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The Morgan Acquires Drawings by Major African-American Artists from the South

New York—The Morgan is excited to announce that it is expanding its collection—one of... read more

Illustrations from Treasured Children's Literature at Swann on December 6

New York - Swann Galleries continues their auction season with Illustration Art on Thursday,... read more

Minnesota Center for Book Arts Announces "New Editions" Book Art Event

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) invites the community to attend New Editions, a... read more

Manuscript of Gettysburg Address on Display at Library of Congress for 155th Anniversary

On Nov. 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The... read more

Potter & Potter's December 1 Vintage Travel Poster Event

Chicago — Potter & Potter Auctions is pleased to announce its 750 lot Vintage... read more

The Holy Grail of Glenn Gould Manuscripts at Bonhams

New York - On December 5, Bonhams Books and Manuscripts sale will offer Glenn... read more

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Acquires Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee Archive

New York — The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New... read more

Russian Literary First Editions Coming up at Christie’s

London--On 28 November, Christie’s will present the single owner auction Russian Literary First Editions... read more

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
January 2010
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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