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CA Antiquarian Book Fair to Feature Rare and Eclectic Items, Feb. 8-10

Oakland, CA - The 52nd California International Antiquarian Book Fair, one of the world's... read more

Greenwich Village Antiquarian Book Fair Celebrates 40 Years

New York — In its 40th year, the Greenwich Village Antiquarian Book Fair is... read more

Only Known Surviving Muslim American Slave Autobiography Goes Online at the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has acquired and made available online the Omar Ibn Said... read more

Rare Books & Portfolios in Vintage Posters Auction at Swann on Feb. 7

New York--Swann Galleries will offer a sale of Vintage Posters on Thursday, February 7.... read more

Getty Museum Presents "Mapping Space: Recent Acquisitions in Focus"

Los Angeles - Photography’s dynamic relationship to the landscape can be traced to the... read more

Elysa Voshell Named Next Executive Director of MN Center for Book Arts

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) announced today that Elysa Voshell will be its... read more

Books from the Private Library of Hugh Hefner to be Offered at Rare Books LA

Pasadena, California - Rare Books LA, an antiquarian book, fine print, and photography fair... read more

University of Richmond Museums to Open Exhibition of 17th-Century European Printmaking

The Printed World: Masterpieces of Seventeenth-Century European Printmaking opens February 3 and remains on... read more

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
September/October 2004
Features
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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.