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Opening March 4: First Major International Exhibition of Sally Mann's Work of the South

Washington, DC—For more than 40 years, Sally Mann (b. 1951) has made experimental, elegiac,... read more

The Eric Carle Museum Presents "Paddington Comes to America"

Amherst, MA—Sixty years ago, the story of a bear from Darkest Peru found a... read more

New, Expanded Paperback Edition of "Rare Books Uncovered" to be Published

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Exhibit Exploring Franciscan Imagery Opens at the National Gallery of Art on Feb. 25

Washington, DC—One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the... read more

Quinn's Honors Black History Month with Feb. 22 Auction of African American Art and Memorabilia

Falls Church, VA - On Thursday, Feb. 22, Quinn’s Auction Galleries will pay tribute... read more

Early Printed Books on Chess, Astronomy, Medicine & More at Swann March 8

New York—Swann Galleries will offer an auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel... read more

African American History Highlighted in Skinner Auction

Boston, MA—Skinner, Inc. Significant and wide-ranging participation by museums interested in adding to their... read more

Daniel Crouch Rare Books Move Heaven and Earth at TEFAF Maastricht 2018

Daniel Crouch Rare Books will exhibit at the 31st edition of TEFAF Maastricht, with... read more

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Contents Spring 2011

Features

Read Online

Scholars in the Stacks

By Richard Goodman

The New York Public Library’s Cullman Fellows dive into the institution’s archives, manuscripts, and books, and surface with scholarly treasures.

Books and Bailouts

By Anne Trubek

Five days in Dublin, Ireland gives us a taste of a city steeped in its literary heritage.

Cocktail Kingdom

By Deborah Burst

Publisher Greg Boehm’s intoxicating collection of vintage cocktail books and barware keeps the gin fizz alive in downtown Manhattan.

 

Digest

How rare is a proof of Plath’s pseudonymously written first novel?

Book: Major collection of city travel guides

Art: The market for photobooks

Object: Preserving the St. Louis Library

Exhibit: Rembrandt at NYC’s Frick Collection

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

Marketplace

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Save the Books

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

A flood endangers the Boston Athenæum

Record-Breaker

Checkmate

By Ian McKay

Twenty grand for a piece of chess history

Book Art

CBAA, Codex, and Beyond

By Richard Minsky

Recent book art fairs and symposia

Beyond the Basics

It’s All Greek

By Joel Silver

Collecting books you can't read

In the Library

Misplaced Medieval Scissors

By Suzanne Karr Schmidt

The Art Institute of Chicago’s Altered and Adorned

On the Block

Provenance

By Jeremy Dibbell

The estate of Ben Sonnenberg and association copies

How I Got started

Jane Austen

By Ellen F. Brown

Jane Austen collector Mary Gaither Marshall