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Christie's NY to Auction Pacioli's "Summa de Arithmetica"

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Swann Galleries' Spring Offering of Early Printed Books on March 7

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Einstein's "God" Letter Headlines the Eric C. Caren Collection at Bonhams

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"The Federalist" and Other Firsts at Heritage's Rare Books Auction in NYC

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Time-Capsule Collection from the Virginia House Museum Comes to Freeman's

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Waverly's Feb. 28 Auction Spotlights Presidential Material & First Editions

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
Contents Autumn 2015

The Wonder of Alice

By Barbara Basbanes Richter

After 150 years, Lewis Carroll’s masterpiece retains its grip on our collective imagination.

Read Online

FB&C 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

By Nate Pedersen and Stephen J. Gertz

Buying for fellow bibliophiles and art lovers? Here are our top 20 ideas.

A Taste for Books

By Frank Burke

Four professional chefs dish on collecting cookbooks.

Gently Mad

Road-Tripping Through Greece

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

Magnificent sights and unexpected discoveries in the land of Homer

Record-Breaker

The Portable Vesalius

By Ian McKay

A monumental treatise on anatomy in a smaller package

Book Art

The Book as Immersive Experience

By Richard Minsky

An interview with Felicia Rice

Beyond the Basics

Collectors and Mr. Pickwick

By Joel Silver

The quest for the perfect Pickwick

In the Library

Aunt Maria’s Book

By Jeffrey S. Cramer

A family copy of Henry David Thoreau’s A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

Fine Maps

The Search for Magnetic North

By Jeffrey S. Murray

Confirming the coordinates of the elusive Magnetic Pole

Sold@Auction

A “Long-Lost” Manuscript Surfaces

By Ian McKay

A roundup of first editions, manuscripts, and fine art

On the Block

Read Online

Words, Words, Words

By Jeremy Dibbell

The massive book collection of a Hollywood dialect coach

How I Got Started

Automotive Books

Collector Michael J. Rieker

Digest

Typewriter Art Collectors Marvin and Ruth Sackner

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Book: The Alice Award

Art: Coastal Art Maps

Object: Stevengraphs

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

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