Fine Books News: Recent

Last spring, Fine Books & Collections broke the news that Colorado book collector David L.…
This February, Phillips’ New York Editions auction will feature over 140 lots of Contemporary…
Bright Young Librarians January 18, 2023
Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Jolie Braun, Curator of Modern Literature and Manuscripts at Ohio State University in Columbus: What is your role at your institution?
Current Events & Trends January 18, 2023
Alluding to productive healing in the post-pandemic era, this invitational exhibition with related online and in-gallery programs was held from October 15, 2022 to January 2, 2023 at Art Around Books in Bellows Falls, Vermont.
News January 18, 2023
Freeman’s first Books and Manuscripts auction of 2023 brings nearly 150 lots to market that will delight collectors of Presidential, Countercultural, Americana, Literature, and Civil Rights - era material.
Current Events & Trends January 18, 2023
A miniature Charlotte Brontë volume, leaves from Sir Walter Scott’s Kenilworth, and Emily Brontë’s notebook of her poems are among items now available to view online.
Book People January 17, 2023
Selections from the papers of Ian Rankin, Scotland’s best known contemporary crime writer, are now on view at the National Library of Scotland (NLS) in Edinburgh. In the aptly named exhibition, The Rankin Files, some of the author’s manuscripts and letters can be seen in public for the first time.
Auctions January 17, 2023
Letters boldly signed by early American historical giants George Washington, John Hancock and Thomas Paine, plus a 1963 Christmas card signed by both JFK and Jackie, and an archive of material signed by Lincoln and Douglas, will all come up for bid in University Archives’ online auction slated for…
News January 17, 2023
To celebrate all things Scots poetry ahead of the celebrations for 2023’s Burns Night (January 25), VisitScotland has teamed up with Scottish acting legend James Cosmo MBE, who has appeared in some 130 Hollywood movies, including the likes of Game of Thrones, Trainspotting, Braveheart, Narnia and…
Book Fairs January 16, 2023
The first major book fair of 2023 takes place February 10 –12 as more than 120 exhibitors unite at the Pasadena Convention Center for the 55th California International Antiquarian Book Fair.
News January 16, 2023
The Booksellers Association (BA) has released the results of its annual Christmas Trading Survey, with respondents reporting strong sales overall, but a decline in high street footfall, and supply chain issues.