The New York Antiquarian Book Fair has just celebrated its sixtieth anniversary at the Park Avenue Armory, the unique Manhattan venue in which the fair has been held for nearly thirty years. Two hundred of the world’s best booksellers gathered beneath the barrel-vaulted drill hall roof. For most,...
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Break out the Book Collector socks! It's time to get comfortable as you listen to the very first Book Collector Podcast!
This new audio series brings our archived articles to life, drawing on sixty-eight years of literary heritage. It's free and accessible to all, making it a 'must-have' for the...
The winner of the University of Oxford's 'Colin Franklin Prize for Book-Collecting' has just been announced by the Bodleian Libraries. The prize is awarded each year to a student of the University of Oxford for an essay about a treasured book collection.
Named after Colin Franklin, bibliographer,...
In January 2020, Rich Rennicks from the ABAA wrote a nice little online piece which listed '10 Books Every Book Collector Should Read' based on a poll of dealers and collectors.
You can find the full article here: https://www.abaa.org/blog/post/10-books-every-book-collector-should-read
The list is...
So Many Books, So Little Time, Mark Hodkinson (28 November, 2019, BBC Radio 4)
In this 7digital production for BBC Radio 4, Mark Hodkinson ponders the nature of our personal book collections; why and how we gather books, what it says about us, and how we ever expect to find time to read them all.
In Spring 2020 a unique little space will be reopened to the public in New York city...
Some months ago, on its front and inner pages, The New York Times devoted many column inches to this unusual museum on Cortland Alley in the TriBeCa area which occupies 36 square feet. Its name is the Mmuseumm. ...
The Autumn sale on Monday 19th November at Drouot auction house in Paris was punctuated by several highlights, the stand-out being the highly anticipated miniature manuscript by Charlotte BRONTË (1816-1855).
Written in 1830, when she was just 14 years old, the tiny magazine packs 4000 words across...
The iconic London Tube Map has been transformed.
In a bid to capture the imagination of London's locals and tourists, and to showcase the city's rich literary history, In The Book have been messing around with the map of London's underground trainline, replacing each station with the title of a...