New Years 2023: Manuscript Monday


Manuscript Society New Year’s Party Monday,  January 2, 2023  8:00PM Eastern, 5:00PM Pacific. Live-stream Zoom Webinar Hosted by Brain Kathenes Holiday Leftovers, and a toast to 75 years of the Manuscript Society   We’ll open the 2023 New Year as a virtual gathering of friends and lively discussions.  Get your camera [...]

Cut Out and Stuck In – Medieval Manuscript Fragments


Cut Out and Stuck In: Fragments of Medieval Manuscript found in Nineteenth Century Albums Hybrid event hosted by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and the Scottish Historical Society Thursday, January 19, 2023, 6pm GMT (that's 10am Pacific, 11am Mountain, 12 noon Central, 1pm Eastern time). This event is free [...]

Manuscript Monday: Cartoon Animation Art


Manuscript Monday: Identifying and Valuing Classic Animation Art Monday, February 6, 2023; 8:00PM Eastern, 5:00PM Pacific Presenter: Melanie Smith - Live Free Webinar with Moderator Brian Kathenes This fascinating and exciting live-stream presentation describes the intricate process of creating classic animation art and how the animation process impacts the value of [...]

55th California Antiquarian Book Fair

Pasadena Convention Center 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA, United States

55th California International Antiquarian Book Fair February 10 - 12, 2023 Pasadena Convention Center This book fair has more than 120 exhibitors.  Featuring booksellers from around the world including the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) and International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), the event presents volumes from six centuries [...]

10$ – 25$

How Do Book Bindings Get to Sing?


Washington Area Group for Print Culture Studies 2022-2023 Series How Do Book Bindings Get to Sing? Friday, February 10th, 2023 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. (EST), via Zoom Speaker: Lilla Vekerdy, Head & Curator, Special Collections, Smithsonian Libraries and Archives How Do Book Bindings Get to Sing? will discuss a group [...]

Collecting Awards: Oscar, Grammy, Tony, Emmy, Nobel


Manuscript Monday: Awards: Oscars, and Emmys, and Grammy’s, Oh my!  And Nobel Prize medals too. Guest Presenter:  Brian Kathenes, ISA-CAPP, S-CAPP Monday: March 6th, 8:00PM Eastern, 5:00PM Pacific Harold Russell – Two Academy Awards [Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Honorary Award for his work to encourage veterans] [...]

Ephemera 43 Fair

Hyatt Regency Old Greenwich 1800 E. Putnam Avenue, Old Greenwich, CT

THE EPHEMERA OF TRAVEL AT THE ESA 43 FAIR Host: Ephemera Society of America (ESA) March 18-19, 2023, Hyatt Regency Old Greenwich, 1800 E Putnam Avenue, Old Greenwich, Connecticut The event brings together the finest gathering of paper specialists and collectors in the world. The  Travel is the focus of [...]


Manuscript Monday – Original “Wikipedia” – Siku Quanshu


Manuscript Monday - The Original "Wikipedia" - Siku Quanshu THIS WEBINAR IS CANCELED - IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE. Live, Free Webinar - Monday, Apr 3, 2023 8:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)  “The Original Wikipedia:  18th Century Chinese Emperor Qianlong’s Siku Quanshu Project” Guest: Susan Lahey, MA, ISA [...]

Manuscript Mondays: Issues & Opportunities


Manuscript Mondays - Contemporary Issues and Opportunities in Rare Book & Manuscript Collecting Live, Free Webinar Monday, May 1, 2023 - 8:00 PM Eastern  It is a big world out there! There are many places to purchase manuscripts and books. Brick and mortar locations, online, via auctions, independent dealers, virtual [...]

2023 Annual Meeting – Los Angeles

California, Here We Come 2023 Annual Meeting • May 16–20 • Los Angeles, CA The sun. The stars. The seafood. And in the spotlight … the special collections. The Manuscript Society’s 2023 annual meeting takes us to the West Coast for five days in Southern California. Our tour goes from [...]