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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • In the Library

    Besides Austen

    Despite only publishing four novels in her lifetime, and two posthumously, Austen has become one of the world’s best known and most beloved authors.

  • In the News

    Galileo & Captain Cook Feature in Swann’s October Book Sale

    Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books come to Swann Galleries on October 17. The wide-ranging auction of some 300 lots covers a plethora of topics and includes the first edition of Thomas Salusbury's Mathematical Collections,

  • Fine Books Blog

    Collecting Dr. Johnson

    The current exhibition at Dr. Johnson's House in London, titled Collecting Johnson: Attracted by rarity, seduced by example, and inflated by competition, brings together rare and intriguing items from ten prestigious private collections, both anonymous and named, from Great Britain, America, and Australia.

  • In the News

    The Ransom Center Acquires Michael Ondaatje's Archive

    Ondaatje's archive of notebooks and annotated drafts fills more than 90 boxes and documents in great detail his working methods.

World Records for Patrick Nagel, Robert McGinnis Smashed in Heritage Auctions' Illustration Art Auction

DALLAS, Texas - Important examples by Patrick Nagel and Robert McGinnis toppled world records... read more

Daniel Crouch Rare Books to Offer a Collection of Pocket Globes at TEFAF NY

Before the iPhone and Google maps, the must-have portable geographical gadget was the pocket... read more

The Morgan Library Acquires Important Collection of Works by French Writer Alfred Jarry

NEW YORK, NY—The Morgan Library & Museum announced today the acquisition of one of... read more

Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair, Dec. 2-3

Northampton, Massachusetts--The region’s leading used & antiquarian booksellers and fine letterpress printers, book binders,... read more

Douglas Fairbanks Library & Civil War Books at National Book Auctions

ITHACA, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their... read more

Jimmy Van Heusen Musical Autograph Collection Comes to Swann Galleries

New York—Swann Galleries’ auction of Autographs will take place on Tuesday, November 7, with... read more

Victor Hugo's Unpublished Autograph Book of Love Letters Sells for $250,000+

Paris-The sixth part of the R. and B. L. library, devoted to the Romantic... read more

J. Paul Getty Museum Presents "Sacred Landscapes: Nature in Renaissance Manuscripts"

LOS ANGELES—Artists, intellectuals, and pious members of society in Renaissance Europe looked to nature... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Students at Southeastern University Work with Rare Books

For the first time, English students at Southeastern University (SEU) in Lakeland, Florida,... read more

Women of the Book Trade: London Edition

For the past year and a half I have lived in Hampstead, a village... read more

Heribert Tenschert and TEFAF Fall Illuminate New York October 28

Readers may recall our story back in March highlighing the TEFAF Maastricht art... read more

Vietnam War Artifacts

In terms of the Vietnam War, what's past is definitely present. Not only has... read more

All the News That's Fit to Exhibit

The St. Louis Mercantile Library at UMSL opened earlier this week an exhibit devoted... read more

Spirits at Stowe House

If you're looking for a literary take on Halloween, check out the Harriet Beecher... read more

Literary Lakes

England's Lake District is a well-known spot for biblio-tourism. Against a backdrop of beautiful... read more

First Solo U.S. Show for Book Artist Mark Cockram Opens Today

The Center for Book Arts (CBA) opens its latest exhibit this evening dedicated to... read more

Considering the Nobel Bump

When I moved to London a year and a half ago, I determined that... read more

News Stories

World Records for Patrick Nagel, Robert McGinnis Smashed in Heritage Auctions' Illustration Art Auction

DALLAS, Texas - Important examples by Patrick Nagel and Robert McGinnis toppled world records... read more

Daniel Crouch Rare Books to Offer a Collection of Pocket Globes at TEFAF NY

Before the iPhone and Google maps, the must-have portable geographical gadget was the pocket... read more

The Morgan Library Acquires Important Collection of Works by French Writer Alfred Jarry

NEW YORK, NY—The Morgan Library & Museum announced today the acquisition of one of... read more

Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair, Dec. 2-3

Northampton, Massachusetts--The region’s leading used & antiquarian booksellers and fine letterpress printers, book binders,... read more

Douglas Fairbanks Library & Civil War Books at National Book Auctions

ITHACA, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their... read more

Jimmy Van Heusen Musical Autograph Collection Comes to Swann Galleries

New York—Swann Galleries’ auction of Autographs will take place on Tuesday, November 7, with... read more

Victor Hugo's Unpublished Autograph Book of Love Letters Sells for $250,000+

Paris-The sixth part of the R. and B. L. library, devoted to the Romantic... read more

J. Paul Getty Museum Presents "Sacred Landscapes: Nature in Renaissance Manuscripts"

LOS ANGELES—Artists, intellectuals, and pious members of society in Renaissance Europe looked to nature... read more