fellows Display Collection Treasures

July 27, 2016—The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Interns today presented more than... read more

The FDR Presidential Library to Open "In the Footsteps of John Muir" Exhibit

HYDE PARK, NY -- On Monday, August 1, 2016, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential... read more

Hunting Library of the Counts du Verne at Sotheby's Paris in October

On 5 October 2016, Sotheby’s Paris will have the honour of dispersing a selection... read more

Exceptional Example of Action Comics #1 Could Reach $750K at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - An unrestored copy of Action Comics #1 - featuring the first appearance... read more

Bernie Wrightson Trove of Original Illustration Art Debuts at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - A stunning group of original art by illustrator Bernie Wrightson--lead by his... read more

Artists-Signed Folio Leads at Chiswick Auctions

On Wednesday 20th July Chiswick Auctions held a successful sale of Printed Books and... read more

New Book on Upstate New York's Printing History

The engaging, lost story of an influential, 1920s Western New York private press is... read more

Pamplin International Collection of Art and History Releases 2015 Exhibit Catalog

Portland, Ore. (July 2016) - Leading historical preservationist Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. has... read more