Autumn 2019

No Room of Her Own

As George Eliot’s bicentenary approaches, fans and critics consider how—and where—to bolster the literary legacy of one of Britain’s greatest novelists

By A. N. Devers

Booksellers’ Best

Dealers select their most unique and noteworthy sales of the year, from a young woman’s Revolutionary War-era diary to a six-figure Stephen King first edition

Auction Guide

A preview of the upcoming auction season

Gently Mad

Rarities in High Res

Catching up with E. M. Ginger

Digest

Paperbacks from Hell: how collecting horror has changed

book A magician’s library

art NYC’s new Poster House

object Postcards from the Russian Revolution

Record-Breaker

Summa cum Laude

A stunning sum for a math book

In View

Louisiana Gothic

Clarence John Laughlin's visions of antebellum decay

Beyond the Basics

Bargains in Bibliography

Reference books for lower-than-list prices

Fine Maps

The Dividing Line

When Portugal and Spain split the globe

Excerpt

Cabinets of Curiosities

Ulisse Aldrovandi’s attempt to catalogue the natural world

Sold@Auction

From Tintin to Nietzsche

A roundup of first editions, manuscripts, maps, and fine art

On the Block

Books on the High Seas

An admirable collection of maritime atlases

How I Got Started

Rockets & Spaceflight

Collector Michael Ciancone