Longtime ABAA-member William Dailey died suddenly last month. His friends and colleagues John Windle and Stephen Gertz wrote touching memorials for him online, which we reprint with premission below: John Windle: Bill was a friend of 45+ years standing... It's much too soon to eulogize him but I will say this, and you can quote me; Bill had an eye for the unusual, the strange, the weird even, in book... [ more ]

Browse the latest catalogs of rare books, fine bindings, incunabula, print ephemera, and so much more... (Cover image: Commonplace book by Jane Bemis. The Christian's Monitor consisting of select passages of scriptures arranged under several heads, for the use and inspection of one whom I hope loves our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. (Providence, RI. 1812) featured in the new catalog from Eclectibles... [ more ]

Pardon the pun, but the 51st California International Antiquarian Book Fair is going to be a monster event! Not only are about 200 rare book dealers from around the world bringing the cream of their respective crops to Pasadena, but it's also the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, and there's going to be a huge exhibit to celebrate the classic book. From the organize... [ more ]