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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

Waverly's Feb. 28 Auction Spotlights Presidential Material & First Editions

Falls Church, Virginia - A letter written by Abraham Lincoln in the early days... read more

Boston Athenaeum Announces Expansion

Boston—The Boston Athenæum, a distinguished and vibrant independent library and cultural institution, announces its... read more

NY International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns to Park Avenue Armory March 7-10

New York—The beloved New York International Antiquarian Book Fair (NYIABF) produced by Sanford L.... read more

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

Gently Mad Blog

The Collector Who Got Away: Karl Lagerfeld

We heard today the sad news that world-renowned fashion designer (and bibliophile) Karl Lagerfeld... read more

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

After a fairly quiet week, we're very much back to business on the auction... read more

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

News Stories

Waverly's Feb. 28 Auction Spotlights Presidential Material & First Editions

Falls Church, Virginia - A letter written by Abraham Lincoln in the early days... read more

Boston Athenaeum Announces Expansion

Boston—The Boston Athenæum, a distinguished and vibrant independent library and cultural institution, announces its... read more

NY International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns to Park Avenue Armory March 7-10

New York—The beloved New York International Antiquarian Book Fair (NYIABF) produced by Sanford L.... read more

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