West Dean College of Arts and Conservation will be holding a series of courses devoted to The Preservation and collection care for libraries. For the 5th year, the college is collaborating with the British Library, the national library of the United Kingdom and the... Read more about Preservation courses at West Dean College
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The 59th Annual New York International Antiquarian Book Fair will see over 200 dealers from the US and abroad gathering at the Park Avenue Armory from 7th to 10th March. The usual mix of rare books, ephemera, maps etc. will fill the exhibition space with an eclectic mix... Read more about The 59th Annual New York International Antiquarian Book Fair
Universities in USA started the trend in the 1930s with the A. Edward Newton Student Book Collecting Competition at Swarthmore College; the first endowed, and longest-running book collecting prize. The number of prizes picked up in the 1960s. Fifty... Read more about Giving Something Back: Prizes encourage a new generation of book collectors
The Book Collector is using our Spring 2019 issue to celebrate Women: women writers, women collectors and women readers. This month’s online article looks at women readers through the eyes of Holbrook Jackson; the Fabian Socialist, writer and journalist who in the 1930s wrote an article for Book... Read more about The Digression of Women Readers
Winter 2018, Bibliographic Notes and Queries, Query 528: An Engraved Title-Page for Noel van Barlement, Dictionariolum et colloquia, 1662.
A recent article on Noel Van Barlement and his Colloquia et dictionariolum carried an illustration of the engraved... Read more about Mars and Mercury at Market