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Book of Ottoman Dress is Top Lot at Freeman's Virginia House Museum Sale

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Heritage Auctions' Americana & Political Sale Includes Collection of Robert E. Lee Photographs

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Series of Exhibits & Events at the Library of Congress for Whitman's 200th Birthday

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New Photobook Documents the Notorious Burning Man

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"Cuban Caricature and Culture" Opens at the Wolfsonian-FIU in June 2019

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2019 New England Society Book Awards Finalists Announced

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Wolfson History Prize 2019 Shortlist Revealed

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Contents Autumn 2013

Features

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Great Gifts for Bibliophiles

By Rebecca Rego Barry & Nate Pedersen

Our annual guide to bookish gifts to giveand receive.

We are Storytellers First

By Sandra Hindman

Billionaire collector and businessman Steve Green has set his sights on a national museum devoted to the Bible.

On the Paper Trail

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

In a history of paper that encompasses two millennia, you’re as likely to bump into a covert CIA operative as a traditional Japanese papermaker.

 

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Back to Boston

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

The author revisits his old haunts

Record-Breaker

When Harry Met Matilda

By Ian McKay

Fundraising with author-annotated and extra-illustrated first editions

Book Art

Druckworks

By Richard Minsky

An interview with Johanna Drucker

Beyond the Basics

Printing and the Mind of Man

By Joel Silver

This landmark exhibition fifty years ago included two smaller exhibitions of note

In the Library

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George Washington’s New Library

By Christopher Lancette

The $100-million Fred W. Smith Library Opened at Mount Vernon

Fine Maps

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Walk the Line

By Jeffrey S. Murray

Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon started their epic survey 250 years ago

Sold@Auction

Science and Science Fiction

By Ian McKay

From Alan Turing’s On Computable Numbers to H. G. Wells’ The First Men in the Moon

On the Block

The Great and the Gruesome

By Jeremy Dibbell

Exploration narratives at Bonhams’ Northwest America & Arctic sale

How I Got Started

The 1972 Olympic Games

Collector Matthew Gin

Digest

Literary Tourism From Jane Austen’s Bath to Colombia's Magical Realism Tour

Book: Indiana’s Remnant Trust

Art: Collecting the Comics

Object: J. P. Morgan’s Life in Objects

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