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The Morgan Library Acquires Important Collection of Works by French Writer Alfred Jarry

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Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair, Dec. 2-3

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Douglas Fairbanks Library & Civil War Books at National Book Auctions

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Jimmy Van Heusen Musical Autograph Collection Comes to Swann Galleries

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Victor Hugo's Unpublished Autograph Book of Love Letters Sells for $250,000+

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J. Paul Getty Museum Presents "Sacred Landscapes: Nature in Renaissance Manuscripts"

LOS ANGELES—Artists, intellectuals, and pious members of society in Renaissance Europe looked to nature... read more

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
February 2010
Contents51

SPECIAL REPORT

Go West, Book Lover

A Handy Guide to the Best Literary Spots in and around San Francisco
By Matthew Jones

 

Departments

Digest

Medical Manuscripts & More

The New York Academy of Medicine’s rare treasures include the Edwin Smith Papyrus and a prototype for George Washington’s dentures By Richard Goodman

Digest

The Thrill of the Book

Bestselling author Steve Berry on his characters, his collections, and his charitable work By Ellen Firsching Brown

Fine Books Review

Reader in Wonderland

Alberto Manguel’s brilliant new collection of essays on reading By Rebecca Rego Barry

Dear Reader

Going Places

Fine Books’ editor Rebecca Rego Barry on biblio-tourism

Catalogues Received

Recently published catalogues from the world of collecting

In the Press

Fine Books & Collections Returns to Print

Magazine to be published quarterly

Quotes & Comments

Praise for Fine Books

Calendar

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

Featured Columns

Remembrance

January’s Child

What J.D. Salinger Wanted By Alistair Highet

Gently Mad

Docu-Drama

There are films adapted from books, and then there are films about books By Nicholas A. Basbanes

Sold@Auction

From Mr. Lincoln to
Sam-I-Am

Princely Sums for Presidents, the Remaindered Rubáiyát, and Seuss’ Success By Ian McKay

Round These Isles

Bookish Bits from Britain

A library in a telephone box and a first edition in the loo! By Stephen Maughan