The 59th Annual New York International Antiquarian Book Fair will see over 200 dealers from the US and abroad gathering at the Park Avenue Armory from 7th to 10th March. The usual mix of rare books, ephemera, maps etc. will fill the exhibition space with an eclectic mix including an exceptional...
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Universities in USA started the trend in the 1930s with the A. Edward Newton Student Book Collecting Competition at Swarthmore College; the first endowed, and longest-running book collecting prize. The number of prizes picked up in the 1960s. Fifty years later, Book Collecting competitions finally...
The Book Collector is using our Spring 2019 issue to celebrate Women: women writers, women collectors and women readers. This month’s online article looks at women readers through the eyes of Holbrook Jackson; the Fabian Socialist, writer and journalist who in the 1930s wrote an article for Book...
Winter 2018, Bibliographic Notes and Queries, Query 528: An Engraved Title-Page for Noel van Barlement, Dictionariolum et colloquia, 1662.
A recent article on Noel Van Barlement and his Colloquia et dictionariolum carried an illustration of the engraved title-page to the 1632 Amsterdam edition,...