Inside Spring 2019
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Smugglers Blue
How Rex Stout, Egmont Arens, and Rockwell Kent teamed up to publish Casanova's steamy Memoirs
By Chip Rowe
India's "Incunabula"
Richard Kossow's incomparable collection of early printed Indian books
By Pradeep Sebastian
Auction Guide
A preview of this season's auctions
Gently Mad
Transcendentalists in South Carolina
Joel Myerson's collection of Emerson & friends
Tattoo bookbindings
Camp Tintype
Alice's printing blocks
The Wealth of Nations
Adam Smith's million-dollar treatise
In View
Set in Concrete
Ralston Crawford's illuminating industrial environments
Beyond the Basics
Bibliotheca Osleriana
Landmarks in science and medicine
Fine Maps
South Pacific
The U.S. Exploring Expedition's cartographic success
In the Library
Orchids and Algae: Lost and Found
Victorians versus nature in Toronto
On the Block
Remarkable Russians
From Puskin to Pasternak
Magical Manuscripts and Elusive Tales
A roundup of first editions, manuscripts, and fine art
How I Got Started
Charles Dickens
Collector Joseph R. Hageman
Our guide to the book fairs, auctions & exhibitions in NYC, March 4-11
Frances Steloff’s famous Manhattan bookshop is the subject of an exhibition at Penn Libraries