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Exhibition Charts the Rise and Relevance of the Arts and Crafts Design Movement

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The Morgan Appoints Maria L. Fredericks as Head of the Thaw Conservation Center

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LOC Puts Papers of President Theodore Roosevelt Online

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The 42nd Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, Nov. 16-18

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1785 Engraving of Washington & Bob Dylan's Handwritten Lyrics at University Archives Auction

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HistoryMiami Museum Features Former National Geographic Photographer Nathan Benn

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Recently Published Catalogues from the World of Collecting

Aleph-Bet Books

#114: Children’s & Illustrated Books, 500 items

Bernard Quaritch

#1434: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts, 87 items

Yesterday’s Gallery & Babylon Revisited Rare Books

#133: New Arrivals: Vintage Cocktail Recipe Books, 77 items

October 2016

Reading booksellers’ catalogues is one of the best ways to learn about book collecting, and developing relationships with dealers in your field is the best way to get good books. Most booksellers offer new material to existing customers before they list it online. Many of the best books never hit the web.

Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA

#25: 51 items

Blackwell’s Rare Books

#B187: Antiquarian & Modern, & Drama, 276 & 100 items

Camille Sourget Librairie

De Livres Rares No. 21, 71 items

Cattermole 20th Century Children’s Books

#55: Book Awards, 233 items

Dr. Jorn Gunther Rare Books AG

Auctions: London 6-9 October 2016, New York 21-26 October 2016, 16 items

Priscilla Juvelis – Rare Books

#70 – Book Arts, 35 items

Helen R. Kahn & Associates

#93: The Four Winds, Travel & Exploration, 120 items

Kelmscott Bookshop

#14: Artists’ Books & Private Press, William Morris, Art, Literature, Presentation Copies, First Editions, & More, 105 items

Ketterer Kunst

Successful Selling: Review Spring Auction, Preview Autumn Auction 2016, 59 pgs.

David M. Lesser

#152: Rare Americana – A Catalogue of Significant & Unusual Imprints Relating to America, 145 items

Ken Lopez Bookseller

#167: Modern Literature, 181 items

J&J Lubrano Music Antiquarians

#79: Musical Manuscripts Part I: A-M & Part II: N-Z, including autograph manuscripts, copyist manuscripts, & autograph musical quotations, 98 & 70 items

Murdoch’s Bookshoppe

#31: Featuring North American History, 64 items

Jon S. Richardson Rare Books

August 2016, 51 items

Sumner & Stillman

#163 Literary First Editions, 95 items

Swann Galleries

Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, 334 items

Thorn Books

2016 Part II, 24 pgs