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Published on 16 Nov. 2010


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"The Perfect New Skippers"

An unanimous vote, standing ovations: At the 39th ILAB Congress in Bologna the presidents of the 23 affiliated associations elected Arnoud Gerits as the new ILAB President, and Tom Congalton as Vice President.

Welcome Hungary!

ILAB is proud to present a new member: the Hungarian Antiquarian Booksellers' Association (MAE) and its president Adam Bosze. 

The Real Global Network

How ILAB works: facts, pictures, first impressions from the 39th ILAB Congress and 23rd International Antiquarian Book Fair in our Bologna Diary

Recently Published

Bologna September 23rd, 2010: The ILAB Rest of the World team shot 2 goals against Italy in a dramatic match at Bologna Football Stadium. ILAB President Arnoud Gerits, the Flying Dutchman, did his best as one of six attackers led by Austrian "Rambo" Michael Sulzmann who (sometimes) put the Italian goalkeeper under pressure. The Official Book of the International Rare Booksellers Football Championship, by Paolo Tonini

Collectors Corner

ILAB Booksellers on Video

Michael Ginsberg's and Taylor Bowie's Video Archive: "a wonderful snapshot of the rich history of both the ABAA and the rare book trade". Dealers like Ken Lopez, David Brass, Helen Younger, Jeffrey D. Mancevice, Marty Weinkle, Gordon Hollis, Anne and David Bromer tell us how they became involved in the rare book business. More videos are added to the ILAB website every month ...

Sex in the Middle Ages

The Heidelberg University Library shows one of the most beautiful medieval manuscripts in an exhibition: "The Codex Manesse and the Discovery of Love"

Walter Benjamin's library, lost - and reconstructed

The "Centre for Persecuted Art" (Art Museum Solingen) commemorates the 70th anniversary of Walter Benjamin's death and presents his reconstructed library of over 2000 works in more than 3000 volumes in the exhibition "Die Unsterblichkeit der Sterne"

Genesis of a Book Artist

Richard Minsky is considered to be the most influential book artist of his generation, a pioneer and innovator in the book arts. An interview by Stephen Gertz

 

Investing in Books - Rare Books as Investments? 

John Moore, Thomas Joyce, Rebecca Rego Barry, John Windle and Tom Congalton give answers to a controversal question

Collecting ...

... short stories, Australian art books, Edith Wharton, Maurice Maeterlinck, book bindings, Booth Tarkington, and others

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Catalogues

Anne Lamort
Neuilly-Auteuil-Passy Paris et ses environs

Brockhaus/Antiquarium
Wenn einer eine Reise tut ... 800 Travel Books

 

Orsini Arte e Libri
A Selection of Rare Books, Fine Bindings, Engravings and a Pleasant and Interesting Illustrated Manuscript of a Travel in Italy

Ken Spelman
Recent Acquisitions, Rare Books, Manuscripts, Caricatures

 

Deborah Coltham
Catalogue Three

Antiquària Llibreria Farré
Selection of Trade Catalogs from Late 19th and Early 20th Century

Antiquariaat Junk
Catalogue 289 Natural History & Travel

Between the Covers
The Mimeograph Revolution

Asia Bookroom
Asia - Visions and Accounts ... Books and Images

Sabine Keune
Von ABC bis Stencil Book ... 237 children's books, with a supplement on "Cooking, Sewing, Babysitting"

Libreria antiquaria Alberto Govi
Catalogue 2010

Sophie Schneideman
Food & Drink

  

Konrad Meuschel
35 Manuscripts, Books and Drawings

Bibliopathos Vincenzo Ferro e Antonello Privitera
e-Incun@bula

Jonathan A. Hill
Catalogues 196 and 197

Hugues de Latude
Catalogue 38: 53 Livres anciens, rares et curieux, sur de nombreux sujets

This is a fine selection of nearly 400 catalogues that have already been uploaded to the ILAB website. View all ...

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And finally ...

Antiquarian Books Do Have a Future!

An interview with and an article by the new ILAB Committee member Alain Marchiset. 

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