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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

Earlier today, the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) hosted a 90-minute webinar to discuss how the COVID-19 health crisis is affecting antiquarian booksellers around the world. ILAB president, Australian bookseller Sally Burdon, moderated the lively discussion, which included panelists Brad Johnson of the United States; Mario Giupponi of

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Mary Catherine Kinniburgh of Granary Books in New York City.

How did you get started in rare books?

The Monkey’s Paw is a Toronto bookshop specializing in “uncommon books and paper artifacts from the age of print.” It is also the home of the Biblio-Mat, the world’s first randomized vending machine for old books.

I am a bibliophile, author, columnist, and software executive based in the Silicon Valley (Readers may recall my ‘How I Got Started’

Richard Booth, who died on August 19 aged 80, established the small market town of Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll) in Wales as the world’s first book town.

Booth was born in Devon in the southwest of England but grew up in Hay and was educated at the historic school Rugby before going to Oxford to study history where he became interested in book collecting. After a short-lived stint as

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

As some readers may recall, we published a feature last autumn called “Booksellers’ Best,” an illustrated listing of a dozen rare books and manuscripts that antiquarian booksellers offered up as their most noteworthy sales of the year. This year, we’ll be doing the same thing, with one small twist: two

A few times a year, we take stock of the most recent books about books that have come across our desk (here's our spring 2018 list, and a mini summer list too

Southern New England Antiquarian Booksellers (SNEAB) held our inaugural meeting of 2018 on April 2 at Historic Deerfield’s Memorial Libraries. Librarian David Bosse spoke on the history of the organization and collections, and gave members a tour of Historic Deerfield’s Henry N. Flynt Library and the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association Library. Lunch and business followed at New England Book