In the News

Waverly Rare Books to Auction 360 Lots of Modern Prints, Posters & Works on Paper, Jan. 24

Falls Church, Virginia - An auction of fine-quality modern prints, posters and works on... read more

Suntup Editions to Publish Fine Press Limited Edition of "Rosemary’s Baby"

Irvine, CA - Suntup Editions, publisher of fine limited edition books and art prints,... read more

CA Antiquarian Book Fair to Feature Rare and Eclectic Items, Feb. 8-10

Oakland, CA - The 52nd California International Antiquarian Book Fair, one of the world's... read more

Greenwich Village Antiquarian Book Fair Celebrates 40 Years

New York — In its 40th year, the Greenwich Village Antiquarian Book Fair is... read more

Only Known Surviving Muslim American Slave Autobiography Goes Online at the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has acquired and made available online the Omar Ibn Said... read more

Rare Books & Portfolios in Vintage Posters Auction at Swann on Feb. 7

New York--Swann Galleries will offer a sale of Vintage Posters on Thursday, February 7.... read more

Getty Museum Presents "Mapping Space: Recent Acquisitions in Focus"

Los Angeles - Photography’s dynamic relationship to the landscape can be traced to the... read more

Elysa Voshell Named Next Executive Director of MN Center for Book Arts

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) announced today that Elysa Voshell will be its... read more

Follow us on TwitterLike us on Facebook
Auction Guide
Advertise with Us
2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
August 2009


William L. Clements (1861-1934) Went Mad for Americana—and Built his Alma Mater a Library to Show It. BY J. KEVIN GRAFFAGNINO




Run, Judge, Run!

Collectors of Campaign Ephemera Need You. BY F. S. NAIDEN


Canary in the Gold Mine

Manhattan Was an Avian Paradise Before the Dutch Arrived. BY NICOLE PASULKA

Dear Reader

American Beauties

We Grow Some Crazy Collectors.


Find book fairs and auctions in your area or around the world.

Featured Columns


Tiger Tale

Princeton Gets a 50th Reunion Present: Sid Lapidus’s 18th-Century Americana Collection. BY NICHOLAS BASBANES


Poole’s Prize

My Great-Great Uncle Won a Pulitzer in 1917—But Was He Any Good?


A Greedy Woman

The Long, Delicious Shelf Life of Elizabeth Robins Pennell (1855-1936).


Great Scott!

A Record Price for The Great Gatsby; Poor Richard Strikes it Rich; and Graham Arader Offers Pretty Birds for Charity. BY IAN McKAY