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The First Photographic Book, "British Algae," at Sotheby's Paris

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Association Copy of "Brideshead Revisited" Coming up at Bonhams

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Record Price for Karsh's "Fifteen Portraits" Portfolio at Swann Galleries

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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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Champion Book Collectors

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By Scott Brown With photographs by Frank Tapia and studioDUDA. Profiles of the three winners of our Collegiate
Book-Collecting Championship.

I Want Your Documents

By Ellen Firsching Brown When Uncle Sam eyes your collection.

Dead People’s Libraries

By Jonathan Shipley A website recreates the libraries of patriots and writers.

Lost Classics

By Anne Trubek Four nominees for a new literary canon.



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Book Reviews

English in Print: From Caxton to Shakespeare to Milton by Valerie Hotchkiss and Fred C. Robinson

On The Market

Collecting cocktail books.

Dear Reader

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Gently Mad

By Nicholas Basbanes Charles Hobson, book artist.


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Fine Presses

By Richard Goodman The Printery

Beyond the Basics

By Joel Silver Book censuses.

How I Got Started

James Goode, bookplate collector.

Auction Report

By Ian McKay Dickens’s desk, great Gregynogs, and dear doggerel.