The Book Collector

Archived since No. 1, 1947 Complete Archive Quarterly
296 issues
 The Book Collector is a quarterly journal, in print and online, offering 192 pages per issue of wit, pleasure and knowledge on all aspects of the book through all ages. We have anything up to ten articles every time, book reviews, obituaries, prices at book auctions and a section on world-wide book chat. We’ve produced special issues on Ian Fleming (our founder), Polar Exploration and Women among Books. Our online archive, which goes back to 1947, is a resource for both students and academics that’s second to none.

Latest issue
The PMM Special Anniversary Issue

  • Introduction James Fleming
  • Dramatis Personae
  • PMM Revisited Nicolas Barker
  • The Origins and Legacy of Printing and the Mind of Man Anna Middleton
  • The Percy Muir Archive: Titles Rejected for PMM Sandy Malcolm
  • A PMM Parlour Game or Other Important Titles, Past Present & Future 655
  • Printing and a Mound of Money Matthew Haley
  • Getting the Show on the Road or How to Borrow the Worlds Most Valuable Books for Ten Days James Fleming
  • Beatrice Warde Nicolas Barker
  • PMM: a propos certain items in the catalogue Allen Hutt
  • Reviews of the Printed Catalogues of PMM
  • Ian Fleming: The Complete Man by Nicholas Shakespeare: a Review by James Fleming
  • A Bibliography of Biographies of Ian Fleming Jon Gilbert
  • Bibliotheca Brookeriana: A Renaissance Library Magnificent Books and Bindings [and] The Aldine Collection A - C Stephen C. Massey
  • The Fleece Press Sheila Markham
  • Monotype: Its Rise and Fall Sandy Malcolm
  • Shaken and Stirred or the PMM Martini Victoria Dailey
  • Gutenberg: The Last Facts of His Life George Painter
  • English & Foreign Bookbindings 152 Karen Limper-Herz

Subjects: Arts, Books, Culture, Literature

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  • First Issue: No. 1, 1947
  • Latest Issue: Winter 2023
  • Issue Count: 296
  • Published: Quarterly