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Sotheby's Geek Week Auctions Total $7.4 Million in NY

New York - Sotheby’s Geek Week auctions concluded Friday in New York with a... read more

The Getty Museum Presents "Spectacular Mysteries: Renaissance Drawings Revealed"

Los Angeles - During the Italian Renaissance—the period from about 1475 to 1600 that... read more

Charles Dickens Handwritten Signed "Christmas Carol" Quote Sold for $23,597 at Auction 

Boston—A Charles Dickens handwritten signed quotation from “A Christmas Carol” sold for $23,597 according... read more

World Records for both Harry Potter & Einstein's "God" Letter at Christie's

New York - Christie’s December 13 sale of Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts realized... read more

Potter & Potter Auctions' December Vintage Travel Poster Sale Takes Off

Chicago — Potter and Potter's December 1st Vintage Travel Poster Sale was first class... read more

52nd California International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns to Oakland, February 8-10, 2019

Oakland, CA - The 52nd California International Antiquarian Book Fair, recognized as one of... read more

Novelist Sir Kazuo Ishiguro to be Awarded Bodley Medal

Oxford, England — The Bodleian Libraries will present novelist Sir Kazuo Ishiguro with the... read more

Archive Illuminating Perry's Trade Negotiations with Japan Comes to Auction

New York - Swann Galleries’ auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color... read more

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
January/February 2003
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A Day at the Fair
The author of A Gentle Madness takes us inside the world's largest antiquarian book fair.
An Argument for Lying Fallow
The challenges of binding fine press books
Growing Up BOMC
I didn't want Book-of-the-Month Club editions piling up in my house. What would people think?
Seller Beware
Credit card fraud haunts customers, hammers merchants
Write an Essay, Win a Bookstore
For $250 and 250 well-chosen words you, too, could have been a bookseller.
The Day Gary Soto Came to Town
Maybe, by not meeting Gary Soto, we saved my writing career.

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