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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

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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

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
November/December 2006
Features
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Buy it Now!
To Greenland, After Rockwell Kent
In pursuit of an author, a collector finds his heart of darkness.
Buying for Bibliophiles
If they don't have it, they probably don't want it. Here's a dozen gift ideas for the impossible to buy for.
Cover Your Books
Your homeowner's policy may not be the best protection for your collections.
A Corner on the Market
Inspired by the upcoming election, a collector offers this (mostly) true tale of playing politics and losing.
Columns
Gently Mad
Chip Kidd: Master of the dust jacket.
Fine MAPS
The third dimension; or, how to map terrain.
Fine Presses
Tara Publishing has made 100,000 books by hand.
Beyond the Basics
Book-auction records.
How I Got Started
Kurt Zimmerman saves book- collecting history.
DEPARTMENTS
Digest
Thieves, fakes, pirates, and other tales to keep you up at night.
Book Reviews
Fine Pick: A Chip Kidd monograph, Penguin design, and more.
On The Market
Modern American photobooks.
Auction Report
Women in love, a mighty tiny tome, and more.
PLUS
Dear Reader
Quotes & Comments
Catalogs Received
Calendar: Auctions & Fairs