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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
July/August 2005
Features
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Painted Words
— An unexpected treasure trove of books on the walls of a museum
The Return of Conan
— The pulp-fiction character helps revive a town.
Gekoski and Me
— How the book business really works
— Brick-and-mortar auction houses head to cyberspace.
Columns
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Gently Mad
— Just the right word. Breon Mitchell's 2,000 dictionaries and the book from Hitler's library that started it all.
Fine Presses
— Flying Fish Press
Beyond the Basics
— Pen-and-ink facsimiles
How I Got Started
Ann Montanaro pops up.
departments
Digest
Arion Press, Jasper Fforde on great libraries, Mark Twain’s secret, and more.
Catalog Review
Offerings from booksellers
Auction Report
— Highlights of book auctions worldwide