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

PBA Galleries will offer The Voice of Truth by Mormon founder Joseph Smith and... read more

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

Amherst, MA -- In 1970, Eric Carle published The Tiny Seed, which chronicles... read more

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

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is pleased to announce the next participant in... read more

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

London-Christie’s will present Einstein and Family: Letters and Portraits, an online sale open for... read more

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

New York—On March 8, Swann Galleries held an auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific... read more

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

New York—Swann Galleries’ auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana on Thursday, March 29... read more

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

Ithaca, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their next... read more

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 Autumn 2013


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Great Gifts for Bibliophiles

By Rebecca Rego Barry & Nate Pedersen

Our annual guide to bookish gifts to giveóand 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


When Harry Met Matilda

By Ian McKay

Fundraising with author-annotated and extra-illustrated first editions

Book Art


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


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


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


Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments