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$2.6-Million Prints & Drawings Auction at Swann Galleries

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Contents Spring 2018

Out of the Drawing Room

By Jennifer Howard

The Library of Congress celebrates female illustrators

Portrait of an Artist

By Eve M. Kahn

On the trail of a forgotten photographer

Auction Guide

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A preview of this season’s auctions

Rare Book Week

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Our guide to the book fairs, auctions & exhibitions in NYC, March 7-14

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A ‘Most Gigantic Undertaking’

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A Republication of The North American Indian brings this iconic publication to new audiences.

Gently Mad

Priceless Books

An illuminating interview with Heribert Tenschert


The Ripley Scroll

A cryptic manuscript unfurled

Beyond the Basics

Forget First Editions

In praise of reprinted reference books


Orwell’s First, Rackham’s Last

A roundup of first editions, manuscripts, and fine art

On the Block

Rare Judaica

Some silver bookbindings gleam

In the Library

Legal Eagles & Lady Justice

Law books with pictures

Fine Maps

Colonial Plats

George Washington, surveyor

In View

Haunting Images

William Mumler’s spirit photography

How I Got Started

Vintage Romance Novels

Collector Jessica Kahan



NOLA’s Digital Newspaper Archive

book: Fragmentarium

art: A Photographer’s Books

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object: Famous Hair


Dear Reader

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