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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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