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The Morgan Presents Tolkien's Adventurous Tales and Original Illustrations

New York — This winter, the Morgan Library & Museum offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity... read more

Al Hirschfeld's Marx Brothers Drawing Tops Illustration Art Auction

New York­-Swann Galleries’ auction of Illustration Art on December 6 saw a bustling auction... read more

The Roger Casson Library of Polar Exploration, Travel & Local History Heads to Auction

An important private library of polar exploration, travel and local history books, including many... read more

Original Star Wars Designs Achieve Top Lot at Bonhams

London--A sketchbook showing the original hand-drawn costume designs for key characters in Star Wars... read more

The Getty Museum Presents "Artful Words: Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts"

Los Angeles - The written word was a major art form in the premodern... read more

Olmsted's 1859 Letter Describing his Vision for Central Park to be Auctioned

Los Angeles - A handwritten letter from renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted to... read more

Works by Tolkien, Drawings, and Photography on View This Winter at the Morgan

New York — The 2019 winter season at the Morgan Library & Museum continues... read more

Sotheby's Geek Week Auctions Total $7.4 Million in NY

New York - Sotheby’s Geek Week auctions concluded Friday in New York with a... read more

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September/October 2003
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Creative Collaboration
Poet and NEA Chair Dana Gioia champions the fine press book
A Patriotic Act
Used book stores fight for the freedom to read
How the USA PATRIOT Act affects booksellers and collectors, and what you can do about it.
Georg Salter's Dust Jackets
—Bookseller Jrgen Holstein reveals himself to be a collector, too.
The First Folio
A new census. Adapted from Anthony James West's A New Worldwide Census of First Folios, published by Oxford University Press
The Accidental Collector
"My intention wasn't to become a collector of books..."

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we reveal how Newsweek got the facts right but the story on used books wrong, that the ABAA called off talks with eBay about book fraud, and management changes at Abebooks. Dee Stewart continues her popular survey of recent bookseller catalogs, and we review four books about books.