ILAB Book Prize

The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers has issued an update about its Breslauer Prize for Bibliography (Jan Storm van Leeuwen's Dutch Decorated Bookbinding in the Eighteenth Century was last year's winner) stating that seven books have already been submitted for the 16th award. They include bibliographies, biographies, and library catalogues. Valeria Gauz's Portuguese and Brazilian Books in the John Carter Brown Library 1537 to 1839, seen here at left, is one of those now under consideration.

Authors and libraries are encouraged to submit any published work on bibliography, book history, binding, the book trade, etc.) that is published between 2009 and 2012. Submissions accepted until April 2013. See the ILAB site for more details.