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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
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