antiquarian books

London — If we think that eating healthily and economically are modern preoccupations, we should perhaps think again. A stunning, and historically important, collection of antiquarian cookery books and manuscripts, to be sold at Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts sale in London on Wednesday 19th August, shows our forebears were just as concerned as we are about their diets and how to manage on

Second in our series of “Video Fridays” is one of ABAA bookseller Adam Weinberger’s videos, “How to Value Old & Rare Books — Secrets from a Rare Book Dealer.”

Weinberger set up a YouTube channel last year and posts regularly; to give you a sense of his output, his latest is “

Yesterday, Christie’s held a 90-minute webinar on “Book Collecting in the Digital Age” with Christie’s books specialist Rhiannon Knol and Michael Diaz-Griffith, executive director of Sir John Soane’s Museum Foundation. The lively discussion focused on the way books live online and how we

The Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) is proud to announce its first virtual international rare and antiquarian book fair, to be held Friday, May 15 to Sunday, May 17, 2020 at www.iobabookfair.com.
 
The virtual book fair will enable attendees to browse hundreds, if not thousands, of books and items of ephemera from the

Even though we have had to cancel the 2020 Rose City Book & Paper Fair scheduled for June 12-13 in Portland, Oregon, we are still going to have a book fair! The inaugural Rose City Virtual Book Fair will take place during the same weekend the fair was originally scheduled. We are very happy about this exciting new opportunity.
 
Rose City Virtual Book & Paper Fair

Beachwood, OH – Neue Auctions’ online-only auction of collections and ephemera on Saturday, April 25th, will be packed with 340 lots of books, library furnishings, Natural History and orthinological (bird-related) prints, works on paper, assorted estate goods and a single-owner collection of collectible knives. There will be no live bidding and the start time is 9 am Eastern.

“In this

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Miranda Garno Nesler, Director of Women's Literature and History at Whitmore Rare Books in Pasadena. [Proprietor Dan Whitmore was himself an entry in our Bright Young Booksellers series back in 2011 when he was

Boston – One of the oldest and most respected antiquarian book shows in the country, the 43rd Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair will be held November 15-17, 2019 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.  Featuring the fascinating collections and rare treasures of more than 130 American and international booksellers, the event gives visitors the opportunity to see, learn about, and

Chuck Roberts, proprietor of Wonder Book, has over six million books under his watch, of which about two and a half million are currently for sale online. Another three million are waiting to be sorted, and the remaining one million volumes are shared between the three brick-and-mortar stores that Wonder Book

Brooklyn, NY -- On September 7-8, 2019, the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Brooklyn Expo Center (in Greenpoint) for its sixth straight year. The focus, in the midst of these uncertain times, has shifted this year to subculture and a number of new trends in collecting. Specific topics include: magic, mysticism, witchcraft,