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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

New World Record for Harry Potter First Edition at Bonhams

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Russian America and Polar Exploration: The Martin Greene Library at Christie’s, Dec. 7

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Christie's Books & Manuscripts Sale, Dec. 5

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Singular Private Collection of Fraternal Order Books at National Book Auctions

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George Washington Spy Letter Leads Auction

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2017 Winners of the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards

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Exhibition of New Work by Emerging Artists Responding to The Huntington's Collections to Open Nov. 18

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
November/December 2004
features
cover
—A graphic novelist and the Rosenbach Museum turn bookselling into theater.
The Mystery of the Drowning Porpoises
—How could 400,000 hardcover books simply disappear?
The Politics of Book Signings
—It’s enough to make you leave that extra copy at home. Well, maybe the extra extra copy.
We Can’t Print the Dirty Ones
—After thirty years, Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer arrived in the United States, ending literary censorship.
columns
Gently Mad
—Road warriors—or notes from the book fair circuit.
—Michael Russem and the new generation of printers.
Beyond the Basics
—Type is something you can hold in your hand.
How I Got Started
David Gerstel—travel and exploration collector.
Department
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Digest
Rare books and corporate scandals; An interview with Aaron Lansky; Hurricane Charley; and more.
Auction Report
—Highlights of book auctions worldwide.
Catalog Review
Offerings from booksellers.