Bibliography Week is an annual event that takes place at the end of January every year when the principal national organizations in the United States devoted to book scholarship and the book arts have their annual meetings in New York City, including the Grolier Club, the Bibliographical Society of American, and the American Printing History Association, among others. You can find a list of events scheduled for January 25-30, 2021 on the Grolier Club Website, here: Among the virtual events this year is the ABAA Bibliography Week Showcase, during which booksellers in the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America highlight rare books for sale to Bibliography Week participants. John Howell for Books' list of 40 offerings for the Showcase can be found at the link below:
January 6, 2021 marks the first offering from John Howell for Books for 2021, 28 items from Glen Dawson's Early California Travels Series. The series ran to 50 volumes, 1951 - 1961, the last being Charles Rudkin's chronological summary, index, and descriptive list. The series reprinted obscure and rare texts not generally available to the public. These were frequently excerpted from longer works, and give firsthand accounts of westerner's encounters with the land and peoples of California. The dates of these accounts range from 1683 to 1878 and include the grand sweep of California history. Find the list here:
Friday December 4, 2020 John Howell for Books will participate in Getman's Virtual Bibliophilic Holiday Gift Fair, which opens to the public at Noon Eastern Standard Time. Please take a look at my fair list, link just below, and visit the fair at
See the list in a category on this website, with active links to make immediate purchases, here:
Thursday October 16 through Sunday October 20, 2020 John Howell for Books exhibited at Rare Books LA's Virtual Book Fair. Of the list of 27 total items several still remain. Items include material from the personal collection of Glen Dawson. These include items printed by William M. Cheney, Ward Ritchie, and 19th century Bible and religious materials that represent Glen's interest in the development of Christian literature. Most of the religious materials are now gone. Prices range from $25 to $4,500. Find the list here: