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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Fine Books Store

    Autumn Issue Now Available!

    Enjoy our exclusive interview inside the Vatican Library, a trip to Robert McCloskey’s Maine, and a profile of autograph collector Pedro Corrêa do Lago. Plus: antiquarian booksellers tell us about their best sales, and a preview of this fall’s major auctions.

  • Online Exclusive

    The Pope’s Librarian

    Before digging into the nitty-gritty of what Archbishop Bruguès has undertaken— wrangling the Vatican Library into the twenty-first century—I asked the seventy-four-year-old French-born Dominican monsignor how he got into that hot seat in the first place, and whether being the 47th librarian of a library dating back to 1501 and the 41st archivist of an archive dating back to 1609 weighs heavily on him.

  • Special Report

    Autumn Auction Guide

    A preview of this season’s auctions.

  • In the News

    Mandela Letter Offered at Bonhams

    A reflective and tender letter written by Nelson Mandela from his prison cell on Robben Island to the daughter of his friend and fellow anti-apartheid activist, Michael Harmel will be offered at Bonhams’ South African Sale in London on September 14. It is estimated at £50,000-100,000.

September 6

PBA

September 13

Heritage

September 18-19

Sotheby’s 

September 20

Swann Galleries 

September 21

Skinner 

September 25

Bonhams 

September 27

Forum 

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The First Book Published and Printed in Antarctica at Bonhams NY

New York− On September 25, Bonhams sale of Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana will... read more

The First Western Book on Cosmetics & Scents will be Sold in Paris

Published for the first time in Venice in 1555, it was a precious asset... read more

Printed Matter Presents the NY Art Book Fair Sept. 21-23

Printed Matter, Inc. presents THE NY ART BOOK FAIR, September 21-23, 2018 Preview:... read more

Rarities Reach Six Figures at Heritage Auctions' Rare Books & Maps Auction

Dallas, TX - An extremely rare first edition considered one of the most significant... read more

Winners of the 2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Announced

Dayton, OH - Salt Houses, Hala Alyan's debut novel about a displaced Palestinian family,... read more

The Eric Carle Museum Announces "Our Voice: The Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards"

Amherst, MA --An exhibition depicting African American life, history, and culture by some of... read more

A New Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Timothy Rub, the George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer at the Philadelphia... read more

The Huntington's Southern California Architecture Collection Exhibition Opens Oct. 6

San Marino, CA—Documenting one of the most creative and influential periods in Southern California... read more

Gently Mad Blog

SP Books Publishes Limited Edition of Wilde's "Dorian Gray" Manuscript

SP Books, of Paris, has published this month a limited-edition reproduction of the original... read more

7 Highlights from the Upcoming Fine Art Print Fair

The Fine Art Print Fair, organized by International Fine Print Dealers Association, lands in... read more

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

Coming up on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 18-19, at Sotheby's London, The Erwin Tomash... read more

Winnie-the-Pooh Wanders into the MFA Boston

A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh has never suffered for lack of exposure--far from... read more

Camp Books - A Bright Young Thing's New Thing

In 2012 Fine Books interviewed Brooke Palmieri as a Bright Young Thing (renamed Bright... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Rachel Cole

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Rachel Cole, Public Services Librarian at... read more

For Sale: William Morris's Quill Pen

A quill pen that belonged to the Victorian artist and publisher William Morris is... read more

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

On Wednesday, September 12, Dominic Winter Auctioneers holds a thirtieth-anniversary sale of Fine Books... read more

"Cultivating Great Collections" in Brooklyn

Over 100 rare book, photo, print, and ephemera dealers will fill the Brooklyn Expo... read more

News Stories

The First Book Published and Printed in Antarctica at Bonhams NY

New York− On September 25, Bonhams sale of Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana will... read more

The First Western Book on Cosmetics & Scents will be Sold in Paris

Published for the first time in Venice in 1555, it was a precious asset... read more

Printed Matter Presents the NY Art Book Fair Sept. 21-23

Printed Matter, Inc. presents THE NY ART BOOK FAIR, September 21-23, 2018 Preview:... read more

Rarities Reach Six Figures at Heritage Auctions' Rare Books & Maps Auction

Dallas, TX - An extremely rare first edition considered one of the most significant... read more

Winners of the 2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Announced

Dayton, OH - Salt Houses, Hala Alyan's debut novel about a displaced Palestinian family,... read more

The Eric Carle Museum Announces "Our Voice: The Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards"

Amherst, MA --An exhibition depicting African American life, history, and culture by some of... read more

A New Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Timothy Rub, the George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer at the Philadelphia... read more

The Huntington's Southern California Architecture Collection Exhibition Opens Oct. 6

San Marino, CA—Documenting one of the most creative and influential periods in Southern California... read more