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Contents Summer 2013

Features

Wild Collections

By Leonard S. Marcus

Lucky for collectors and scholars, Maurice Sendak was a saver. More than fifty years' worth of his artwork and manuscripts are on display in two exhibitions this summer.

Reading Rugby

By Deborah Burst

British author Thomas Hughes tried to build a utopia in rural Rugby, Tennessee. The experiment was largely unsuccessful, with one exception: his namesake library.

Special Report

Read Online

Covering Walker Evans

Andrea L. Volpe

An exhibit explores the intersection of fine art photography and book cover design.

 

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

A Marriage of True Minds

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

Sidney E. Berger and Michle Cloonan share a love for decorated papers

Record-Breaker

Cotswold Olimpicks

By Ian McKay

A literary celebration of an old English tradition

Book Art

When the Obsolete Becomes Desirable

By Richard Minsky

An interview with printer Clifton Meador

Beyond the Basics

Familiar Quotations

By Joel Silver

Tracing the source of well-known phrases

Fine Maps

The Accidental Cartographer

By Jeffrey S. Murray

Richard Edes Harrison offered a fresh look at an old world

In the Library

Read Online

Between the Pages of a Book

By Lori Anne Ferrell

Extra-illustration on exhibit at the Huntington Library

Sold@Auction

In Like a Lion

By Ian McKay

Roy Davids’ poetical manuscripts led a strong spring season

On the Block

Design Libraries

By Jeremy Dibbell

Swann Galleries auctions Irving Oaklander’s inventory

Collections@Large

Read Online

From Peter (Slovenly) to Potter (Harry)

Helen Younger revisits the high spots of collectible children’s books

How I Got Started

Publishers’ Bindings

Collector John Lehner

Digest

Read Online

The Ladies of Letterpress

Book: The LOC’s Letters About Literature winners

Art: Reproducing Van Gogh’s sketchbooks

Object: Fine and vintage pens

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

Marketplace