A. N. Devers
A week ago on Tuesday, February 26, Peter Harrington, the distinguished London rare book firm, marked its 50th year by launching In Her Own Words: Works by Exceptional Women, an exhib
The highly collectible books of the beloved 20th-century British publisher Victor Gollancz are best and easily spotted by their distinctive bright yellow jackets and unusual use of fonts, which sav
Five years ago, bookseller Elizabeth Young was profiled in our "
At the end of October, the University of London will host a one-day symposium called Women and the Book, noting that t
It’s not a surprise that John Ronald Reuel Tolkien received a lot of fan mail during his life, but it is a surprise how diverse in nature it is.
When Elizabeth Crawford became a rare book dealer, setting up her first stand at a monthly fair in London in 1984, she was not the only woman in the room, but she was, she recalls, "on her own in t
In 2012 Fine Books interviewed Brooke Palmieri as a Bright Young Thing (renamed Bright Young Booksellers) and since then she has gone on to work for many rare book businesses, earned
Over 100 rare book, photo, print, and ephemera dealers will fill the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, this weekend and transform the space into a celebration of art and the written wor
In a fortnight it's back-to-school and therefore back-to-books with America's largest regional antiquarian book fair, the annual Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair, now in its fifth year and happening
There are books about rare book collecting, and then there are books that are simply bibliophilic in nature -- booklovers' delights.