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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
September/October 2008
Contents
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Champion Book Collectors

Read Online

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.

DEPARTMENTS

Digest

Floods in Iowa, thefts in New York, and more.

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

Quotes & Comments

Read Online

Catalogs Received

Calendar: Auctions & Fairs

ad index

Columns

Gently Mad

By Nicholas Basbanes Charles Hobson, book artist.

Fine MAPS

By Derek Hayes Local maps

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.