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The Roger Casson Library of Polar Exploration, Travel & Local History Heads to Auction

An important private library of polar exploration, travel and local history books, including many... read more

Original Star Wars Designs Achieve Top Lot at Bonhams

London--A sketchbook showing the original hand-drawn costume designs for key characters in Star Wars... read more

The Getty Museum Presents "Artful Words: Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts"

Los Angeles - The written word was a major art form in the premodern... read more

Olmsted's 1859 Letter Describing his Vision for Central Park to be Auctioned

Los Angeles - A handwritten letter from renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted to... read more

Works by Tolkien, Drawings, and Photography on View This Winter at the Morgan

New York — The 2019 winter season at the Morgan Library & Museum continues... read more

Sotheby's Geek Week Auctions Total $7.4 Million in NY

New York - Sotheby’s Geek Week auctions concluded Friday in New York with a... read more

The Getty Museum Presents "Spectacular Mysteries: Renaissance Drawings Revealed"

Los Angeles - During the Italian Renaissance—the period from about 1475 to 1600 that... read more

Charles Dickens Handwritten Signed "Christmas Carol" Quote Sold for $23,597 at Auction 

Boston—A Charles Dickens handwritten signed quotation from “A Christmas Carol” sold for $23,597 according... read more

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
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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Dear Reader

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