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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

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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

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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

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
May/June 2006
Features
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A Modest Addition
—Shut down for three years, New York’s Morgan Library is reinvented by architect Renzo Piano.
Most Likely to Succeed
— After Katrina, a book collector’s B & B shelters more than just people.
Blue-Chip Books
— What has the Internet really done to the prices of modern firsts?
The Long Pen of Margaret Atwood
— Will the acclaimed author change book signings forever?
Columns
Gently Mad
— Saved by the book
Fine MAPS
— A bird’s-eye view of America
Fine Presses
— Bieler Press
Beyond the Basics
— Woodcuts and engravings
How I Got Started
Terry Seymour and the Everyman’s Library
DEPARTMENTS
Digest
Scandal in Mexico, Abebooks turns ten, a black bibliophile saves for the future, and more.
Book Reviews
Fine Pick: Margaret Brentano and Nicholson Baker remember The World on Sunday; bookbinding history; and more.
On The Market
Collecting Civil War books
Auction Report
— Highlights of book auctions worldwide
Dear Reader