Blog posts by Michael Fagan

Michael Fagan has been active as a bookseller since 1968, dealing in rare books and fine art. Specialists in the areas of modernism and the avant-gardes (1900-1940) in Central and Eastern Europe, including former Czechoslovakia & Yugoslavia, Hungary, Romania, Poland and the Baltic states.

Longtime ABAA member Elizabeth Phillips passed away on December 14, 2015, after a short illness. She was born on November 5, 1958 in Philadelphia and grew up in Paris, France; Dutchess County, New York; and Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania. Ms. Phillips studied book arts at Mills College, received a BA in English Literature and Art History from Oberlin College in 1980 and was subsequently awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship in 1980-81 to study the livre de peintre in Europe. Her business, Elizabeth Phillips Rare Books, was created shortly after her return to the United States in 1982. She has been a member of the ABAA since 1983. With a tremendous passion for fine art and literature and her ability to share her expertise with clients, business associates and institutions, Ms. Phillips has been a highly respected private dealer in rar... [more Elizabeth Phillips, 1958-2015]