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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
Contents Winter 2016

The Populist Poet

By Mark Athitakis

Our exclusive interview with US Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera

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Inside Downton Abbey’s Library

By Martha Steger

As the much-admired drama series begins its final season, you are invited to step inside the library of Highclere Castle, aka the real “Downton Abbey.”

Gently Mad

A Passion for Romantics

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

The Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor University


Shackleton and the Heroic Age

By Ian McKay

Aurora Australis peaks

In View

Behold the Lowly Snapshot

By Andrea L. Volpe

Vernacular photography on exhibit

Beyond the Basics

The Bibliotheca Americana Vetustissima

By Joel Silver

This 150-year-old bibliography of Americana remains relevant

In the Library

Now Playing

By Gerald W. Cloud

Shakespeare in Print and Performance

Fine Maps

How the West Was Mapped

By Jeffrey S. Murray

Lewis and Clark defined the American West


I Spy … Sci-Fi

By Ian McKay

A roundup of first editions, manuscripts, and fine art

On the Block


By Jeremy Dibbell

The Robert S Pirie collection at Sotheby’s

How I Got Started

Commonplace Books

Collector Jerry R. O’Conor


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The Folger’s First
Folio Tour

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Book: CA Book Fair

Art: Patriots’ Portraits

Object: PostSecret


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