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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

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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
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.
PLUS
Dear Reader
Quotes & Comments
Catalogs Received
Calendar: Auctions & Fairs
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