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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Special Report

    Cultivating Beauty

    A new exhibit unites Celia Thaxter’s splendid illustrated book, An Island Garden, with Childe Hassam’s paintings from the Isles of Shoals.

  • In the Press

    Booked for Brooklyn

    The third annual Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair will feature more than one hundred top-tier dealers from all over the world who will present a full spectrum of collectible and antique books and quality ephemera, September 9-11. Special events include a benefit for 826NYC, an exhibit of artist’s books, and the chance to meet FB&C’s editor.

  • Fine Books Blog

    The Summer of Hamilton

    Enthralled by the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton? Then check out the New-York Historical Society’s Summer of Hamilton exhibit, featuring bronze statues depicting Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr in their deadly duel …

  • In the News

    Mahler Manuscript at Sotheby's

    The complete manuscript of Gustav Mahler’s Second Symphony will be offered at auction on November 29 for an estimated $4.6 million.

Flag of Notorious Female Civil War Spy Surfaces at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - An early Confederate flag likely hand-made by the notorious spy Belle Boyd... read more

Abraham Lincoln Love Letter to his First Fiancée Mary Owen at Heritage Auctions September 17

DALLAS — Nearly 870 lots of important and historically significant objects relating to the... read more

Bonnie and Clyde Threatening Letter to Ex-Barrow Gang Member up for Auction

BOSTON, MA — A letter written by Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow to Raymond... read more

Carle Museum of Picture Book Art Celebrates 50 Years of Brown Bear

Amherst, MA (August 24, 2016) - The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art... read more

App Puts National Book Festival at Your Fingertips

As part of the 16th annual National Book Festival, the Library of Congress has... read more

The Pioneer Valley Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair

NORTHAMPTON, MA - OCTOBER 16, 2016: Flamingo Eventz and the Southern New England Antiquarian... read more

AntiquarianAuctions.com Auction #53 Runs August 25-September 1

AntiquarianAuctions.com is an online auction site dedicated to the sale of rare and out-of... read more

London, Faulkner, Egypt, Gorey at National Book Auctions

[ITHACA, NY] National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of... read more

Gently Mad Blog

Where's the First Folio Now?

All this year, Shakespeare's First Folio has been touring the U.S. Various venues--museums, universities,... read more

Collectival: Writing Code That Sings to Antiquarians

During the depths of winter six months ago, Schubertiade Music & Arts co-founders... read more

The Lost Story of the Aries Press: An Interview with Bruce Austin

In the 1920s, Spencer Kellog Jr. operated the small but influential Aries Press in... read more

Captain Cook's Deluxe Florilegium

Coming to auction next week in Edinburgh is a deluxe, large folio edition of... read more

Spiked Shoes and Cinder Paths: The Last American to Win Gold in the 1500m Run

On Saturday at the Olympic Games in Rio, Matthew Centrowitz Jr won the first... read more

Summer Reading: Australia's First Blockbuster!

For fans of detective fiction, Antipodean literature, book history, nineteenth-century theater, or all of... read more

The Picture Book Re-Imagined: The Children's Book Legacy of Pratt Institute and Bank Street College of Education

Author and children's picture book historian Leonard Marcus recently curated an exhibition at the... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Emily Dourish

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Dr. Emily Dourish, Deputy Head of... read more

For Sale: Scrap of Wallpaper from Room Where Lincoln Died

Coming to auction later this week is a neat little relic of President Abraham... read more

News Stories

Flag of Notorious Female Civil War Spy Surfaces at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - An early Confederate flag likely hand-made by the notorious spy Belle Boyd... read more

Abraham Lincoln Love Letter to his First Fiancée Mary Owen at Heritage Auctions September 17

DALLAS — Nearly 870 lots of important and historically significant objects relating to the... read more

Bonnie and Clyde Threatening Letter to Ex-Barrow Gang Member up for Auction

BOSTON, MA — A letter written by Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow to Raymond... read more

Carle Museum of Picture Book Art Celebrates 50 Years of Brown Bear

Amherst, MA (August 24, 2016) - The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art... read more

App Puts National Book Festival at Your Fingertips

As part of the 16th annual National Book Festival, the Library of Congress has... read more

The Pioneer Valley Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair

NORTHAMPTON, MA - OCTOBER 16, 2016: Flamingo Eventz and the Southern New England Antiquarian... read more

AntiquarianAuctions.com Auction #53 Runs August 25-September 1

AntiquarianAuctions.com is an online auction site dedicated to the sale of rare and out-of... read more

London, Faulkner, Egypt, Gorey at National Book Auctions

[ITHACA, NY] National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of... read more