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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
May/June 2008
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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.

departments

Digest

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.

PLUS

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

[Read Online]

Catalogs Received

Calendar: Auctions & Fairs

ad index

Columns

Gently Mad

By Nicholas Basbanes Dana Gioia, big reader.

Fine MAPS

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.