For the first time in several years, book lovers have a big reason to flock back to Philly. The Philadelphia Book & Ephemera Fair will take place Friday and Saturday, May 21 and 22, 2010. “This is the only major vintage Book & Ephemera event held in the greater Philadelphia region and offers an unparalleled [...]
Here are my top 10 picks for books released this past year.
One of the oldest and largest book fairs in the country, the 2009 Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Browsers and buyers will have the chance to see several incredibly rare books, such as a signed, first edition of Amelia Earhart’s 20 Hrs. 40 Min., the book that chronicled her [...]
The Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA), a trade association dedicated to maintaining high ethical and professional standards in order to foster greater trust between book buyers and sellers, has a new look on its e-commerce site: IOBAbooks.com. The site, powered by Biblio, features new, used, rare and out-of-print books from IOBA bookseller members.
It’s time to confess: I’ve been “playing nice” during the recent explosion in e-reader popularity. It stops now.
We like to play games. But only ones where our customers win something big–like a $200 BiblioBucks gift certificate. And what better game to play than a treasure hunt? So welcome to the Biblio Book Hunt, a treasure hunt exclusively for our Twitter fans! Here’s how to play: Join Twitter if you haven’t done so [...]
The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) has a new look online! Created in 1949, the ABAA has built a strong professional network of booksellers carrying high-quality books. They are the oldest antiquarian bookseller association in the United States, and continue to remain a cornerstone of the rare book market. Although the ABAA has maintained [...]
The winners of the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction contest have been announced! “What the heck is that?” You may ask yourself. The contest is a fiction parody contest inspired by novelist Edward George Earl Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873). Bulwer-Lytton was famous for The Last Days of Pompeii and the opening line of Paul Clifford: “It was a dark [...]
After 13 days, 11 clues and a lot of re-Tweets, search-savvy Twitter user Michael found the correct book in our first great Biblio Book Hunt: a rare copy of W.H. Auden’s About the House. The rules for the Twitter-exclusive Book Hunt were simple: we picked a rare book and posted a clue about it each [...]
Some of you may already be familiar with NativeEnergy through our partnership with them in our ecosend program. Now we’re going to help build the new Greensburg (Kansas) Wind Farm by offsetting a percent of the estimated carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from our daily operations and order shipments. On May 4, 2007 an EF-5 tornado [...]« Previous Entries