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Literature Auction Reaches $500,000 at Swann Galleries

New York—Swann Galleries’ auction of 19th & 20th Century Literature on Tuesday, November 14... read more

Early Photograph of Pres. John Quincy Adams Could Sell For $50,000 at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, Texas--A rare and unusual photo of one of the first U.S. presidents is... read more

Library of Congress Acquires Extremely Rare Mesoamerican Codex

The Codex Qutzalecatzin represents one of the most important indigenous manuscripts from the earliest... read more

New World's Record for Most Valuable Movie Poster: $525,800 at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, Texas - One of just two surviving movie posters for the 1931 horror... read more

The Eric Carle Museum Presents: Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

Amherst, MA--The Caldecott Medal, an annual award bestowed upon "the most distinguished American... read more

First Graphic Designers of English Texts Celebrated in New Bodleian Libraries Exhibition

Oxford, England—The origins of early English graphic design are explored in a new exhibition... read more

The Folio Society's "Micrographia" Wins British Book Design Award

The Folio Society is delighted to announce that their Limited Edition of Robert Hooke’s... read more

Designs for Thames Tunnel Sell for £200,000 at Bonhams Book Sale

Designs for the Thames Tunnel, signed by Marc Isambard Brunel and his son Isambard... read more

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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 Jürgen 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.