Events

London — London rare book dealer Peter Harrington has launched its new Masterpiece 2020 catalogue – one of its bi-annual curations of exceptionally rare and collectable books and artworks.

The summer 2020 catalogue features a collection of 50 fine books and manuscripts ranging from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, many of which

Viroqua, WI — Driftless Books and Music today announced the launch of Bookstock 2020, a new cooperative book and music festival that gives back in real time. With the tagline: “Peace, Indie Bookstores and Music,” Bookstock 2020 is a two-day virtual event with the mission of bringing together poets, authors, bookstores and performing artists in a unique

New York — Jenny Gibbs, Executive Director of the IFPDA, and David Tunick, President of the IFPDA, have announced a new digital initiative -- the IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair Online: Spring 2020. The online exclusive fair will feature approximately 150 exhibitors, all vetted members of the IFPDA. Originally scheduled to be held at the Javits Center in New York in October with 70 exhibitors, the

Due to the current worldwide COVID-19 crisis, the Paris Salon du Livre Rare / Paris Rare Book Fair was postponed to a new date in September: 4-6 September 2020.

The Paris fair should have opened its doors this Thursday. However, in an enormous effort, the organizers have put together the first VIRTUAL RARE BOOK FAIR which will be launched with a digital catalogue this Thursday at 5pm

Access to reliable and relevant information is vital in a time of crisis. Many of our colleagues are concerned about the following weeks and months, have spend weeks re-organizing the business, were forced to lock up shops, send staff on leave or furlough or are simply in lockdown at home.

Events and fairs in the rare book world were cancelled or postponed all over the world. Now is

What is a Collection Lifecycle? Spencer W Stuart, Collections Advisor, to give one-hour webinar on Lifecycles: Collecting & Collections program.

Friday, April 24, 1:00PM EDT Tickets available through EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/lifecycles-collecting-collections-tickets-

Minneapolis — You can’t judge a book by its cover, unless the cover is 300 years old, worm-devoured, or from a remote archive in the Mediterranean Sea. Then, an archival expert can conclude a lot—not just about the individual book, but about the culture and society that produced it.

The public will have the opportunity to learn about this and more from Hill

Florida — The FABS Study Tour of the Tampa Bay area April 22-26, 2020 is now open to all booklovers to sign up and enjoy. Tour participants will be given free one-year membership in the Florida Bibliophile Society. Membership in a FABS sister club is not required.
   
If you want to take a mini Florida vacation in addition to the Tour, the Hotel Indigo has extended its discount

New York — Why do we collect? What do we collect? How do we collect? This exhibition encourages visitors to pose these questions as they view the nearly three dozen diverse medieval and Renaissance illuminations dating from the twelfth through the sixteenth centuries.

MASTER DRAWINGS 2020
January 25 to February 1, 2020

New York — Les Enluminures will be exhibiting a variety of art works at the Winter Show, January 24 to February 2, including illuminated manuscripts, sculpture, works of art, and medieval and Renaissance jewelry.

llluminated manuscript leaves and cuttings exhibited at the show include a sparkling