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First Graphic Designers of English Texts Celebrated in New Bodleian Libraries Exhibition

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The Folio Society's "Micrographia" Wins British Book Design Award

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Designs for Thames Tunnel Sell for £200,000 at Bonhams Book Sale

Designs for the Thames Tunnel, signed by Marc Isambard Brunel and his son Isambard... read more

New World Record for Harry Potter First Edition at Bonhams

A first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J K Rowling... read more

Russian America and Polar Exploration: The Martin Greene Library at Christie’s, Dec. 7

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Christie's Books & Manuscripts Sale, Dec. 5

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Singular Private Collection of Fraternal Order Books at National Book Auctions

Ithaca, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their next... read more

George Washington Spy Letter Leads Auction

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
September/October 2005
Features
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Buy it Now!
Competitive book collecting thrives on campus and FB&C announces a national book-collecting contest
The Corrections to the Corrections
The story behind Jonathan Franzen’s big book
The Children’s Anarchist
— How William Godwin reinvented children’s literature
How to Make a Book Cover
— The art of Josef Capek
Columns
Gently Mad
— Passing on the passion for collecting
— The million-dollar map
Fine Presses
— James Castle
Beyond the Basics
By Joel Silver — The origins of modern cloth bindings
William Miglore, Amherst’s book-collecting champion
departments
Digest
A printing museum, Rare Book School, map thefts, and more
Book Reviews
Fine Pick: Foul Play! The Art and Artists of the Notorious 1950s E.C. Comics; plus Cartographica Extraordinaire
Catalog Review
Offerings from booksellers
Auction Report
— Highlights of book auctions worldwide