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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
January/February 2007
Features
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Buy it Now!
Holy Scriptures
Of the three great faiths, Christianity is the odd man out. The $4.5 million Saint Johnís 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 Whartonís library returns home after nearly seventy years.
$150,000 in Dust Jacket
How high can the market go for L. M. Montgomeryís Anne of Green Gables?
Hang It
You buy an autograph letter from you favorite author. It comes in a dollarís 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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