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

Los Angeles - A handwritten letter from renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead 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

The Getty Museum Presents "Spectacular Mysteries: Renaissance Drawings Revealed"

Los Angeles - During the Italian Renaissance—the period from about 1475 to 1600 that... read more

Charles Dickens Handwritten Signed "Christmas Carol" Quote Sold for $23,597 at Auction 

Boston—A Charles Dickens handwritten signed quotation from “A Christmas Carol” sold for $23,597 according... read more

World Records for both Harry Potter & Einstein's "God" Letter at Christie's

New York - Christie’s December 13 sale of Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts realized... read more

Potter & Potter Auctions' December Vintage Travel Poster Sale Takes Off

Chicago — Potter and Potter's December 1st Vintage Travel Poster Sale was first class... read more

52nd California International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns to Oakland, February 8-10, 2019

Oakland, CA - The 52nd California International Antiquarian Book Fair, recognized as one of... read more

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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