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"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

"Lacock Abbey: Birthplace of Photography on Paper" Opens March 2

New York - Photography on paper was born in 1839 in England at Lacock... read more

The Morgan Announces the Restoration of J. Pierpont Morgan’s Library

New York-The Morgan Library & Museum announced today the exterior restoration of J. Pierpont... read more

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Departments

DIGEST

Recipe for Success

The largest collection of Jewish cookbooks in the country. By Karen Edwards

Fine Books Review

Off the Map

Two new books explore cartography in wild ways. By Rebecca Rego Barry

Dear Reader

What’s New in the New Year

Fine Books’ editor Rebecca Rego Barry on our exciting new content

Catalogues Received

Recently published catalogues from the world of collecting.

Quotes & Comments

Praise for the December issue of Fine Books.

Calendar

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

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Collective History

Carol Fitzgerald’s new Series Americana—the books behind her book. By Nicholas A. Basbanes

Sold@Auction

Six Figures

Poe poems, a Mississippi map, and A Christmas Carol made handsome returns last month. By Ian McKay

Fine Books Interview

Archivist in the Forest

Jeffrey Cramer talks to Fine Books about his new edition of The Maine Woods and his job at the Thoreau Institute.

Crimes Against Humanities

For the Birds

A look at the infamous 1971 theft of Union College’s first edition Audubon. By Jeremy Dibbell