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Hunter S. Thompson Archive Consisting of 182 Letters to be Auctioned

Los Angeles - An extraordinary collection of 182 letters by Gonzo journalist Hunter S.Thompson... read more

Boston's Panopticon Gallery Opens "Bibliophile" Exhibition

To coincide with start of a new school year, Panopticon Gallery presents Bibliophile, a... read more

Howard Greenberg Gallery Presents "Vivian Maier: The Color Work"

New York - The color work of street photographer Vivian Maier will be the... read more

Bonhams Introduces the Griffith J. Davis Photography and Archives

New York − On October 2, Bonhams sale of Photographs will offer over 130... read more

Modern African-American Art Shines in Oct 4 Sale at Swann

New York—African-American Fine Art sales at Swann Galleries offer the opportunity to see marketplace... read more

The First Book Published and Printed in Antarctica at Bonhams NY

New York− On September 25, Bonhams sale of Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana will... read more

The First Western Book on Cosmetics & Scents will be Sold in Paris

Published for the first time in Venice in 1555, it was a precious asset... read more

Printed Matter Presents the NY Art Book Fair Sept. 21-23

Printed Matter, Inc. presents THE NY ART BOOK FAIR, September 21-23, 2018 Preview:... 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