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"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

"Lacock Abbey: Birthplace of Photography on Paper" Opens March 2

New York - Photography on paper was born in 1839 in England at Lacock... read more

The Morgan Announces the Restoration of J. Pierpont Morgan’s Library

New York-The Morgan Library & Museum announced today the exterior restoration of J. Pierpont... read more

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
Contents Winter 2013

Features

Jonathan Lethem’s Books

By Craig Fehrman

Lethem’s passion for antiquarian books may not manifest in his fiction, but it is evident on his shelves

Film Fakes

By Martha Steger

The books and documents created to be TV and movie props get an encore in the collectors’ marketplace

 

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Read Online

At The Arion Press

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

Andrew Hoyem on printing, binding, and selling fine press books

Record-Breaker

Gentlemanly Pursuits

By Ian McKay

The Book of Hawking, Hunting and Fishing is still a good catch

Book Art

Paper as Subtext

By Richard Minsky

An interview with papermaker and book artist Robbin Ami Silverberg

Beyond the Basics

Thinking Outside the Book

By Joel Silver

Learning from other collecting fields

In the Library

The Band Plays On

By Nicholas G. Meriwether

The Grateful Dead Archive at UC Santa Cruz

Fine Maps

Peddling Maps

By Jeffrey S. Murray

The American bicycle gave rise to a new mobility

Sold@Auction

The Autumn Auction Season

By Ian McKay

Modern firsts, early printed music, and illustration art

On the Block

Never a Dull Day

By Jeremy Dibbell

Skinner’s first auction under Devon Gray

How I Got Started

Private Presses

Collector David Culbert

Digest

Read Online

Mixing Books and Art at The European Fine Art Fair

Read Online

Book: A rare Frankenstein presentation copy

Art: Printing via steamroller at Roadworks

Object: A collection of antique checks

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

Marketplace