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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
March/April 2005
Features
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Buy it Now!
— A detailed look at the top 50 book auction sales of 2004
  • Fine Books 50 List
  • Top Lot: The Macclesfield Psalter
  • John Gould: Bird Man
  • Aububon Flap
  • Surrealists
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$100,000 Wonders
Find the entire list of 296 items that sold for over $100,000.
The Case of the Mysterious Folio
— A Shakespearean scholar investigates a centuries-old enigma.
Remembering AB
— A look back at Jake Chernofsky and the magazine that defined bookselling for two generations.
Columns
Gently Mad
— The Known Book World.
— Richard Minsky’s Bill of Rights.
Beyond the Basics
— Solving the collational formula.
How I Got Started
Caroline Schimmel’s wilderness women.
departments
Digest
Armed Services Editions return; the tsunami; delaminating Jefferson; and more.
Fine Pick: Sci-fi covers in Worlds of Tomorrow; plus Essays on Books and Bibliophiles.
Catalog Review
Offerings from booksellers.
Auction Report
— Highlights of book auctions worldwide.