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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • FB&C Store

    Summer Issue Now Available

    Gain an appreciation for poet Wallace Stevens’ art collection, revisit Haworth for Charlotte Brontë’s bicentennial, and read up on novelist Matthew Pearl’s devotion to Dante. Plus: a look inside the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection at Duke and Ed Ruscha’s archive at the Ransom Center.

  • Gently Mad

    Dante Devotee

    I won’t suggest that the novelist Matthew Pearl’s path to becoming a bestselling author is unique in the history of American letters—very little in the realm of human events is unique, it is fair to say—though I know of no other example quite like The Dante Club, and how it was that a young man in his early twenties came to write such an appealing biblio—mystery in the first place. …

  • Fine Books Blog

    Thoreau Meets Wyeth in New Exhibit

    For the first time in nearly eighty years, all twelve of N. C. Wyeth’s oil panels created for the book, Men of Concord (1936), are on exhibit at the Concord Museum in Concord, Massachusetts, through September 18. …

  • 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.

Hunting Library of the Counts du Verne at Sotheby’s Paris in October

On 5 October 2016, Sotheby’s Paris will have the honour of dispersing a selection... read more

Exceptional Example of Action Comics #1 Could Reach $750K at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - An unrestored copy of Action Comics #1 - featuring the first appearance... read more

Bernie Wrightson Trove of Original Illustration Art Debuts at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - A stunning group or original art by illustrator Bernie Wrightson’s - lead... read more

Artists-Signed Folio Leads at Chiswick Auctions

On Wednesday 20th July Chiswick Auctions held a successful sale of Printed Books and... read more

New Book on Upstate New York's Printing History

The engaging, lost story of an influential, 1920s Western New York private press is... read more

Pamplin International Collection of Art and History Releases 2015 Exhibit Catalog

Portland, Ore. (July 2016) - Leading historical preservationist Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. has... read more

Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair Will Celebrate 40th Anniversary this October

BOSTON, MA - The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book... read more

Hogarth, Egypt, London, Maps at National Book Auctions July 24

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

Gently Mad Blog

Summer Reading: "The Port-Wine Stain"

A long-lost short story by Edgar Allan Poe nests like a matryoshka doll within... read more

The Summer of Hamilton

Has the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton reached its zenith? After a twelve-month run... read more

Special Report: An Exhibit at PEM of Interest to Bibliophiles

We're posting today an exhibition review by Nick Basbanes covering his recent trip to... read more

Wandering Spirits: An Interview with Selena Chambers

Selena Chambers has just released an illustrated, limited edition chapbook about her travels in... read more

"Calaveras" Broadsides at Auction

Coming to auction next week in San Francisco is a striking set of four... read more

Long Out-of-Print Tolkien Poem to be Republished

JRR Tolkien's long poem in the tradition of a medieval lay, entitled "The Lay... read more

Traveling Exhibits

I just returned from a two-week cross-country road trip designed mainly with national parks... read more

Flying High with Aviation Books

Earlier this week I strapped on a leather cap and goggles, stepped aboard an... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Cassie Brand

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Cassie Brand, Methodist Library Associate and... read more

News Stories

Hunting Library of the Counts du Verne at Sotheby’s Paris in October

On 5 October 2016, Sotheby’s Paris will have the honour of dispersing a selection... read more

Exceptional Example of Action Comics #1 Could Reach $750K at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - An unrestored copy of Action Comics #1 - featuring the first appearance... read more

Bernie Wrightson Trove of Original Illustration Art Debuts at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS - A stunning group or original art by illustrator Bernie Wrightson’s - lead... read more

Artists-Signed Folio Leads at Chiswick Auctions

On Wednesday 20th July Chiswick Auctions held a successful sale of Printed Books and... read more

New Book on Upstate New York's Printing History

The engaging, lost story of an influential, 1920s Western New York private press is... read more

Pamplin International Collection of Art and History Releases 2015 Exhibit Catalog

Portland, Ore. (July 2016) - Leading historical preservationist Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. has... read more

Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair Will Celebrate 40th Anniversary this October

BOSTON, MA - The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book... read more

Hogarth, Egypt, London, Maps at National Book Auctions July 24

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