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"Rare book dealers aren't intimidating at all, but the most collegial and welcoming people you'd ever meet."
29 Nov 2023
Antje Papenburg-Frey from Germany was awarded the 2023 ILAB scholarship to attend the York Antiquarian Book Seminar. Read her report about an…
ILAB admitted to European Commission working group on “Dialogue with the Art Market”
13 Nov 2023
The European Commission has accepted ILAB's candidacy to become a member of the newly created working group on “Dialogue with the art market”, a…
New Young Book Collectors Prize in the Netherlands
19 Oct 2023
Aron Ouwerkerk (25) and Floor Jongenelen (12) win the Prize for Young Book Collectors in the Netherlands.
The ILAB Presidents' Meeting 2023: Insights and Updates from the rare book trade around the world (Part 2 of 2)
17 Oct 2023
Every year, national association presidents report on their countries and markets to their international colleagues. Some insights are shared here.
"Perfectly cast superstars of the American book market"
21 Aug 2023
Uliana Dobrova, a young, internationally-minded rare bookseller based in Tokyo, received the 2023 scholarship, awarded to a mentee enrolled in the…
ILAB announces scholarship for YABS 2023 - Apply until 28th July!
23 Jun 2023
ILAB is pleased to offer a scholarship for the York Antiquarian Book Seminar (YABS) again.
Highlights from the Stuttgart fair catalogue
07 Jun 2023
The Stuttgart Rare Book Fair returns after the pandemic from 16 – 18 June 2023 as a guest in the city of Ludwigsburg and as every year, has released…
The Salon du Mont des Arts in Brussels returns!
05 Jun 2023
After years of disruption during the pandemic, the Belgian rare book fair can return to this sought-after location in the heart of the city.
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…
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…