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On Tuesday, May 22, Sotheby's London holds two music sales: Fine Autograph Music: The Property of Helmut Nanz and Family (45 lots) and Musical Manuscripts (75 lots). The Nanz material includes...
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Fine Books Magazine by Barbara Basbanes Richter - 4d ago
Though artists' books can arguably trace their origins back to medieval volumes like the Trѐs Riches Heures, contemporary artists' books tend to reference William Blake as the forerunner to the...
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Rare Books London is now underway, and there's an audible hum of activity in the rare book trade about ABA's 61st annual London fair running from May 24-26. Here is our second brief round-up of...
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Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Emily Kader, Rare Book Research Librarian at the Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. What is...
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Fine Books Magazine by Rebecca Rego Barry - 6d ago
We received the sad news that author Tom Wolfe passed away yesterday at the age of 88. As fate would have it, Wolfe graces the cover of our summer issue--in the mail as I type--wherein we have one of...
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It is that time of year again, when Marcia and I must put all thoughts of road trips to one side, whilst we concentrate on preparing for the PBFA London Antiquarian Book Fair. As the name suggests,...
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Swann Galleries offers 19th & 20th Century Literature on Tuesday, May 15, in 310 lots. The top-estimated lot is a copy of Ernest Hemingway's first book, Three Stories & Ten Poems...
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FB&C readers, welcome Bookworks to the book artist's fair scene. The San Francisco Center for the Book is hosting its inaugural event on Friday, May 18, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at their location...
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In just over two weeks the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association will host its 61st annual London fair, and for the first time will move to central London's Battersea Park. The three-day event will...
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Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Bryn Hoffman, proprietor of Pyewacket Books in Oakland, California: How did you get started in rare books? I was working as an archivist last...
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