American illustrator Jessie Willcox Smith (1863-1935) is (back) in the spotlight, with one of her…

The Fine Books Blog

May 18, 2022
Although the book fairs in London tend to receive the most attention, there are many more around…
May 17, 2022
Summer is near, and there’s more good news: the calendar is brimming with antiquarian book fairs,…
At Aguttes on Tuesday, May 17, Lettres & Manuscrits Autographes, Livres, Estampes &…
May 13, 2022
Take a ten-minute, behind-the-scenes tour through the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library in Toronto,…
It may come as a surprise to learn that some executioners also practiced medicine. A 1,500-page…
Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Read Brown, of NYU, who won second place in…
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...
Autumn 2021
If, like us, you have missed the annual Fine Books gift guide, pine no longer....
Maps set “the stage on which the drama [of politics and business] is...
Audrey Niffenegger was fifteen when she first entered the Harley Clarke...
Berkeley, CA – PBA Galleries announces an auction of Rare Books & Manuscripts on June 2nd, 2022…

In The News

May 19, 2022
New York – The Morgan Library & Museum presents J. Pierpont Morgan’s Library: Building the…
May 18, 2022
New York – Christie’s is honored to present The Private Collection of William S. Reese over two…
May 17, 2022
Philadelphia — The Rosenbach is proud to announce 18 Reasons to Read Ulysses: A Centennial…
May 16, 2022
Boston — Boasting an extraordinary array of marvelous modern music items, RR Auction's spring sale…
May 16, 2022
Amsterdam — Catawiki is proud to continue our tradition of offering exciting and high quality books…
May 16, 2022
London — Unseen for 70 years, the library of Henry Rogers Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven (1900-1973…