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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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Contents August 2011

SPECIAL REPORT

On the Trail,
Over the Falls

Sherlock Holmes’
near-death experience
in Switzerland
By Catherine Batac Walder

 

Departments

Fine Books Review

Is the Book History?

A revised edition of David Pearson’s exceptional book 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

Gently Mad

A Classic Back in Print

Allen and Patricia Ahearn of Quill & Brush recently published the fourth edition of their comprehensive and indispensible guide, Collected Books By Nicholas A. Basbanes

Sold@Auction

Full Color

From Merian’s Blumenbuch to Fibonacci’s rare manuscript and children’s illustration art, summer sales were vibrant By Ian McKay