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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Digest

    Black L.A. Collections Confidential

    Students of the California Rare Book School in Los Angeles explore historical collections of African Americans in the West

  • Fine Books Blog

    Literary Maps on View

    Should your travels bring you to Cambridge, Massachusetts, this spring, chart a path toward Harvard’s Houghton Library, where Landmarks: Maps as Literary Illustration opened last month.

  • In the News

    Personal Effects of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes Head to Auction

    Books and personal effects of two of the greatest poets of the twentieth century, Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, are to be offered for sale at Bonhams in London on March 21. The collection is being sold by the poets’ daughter, Frieda Hughes, and shines a light on her parents’

  • Fine Books Blog

    Shakespeare Documents Recognized by UNESCO

    Ninety documents relating to William Shakespeare’s life have been added to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register register, mostly dealing with his baptism, burial, and business transactions. Six of those documents hail from the Folger Shakespeare Library

Peter Harrington Will Offer a Second Folio at the NY Antiquarian Book Fair

Peter Harrington, one of the world’s largest rare booksellers, is attending the New York... read more

Duchy of Cornwall Accounts for 1483 at Bonhams

The accounts for the Duchy of Cornwall for 1483 - a momentous year in... read more

Minnesota Center for Book Arts Opens Exhibition on Fly-fishing and Bookbinding

The Bibliophile as Bookbinder: The Angling Bindings of S.A. Neff, Jr., a new exhibit... read more

Lewis Hine Photos and Louisiana Album Led at Swann

New York—Swann Galleries opened the 2018 season with a $1.6M auction of Icons &... read more

Max Löffler Announced as Winner of the 2018 Book Illustration Competition

The Folio Society and House of Illustration are thrilled to announce Max Löffler as... read more

Special Exhibitions at AIPAD, April 5-8

New York - Three special exhibitions will be on view at The Photography Show,... read more

James D. Julia's February Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction Produces Over $3.3 Million

Fairfield, ME — James D. Julia’s mid-winter auction launched the 2018 auction season in... read more

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Announces Newest Atlanta Location to Open

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, one of the nation's leading auction houses, will open its newest... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Illustration in the Age of Shakespeare

Opening this weekend at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is an exhibition... read more

Census Project Launches for Curtis's "The North American Indian"

A project has launched to census the current locations of all surviving extant... read more

Picturing "The Waste Land"

In 1921, T.S. Eliot took leave from his banking job and went to the... read more

Rare Books at Auction this Week

A quick update on last week's sales first: at Lyon & Turnbull, that album... read more

Winners of 2018 Newbery and Caldecott Awards

Award season continued its forward march this week with the announcement of the American... read more

Women & Wilderness on Exhibit in Texas

Scout's honor--here's an exhibit to see: OK, I'll Do It Myself: Narratives of Intrepid... read more

The Book of Kells Might Be Two Separate Works

New research into the world's most famous medieval manuscript, the Book of Kells, has... read more

"The North American Indian" Republished for Edward S. Curtis' 150th

February 16 marks the 150th anniversary of photographer Edward S. Curtis' birth. Curtis, a... read more

Rare Books at Auction this Week

This week's big auction day is Wednesday, Valentine's Day, which sees a quartet of... read more

News Stories

Peter Harrington Will Offer a Second Folio at the NY Antiquarian Book Fair

Peter Harrington, one of the world’s largest rare booksellers, is attending the New York... read more

Duchy of Cornwall Accounts for 1483 at Bonhams

The accounts for the Duchy of Cornwall for 1483 - a momentous year in... read more

Minnesota Center for Book Arts Opens Exhibition on Fly-fishing and Bookbinding

The Bibliophile as Bookbinder: The Angling Bindings of S.A. Neff, Jr., a new exhibit... read more

Lewis Hine Photos and Louisiana Album Led at Swann

New York—Swann Galleries opened the 2018 season with a $1.6M auction of Icons &... read more

Max Löffler Announced as Winner of the 2018 Book Illustration Competition

The Folio Society and House of Illustration are thrilled to announce Max Löffler as... read more

Special Exhibitions at AIPAD, April 5-8

New York - Three special exhibitions will be on view at The Photography Show,... read more

James D. Julia's February Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction Produces Over $3.3 Million

Fairfield, ME — James D. Julia’s mid-winter auction launched the 2018 auction season in... read more

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Announces Newest Atlanta Location to Open

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, one of the nation's leading auction houses, will open its newest... read more