A quick roundup of the news about rare books and collectors from around the world. (Regularly updated, with the latest news items added at the top.) The Folger's Future Fine Books & Collections has an update on the Folger's major expansion plans... Winchester Bible to go on Display If you're in the UK, check this exhibition out! "Using a goose feather quill, a solitary scribe spent four years writing... [ more ]

Our members list new acquisitions and recently catalogued items almost every day of the year. Below, you'll find a few highlights from these recent additions... O TO BE A DRAGON by Marianne Moore New York: Viking Press, 1959. 1st edition, cloth, with printed dust jacket. A presentation copy, inscribed to Holly Stevens, the daughter of poet Wallace Stevens. The inscription reads: "Mine originally, Hol... [ more ]

On 29 March 2019, a box with 26 Japanese books went missing in Salt Lake City, UT. The books had been exhibited at the ARLIS/NA conference and were packed and sealed in a brown cardboard box, heavily taped and labeled, that was to be shipped by UPS Freight to Boston, MA. The box was issued a UPS Freight tracking number that was never activated. A list of the missing material is below. Please contact ... [ more ]