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The Morgan Presents Tolkien's Adventurous Tales and Original Illustrations

New York — This winter, the Morgan Library & Museum offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity... read more

Al Hirschfeld's Marx Brothers Drawing Tops Illustration Art Auction

New York­-Swann Galleries’ auction of Illustration Art on December 6 saw a bustling auction... read more

The Roger Casson Library of Polar Exploration, Travel & Local History Heads to Auction

An important private library of polar exploration, travel and local history books, including many... read more

Original Star Wars Designs Achieve Top Lot at Bonhams

London--A sketchbook showing the original hand-drawn costume designs for key characters in Star Wars... read more

The Getty Museum Presents "Artful Words: Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts"

Los Angeles - The written word was a major art form in the premodern... read more

Olmsted's 1859 Letter Describing his Vision for Central Park to be Auctioned

Los Angeles - A handwritten letter from renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted to... read more

Works by Tolkien, Drawings, and Photography on View This Winter at the Morgan

New York — The 2019 winter season at the Morgan Library & Museum continues... read more

Sotheby's Geek Week Auctions Total $7.4 Million in NY

New York - Sotheby’s Geek Week auctions concluded Friday in New York with a... read more

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Contents June 2011

SPECIAL REPORT

Collecting the Revolution

A budding collector’s search for early America’s people, places, and books
By Christopher Lancette

 

Departments

Fine Books Review

Eco’s Confessions

An exquisite collection of essays about writing and reading By Rebecca Rego Barry

Catalogues Received

Recently published catalogues from the world of collecting.

Calendar

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

Featured Columns

Fine Maps

Comic Cartography

The witty world of cartoon maps By Jeffrey S. Murray

Sold@Auction

Spring Surprises

Fitzgerald's shocking letter, Vivien Leigh's inscribed photo, and Egyptian rarities By Ian McKay