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Waverly's Feb. 28 Auction Spotlights Presidential Material & First Editions

Falls Church, Virginia - A letter written by Abraham Lincoln in the early days... read more

Boston Athenaeum Announces Expansion

Boston—The Boston Athenæum, a distinguished and vibrant independent library and cultural institution, announces its... read more

NY International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns to Park Avenue Armory March 7-10

New York—The beloved New York International Antiquarian Book Fair (NYIABF) produced by Sanford L.... read more

Littmann Collection of German Expressionism & Avant-Garde at Swann March 5

New York-Swann Galleries’ March 5 auction boasts property from the Ismar Littmann Family Collection,... read more

"Lacock Abbey: Birthplace of Photography on Paper" Opens March 2

New York - Photography on paper was born in 1839 in England at Lacock... read more

The Morgan Announces the Restoration of J. Pierpont Morgan’s Library

New York-The Morgan Library & Museum announced today the exterior restoration of J. Pierpont... read more

UK Exhibition Of Rare Antarctic Books for Shackleton's 145th Birthday

To celebrate the 145th anniversary of Ernest Shackleton's birth, Jonkers Rare Books are pleased... read more

Special Exhibition of William Mortensen's Photography at the NYC Book & Ephemera Fair

New York — His work was startling and new. It had the power to... 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
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Catalogs Received
Calendar: Auctions & Fairs
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