HELP YOUR LOCAL JUNKIE KICK
NAKED CITY [Ex-Libris Ralph Ingersoll, Founder of PM Newspaper]
EAU DE COLOGNE [First Two Issues]
FUCK YOU: A Magazine of the Arts - Number 5, Vol. 4
A PLASTIC TOOL
JADE PRESENTS ... IGGY POP [Concert Flyer]
[Original Poster for "afro/rock night with Assagai" at Hull University]
YOUNG FLESH REQUIRED [Original Promotional Poster for THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL SWINDLE]
FIRST PAPERS OF SURREALISM

events:

We regularly lecture and exhibit at book fairs around the country.

Upcoming events include:

March 1st, 2019
Modernism – Materiality – Meaning

The University of Pennsylvania
Lecture: 
"The Gotham Howl(s):
History and Bibliography"

April, 2019
Princeton University
Workshop:
"The Machines That Made Them:
Identifying Twentieth-Century Duplicating Technologies"

May 14th, 2019
Philobiblon Club

Philadelphia, PA
Lecture:
"Bookselling in a Woke Age"
(Tentative Title)

June 18th & 19th, 2019
RBMS Showcase

Baltimore, MD

July, 2019
Colorado Antiquarian
Book Seminar

Colorado Springs, CO
Faculty

September 9th-11th, 2019
York Antiquarian Book Seminar
York, UK
Keynote Speaker

September, 2019
New York Art Book Fair

MoMA PS1

November, 2019
Boston International
Antiquarian
 Book Fair
Hynes Convention Center



news:

March, 2019 - Reports from the New York Book Fair: "In the inexpensive and cool, but not-in-my-collecting-scope category, was Vietnam Nurse, a pulp romance from 1966 written under a pseudonym by poet Fanny Howe, offered by Brian Cassidy, Bookseller for $125" (Fine Books and Collections) and the design magazine Business of Home features our Louis Vuitton trade card.

December, 2018 "This is a catalogue where you will find lots of items that are unusual, a few downright kinky. Where else can you find such things?" Where indeed.

October, 2018 - Our intrepid cataloguer Zoe Selengut recently appeared on Slate's advice podcast Dear Prudence. Give a listen, won't you?

August, 2018
 - My recent Rare Book School lecture is now available online: TIGER TIGER: Notes Toward A Bibliography of Duplication.

July, 2018 - "I will not even attempt to describe what sort of material can be found in a Cassidy catalogue. That's over my head."

March, 2018 - Amazon's book review OMNIVORACIOUS kindly included us in their New York Antiquarian Book Fair overview.

April, 2017
 - Our thanks to Richard Hell for the shout-out in his excellent article Confessions of a Book Collector over at the Village Voice.

March, 2017
 - "As always, vernacular art, photography, and agitprop--from Donald Trump to Harvey Milk--commanded attention in the vibrant booth shared by Brian Cassidy Bookseller and Lux Mentis Booksellers." That's Fine Books and Collections in their Postcard from the NY Antiquarian Book Fair(s), 2017.

February, 2017 - We helped out our friends at the (upcoming) Washington Antiquarian Book Fair by sitting for this brief promotional video. Check it out.
 
September, 2016 - Vice featured a few of our items in their recent article Here Are 11 of the Rarest Works at the New York Art Book Fair.

December, 2015
- If you like books on books, be sure to check out the latest from our friend Rebecca Rego Barry, Rare Books Uncovered: True Stories of Fantastic Finds in Unlikely Places, which includes a chapter about your truly and a lucky find that was featured almost ten years ago in our second catalogue.
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