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Ellsworth Kelly and Andy Warhol Lead Swann Galleries' Contemporary Art Auction

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MoMA Celebrates the Vast Contributions of Robert B. Menschel to the Museum’s Photography Collection

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US-UK Collaboration on Papers of King George III

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Earliest 10 Commandments Tablet Slated For Heritage Auctions

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Everything But The House Offers Vintage Audubon, Catesby & Paxton at Auction Oct. 24-30

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Rare Matteo Ricci Derivative Maps Found in Garage Sell for $24,000 at Kaminski Auctions

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Grover Cleveland Letter to Queen Victoria a Highlight of Stephenson’s Oct. 28 Auction of Books, Art & Ephemera

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TEFAF Assembles Masterpieces from Across the World at its Debut Fair in NY

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The Cut-Up Artist

By Ellen Firsching Brown Brian Dettmer is taking altered books to a new level.

Hemingway vs. Picasso

By Richard Goodman What the book world can learn from the art world.

Good Deal

By Rebecca Rego Barry The art of stock certificates.

The Edgy Artist

By Amy Stewart Martin Frost, fore-edge painter.



New York bookseller Glenn Horowitz, Donna Seager gallery, and more.

Book Reviews

Fine Pick: A Valiant Enterprise, a new bookselling memoir, and new arrivals.

On The Market

Collecting travel guides.

Auction Report

By Ian McKay Bindings, monkeys, and a first report from Florida.


Dear Reader

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Gently Mad

By Nicholas Basbanes Dana Gioia, big reader.


By Derek Hayes Going Underground.

Fine Presses

By Richard Goodman Foolscap Press.

Beyond the Basics

By Joel Silver Understanding dates in books.

How I Got Started

Gifford Combs, manuscript collector.