Entries from August 2019

The following items were stolen last weekend during a robbery in Roanoke, Virginia: Three volume Lord of the Rings, 1st edition in jackets. George Allen & Unwin, fourth, sixth and eighth impressions. ... [more]

Browse the latest catalogs, newsletters, and e-lists of rare books, fine bindings, incunabula, print ephemera, and much more from the members of the ABAA below. (Also includes podcasts, blogs posts, a... [more]


Selected Highlights

By Rich Rennicks

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... The Human Eye and Its Auxiliary Organs ... [more]

According to a great many people, the film (or movie, if you prefer) was the great art form of the 20th century, so it shouldn't be any great surprise that there is a large number of collectors — in... [more]

ABAA-member Weller Book Works turns 90! Anniversary celebration for the Salt Lake institution, Saturday, August 17, from 4 - 6 PM! Who'd have thought a small used bookstore founded two months before t... [more]


Rare Book News

By Rich Rennicks

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.) Why do people keep convincing themselves they've so... [more]