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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

UK Exhibition Of Rare Antarctic Books for Shackleton's 145th Birthday

To celebrate the 145th anniversary of Ernest Shackleton's birth, Jonkers Rare Books are pleased... read more

Special Exhibition of William Mortensen's Photography at the NYC Book & Ephemera Fair

New York — His work was startling and new. It had the power to... read more

4,500 Years of Miniature Books at the Grolier Club

Thousands of years before books were contained within a hand-held technological tablet or phone,... read more

The NYC Book and Ephemera Fair Expands to a Second Day

The Fair that is known as the satellite event, during Manhattan’s celebrated Rare Book... read more

James Joyce-Signed Vintage Photograph Sold for $25,826 at Auction 

Boston—A James Joyce signed vintage photograph sold for $25,826 according to Boston-based RR Auction.... read more

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
Contents Winter 2014

Rudyard Kipling and the Bhoys at Yale

By David Alan Richards

How a scrap of a poem launched the world’s largest collection of Kipling.

Hollywood Bound

By Tom Heyes

Scripts from the silver screen are highly collectible, particularly when you’re dealing with classic films like Gone With the Wind, Casablanca, and Citizen Kane.

 

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Welcome to Wonderland

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

One man’s quest for everything Alice

Record-Breaker

The Triumph of Odilon Redon

By Ian McKay

The Symbolist painter and printmaker conquered at auction

Book Art

Biblioclast

By Richard Minsky

An interview with Doug Beube

Beyond the Basics

Read Online

Collector and Bookseller: A Vanishing Relationship?

By Joel Silver

Personal interaction and friendly discourse are the main ingredients in a robust antiquarian book market

In the Library

Sangorski & Sutcliffe

By Stephen Ratcliffe

Jeweled bindings and modern illuminated manuscripts at the Harry Ransom Center

Fine Maps

‘Looking Up the Country’

By Jeffrey S. Murray

Accurate maps of the battlefield made all the difference for the Union Army

Sold@Auction

’Round the World

By Ian McKay

Confucius in Europe, Salzmann in Jerusalem, and Bernard Romans in colonial America

On the Block

Hocus Pocus Focus

By Jeremy Dibbell

A marvelous collection of magic books and ephemera will disappear at auction

How I Got Started

Raymond Chandler and Crime Fiction

Collector Al Kaff

Digest

Read Online

In Las Vegas, Pawn Stars and rare books

Book: San Francisco’s Sutro Library

Read Online

Art: Vintage photos in modern fiction

Object: Precious gems in Carlsbad

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FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

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