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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

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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

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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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
January/February 2005
Features
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Cervantes’s Wild Ride
Don Quixote, written by a washed-up ex-con, lives on after 400 years.
Mark Twain in a Wooden Barrel
The Clemens family library is found at the bottom of a barrel.
Explorers and mapmakers invented a giant Western river.
Life After Wartime
The story behind the Sue Barton nursing series.
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Gently Mad
Anything can be anywhere.
Fine Presses
Old Stile Press is more than pretty pictures.
Beyond the Basics
The more the merrier with extra-illustration.
Glen Miranker investigates—and collects—Sherlock Holmes.
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Digest
Booksellers doing good; Shakespeare’s secrets; Quaritch sold; a Bibliofind interview; and more.
Some Sharp Opinions from New-York Dealers from the New York Times, January 26, 1890
Offerings from booksellers.
Auction Report
Highlights of book auctions worldwide.