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

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
Contents Winter 2015

Hemingway’s Havana

By Martha Steger

A tour through the once forbidden homes and haunts of the famous expatriate author

The Young Illuminators

By Barbara Basbanes Richter

With arts funding on the decline, programs that allow children to play with medieval manuscripts and craft their own artists’ books might just save the book as we know it

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Read Online

High Spots in Human Progress

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

Ohio’s Stuart Rose may lack a Gutenberg Bible, but little else

Record-Breaker

Consult Your Volvelles

By Ian McKay

The beautiful Astronomicum Caesareum

Book Art

Fine Press Fests

By Richard Minsky

Before CODEX comes Oak Knoll

Beyond the Basics

Bibliographies of Bibliographies

By Joel Silver

Road maps to the world of books

In the Library

One Hundred Books Famous in Children’s Literature

By Chris Loker

Adding to the “Grolier Hundred” canon

Fine Maps

Only Farmers Need Apply

By Jeffrey S. Murray

The atlas that lured American farmers to Canada’s wheat belt

Sold@Auction

Sports, Literature & Music

By Ian McKay

A roundup of first editions, manuscripts, maps, and fine art

On the Block

Arts & Sciences

By Jeremy Dibbell

From artists’ books to motherboards

How I Got Started

Books About Books

Collector Jerry Morris

Digest

Read Online

Inside Rare Book Week West

Book: Rebuilding William Morris’ library

Art: CA illustrator Paul Rogers

Object: Famous typewriters

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

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