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University of Delaware Library Exhibition Commemorates the Centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising

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Over 1,000 Lots Of Exceptional Works On Canvas And Paper, Maps & Ephemera at Morphy Auctions' Early December Sale

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Unpublished Charlotte Bronte Manuscripts Sold to Bronte Museum by California Rare Bookseller

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Crystal Bridges Museum Announces 2016 Exhibitions Featuring Invention, Photography

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Waverly’s Dec. 3 Auction Unveils First Editions, Rare NASA Photos

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Fourth Annual Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair, Dec. 5

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Western Manuscripts Return to Ely House

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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.