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

New York -- Bonhams announces the seventh installment collector Eric C. Caren's voluminous collection... read more

Record for Alo's "Chamonix" Ski Poster at Swann Galleries

New York-Swann Galleries’ February 7 sale of Vintage Posters saw numerous firsts and records.... read more

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

Dallas, Texas - A rare copy of The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written... read more

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

Philadelphia - Declared by the National Register of Historic Places to be “a noteworthy... read more

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

Falls Church, Virginia - A letter written by Abraham Lincoln in the early days... read more

Boston Athenaeum Announces Expansion

Boston—The Boston Athenæum, a distinguished and vibrant independent library and cultural institution, announces its... read more

NY International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns to Park Avenue Armory March 7-10

New York—The beloved New York International Antiquarian Book Fair (NYIABF) produced by Sanford L.... read more

Littmann Collection of German Expressionism & Avant-Garde at Swann March 5

New York-Swann Galleries’ March 5 auction boasts property from the Ismar Littmann Family Collection,... read more

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
June 2009
Contents42

Special Report

Ibsen, Hamsun, and a
Tiny Smoked Fish

Skip the shutterbugs in France and Italy and go with tour
guide ERICA OLSEN on a literary expedition through Norway.

 

Departments

Digest

Swann Song

A last hurrah for the Ritter collection of livres d’artistes.

The Pin-Up King

The Pin-Up King

Charles Martignette’s collection of cuties goes to auction.

Dear Reader

Going Places

On the road or on the wagon.

Calendar

Find book fairs and auctions in your area or around the world.

Featured Columns

Fine Books Interview

A World Gone Missing

A World Gone Missing

John Eckblad’s nostalgic collection of early industrial prints. By F. S. NAIDEN

Collecting @ Large

Heaven Sent

When homeowners’ insurance came straight from the top. By DON YODER

Collecting@Large

One Day at a Time

How the “Big Book” shaped a rare bookseller’s career. by WILLIAM SCHABERG

Sold@Auction

June Brides

Columnist IAN MCKAY falls head over heels for French shepherdesses on stilts.