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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
  • Fine Books Store

    Summer Issue Now Available

    Summer has arrived! Celebrate and honor Tom Wolfe with a read through his last major interview. Then delve into the radical history of the Little Blue Books, or hit the waves with John Steinbeck. Plus: Joel Silver’s tribute to bookseller and author Ian Jackson, Biblio 360, auction reports, and so much more.

  • Digest

    Little Women at 150

    It’s been 150 years since Louisa May Alcott introduced readers to sisters Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March in Little Women. Originally published in 1868 and 1869 in two volumes, the classic has remained consistently in print, been translated into fifty languages, and inspired dozens of miniseries and documentaries.

  • In the News

    “Medieval/Modern” Manuscripts Exhibit Complements Art Basel

    Complementing Art Basel 2018, Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books will open its doors for a public exhibition. An exceptional selection of manuscripts, miniatures, and early printed books will be on display in the heart of Basel from June 11-15.

  • Fine Books Blog

    Photo by Lillian Baynes Griffin Surfaces

    This past spring, on the heels of FB&C’s profile of forgotten NYC photographer Lillian Baynes Griffin, an unrecorded photo of artist Winslow Homer taken by Griffin was discovered at the Boston Athenaeum by Frank Goodyear, the co-director of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

Sylvia Plath's Pulitzer Prize in Poetry to be Auctioned

Los Angeles - The Pulitzer Prize in Poetry awarded to Sylvia Plath posthumously in... read more

Frank Frazetta Original Cover Art & CGC-graded Comic Books Headline Hake's July 10-12 Pop Culture Auction

York, PA - So far this year in the world of pop culture, only... read more

Heartfelt Reagan Letter Among 100+ Significant Letters from the Victor Niederhoffer Collection up for Auction 

Boston - Victor Niederhoffer is more than a well-known hedge fund manager, champion squash... read more

The Plantin Polyglot Bible: On View at the Plantin Museum in Antwerp, June 21-22, Prior to Sale

London - Christie’s is pleased to offer discerning collectors the opportunity to view and... read more

Results of Potter & Potter's Auction Featuring the David Baldwin Magic Collection

Chicago, IL — Potter & Potter's recent magic sale offered collectors a phenomenal selection... read more

"Woodland Views" Through July 27 at Hans P. Kraus Jr. Fine Photographs

New York - Woodland Views, an exhibition of work by photography’s early masters, is... read more

Exhibition Inspired by Sigmund Freud to Open at Minnesota Center for Book Arts

Freud on the Couch: Psyche in the Book, a new exhibition featuring book works... read more

Getty Research Institute Presents "Artists and Their Books/Books and Their Artists"

Los Angeles - For most of us, books are a central part of daily... read more

Gently Mad Blog

July 4, 1776 Document Heads to Auction

Just in time for Independence Day, Yonkers, New York-based auction house Cohasco is... read more

Sappho to Suffrage: Women Who Dared

While a crowd formed a line waiting for entrance into the Bodleian Library's... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Allie Newman

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Allie Newman of Smithsonian Libraries in... read more

Letterpress Film "Pressing On" is Out

Initially released to theaters last year, Pressing On: The Letterpress Film becomes available on... read more

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week

A very busy auction week coming up. First, a quick survey of the five... read more

Q&A with Contemporary Artist Yuko Shimizu

When the Folio Society needed a contemporary artist for its recently published volume of... read more

The "Portland Audubon" Sells for $9.65 Million

At auction in New York earlier today, the Portland Audubon -- the double-elephant folio... read more

Bright Young Librarians: Brenna Bychowski

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Brenna Bychowski, a catalog / metadata... read more

Beach Reads for Bibliophiles 2018

Summer is just about here, and for many people that means at least a... read more

News Stories

Sylvia Plath's Pulitzer Prize in Poetry to be Auctioned

Los Angeles - The Pulitzer Prize in Poetry awarded to Sylvia Plath posthumously in... read more

Frank Frazetta Original Cover Art & CGC-graded Comic Books Headline Hake's July 10-12 Pop Culture Auction

York, PA - So far this year in the world of pop culture, only... read more

Heartfelt Reagan Letter Among 100+ Significant Letters from the Victor Niederhoffer Collection up for Auction 

Boston - Victor Niederhoffer is more than a well-known hedge fund manager, champion squash... read more

The Plantin Polyglot Bible: On View at the Plantin Museum in Antwerp, June 21-22, Prior to Sale

London - Christie’s is pleased to offer discerning collectors the opportunity to view and... read more

Results of Potter & Potter's Auction Featuring the David Baldwin Magic Collection

Chicago, IL — Potter & Potter's recent magic sale offered collectors a phenomenal selection... read more

"Woodland Views" Through July 27 at Hans P. Kraus Jr. Fine Photographs

New York - Woodland Views, an exhibition of work by photography’s early masters, is... read more

Exhibition Inspired by Sigmund Freud to Open at Minnesota Center for Book Arts

Freud on the Couch: Psyche in the Book, a new exhibition featuring book works... read more

Getty Research Institute Presents "Artists and Their Books/Books and Their Artists"

Los Angeles - For most of us, books are a central part of daily... read more