The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America are pleased to announce the 2018 National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest! Established in 2005 by Fine Books & Collections Magazine to recognize outstanding book collecting efforts by college and university students, the contest aims to encourage young collectors to become accomplished bibliophiles. The magazine conducted the annual competition p... [ more ]

The family of Darlene Cates, who played the mother in "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" had a bunch of her movie related material stolen from her by a care giver. This theft occurred more than two years ago. Please contact Adam Schachter at Langdon Manor Books for more information. 713-443-4697

Detectives from the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office, located in Pittsburgh PA, are currently investigating the theft of multiple rare books, folios, maps, plates, etc., which occurred over an extended period of time. Many of these items may have stamps or other markings reflecting ownership by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, and would also not likely be marked for deaccession. A numbe... [ more ]