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Contents Winter 2012

Features

Strange Beauty

By Rebecca Rego Barry

The captivating drawings, paintings, and prints of bestselling novelist Audrey Niffenegger

Big Sur

By Lili DeBarbieri

A land of indulgence and escape for generations of writers, from Robert Louis Stevenson to Henry Miller

Illustrating the Classics

By James D. Keeline

Rand McNally tapped Milo Winter to illustrate its Windermere series

 

Fine Books Review

Shelf Reading

By Stephen J. Gertz

Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books

Sold@Auction

Danish Artists, Italian Naturalists, and Turkish Sultans

By Ian McKay

Fine art, maps, manuscripts, and illustrated books recently sold

On the Block

The Big Sale

By Jeremy Dibbell

A major Raymond Chandler collection, fresh to market

How I Got Started

Skiing books and ephemera

By Ellen F. Brown

Collector Ingrid Wicken

Digest

Read Online

The end of an era at Serendipity Books

Book: LA’s Siglio Press

Art: Lynd Ward, novelist without words

Object: Bibliophilately

Read Online

Exhibit: Gothic Grandeur at the Getty

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

Marketplace

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Prime Pickwicks and Beyond

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

A private collection of Charles Dickens goes on exhibit at Southern Methodist University

Record-Breaker

Persia’s Physician

By Ian McKay

The first Arabic edition of Canon medicinae

Book Art

Book Architect

By Richard Minsky

An interview with Hedi Kyle, inventor of the “flag book”

Beyond the Basics

In the Margins

By Joel Silver

The effect of notes, marginalia, and ownership marks on a book’s value

In the Library

Read Online

Creative Destruction and the Photography Revolution

By Jenny Bagert

Dawn’s Early Light: The First 50 Years of American Photography at Cornell University Library

Fine Maps

Photomapping

By Jeffrey S. Murray

Mapmakers were among the first to embrace the new science of photography