Two engrossing new books of interest to collectors are out this Halloween season, both covering gruesome topics yet not grim to read.

Murder Maps: Crime Scenes Revisited. Phrenology to Fingerprint by Dr. Drew Gray (Thames

Boston – The first-ever Boston Virtual Book Fair, to be held November 12-14, 2020, will launch with an all-day Paid Preview on Thursday, November 12. Online programming on Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14, will feature curator Marylène Altieri exploring the culinary collection at Harvard’s Schlesinger Library, including the papers of famed chef Julia Child; Nicole Aljoe, director of the

Boston – An alluring treasure trove awaits seasoned collectors as well as new visitors at the 44th annual Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair which will be held virtually November 12-14, 2020. The event will showcase the finest in rare and valuable books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, ephemera, political and historic documents, maps, atlases, photographs, fine and decorative

The first major exhibition to explore the hidden collections of rare books in the north west of England features the work of William Morris, Kate Greenaway, and the prolific Harry Rountree, who provided illustrations for many magazines and novels including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and P.G. Wodehouse.

Holding the Vision: Collecting the

Our Bright Young Collectors series continues today with Nolin Deloison-Baum, winner of the second annual California Young Book Collector's Prize.

Where are you from / where do you live?

I grew up in Oakland, but

Of course you can see many booksellers now through Sunday during Rare Book Week in New York City. Or you can catch them on the big screen. That’s right, The Booksellers, a documentary about antiquarian and rare book dealers, which debuted last fall at the New York Film Festival, opens

The Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Connecticut, unveiled today its latest exhibition, a sumptuous showcase of nearly sixty contemporary bookbindings from the collection of Neale and Margaret Albert.

In our current issue, Lilly Library director and curator of early books and manuscripts Joel Silver focuses his column on biographies, memoirs, and reference works that introduce us to the book collectors who have preceded us. “Many collecting fields have a sizable body of guidebooks and reference literature,” he writes, “but book

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., recently announced a major expansion project, adding a 12,000-square-foot public pavilion under the Folger’s lawn and updating other spaces. The 1932 building, designed by Paul Philippe Cret, will begin renovation next year in order to “expand public space, improve

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