Wood engravings by one of Victorian England’s finest business partnerships, which illustrated some…

The Fine Books Blog

Every year since 2001, the Library of Congress has commissioned original artwork for its National…
Here are the three sales I'll be watching this week:
August 5, 2022
In our current issue, Nick Basbanes talks with historians Andrew Pettegree and Arthur Der Weduwen…
Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues its journey to Japan with our profile today of Tengya…
Although funding for bookbinding courses in the UK is at a perilous level, a new traveling…
’Tis the season for travel and tourism, even in the collecting world. If these are areas of…
Summer 2022
The typical fate of a television set and its contents post-production is not...
There are many ways of reinterpreting our cultural heritage, but Shakespeare...
I am sitting in the beautiful, air-conditioned space of the gallery at the...
Spring 2022
Disappointed with the maps of Scandinavia that were circulating throughout...
From its inception in Austin, Texas, in 1997, Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas has...
Like many book collectors, David L. DiLaura, professor emeritus of civil and...
Winter 2022
When famed naturalist John Burroughs died in 1921, he left behind hundreds of...
Collectors familiar with The Ohio State University’s Rare Books & Manuscripts...
Before becoming an award-winning picture book illustrator, Jan Brett could tell...
Washington, D.C. — The Library of Congress has acquired the original watercolor illustrations…

In The News

August 8, 2022
Stansted Mountfitchet, England — Sworders’ August 23 Books and Maps sale includes not one but two…
August 5, 2022
New York — Swann Galleries’ LGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture & History sale is at auction Thursday…
August 4, 2022
Berkeley, CA — On August 11, 2022, PBA Galleries will be hosting a sale with over 450 lots of…
August 3, 2022
Chicago — Potter & Potter Auctions is pleased to announce this 700+ lot sale to be held on…
August 2, 2022
Wilton, CT – Rare items signed by George Washington, John F. Kennedy, Daniel Boone, Benjamin…
August 1, 2022
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts — Richard Mori of Mori Books of Laconia, New Hampshire and Duane A.…