Rare Books LA-Palm Springs: In Person

Co-sponsored by The Book Club of California Rare Books LA - Palm Springs Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21, 2022 Friday, May 20 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm/PT Saturday, May 21 | 10:00am - 6:00pm/PT Hotel Zoso 150 S Indian Canyon Drive Palm Springs, CA 92262 Join the Book Club of California and Rare Books […]

The Book Club of California Oscar Lewis Awards

Sponsored by The Book Club of California The Oscar Lewis Awards were established by the Book Club of California in 1994 in honor of Oscar Lewis (1893-1992), San Francisco author, historian, and club secretary from 1921-1946. Awards for achievement in Western History and the Book Arts are awarded each year. The Book Club of California […]

The Bibliotheca Spenceriana Collection of Incunables. A new cataloguing project at the John Rylands Library

This event is presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association Educational Trust - Institute of English Studies Book Collecting Seminars The event - called 'The Bibliotheca Spenceriana Collection of Incunables. A new cataloguing project at the John Rylands Library' - will feature presentations by Julianne Simpson, John Gandy and Ed Potten on this exciting major project. […]

Nicholas Fry on Travelers: Journeys on the Railroads from the Early Surveys to Modern Vacations

Sponsored by The Grolier Club Held in conjunction with the Grolier Club’s current public exhibition “Travelers, Tracks and Tycoons: The Railroad in American Legend and Life,” running in the ground-floor exhibit hall through July 30, this will be a Zoom talk by the exhibition’s co-curator and Grolier member Nicholas Fry. Organized by Fry and the rest […]

NOBS FORUM: Papermaking with Tom Balbo, Artistic Director of the Morgan Conservatory

Sponsored by Northern Ohio Bibliophilic Society Join fellow NOBS members and guest to learn about the art and science of making paper with Tom Balbo, artistic director of Cleveland’s own Morgan Conservatory. Tom Balbo is a Cleveland-based artist whose work has been collected for well over 30 years. In 2007, Tom teamed up with noted […]

North Bennet Street School Exhibition: Making Matters (In Person)

Sponsored by North Bennett Street School 2022 Exhibition: Making Matters May 6 - August 26, 2022 North Bennet Street School in Boston, MA nbss.edu/2022exhibition   Featuring displays of typical objects, tools, and materials from our career-training programs, this year’s exhibition is a behind-the-scenes look at the craft and care of making. While many of the […]

Grolier Club Virtual Lecture on Lady Mary Wroth

Sponsored by The Grolier Club Vanessa "V.M." Braganza will give an online lecture on Lady Mary Wroth About this event Four hundred years after Lady Mary Wroth became the first English woman to publish a long work of prose fiction, her story still harbors secrets and unsettled ghosts. In this talk, book detective Vanessa "V.M." […]

Twentieth-Century Counterculture Poets’ Libraries

Sponsored by The Grolier Club Grolier Club member Mary Catherine “MC” Kinniburgh, currently at Granary Books (a NYC-based rare book and archives dealer, and independent publisher), and creator of her own small editions of artists’ books under the imprint TKS, will explore how the characteristics of 20th-century counterculture poets' libraries shed light on the history […]

Rare Books Signature® Auction at Heritage

Sponsored by Heritage Auctions (FABS partner) View all lots and bid at HA.com/6253 Highlights include a first edition of Adam Smith's An Inquiry into the Wealth of Nations (1776), a Gutenberg Bible leaf, and a signed Marc Chagall Pseaumes de David (Geneva 1979).  

Timothy Johnson on Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sponsored by The Caxton Club Gad, Holmes. The collection features more than 60,000 items; it is the largest gathering of materials related to us and this Conan Doyle fellow. But where can it be? We know that is housed in a secure underground site … well out of sight. How will we ever find it?” […]

Gary Goodman on The Last Bookseller

Sponsored by The Book Club of Washington Online Sunday, June 12, 2 p.m. Pacific Time Register for this event on our website: www.bookclubofwashington.org Gary Goodman has been a used and rare book dealer in Minnesota for nearly forty years. In 1982, he wandered into a used-book shop in East St. Paul that was going out […]

Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize Deadline

The Caxton Club is a proud co-sponsor of the Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize. The Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize is an annual prize of $1000 for an outstanding book collection conceived and built by a young woman. The prize was co-founded by Heather O'Donnell and Rebecca Romney. The contest is open to […]