Our readers will be familiar with designer and curator Barbara Heller’s deluxe editions of Pride &
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Is letter writing an art form? Whether through penmanship alone or added doodles and illuminations, Pen to Paper: Artists' Handwritten Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art (Princeton Architectural Press, $27.50) "offers examples of how writing a letter can be an artistic act," writes editor Mary Savig.
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Perhaps it is too obvious to say, but handwriting tugs at the heartstrings of book collectors. We look for and place value on signatures, inscriptions, and marginalia.