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Earliest Book Printed in the Americas Featured in Swann Galleries’ Auction of Latin Americana on Nov. 6

New York—On Thursday, November 6, Swann Galleries will auction The Latin Americana Library of Dr. W. Michael Mathes-an extensive collection... read more

Bonhams Breaks World Record for Most Expensive Apple Computer

New York—The History of Science auction at Bonhams New York ended with the sale... read more

Archive From Groundbreaking BBC Program to be Sold at Bonhams

An archive of material which belonged to TV producer Hugh Burnett about the famous... read more

At Auction: Books Owned & Annotated by D.H. Lawrence’s Jilted Lover

London—A collection of annotated D.H. Lawrence biographies owned by his lover and fiancĂ© Louie... read more

Antiques Roadshow $1-Million Baseball Archive in Season Premiere

October 20, 2015, Boston, MA—On January 5, 2015, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS's most-watched series, kicks... read more

Online Growth at Freeman’s Spurs New Website & eBay Relationship

Philadelphia, PA—October 20, 2014—Recognizing the increasing globalization of the art and antiques market, Freeman's... read more

JFK Wedding Negatives Sell for $34,000 at Auction

BOSTON, MA—A collection of 13 original negatives from the wedding of John F. and... read more

New Jersey’s Sterling Associates Presents “Danse Macabre” Estate Auction, Oct. 22

CLOSTER, N.J.—“It will creep you out,” warned Sterling Associates’ owner, Stephen D’Atri, describing the... read more

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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
November/December 2008
Contents
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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