Maurice Sendak

The Swann Galleries sale of twentieth-century illustration art on January 24 seems destined for success. Its biggest draw (pun intended) being a very fine collection of works written and/or illustrated by the late Maurice Sendak. He was collectible before his death last May, and, as it goes, more so now. The sale has
Our series profiling the next generation of antiquarian booksellers continues today with Amir Naghib, proprietor of Captain Ahab's Rare Books in Miami.

[February 28, 2012, Amherst] In November 2012, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, will kick off its 10th anniversary with a year of special events, including parties, exhibitions, festivals, professional workshops, and family activities. The Carle, which opened its doors November 22, 2002, has become a major cultural resource in its young life, drawing more than a half
Catalogue Review: Page Books, #47

Page Books of Hillsboro, Ohio, specializes in fine children's and illustrated books. So a look through its recent catalogue is a bright, fun, memory-triggering experience. What struck me first about this catalogue is that it isn't full of the same-old favorites -- e.g., there is Clement Hurd (illus.), but it is his woodcut-illustrated