Seller Q&A: RJM Autographs and Antiques

Seller Q&A: RJM Autographs and Antiques

It may contain only a morsel of related information or a trove. It’s the perfect place to find a one-of-a-kind gift or the next treasure for your collection. I often look for examples that best elucidate that justice when I’m searching for inventory.   AbeBooks:   What do you love most about working in your […]

A new chapter for Maggs Bros in Bedford Square

A new chapter for Maggs Bros in Bedford Square

A new chapter for Maggs Bros in Bedford Square It’s interesting to learn that Maggs’ 1,300+ catalogues have become valuable reference tools in themselves due to the high level of scholarly research put into them. They spent almost eight decades in Berkeley   Square. Titus Boeder of Maggs Bros Titus Boeder, who is Maggs’ specialist […]

The humble edition that inspired Call the Midwife

The humble edition that inspired Call the Midwife

Offered the sale by Christian White of Modernfirsteditions, the book was displayed at the London Antiquarian Book Fair over the weekend – a rather modest book for such as a grand event but the background story makes up for its humble appearance. Find copies of Call the Midwife It became a bestseller. Jennifer Worth’s obscure […]

11th Annual Rose City Book & Paper Fair is June 16-17

11th Annual Rose City Book & Paper Fair is June 16-17

AbeBooks is pleased to sponsor the 11th annual Rose City Book & Paper Fair, which is taking place June 16-17 in Portland, Oregon. In addition, you can receive updates by following the Rose City Book & Paper Fair on Facebook. Thousands of books from independent booksellers will be on display, along with a wide array […]

AbeBooks Sponsors Granite State Book & Ephemera Fair

AbeBooks Sponsors Granite State Book & Ephemera Fair

The fair is bringing together top dealers from around the United States, including a number of AbeBooks sellers. Admission is free for all attendees. The Granite State Book & Ephemera Fair, officially sponsored by the New Hampshire Antiquarian Booksellers Association, is taking place on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at the Everett Arena in Concord, NH. […]

Basquiat for less than $110 million

Basquiat for less than $110 million

Featuring foldouts, candid photographs, and full-page color installation shots, this book celebrates the artist’s brief but meteoric career. Boxing poster Warhol vs Basquiat The famous boxing poster advertising the collaborative exhibition of paintings by Andy Warhol and Basquiat in 1985 at the Shafrazi Gallery. Florence, a poster from 1983 Florence by Basquiat An offset reproduction […]

An Avid Reader’s 2017 Reading List (so far)

An Avid Reader’s 2017 Reading List (so far)

An Avid Reader’s 2017 Reading List (so far) The Witches of New York by Ami McKay A trio of remarkable young women navigate the glitz and grotesqueries of Gilded-Age New York by any means possible, including witchcraft. American War by Omar El Akkad The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion The Power by Naomi […]

May the Fourth Be with You: 15 Cool Collectibles for Star Wars Fans

May the Fourth Be with You: 15 Cool Collectibles for Star Wars Fans

There’s bookmarks, photographs and even cassette tapes.   Original 1983 Star Wars bookmarks:     Glossy 8 x 10 photographs, signed by Brian Muir (the sculptor of Darth Vader’s helmet and armor):   Other Collectibles: Star Wars Portfolio with 21 painted pin-ups (1977)   Star Wars Read-Along Adventure: 24-page book and tape (1979)   The […]

Printer’s Error – absurd moments in book history

Printer’s Error – absurd moments in book history

Printer’s Error – absurd moments in book history There are misadventures from William Blake, Benjamin Franklin and Mary Wollstonecraft. She left Bauman in 2016 and worked on Printer’s Error before deciding to join forces with another ex-Bauman employee, Heather O’Donnell, to set up Honey and Wax. Rebecca, a lady of many talents, also has a […]

Mark Your Calendars: Washington Antiquarian Book Fair – April 28 & 29

Mark Your Calendars: Washington Antiquarian Book Fair – April 28 & 29

Mark Your Calendars: Washington Antiquarian Book Fair – April 28 & 29 This year, over 60 exhibitors from all over the United States will be displaying rare books, manuscripts, modern first editions, autographs, prints, maps, drawings and other fine ephemera for visitors to see, touch and evaluate firsthand. A full list of exhibitors is available […]

A first edition of Heather Has Two Mommies is now a $3,000 book

A first edition of Heather Has Two Mommies is now a $3,000 book

A first edition of Heather Has Two Mommies is now a $3,000 book That’s not particularly unusual. This book was controversial in the 1990s and frequently banned. The price for this particular copy of   Heather Has Two Mommies – listed for sale by Nudel Books from New York – indicates that the title now […]

Amazing Things at AbeBooks

Amazing Things at AbeBooks

In 1827 he collaborated with his brother-in-law, William Ward, on a series of horse racing illustrations for Sporting Magazine. A prolific painter at a young age, Chalon was made Animal Painter to the Duchess of York in 1795. Painting of a Spaniel by Henry Bernard Chalon Henry Bernard Chalon (1771-1849) 1801 Oil on canvas Signed […]

Coming Up: Florida Antiquarian Book Fair – April 21-23

Coming Up: Florida Antiquarian Book Fair – April 21-23

Coming Up: Florida Antiquarian Book Fair – April 21-23 Audience questions and participation are encouraged! AbeBooks sellers exhibiting their products at the book fair include Lighthouse Books, Back in Time Rare Books, Liberty Book Store, Alexander Rare Books, First Folio, Wonderland Books, Bauman Rare Books, and All Booked Up. Don’t miss out – if you’re […]

Amazon’s Best Books of the Month: April 2017

Amazon’s Best Books of the Month: April 2017

Amazon’s Best Books of the Month: April 2017 “I want Dave,” she cried. Irina finds a secret in the reflection of a laptop’s screen in her employer’s eyeglasses. This book will help us all make the most of it. In Nevertheless, Baldwin transcends his public persona, making public facets of his life he has long […]