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Einstein's "God" Letter Headlines the Eric C. Caren Collection at Bonhams

New York -- Bonhams announces the seventh installment collector Eric C. Caren's voluminous collection... read more

Record for Alo's "Chamonix" Ski Poster at Swann Galleries

New York-Swann Galleries’ February 7 sale of Vintage Posters saw numerous firsts and records.... read more

"The Federalist" and Other Firsts at Heritage's Rare Books Auction in NYC

Dallas, Texas - A rare copy of The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written... read more

Time-Capsule Collection from the Virginia House Museum Comes to Freeman's

Philadelphia - Declared by the National Register of Historic Places to be “a noteworthy... read more

Waverly's Feb. 28 Auction Spotlights Presidential Material & First Editions

Falls Church, Virginia - A letter written by Abraham Lincoln in the early days... read more

Boston Athenaeum Announces Expansion

Boston—The Boston Athenæum, a distinguished and vibrant independent library and cultural institution, announces its... read more

NY International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns to Park Avenue Armory March 7-10

New York—The beloved New York International Antiquarian Book Fair (NYIABF) produced by Sanford L.... read more

Littmann Collection of German Expressionism & Avant-Garde at Swann March 5

New York-Swann Galleries’ March 5 auction boasts property from the Ismar Littmann Family Collection,... read more

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Contents Autumn 2012

Features

Read Online

Book Lover’s Gift Guide

By Rebecca Rego Barry and Nate Pedersen

Our annual list of great holiday gifts for bibliophiles

A Cover Story

By Leonard S. Marcus

Fred Marcellino’s trendsetting dust jacket art and picture book illustrations

 

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

A Chance To Do Good

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

At Rare Book School with Michael F. Suarez

Record-Breaker

Washington Goes Home

By Ian McKay

The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association secured a national treasure

Book Art

Without Words

By Richard Minsky

An interview with bookbinder and papermaker Melissa Jay Craig

Beyond the Basics

Looking Things Up

By Joel Silver

Bibliographical research in a changing world

In the Library

In Pursuit of a Vision

By Caroline F. Sloat and
Lauren B. Hewes

The American Antiquarian Society celebrates its bicentennial at the Grolier Club

Fine Maps

Bluebacks

By Jeffrey S. Murray

Why nineteenth-century merchant seamen preferred ‘blueback’ charts

Sold@Auction

Through the Centuries

By Ian McKay

From an ancient manuscript fragment to an X-Men comic book

On the Block

Captivating Correspondence

By Jeremy Dibbell

Letters from George Washington, Emma Hamilton, and Otto Frank will entice collectors

How I Got Started

Pop-up Books

Collector Sterling Hennis

Digest

Read Online

Can the U.S. afford a bookbinder-in-chief?

Read Online

Book: Charnel House’s limited editions

Art: Matt Kish and the Graphic Canon

Object: The tools of calligraphy

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

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