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Early Printed Books on Chess, Astronomy, Medicine & More at Swann March 8

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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.