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The 42nd Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, Nov. 16-18

Boston - The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair... read more

1785 Engraving of Washington & Bob Dylan's Handwritten Lyrics at University Archives Auction

Westport, CT - A rare, 1785 hand-colored portrait engraving of George Washington, printed for... read more

HistoryMiami Museum Features Former National Geographic Photographer Nathan Benn

Miami - HistoryMiami Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate and a premier Miami cultural institution, presents... read more

Library of Congress Appoints New Chief of the Hispanic Division

The Library of Congress appointed Suzanne Schadl, academic expert in Latin American studies, as... read more

"Masters of Photography: 19th Century and Now" at Paris Photo in November

Paris - Iconic images by the earliest masters of photography—as well as contemporary artists... read more

Sotheby's Presents "The Mummy," One of the World's Rarest Movie Posters

New York—Sotheby’s presents the opportunity to acquire one of the rarest and most highly-coveted... read more

Rare & Important Travel Posters October 25 at Swann Galleries

New York - An auction of Rare & Important Travel Posters at Swann Galleries... read more

Newest Exhibition in the MCBA/Jerome Foundation Book Arts Fellowships Series Opens Nov. 3

The Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition,... read more

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
January/February 2007
Features
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Holy Scriptures
Of the three great faiths, Christianity is the odd man out. The $4.5 million Saint Johns Bible is the first illuminated manuscript Bible in 500 years, but scribes today still copy Korans and Torahs by hand.
A House for Books
Barry Edith Whartons library returns home after nearly seventy years.
$150,000 in Dust Jacket
How high can the market go for L. M. Montgomerys Anne of Green Gables?
Hang It
You buy an autograph letter from you favorite author. It comes in a dollars worth of plastic. Now what do you do?
Columns
Gently Mad
The Poe collector of the century.
Fine MAPS
Breaking news—looking for maps in magazines and newspapers.
Fine Presses
Heavenly Monkey honors tradition.
Beyond the Basics
Thomas Jefferson’s secret code and other signs of ownership.
How I Got Started
Karl Baden is a book collector, but he doesn’t usually play one on TV.
DEPARTMENTS
Digest
Murder at the Library of Congress, book designer Manolo Blahnik, and more.
Book Reviews
Fine Pick: Two takes on the new anthology, Book Talk
On The Market
Collecting cookbooks.
Auction Report
Beatrix Potter, Caldecott congratulations, Channel swimming, and more.
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Dear Reader
Quotes & Comments
Catalogs Received
Calendar: Auctions & Fairs
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