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2014 Bookseller Resource Guide
Contents Summer 2010

Features

Literary Edinburgh

By Nate Pedersen and A. Genevieve Tucholke

The world’s largest book fair, Sir Walter Scott’s library, and a great many bookshops greet bibliophiles in and around Scotland’s capital.

Read Online

The Good, the Bad, and the Obscene

By Angus Carroll

Olympia Press published Lolita, The Naked Lunch, and White Thighs. One bibliographer chased every vulgar variant.

Paul Laurence Dunbar

By Anne Trubek

An excerpt from the forthcoming book, A Skeptic’s Guide to Writers’ Houses, to be published this fall.

Designer Binder in Dubai

Interview by Matthew Jones

Mia Leijonstedt is an award-winning book artist and designer bookbinder based in Dubai.

 

Digest

Babar’s on Exhibit

Fine Press Fest

Going Letterpress

Heritage in NYC

Vampire Lit

Cookbooks Stir

Plus

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

Marketplace

Advertising Index

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Books at War

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

Armed Services Editions.

Beyond the Basics

All That Glitters

By Joel Silver

The use of gold in manuscripts, binding, and printing.

On the Block

Copley’s Collection

By Jeremy Dibbell

The past, present, and future of the James S. Copley Library.

How I Got started

Ammon Shea

By Ellen Firsching Brown

A passion for lexicographic oddities.