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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
Contents Spring 2012

Features

Larry McMurtry

by Brandon Kennedy

A day in Archer City with the bookseller and bestselling novelist

Victoria’s Secrets

By Deborah Burst

Revealing the private side of England’s longest reigning queen

 

Sold@Auction

Infinite Variety

By Ian McKay

Brontë’s miniature manuscript, Audubon's folio, and a Disney cel

On the Block

Fighting Words

By Jeremy Dibbell

Allyn Kellogg Ford's Revolutionary War collection up for sale

How I Got Started

Children’s Books

By Ellen F. Brown

Collector Kim Rhode

Digest

Read Online

The Grolier’s Dr. Flamm and the NY Antiquarian Book Fair

Book: What Widener lost on the Titanic

Art: Mort Janklow’s passion for Picasso

Object: Printers’ medals

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

Marketplace

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

A Most Fascinating and Dangerous Pursuit

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

The treasures in the library at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Record-Breaker

Selling Seashells

By Ian McKay

Thomas Martyn’s The Universal Conchologist

Book Art

Typecast

By Richard Minsky

An interview with Russell Maret, chairman of the Fine Press Book Association

Beyond the Basics

High Spots

By Joel Silver

Why hunting books of personal interest is as rewarding as catching the big fish

In the Library

The Steins Collect

By Robert McD. Parker

The Metropolitan Museum of Art investigates the art mania of Gertrude Stein and her family

Fine Maps

Read Online

Projecting the Empire

By Jeffrey S. Murray

How England’s cartographic ad campaign attempted to boost trade