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Christie's NY to Auction Pacioli's "Summa de Arithmetica"

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Swann Galleries' Spring Offering of Early Printed Books on March 7

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Einstein's "God" Letter Headlines the Eric C. Caren Collection at Bonhams

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Record for Alo's "Chamonix" Ski Poster at Swann Galleries

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"The Federalist" and Other Firsts at Heritage's Rare Books Auction in NYC

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Time-Capsule Collection from the Virginia House Museum Comes to Freeman's

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Waverly's Feb. 28 Auction Spotlights Presidential Material & First Editions

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Boston Athenaeum Announces Expansion

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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
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Beyond the Basics
— Solving the collational formula.
How I Got Started
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