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Waverly's March 22 Auction Features Hamilton Letter & Louis C. Tiffany-signed Art Book

Falls Church, VA - Rare books, manuscripts, maps, autographs, prints, photographs and ephemera spanning... read more

Giant James Bond Poster May Bring $20,000 at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, TX - One of the rarest James Bond movie posters ever made -... read more

"The Big Picture" Opens April 28 at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Kansas City, MO-The Big Picture: A Transformative Gift from the Hall Family Foundation opens... read more

$2.6-Million Prints & Drawings Auction at Swann Galleries

New York—Swann Galleries’ auction of 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings on March... read more

The Eric Carle Museum Announces 2018 Honorees

Amherst, MA — The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to... read more

"The Voice of Truth" and More Rarities in March 22 Auction at PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries will offer The Voice of Truth by Mormon founder Joseph Smith and... read more

The Eric Carle Museum Announces "The Art of Eric Carle: Seasons"

Amherst, MA -- In 1970, Eric Carle published The Tiny Seed, which chronicles... read more

Minnesota Center for Book Arts Announces Summer 2018 Artist-in-Residence

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is pleased to announce the next participant in... read more

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The NCBCC is Back

The “old college try” could be worth $2,500 By Christopher Lancette

Fine Books Review

Beauty and the Book

Richard Minsky’s The Art of American Book Covers, 1875-1930 By Rebecca Rego Barry

Dear Reader

The Promise of Spring

Fine Books back in print, and a ticket to Mississippi By Rebecca Rego Barry

Biblio 360

Exclusive guide to online exhibits


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

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Down South

Books, art, music, and food on the Mississippi Delta Literary Tour By Nicholas Basbanes

Gently Mad – 8.1

Collect, Protect, and Preserve

Meet the new archivist of the United States By Nicholas Basbanes


Collecting Print

A Gutenberg leaf and a million-dollar comic book By Ian McKay

Crimes Against Humanities


Italian book thief Guglielmo Libri’s stolen Descartes letters By Jeremy Dibbell

Fine Books Interview

Folio Fellow

Robert Pranzatelli talks to Fine Books about his new literary magazine Interview by Rebecca Rego Barry