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Alfred Eisenstaedt's Personal Collection of Photographs and Books to be Auctioned


LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2017 - Alfred Eisenstaedt’s signed photographs of some of his... read more

Highlights from Freeman's August 9 Collector's Sale

Philadelphia, PA - On Wednesday, August 9 at 10am, Freeman’s will present The Collector’s... read more

"Expired" Photographs by Kerry Mansfield, Homage to Well-Read Library Books

Expired (October 2017) is an exquisite new monograph by American photographic artist Kerry Mansfield... read more

"Milton in Translation" Released to Mark 350 Years Since "Paradise Lost"

The works of John Milton have been translated more than 300 times and into... read more

Humboldt's Magnum Opus Exceeds Expectations at National Book Auctions

The July 15, 2017 sale at National Book Auctions (NBA) featured a broad range... read more

Exhibition at Harvard's Houghton Library Explores the History of the Human Search for Something More

Cambridge, MA (July 2017) -- The search for something beyond the limits of ordinary... read more

Harvard's Special Collections Library Marks its 75th Anniversary with the Question: "Who Cares?"

Cambridge, MA (July 2017) - Houghton Library, Harvard College’s primary rare books and manuscripts... read more

Fourth Annual Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair, September 8-10

There’s even more to experience, more to enjoy and - best of all --... 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