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As an object of desire for book collectors, it would be hard to top this replica of rare book dealer John Fleming’s 57th Street Gallery, where he bought and sold in “baronial splendor” according to the New York Times, from 1952 to 1987. Encased in a leaded glass enclosure, the dollhouse-sized library setting features oak bookshelves full of book models, including six “real” miniature

Asheville, NC — In its ongoing commitment to support independent bookshops, Biblio.com is partnering with Bookshop.org to create new avenues of revenue and growth for our booksellers. The partnership is a natural fit, as both organizations provide a solid online marketplace for independent booksellers, many of whom are pivoting to selling online to mitigate the effects of the Coronavirus

Filed under more ‘antiquarian bookseller innovations’ this spring, Second Story Books of Washington, D.C., and Rockville, Maryland, has begun holding auctions with Invaluable. Currently it is hosting its second auction, featuring maps and military

The antiquarian book trade has been adapting to the Internet since Amazon launched its business in 1995, but the COVID-19 crisis has pushed everyone to reconsider their business model and get (even more) creative in their approach to bookselling. This has become apparent with booksellers, fair organizers, and auction houses.

The latest

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

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

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Martin Hartzold, proprietor of Martin Hartzold, Bookseller in Findlay, Ohio:

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Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Dr. Anke Timmermann of Type & Forme in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.

How did you get started in

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