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"The Voice of Truth" and More Rarities in March 22 Auction at PBA Galleries

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The Eric Carle Museum Announces "The Art of Eric Carle: Seasons"

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Minnesota Center for Book Arts Announces Summer 2018 Artist-in-Residence

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Einstein and Family: Letters and Portraits at Christie’s Online, May 2-9

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"Defence of Poesie" Reaches $149K at Swann Galleries

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New Scholarship on Famous Black Panthers Huey Newton Poster Revealed at Swann

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16th Century, Firsts, Space, Lankes at National Book Auctions

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Private Collection Launches Heritage Auctions' Rare Books Sale to $2.1+ Million

Dallas, TX - A private collection of rare, first editions offered in Heritage Auctions’... read more

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Contents Spring 2013


Book Gangs of New York

By Travis McDade

Manhattan’s storied Book Row had its grittier side, including a notorious book-theft ring intent on purloining a Poe from the New York Public Library

Book Town, NY

By Ali Jackson-Jolley

A quiet mountain village in New York’s Catskill Mountains is transforming itself into a book lover's destination


Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Cleveland Bound

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

A visit with two of the city’s premiere booksellers


Waiting for a Prince

By Ian McKay

The best of three Macchiavellis at auction last year

Book Art

Material Witness

By Richard Minsky

An interview with provocative papermaker John Risseeuw

Beyond the Basics

Read Online

The Mystique of the Bay Psalm Book

By Joel Silver

After sixty-six years, this rarity returns to auction

In the Library

The Birth of Bond

By Michael VanBlaricum

The University of Illinois celebrates sixty years of 007


Audubon Leads the Way

By Ian McKay

First editions, historical documents, and fine art

Fine Maps

Fit for Royalty

By Jeffrey S. Murray

The Blaeu family and the golden age of Dutch cartography

On the Block

The Book Beautiful

By Jeremy Dibbell

Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow’s vast collection of illustrated books

How I Got Started

Printing, Publishing, & The Leadenhall Press

Collector Matthew Young


A Brooklyn bookseller launches a First Editions Club

Read Online

Book: The New York Antiquarian Book Fair, past and present

Art: Reinventing the book with Tom Phillips and Johnny Carrera

Object: A collection of blooksóbook-like objects


Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments