Inside Autumn 2021
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Reviving the Federal Writers’ Project
Inheriting a collection of FWP guidebooks prompted one writer to jumpstart a movement to bring back the New Deal initiative
By Scott Borchert
In Living Color
Before Audubon, there was Catesby
By Allison C. Meier
Auction Guide
A preview of some of the auctions coming up this autumn
Gently Mad
Collecting Collectors
Kurt Zimmerman hunts associations & inscriptions
Books do Furnish a Room
at 50
(Late) Summer Reading at the Center for Book Arts
Science & Pop Culture Objects
Tarzan’s Debut
A cheap magazine sells high
In View
The Paris of Henri Cartier-Bresson
A famous photographer’s lifetime of decisive moments
Beyond the Basics
Is it a Collection Yet?
Thoughts on a more inclusive hobby
In the Library
“Wah, Wah, Wah, Wah”
Adulting with Charles Schulz
Sold @ Auction
St. Catherine Surprises
A roundup of first editions, manuscripts, maps, and fine art
On the Block
Hooray for Hollywood
Brando and Hitchcock took top billing
How I Got Started
Dentistry & Medicine
Collector Hisham S. Ayoub
Audrey Niffenegger was fifteen when she first entered the Harley Clarke Mansion, an English Tudor-style edifice that abuts a picturesque beach in…
If, like us, you have missed the annual Fine Books gift guide, pine no longer. Our editorial staff has put together a short list of bookish items…
Maps set “the stage on which the drama [of politics and business] is played,” reads Rand McNally’s full-page advertisement from 1924, “[and] without…