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The Morgan Acquires Drawings by Major African-American Artists from the South

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Illustrations from Treasured Children's Literature at Swann on December 6

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Minnesota Center for Book Arts Announces "New Editions" Book Art Event

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Manuscript of Gettysburg Address on Display at Library of Congress for 155th Anniversary

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Potter & Potter's December 1 Vintage Travel Poster Event

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The Holy Grail of Glenn Gould Manuscripts at Bonhams

New York - On December 5, Bonhams Books and Manuscripts sale will offer Glenn... read more

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Acquires Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee Archive

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Russian Literary First Editions Coming up at Christie’s

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Contents Autumn 2014

Women of Vision

By Sonya Chudgar

National Geographic celebrates the fearless female photojournalists who risk it all to make compelling pictures

Read Online

The FB&C Holiday Gift Guide

By Rebecca Rego Barry and Nate Pedersen

A list of the season’s best bookish wares

Intelligence Gathering

By Barbara Basbanes Richter

Inside three private collections of spycraft, code-breaking, and cryptology

Special Report Read Online

The Persistence of Poe

by A.N. Devers

Book collector Susan Jaffe Tane on her unrivaled collection of Edgar Allan Poe and her new exhibit at New York’s Grolier Club

 

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Boston’s New Literary District

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

The city embarks on a major campaign to honor its writers

Record-Breaker

The First English Book

By Ian McKay

An incunable from Caxton’s press made $1.8 million

Beyond the Basics

“Not In”

By Joel Silver

Why catalogue descriptions with “not found in” citations can be tricky

Book Art

The Center for Book Arts at 40

An interview with its founder Richard Minsky

In the Library

Fakes, Lies, and Forgeries

By Earle Havens

The Bibliotheca Fictiva collection on exhibit in Baltimore

Fine Maps

Mapping Time

By Jeffrey S. Murray

Tough decisions at Washington’s International Meridian Conference

Sold@Auction

Summer Blockbusters

By Ian McKay

From Anglo-Saxon manuscript fragments to Wolverine’s comic debut

On the Block

The $8.8-Million Family Library

By Jeremy Dibbell

A “time capsule” of a book collection dazzled buyers

How I Got Started

Fine Bindings

Collector Anthony Davis

Digest

Seattle’s bid to become a “City of Literature”

Book: Traces of previous readers

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Art: Spencer Finch

Object: Amateur newspapers

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

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