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The Morgan Presents Tolkien's Adventurous Tales and Original Illustrations

New York — This winter, the Morgan Library & Museum offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity... read more

Al Hirschfeld's Marx Brothers Drawing Tops Illustration Art Auction

New York­-Swann Galleries’ auction of Illustration Art on December 6 saw a bustling auction... read more

The Roger Casson Library of Polar Exploration, Travel & Local History Heads to Auction

An important private library of polar exploration, travel and local history books, including many... read more

Original Star Wars Designs Achieve Top Lot at Bonhams

London--A sketchbook showing the original hand-drawn costume designs for key characters in Star Wars... read more

The Getty Museum Presents "Artful Words: Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts"

Los Angeles - The written word was a major art form in the premodern... read more

Olmsted's 1859 Letter Describing his Vision for Central Park to be Auctioned

Los Angeles - A handwritten letter from renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted to... read more

Works by Tolkien, Drawings, and Photography on View This Winter at the Morgan

New York — The 2019 winter season at the Morgan Library & Museum continues... read more

Sotheby's Geek Week Auctions Total $7.4 Million in NY

New York - Sotheby’s Geek Week auctions concluded Friday in New York with a... 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.