Events

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

West Vancouver, Canada — Spencer W Stuart, Collections Advisor, is excited to announce a three-part lecture series that he will be delivering at the West Vancouver Art Gallery entitled Lifecycles: Collecting & Collections. The Series focuses on collecting art (prints, photography, and painting) and building private libraries.

Philadelphia — The Rosenbach is excited to present the Moby-Dick Marathon Reading, a 25-hour celebration of Herman Melville’s classic novel of Ishmael and the Great White Whale.
 
Beginning on Saturday November  9, and continuing through Sunday November 10, this collaboration with the Independence Seaport Museum

Minneapolis, MN — As a hub for artists of all kinds—bookbinders, papermakers, letterpress printers, and more—Minnesota Center for Book Arts has devoted two days solely to the celebration of new book art created within the last year. The event kicks off on Friday, October 18, 7-10pm with a ticketed preview party, followed by a juried public sale on Saturday, October 19, 10am-3pm.

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London — Frieze Week in London offers wonderful opportunities to explore art from various eras and discover the links between them. At Frieze Masters (3-6 October 2019), Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books will present a thematic line-up on the concept of perspective, featuring 15 extremely rare books

London — Peter Harrington, the UK’s largest rare bookseller, this year celebrates its 50th anniversary, and is attending Frieze Masters for the second time, this October. This year its collection focuses on ‘Drawing a Line’.
As Adam Douglas of Peter Harrington says “In the past, we

London — While autumn is the time to go back to school, Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books returns to Frieze Masters this autumn (October 3-6 2019) with an exquisite selection of museum quality, medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts, miniatures, and early printed books. This year’s special

London — Peter Harrington, the UK’s largest rare bookseller, this year celebrates its 50th anniversary, and is thrilled to offer for sale an exceptional collection of Ian Fleming material for £2.5m, which it will be exhibiting at this year’s Masterpiece London. It is the most significant Fleming