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Sale of Karl Lagerfeld Original Fashion Drawings Attracts Intense Worldwide Bidding

West Palm Beach, FL - On April 18, runway action halted temporarily as fashionistas... read more

Waverly Rare Books to Conduct May 2 Judaica Auction

Falls Church, VA - Waverly Rare Books, a division of Quinn’s Auction Galleries, will... read more

A Record for Peruvian Photographer Martín Chambi at Swann Galleries

New York — Swann Galleries’ sale of Classic & Contemporary Photographs on Thursday, April... read more

Bond Abounds in Literature Auction at Swann on May 14

New York - Nineteenth- and twentieth-century luminaries, science-fiction and more form Swann Galleries’ 19th... read more

Two Hunter S. Thompson Letters to be Auctioned

Los Angeles - An pair of extraordinary letters by Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson... read more

Printed & Manuscript Americana Realizes $1 Million at Swann

New York - Swann Galleries’ Printed & Manuscript Americana sale on Thursday, April 16... read more

Einstein Letter Defending his Jewish Heritage to be Auctioned

Los Angeles - A fascinating letter by Albert Einstein on the Jewish People’s rights... read more

"William Steig's Sylvester and the Magic Pebble: A Golden Anniversary" Opens May 4

Amherst, MA --The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art celebrates the golden anniversary... read more

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September/October 2003
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Creative Collaboration
Poet and NEA Chair Dana Gioia champions the fine press book
A Patriotic Act
Used book stores fight for the freedom to read
How the USA PATRIOT Act affects booksellers and collectors, and what you can do about it.
Georg Salter's Dust Jackets
—Bookseller Jürgen Holstein reveals himself to be a collector, too.
The First Folio
A new census. Adapted from Anthony James West's A New Worldwide Census of First Folios, published by Oxford University Press
The Accidental Collector
"My intention wasn't to become a collector of books..."

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we reveal how Newsweek got the facts right but the story on used books wrong, that the ABAA called off talks with eBay about book fraud, and management changes at Abebooks. Dee Stewart continues her popular survey of recent bookseller catalogs, and we review four books about books.