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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.