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The Morgan Acquires Drawings by Major African-American Artists from the South

New York—The Morgan is excited to announce that it is expanding its collection—one of... read more

Illustrations from Treasured Children's Literature at Swann on December 6

New York - Swann Galleries continues their auction season with Illustration Art on Thursday,... read more

Minnesota Center for Book Arts Announces "New Editions" Book Art Event

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) invites the community to attend New Editions, a... read more

Manuscript of Gettysburg Address on Display at Library of Congress for 155th Anniversary

On Nov. 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The... read more

Potter & Potter's December 1 Vintage Travel Poster Event

Chicago — Potter & Potter Auctions is pleased to announce its 750 lot Vintage... read more

The Holy Grail of Glenn Gould Manuscripts at Bonhams

New York - On December 5, Bonhams Books and Manuscripts sale will offer Glenn... read more

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Acquires Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee Archive

New York — The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New... read more

Russian Literary First Editions Coming up at Christie’s

London--On 28 November, Christie’s will present the single owner auction Russian Literary First Editions... read more

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
September/October 2004
Features
cover
Buy it Now!
—9/11 obliterated the written and photographic archives of Helen Keller International. Now they’re coming back.
No Silver Lining
—An excerpt from the upcoming biography of legendary bookman John Carter.
The Scandals of Sister Carrie
—Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie was a work in progress, even after publication. Is it possible to know what he intended?
Digital Discovery
—In the hands of Octavo, the rarest books and manuscripts become new works of art.
Columns
Gently Mad
—A reflection on the trinity of book collecting.
Fine Presses
—Peter Koch explores the limits of publishing with ancient Greek texts.
— Leaf books take a page from history. Now we know about two books the bibliographers missed.
How I Got Started
—Pablo Neruda Collector
Departments
Briefs
Newspapers find new home; Banning an American classic; Presidential slow starts; John Crichton interview; and more.
Auction Report
Highlights of book auctions worldwide.
—Fine Pick: ABC for Book Collectors, plus Collecting Books, Who Murdered Chaucer?, and more.
Catalogs Received
Offerings from booksellers.