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Original Disney Watercolor Paintings at RR Auction

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Book Artist Didier Mutel Opens Exhibition at Maggs Bros

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Literature Auction Reaches $500,000 at Swann Galleries

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Early Photograph of Pres. John Quincy Adams Could Sell For $50,000 at Heritage Auctions

Dallas, Texas--A rare and unusual photo of one of the first U.S. presidents is... read more

Library of Congress Acquires Extremely Rare Mesoamerican Codex

The Codex Qutzalecatzin represents one of the most important indigenous manuscripts from the earliest... read more

New World's Record for Most Valuable Movie Poster: $525,800 at Heritage Auctions

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The Eric Carle Museum Presents: Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

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First Graphic Designers of English Texts Celebrated in New Bodleian Libraries Exhibition

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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