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Romantic Illustrated Books and First Editions at Sotheby’s Paris

Paris - Sotheby’s, on October 10th, in Paris, in association with Binoche & Giquello,... read more

Sotheby's Presents Important Daguerrotypes from the Stanley B. Burns, MD, Collection

NEW YORK-Sotheby’s is pleased to offer a selection of important daguerreotypes from the renowned... read more

Picasso Lithograph Portrait Reaches $125,000 at Swann Galleries

New York—Swann Auction Galleries opened the fall season with a marathon sale of 19th... read more

Freeman's to Offer Rare, Early Atlas Held Privately Since 1880

PHILADELPHIA, PA—On Thursday, September 28, Freeman’s will host its Fall 2017 Books, Maps &... read more

Swann's Oct. 17 Book Sale Includes Galileo, Captain Cook & More

New York—Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books come to Swann Galleries on Tuesday,... read more

Sandra L. Brooke Appointed Avery Director of the Library at The Huntington

SAN MARINO, Calif.—Sandra Ludig Brooke, Librarian of the Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology... read more

Greatest American Political Memorabilia Collection Ever Assembled Debuts at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS, Texas - The landmark political memorabilia collection of David and Janice Frent -... read more

ABAA Announces Winners of the 2017 National Collegiate Book Collecting Competition

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Contents Autumn 2017

The Persistence of Plath

By Peter K. Steinberg

The unforgettable books, art, and letters of Sylvia Plath

Photography in Motion

By Andrea L. Volpe

Now might be the photobook’s decisive moment

Sponsored Read Online

Auction Guide

A preview of some of the auctions coming up this autumn

FB&C’s Holiday Gift Guide

By Rebecca Rego Barry and Jeremy Howell

’Tis the season for a shortlist of bookish gift ideas

Gently Mad

The Growth of Ages

Houghton Library at 75

Record-Breaker

Andersen’s Handmade Picture Book

A happy ending for a unique heirloom

In View

The Sum of its Parts

Art in serial form

Beyond the Basics

The “Earned Pleasures” of Book Collecting

Rereading Gordon N. Ray

Fine Maps

All Roads Lead to London

Britain’s first road atlas

In the Library

Besides Austen

Inside the Chawton House Library

Sold@Auction

Banned Books and Cozy Cats

A roundup of first editions, manuscripts, and fine art

On the Block

At the Met

Musical manuscripts & memorabilia

How I Got Started

The work of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

Collector Andrew Nunn

On the Block

Digest

Read Online

The Disobediant Henry D. Thoreau

book: Harry Potter Turns 20

art: Decorative Endpapers

object: Pop Photographica

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

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