The Fine Books Blog: Recent

The summer catalogue from London’s Peter Harrington includes rock ’n’ roll legend Elvis Presley’s…
The intriguing story of how Oliver Twist literally set Charles Dickens’ pulse racing is recounted…
Here are the auctions I'll be watching this week:
Book People July 15, 2021
Among the many incredible Sylvia Plath lots currently on offer—letters, recipe cards, wedding rings—the author’s cherished
Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with April Sheridan, Special Collections Manager at the
Fairs July 13, 2021
(The following ‘postcard’ was sent to us by Jennifer Phillips, ABAA/ILAB bookseller at Evening Star Books and manager of the Twin Cities Antiquarian Book Fair, held *in-person* this past weekend. --Editor)
A slightly quieter week in the auction rooms this week, but here's what's coming up:
Just prior to the Fourth of July weekend, the Museum of the American Revolution (MoAR) in Philadelphia announced an exciting new acqu
One of the oldest books of English literature in the world – possibly the oldest – is now available to read and enjoy online.
Our annual (free, online, shareable) listing of book clubs, membership libraries, antiquarian and rare book fairs, exhibits, classes, and events might be slimmer this year due to Covid, but as we slowly get back to ‘normal,’ there are many ways to get involved in the antiquarian book world over t
Here are the sales I'll be watching this week:
Tomorrow, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City will debut The New Woman Behind the Camera, a groundbreaking exhibit featuring 185 photographs, photobooks, and illustrated magazines, all