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The ILAB Congress 2022 in Oxford - Day 2
12 Sep 2022
DAY 2 - 11 September 2022: Perhaps the biggest attraction of Oxford for bibliophiles is the Bodleian Library. Of the 13 million items held by the…
The ILAB Congress 2022 in Oxford - Day 1
11 Sep 2022
DAY 1 - 10 September 2022: Oxford is home to some of the world's most prestigious museums. The ILAB Congress's first full day's itinerary comprised…
“A wonderful celebration of some sixty years working with books”
06 Sep 2022
ILAB announces winners of the 2022 ILAB Breslauer Prize for Bibliography: Congratulations to Jack Baldwin, Winner of the 1st Prize worth US$10,000…
Introducing our 2022 Congress organisers or "A Prisoner in Oxford"!
05 Sep 2022
"If I were not a King, I would be a University man; and if it were so that I must be a prisoner, if I might have my wish, I would desire to have no…
Returning to Oxford as a bookseller: Anna Middleton, scholarship winner for the 2022 ILAB Congress in Oxford
01 Sep 2022
Anna Middleton, bookseller at Peter Harrington in London on her first encounters with the rare book world at the Bodleian in Oxford, working for an…
Passing of Rob Shepherd, ILAB Treasurer 2015 - 2022
31 Aug 2022
A message from ILAB President Sally Burdon on the passing of ILAB Treasurer, Rob Shepherd on 13 August 2022.
Pre-1830 European material, a love for hand-press and languages or "I inquired with a rare book dealer and he hired me on the spot"
30 Aug 2022
Introducing Patrick Olson, scholarship winner for the 2022 ILAB Congress.
A report from the CABS-Minnesota Bookseminar 2022 by Sian Witherden
29 Aug 2022
For the first time in 2022, the CABS faculty granted a scholarship to one mentee enrolled in the ILAB Mentoring Programme. Sian Witherden(UK) and…
Medieval strangeness, anachronistic costuming, medical oddities, steeping weeds, earth larking... Kim Schwenk of Lux Mentis, Scholarship Winner 2022 for the ILAB Congress
26 Aug 2022
From Rare Book Librarian to Rare Bookseller: Kim Schwenk on her world of antiquarian books and not to forget: "wayfaring, conjuring, myths, death…
Introducing the scholarship winners for the 2022 ILAB Congress: Raphaël Thomas (France)
23 Aug 2022
From 9 - 14 September, booksellers will finally be able again to gather at the much anticipated ILAB Congress in Oxford. We will introduce the…
Book Fairs Booksellers Worldwide
There’s nothing like a wintry Canadian day to make one appreciate books and cozy bookstores!
15 Aug 2022
The Canadian Antiquarian Booksellers' Association, ABAC, announced only a couple of weeks ago a new edition of the Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair. We…