Inside Summer 2020
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Fine Books Profile
Saving What We Didn't Even Know Needed Saving
Kevin Young, the award-winning poet and director of the Schomburg Center, is blazing the trail for collecting and preserving the written word in the twenty-first century
By Ernest Hilbert
Feature
On the Book Beat
Nick Basbanes wrote the book on book collecting at the most perfect moment in time
By Webb Howell
Special Report
Download for free, a extensive listing of clubs, fairs, exhibits, private libraries, classes, and seminars.
Digest
Selling Science
Record-Breaker
Flash Makes a Splash
An original comic strip surprise
In View
Photography's Gilded Age
California's Gold Rush daguerreotypes travel
Beyond the Basics
Self-Isolating (Bibliographically)
Our essential home libraries
In the Library
Scientific Illustration, Pre-Pantone
Standardizing color for collectors of natural history
Sold@Auction
Witches, Plagues, and Pirates
A roundup of first editions, manuscripts, maps, and fine art
On the Block
Literary Quarry
Treasures from the Birmingham Assay Office
How I Got Started
Literary Annuals
Collector Gary Simons
Reflections on the writing of "A Gentle Madness," twenty-five years after its publication
William Shakespeare made some rounds in his time, and many, many more rounds after his time. The…
When Whitman College sociology professor Álvaro Santana-Acuña was in high school, he came across a…