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The Eric Carle Museum Announces $2 Million Gift to the Endowment

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International Society of Appraisers to Hold 7-Day Survey Courses in Fine Art & Antiques in October

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Jean-Arnold Schoofs’ Collection of Comic Strip Masters at Sotheby’s Paris

Paris, September 2015—After the success of its comic strip sale in the spring*, Sotheby’s... read more

University Of Richmond Museums Opens “Jay Bolotin: The Book of Only Enoch”

Jay Bolotin: The Book of Only Enoch is on view in the Harnett Museum... read more

Ultimate Travel Company’s Luxury Antarctic Tour for 100th Anniversary of Shackleton Expedition

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Presentation First Edition of Hemingway’s “Green Hills of Africa” at AntiquarianAuctions #46

Ernest Hemingway Green Hills of Africa Published: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1935 Edition: First Edition... read more

Sotheby’s to Present the Collection of Robert S. Pirie

From 2-5 December 2015 Sotheby’s New York will present the single-owner sale of Property... read more

Highlights of Swann Galleries’ October Auction of Icons & Images

New York—On Thursday, October 15, Swann Galleries’ Photographs & Photobooks department will offer Icons... read more

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
September/October 2008
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Champion Book Collectors

Read Online

By Scott Brown With photographs by Frank Tapia and studioDUDA. Profiles of the three winners of our Collegiate
Book-Collecting Championship.

I Want Your Documents

By Ellen Firsching Brown When Uncle Sam eyes your collection.

Dead People’s Libraries

By Jonathan Shipley A website recreates the libraries of patriots and writers.

Lost Classics

By Anne Trubek Four nominees for a new literary canon.



Floods in Iowa, thefts in New York, and more.

Book Reviews

English in Print: From Caxton to Shakespeare to Milton by Valerie Hotchkiss and Fred C. Robinson

On The Market

Collecting cocktail books.

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

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Catalogs Received

Calendar: Auctions & Fairs

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Gently Mad

By Nicholas Basbanes Charles Hobson, book artist.


By Derek Hayes Local maps

Fine Presses

By Richard Goodman The Printery

Beyond the Basics

By Joel Silver Book censuses.

How I Got Started

James Goode, bookplate collector.

Auction Report

By Ian McKay Dickens’s desk, great Gregynogs, and dear doggerel.