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Sale of Karl Lagerfeld Original Fashion Drawings Attracts Intense Worldwide Bidding

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Waverly Rare Books to Conduct May 2 Judaica Auction

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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

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Einstein Letter Defending his Jewish Heritage to be Auctioned

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"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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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
July/August 2004
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A Family Business
Three generations of the Arthur H. Clark Co.
Pioneer Printer Elizabeth Timothy
—Ben Franklin and the first woman to publish a newspaper in the United States.
McSweeney's Staggering Genius
The publishing house Dave Eggers built.
Hobnobbing With the Green-Eyed Monster
—A writer reacts to the New York Antiquarian Book Fair.

Plus Alibris cancels its IPO, Powell's celebrates 10 years online, ILAB hosts a virtual bookfair, a life and death book auction, and reviews of a novel by David Garnett, founder of the Nonesuch Press as well as the latest John Dunning bibliomystery. And, as always, catalog reviews and a calendar of upcoming book fairs and auctions, and much more.