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Charles Dickens Handwritten Signed "Christmas Carol" Quote Sold for $23,597 at Auction 

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World Records for both Harry Potter & Einstein's "God" Letter at Christie's

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52nd California International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns to Oakland, February 8-10, 2019

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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.