Coming up next weekend, it's the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair in St. Petersburg. Very much worth visiting if you can!
- Over at Medieval Manuscripts Provenance, an examination of a fifteenth-century Sarum Breviary at Douai.
- Emily Wahl writes for The Collation about the Folger's British Book Illustrations project, which is funding the digitization and indexing of woodcut and engraved illustrations in seventeenth-century British and English-language books.
- Also for The Collation, Lauren Liebe on "The Evolution of Collection Practices: A Case Study."
- Barbara Basbanes Richter posts on literary forgeries over at the Fine Books Blog, noting the publication of the new collection Literary Forgery in Early Modern Europe (JHUP).
- The Library of Congress has announced a number of public events to mark the bicentennial of Walt Whitman's birth.
- Jake Gibbs has published his bibliography of the Little Blue Books, which will be an invaluable resource. See also Rebecca Rego Barry's post on the Fine Books Blog.
- Bryn Hoffman writes for the Book and Paper Fairs blog about recent trends in the rare book trade and the collecting world.
- Leo Damrosch's The Club; review by Michael Dirda in the WaPo.
- Bibliothèque Guy Bigorie at ALDE on 25 April.
- The Magic Collection of Ray Goulet at Potter & Potter on 27 April.
- Fine Books and Manuscripts at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers on 1 May.
- Rare Americana, including California & the West at PBA Galleries on 2 May.
- Books and Works on Paper (online) at Forum Auctions on 2 May.