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"Gutenberg is to blame for everything!"
22 May 2023
The Stuttgart Rare Book Fair returns after the pandemic from 16 – 18 June 2023 as a guest in the city of Ludwigsburg and publishes a chronicle of…
Recording now live: IFLA/ILAB Webinar - What happens when a book is lost?
19 May 2023
On 11 May 2023, the International Federation of Library Associations, IFLA, invited ILAB to present the recently launched ILAB Missing Books Register…
The London fair FIRSTS returns to the Saatchi Gallery
17 May 2023
The London rare book fair FIRSTS returns to its original date and welcomes bibliophiles from around the world from 18 - 21st May
Join us online for the first "ILAB Online Mentoring Networking Session"
01 May 2023
How does the ILAB Mentoring Programme work? Who can apply? What can I take from it?
Invitation to join the IFLA webinar: What happens when a book is lost? Cooperation between Libraries and the Rare Book Trade & the ILAB Missing Books Register
27 Apr 2023
What happens when a book is lost? Missing a rare book or experiencing theft can be a disturbing situation for any librarian, as well as for rare…
Philipp Penka: New Coordinator of the ILAB International Mentoring Programme
25 Apr 2023
We caught up with Philipp Penka on the ILAB Committee, who was recently elected as the new Coordinator for the ILAB International Mentoring…
On the passing of Barry Humphries: Passionate book collector and ILAB & ANZAAB Patron of Honour
24 Apr 2023
Known to most as an entertainer and his characters Dame Edna Everage, Sir Les Patterson or Sandy Stone, Barry Humphries was also a passionate book…
“Thinking of myself as a collector has completely changed the way I think about books.”
14 Apr 2023
Exceptional collections curated by women book collectors: the Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize has been running since 2017 when ILAB booksellers…
"As a trade association, we have a wealth of knowledge and experience amongst our members that is second to none"
11 Apr 2023
Deborah Coltham: New president of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association in the UK
A joint catalogue by our colleagues from Down Under!
23 Mar 2023
"What better way to reconnect than to share some of our treasures with you", writes the President of ANZAAB, Douglas Stewart. Our colleagues of the…
Much ado about... Shakespeare! Worldwide celebrations on the 400th anniversary of the First Folio (Part 2 of 3)
21 Mar 2023
The First Folio is widely considered to be one of the most important books in the English-speaking world. Published in 1623, it is a collection of 36…