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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Gently Mad

    Otto Penzler’s Literary Lair

    One of the very first things bibliophile-for-all-seasons Otto Penzler wants you to know about the 58,000 books he keeps in a Tudor-style chateau in the Connecticut countryside is that it was not something put together willy-nilly by someone with a fortune to throw around on first editions.

  • In the News

    JFK’s Diary for Sale

    As we near the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s birth, Boston-based RR Auction is proud to announce the manuscript: Prelude to Leadership—JFK’s Summer Diary of 1945 will be featured in an upcoming live auction on April 26, 2017.

  • Fine Books Blog

    Brontë Drama Debuts on PBS

    Written and directed by Sally Wainwright, To Walk Invisible traces the lives of the Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë from dutiful daughters into audacious authors. The two-hour drama premiered on PBS on March 26th.

  • In the News

    Scarce Photobooks and Iconic Images at Swann

    On April 20, Swann Galleries will offer Images & Objects: Photographs & Photobooks, with selections exploring the many functions and purposes of the media since its inception.

First-Ever U.S. Julius Klinger Graphic Design Exhibition Opens at the Wolsonian-FIU in October

MIAMI BEACH (April 27, 2017) — Starting this fall, The Wolfsonian-Florida International University calls... read more

Heritage Holding Inaugural Platinum Night Auction May 18-20 for Comics & Comic Art

DALLAS (April 27, 2017) - The Mile High Pedigree copy of Suspense Comics #3... read more

The Eric Carle Museum Presents "David Wiesner & the Art of Wordless Storytelling"

Amherst, MA (April 27, 2017) Flying frogs, cloud-sized cabbages, and an underwater living room... read more

Mo Willems Exhibit Debuts at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh in 2018

PITTSBURGH (April 26, 2017)--Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture... read more

Graphic Design May 25 at Swann Galleries: Werkstätte to Warhol

New York—On Thursday, May 25, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Graphic Design,... read more

Winners of the 2016-2017 New York City Book Awards

Now in their 21st year, the New York City Book Awards are the only... read more

JFK's 'Only' Diary Sold for $718,750 at Auction  

A diary written in 1945 by John F. Kennedy during his brief stint as... read more

Les Enluminures Presents "Collecting Medieval Masters Now" in NYC Gallery

Les Enluminures is pleased to announce its participation in the 2017 Madison Avenue Gallery... read more

  • In Praise of the Coffee Table Book t.co/OEt5Q0vPHZ via @publisherswkly
  • The world's largest map fair captures the classic and quirky in Kensington Gore on June 17 and 18 t.co/182UFwC4TP
  • First-Ever U.S. Julius Klinger Graphic Design Exhibition Opens at the Wolsonian-FIU in… t.co/EDbbrrmdhE
  • RT @HoughtonLib: Congratulations to Gregory Logan, this year's winner of the Philip Hofer Prize for student book collecting: t.co/8…
  • From the FB&C blog - American Antiquarian Society Adopt-a-Book Accomplishes Fundraising Goal t.co/MZNXGF0KdU
  • American Antiquarian Society Adopt-a-Book Accomplishes Fundraising Goal t.co/o5rfGUJ13c
  • TONIGHT: In Conversation with @rosenbachmuseum: Rebecca Romney t.co/odV6r2s0xR
  • RT @theWABF: Tickets still remain for #DC's only curated festival of rare, collectible books. See you tomorrow/Sat. at #WABF17! t.c…
  • Heritage Holding Inaugural Platinum Night Auction May 18-20 for Comics & Comic Art t.co/vvenpaGMxz
  • The Eric Carle Museum Presents "David Wiesner & the Art of Wordless Storytelling" t.co/F63evLZr4R
Gently Mad Blog

American Antiquarian Society Adopt-a-Book Accomplishes Fundraising Goal

A screenshot of the AAS Adopt-a-Book online catalog. Credit: BBRichter On April 6th... read more

Bright Young Booksellers: Obadiah Baird

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Obadiah Baird of The Book Bin... read more

The Bentley Rare Book Museum Opens

The Bentley Rare Book Museum, housed within the department of museums, archives, and rare... read more

Robert M. Pirsig Dies at 88

Philosophical novelist Robert M. Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,... read more

"Merde" Manuscript Goes to Auction

Pardon our French, but a bizarre manuscript heading to auction at Christie's London this... read more

Houghton Library Celebrates 75th Anniversary by Examining the Past to Welcome the Future

Since 1942, Harvard's Houghton Library has focused on preserving a trove of collections... read more

The Knife Slipped: An Interview with Charles Ardai

Charles Ardai, founder and editor of the much-lauded Hard Case Crime, spoke to us... read more

Zelda's Paper Dolls at Auction

Living in the shadow of her husband, author F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Fitzgerald was... read more

British Library to Extend London Building

The British Library has announced plans to extend its iconic London Building, developing... read more

News Stories

First-Ever U.S. Julius Klinger Graphic Design Exhibition Opens at the Wolsonian-FIU in October

MIAMI BEACH (April 27, 2017) — Starting this fall, The Wolfsonian-Florida International University calls... read more

Heritage Holding Inaugural Platinum Night Auction May 18-20 for Comics & Comic Art

DALLAS (April 27, 2017) - The Mile High Pedigree copy of Suspense Comics #3... read more

The Eric Carle Museum Presents "David Wiesner & the Art of Wordless Storytelling"

Amherst, MA (April 27, 2017) Flying frogs, cloud-sized cabbages, and an underwater living room... read more

Mo Willems Exhibit Debuts at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh in 2018

PITTSBURGH (April 26, 2017)--Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture... read more

Graphic Design May 25 at Swann Galleries: Werkstätte to Warhol

New York—On Thursday, May 25, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Graphic Design,... read more

Winners of the 2016-2017 New York City Book Awards

Now in their 21st year, the New York City Book Awards are the only... read more

JFK's 'Only' Diary Sold for $718,750 at Auction  

A diary written in 1945 by John F. Kennedy during his brief stint as... read more

Les Enluminures Presents "Collecting Medieval Masters Now" in NYC Gallery

Les Enluminures is pleased to announce its participation in the 2017 Madison Avenue Gallery... read more