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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
July/August 2008
Contents
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The Botanist’s Desire

By Jonathan Shipley Has a New Jersey podiatrist harnessed an obsolete printer to become a modern-day Audubon?

Devil in the Details

By Dan Gregory Aerial reconnaissance, the planet Pluto, and Shakespeare.

Selling Books for Less

By Richard Goodman Technology and the penny sellers.

DEPARTMENTS

Digest

Hubert’s Freaks, watermarks online, the digital Atlas of Early Printing, and more.

Book Reviews

Fine Pick: America’s Membership Libraries.

On The Market

Horology: the art of collecting clock books.

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

Read Online

Catalogs Received

Calendar: Auctions & Fairs

ad index

Columns

Gently Mad

By Nicholas Basbanes The Brattle Book Shop.

Fine MAPS

By Derek Hayes Russian America.

Fine Presses

By Richard Goodman Turkey Press.

Beyond the Basics

By Joel Silver Bookplates.

How I Got Started

Bill Holly, early communications technology collector.

Auction Report

By Ian McKay Charitable givings, a record Hobbit, and more.