Spring 2018

Out of the Drawing Room

The Library of Congress celebrates female illustrators

By Jennifer Howard

Portrait of an Artist

On the trail of a forgotten photographer

By Eve M. Kahn

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Auction Guide

A preview of this season’s auctions

Rare Book Week

Our guide to the book fairs, auctions & exhibitions in NYC, March 7-14

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A ‘Most Gigantic Undertaking’

A Republication of The North American Indian brings this iconic publication to new audiences.

Gently Mad

Priceless Books

An illuminating interview with Heribert Tenschert

Digest

NOLA’s Digital Newspaper Archive

book Fragmentarium

art A Photographer’s Books

object Famous Hair

Record-Breaker

The Ripley Scroll

A cryptic manuscript unfurled

Beyond the Basics

Forget First Editions

In praise of reprinted reference books

In the Library

Legal Eagles & Lady Justice

Law books with pictures

Fine Maps

Colonial Plats

George Washington, surveyor

In View

Haunting Images

William Mumler’s spirit photography

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Orwell’s First, Rackham’s Last

A roundup of first editions, manuscripts, and fine art

On the Block

Rare Judaica

Some silver bookbindings gleam

How I Got Started

Vintage Romance Novels

Collector Jessica Kahan