In the News

Rare Rabbinical Manuscripts Command Sky-High Prices in Kestenbaum & Co.’s June 25 Auction

Buyers from around the globe bid furiously for the chance to acquire rare Hebrew... read more

Caricatures Sell for World Record Prices Totaling $500,000 at Bloomsbury Auctions

LONDON, Maddox Street - Napoleonic and Georgian satire was in high demand and making... read more

Remarkable Roger Casement Letter for sale in Auction #44 at AntiquarianAuctions.com

A most remarkable item of historical importance is coming up on auction, particularly because... read more

2015 Letters About Literature Reading/Writing Program Winners Announced

Letters About Literature, a Library of Congress national reading and writing program that asks... read more

Pre-Civil War Baseball Card, Passed Down in One Family for 155 Years, is Ready for Auction

DALLAS—A c. 1860 Brooklyn Atlantics Baseball Card, passed down in the family of player... read more

The Morgan Honors Hermann Zapf With an Exhibit

New York, NY, June 25, 2015—In memory of the great type designer, typographer,... read more

The Library of Robert Easton at Auction

Addison & Sarova Auctioneers is proud to announce the sale of the library... read more

David M. Rubenstein Becomes National Gallery of Art Trustee

WASHINGTON, DC—On July 1, 2015, David M. Rubenstein, philanthropist and co-CEO of The Carlyle... read more

Follow us on TwitterLike us on Facebook
Auction Guide
Advertise with Us
2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
November/December 2008
Contents
cover
Buy it Now!

2008 Holiday Gift Guide

Compiled by Rebecca Rego Barry A baker’s dozen gift ideas for the collector who has everything.

Under Full Sail

By Joan Druett An American family turns seafaring into a publishing dynasty.

Morocco Bound

By Michael Greer An American teacher becomes an apprentice book binder.

Success and the University Press

Excerpt by Nicholas Basbanes A World of Letters details the history of the Yale University Press from 1908–2008.

DEPARTMENTS

Digest

-The future of the book catalog
-Bauman takes on Las Vegas
-The College Book Art Association
-Thoughts on Lee Israel

Book Reviews

A pair of DVDs offers the rare chance to watch a master book binder at work. Plus: Books received at the FB&C offices.

On The Market

Collecting maritime books.

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

Catalogs Received

Calendar: Auctions & Fairs

ad index

Columns

Gently Mad

By Nicholas Basbanes Tales from the UCLA library.

Fine MAPS

By Derek Hayes Buying stolen maps.

Book Arts

By Richard Goodman Art Colony Editions.

Beyond the Basics

By Joel Silver Treasures in the attic.

How I Got Started

Stephen M. Matyas, Jr., collector of early reprints of the Declaration of Independence.

Auction Report

By Ian McKay Previews of noteworthy items at upcoming auctions, results of interesting items at auctions past, and a calendar of events