ILAB Breslauer Prize Secretary and bookseller Fabrizio Govi: "It is among our goals to actively support the future of the printed book and the creation of beautiful printed objects"
04 Aug 2021
ILAB spoke to Breslauer Prize Secretary, bookseller Fabrizio Govi about the upcoming Prize which will be awarded in 2022, the importance of…
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THE HUMOURS OF COLLECTING: Motive and Opportunity in Collecting Books and Related Material across Six Centuries
30 Jul 2021
The Antiquarian Booksellers Association in the UK announces its 2021 Book Trade History Conference.
North American and European dealers join forces and launch "Transatlantic Book Fair"
02 Jul 2021
Or the "sun will never set" at this fair, as ABAA President Brad Johnson described this new venture.
Fellowships, Prizes & a New Scholars Program supported by the Bibliographical Society of America to promote the study and research in books
21 Jun 2021
The Bibliographical Society of America recently announced the support of a number of fellowships and prizes in the field of book history.…
Ed Maggs Discussing "Oscar Wilde and His Circle"
11 Jun 2021
The Book Collector (UK) spoke to ILAB bookseller Ed Maggs, of Maggs Bros Ltd, about his latest catalogue Oscar Wilde & His Circle. This is the first…
Book Fairs Association
" Enrichir vos collections, cultiver votre curiosité " French booksellers association launches new websites
03 Jun 2021
ILAB would like to draw attention to the launch of the new websites of the French antiquarian booksellers association, SLAM, le Syndicat National de…
Book Fairs Collecting
Speaking to the Austrian, Swiss and German association on the launch of "folium.digital"
02 Jun 2021
Ahead of the launch of this new, jointly organised initiative from the German, Swiss and Austrian antiquarian booksellers associations, we spoke to…
Children's Literature Bibliography
The Justin G. Schiller Prize for Bibliography in pre-1900 Children’s Literature
31 May 2021
Applications are now open for the Justin G. Schiller Prize for Bibliography in pre-1900 Children’s Literature which will be awarded at the Society’s…
Stephen Fry's "Top Picks" & A Summer Edition
20 May 2021
Stephen Fry, committed collector of rare books, will not be able to open a physical London fair today as he did back in 2019, but will join over 100…
Rare Book Trade
"Listen to ideas!" An Interview with the ABA's new president Pom Harrington
30 Apr 2021
This interview was first published in the ABA newsletter on 28 April 2021, following the ABA's Annual General Meeting, held in March 2021.
Three countries - one new fair: folium.digital
21 Apr 2021
The antiquarian booksellers’ associations of Switzerland, Austria and Germany launch joint digital initiative!
From THE BIBLIO FILE Podcast Series: Speaking to ILAB / ABAA Bookseller Jonathan Hill (NY) about the importance of bookseller catalogues
14 Apr 2021
THE BIBLIO FILE is one of the world's leading podcasts about "the book" and an inquiry into the wider world of book culture. Hosted by NIGEL BEALE it…