- From PRI's "The World," Rupa Shenoy reports on efforts to digitize records in Sierra Leone archives as part of the Mellon-funded Enslaved open data platform.
- New blog to watch: Print Not Print, focusing on "words and images in eighteenth century Dutch trompe l’oeil books.
- It's all about the birds and the bees over on the BL's Medieval Manuscripts blog this week.
- The ABAA has issued a "lost in transit" report for an early Erasmus sammelband.
- Stuart Kells offers up his ideas for the "Top 10 Libraries in Fiction" for the Guardian.
- Vintage Posters at Swann Galleries on 7 August.
- Books and Works on Paper (online) at Forum Auctions on 8 August.
- Summer Miscellany – Golf Books at PBA Galleries on 8 August.