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Early Photograph of Pres. John Quincy Adams Could Sell For $50,000 at Heritage Auctions

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Library of Congress Acquires Extremely Rare Mesoamerican Codex

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New World's Record for Most Valuable Movie Poster: $525,800 at Heritage Auctions

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The Eric Carle Museum Presents: Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

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First Graphic Designers of English Texts Celebrated in New Bodleian Libraries Exhibition

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The Folio Society's "Micrographia" Wins British Book Design Award

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Designs for Thames Tunnel Sell for £200,000 at Bonhams Book Sale

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Contents43

Special Report

Reading in the Dark

The Enduring Charms of Film Noir.
BY KEVIN JOHNSON

Hollywood Puts on the Dog

A Modest Book Turned into the Slumdog Phenomenon. BY SONIA SHAH

 

Departments

Digest

The Tell-Tale Bible

Another Poe Mystery.

Postcards from Havana

Cuban Artist Books at the Grolier.

Dear Reader

Hollywood’s Third World Fixation

Hollywood’s Third World Fixation.

Calendar

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

Featured Columns

Fine Books Interview

Nation Building

At the Library of Congress, Mark Dimunation Collects for America.
BY SARAH COURTEAU

Book Arts

The French Connection

INK-A! Press Asks All Those Existential Questions. BY RICHARD GOODMAN

Fine Maps

Made in Japan

How Commodore Perry Made Friends with Japan. BY DEREK HAYES

Crimes Against Humanities

Losing Our Libraries

As the Budget Cuts Kick In, Cultural Institutions Kick the Can. By Jeremy Dibbell

Sold@Auction

Summer Sampler

Columnist IAN MCKAY finds Man Ray, Captain Cook and Winston Churchill Up for Grabs.