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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Special Report

    Rare Book Week West

    The Fine Books guide to antiquarian book fairs, auctions, exhibitions, events, and more happening in California from February 1-10, 2019.

  • Fine Books Blog

    Rare Medieval Book Chest Acquired

    The Bodleian Library in Oxford announced its acquisition of a rare, fifteenth-century French Gothic coffer, or book chest, once used for the transportation of books. According to the Bodleian, only about 100 such book coffers are extant, …

  • In the News

    Stone Facsimile of the Declaration of Independence Sold for $975,000

    Sotheby’s 2019 Americana Week auctions was led by the only known privately held copy of the celebrated William J. Stone facsimile of the Declaration of Independence for which provenance can be traced …

  • Fine Books Blog

    Bibliomania at the Beinecke

    Yale’s Beinecke Library opened an exhibit dear to the hearts of we gently mad. Even its title is a draw: Bibliomania; or Book Madness: A Bibliographical Romance.

February 7 

PBA Galleries

February 8-10 

CA Book Fairs

February 21 

Heritage

February 21 

Swann Galleries

February 6 

Bonhams

Find More Events in the FB&C Calendar

Littmann Collection of German Expressionism & Avant-Garde at Swann March 5

New York-Swann Galleries’ March 5 auction boasts property from the Ismar Littmann Family Collection,... read more

"Lacock Abbey: Birthplace of Photography on Paper" Opens March 2

New York - Photography on paper was born in 1839 in England at Lacock... read more

The Morgan Announces the Restoration of J. Pierpont Morgan’s Library

New York-The Morgan Library & Museum announced today the exterior restoration of J. Pierpont... read more

UK Exhibition Of Rare Antarctic Books for Shackleton's 145th Birthday

To celebrate the 145th anniversary of Ernest Shackleton's birth, Jonkers Rare Books are pleased... read more

Special Exhibition of William Mortensen's Photography at the NYC Book & Ephemera Fair

New York — His work was startling and new. It had the power to... read more

4,500 Years of Miniature Books at the Grolier Club

Thousands of years before books were contained within a hand-held technological tablet or phone,... read more

The NYC Book and Ephemera Fair Expands to a Second Day

The Fair that is known as the satellite event, during Manhattan’s celebrated Rare Book... read more

James Joyce-Signed Vintage Photograph Sold for $25,826 at Auction 

Boston—A James Joyce signed vintage photograph sold for $25,826 according to Boston-based RR Auction.... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Yale University's Planned Renovation of Bass Library Draws Ire from Students

Yale University is moving forward with a plan to renovate Bass Library after commencement... read more

Mary Austin--and Ansel Adams

Chances are you've heard the name Ansel Adams. What about Mary Austin? An upcoming... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Katherine Hoarn

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Katherine Hoarn, special collections librarian at... read more

The Silk Book Goes on Exhibit

Last week, the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore put on display a little-known but... read more

Cryptic Sixteenth-Century Prayer Book Bespeaks Luxury and Scandal

The Huntington Library in San Marino, California, announced last week a batch of acquisitions... read more

Terra Cognita: A Map of the Digital World for Sale at CA Book Fair

Daniel Crouch Rare Books is at the CA book fair this weekend and... read more

Brontë-Inspired Art on View in CA

Although the Rare Book Week West crowds have shifted north by now, opening this... read more

Bright Young Collectors: Matthew Wills

Our Bright Young Collectors series continues this week, during our California fairs coverage, with... read more

The Zamorano Club Celebrates Women in Book Collecting

The Zamorano Club is Southern California's bibliophilic club -- it is to SoCal what... read more

News Stories

Littmann Collection of German Expressionism & Avant-Garde at Swann March 5

New York-Swann Galleries’ March 5 auction boasts property from the Ismar Littmann Family Collection,... read more

"Lacock Abbey: Birthplace of Photography on Paper" Opens March 2

New York - Photography on paper was born in 1839 in England at Lacock... read more

The Morgan Announces the Restoration of J. Pierpont Morgan’s Library

New York-The Morgan Library & Museum announced today the exterior restoration of J. Pierpont... read more

UK Exhibition Of Rare Antarctic Books for Shackleton's 145th Birthday

To celebrate the 145th anniversary of Ernest Shackleton's birth, Jonkers Rare Books are pleased... read more

Special Exhibition of William Mortensen's Photography at the NYC Book & Ephemera Fair

New York — His work was startling and new. It had the power to... read more

4,500 Years of Miniature Books at the Grolier Club

Thousands of years before books were contained within a hand-held technological tablet or phone,... read more

The NYC Book and Ephemera Fair Expands to a Second Day

The Fair that is known as the satellite event, during Manhattan’s celebrated Rare Book... read more

James Joyce-Signed Vintage Photograph Sold for $25,826 at Auction 

Boston—A James Joyce signed vintage photograph sold for $25,826 according to Boston-based RR Auction.... read more