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CA Book Fairs

February 21 

Heritage

February 21 

Swann Galleries

February 6 

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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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Contents Spring 2014

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Rare Book Week

A guide to one exceptional week in NYC, April 1-8

An Ottoman Odyssey

By Kevin Grace

A week in Istanbul in search of books, paper, and coffee

Behind the Scenes at the Antiques Roadshow

By Ellen F. Brown

Where rare books make good television

 

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

101 “Fake” Books

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

Warren Lehrer’s invented bibliography is a brilliant, ambitious effort

Record-Breaker

Once Upon a Time…

By Ian McKay

Charles Perrault’s fairy tales make a rare appearance

Book Art

Tear, Plaster, & Stack

By Richard Minsky

An interview with Buzz Spector

Beyond the Basics

Incomplete Books

By Joel Silver

Forgiving a book’s flaws would be a healthy thing for both collectors and booksellers

In the Library

A Change of Perspective

By Joel Smith

The debut of photography at the Morgan Library

Fine Maps

Leading the Way

By Jeffrey S. Murray

How Native American maps helped explorers traverse unknown lands

Sold@Auction

Institutional Successes

By Ian McKay

The Wellcome Library snagged a medieval folding almanac, while RIT brought home the Kelmscott Albion press

On the Block

A Storied Manuscript

By Jeremy Dibbell

Back at auction after fifteen years, the legendary Rothschild Prayerbook breaks even

How I Got Started

Lewis Carroll and His World

Collector Charlie Lovett

Digest

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Art museums and book clubs team up

Book: The Grapes of Wrath road trip

Art: Samantha Hahn’s painted ladies

Object: The Morbid Anatomy Library & Museum

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FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

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