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Two Hunter S. Thompson Letters to be Auctioned

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Einstein Letter Defending his Jewish Heritage to be Auctioned

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Contents Summer 2011

Features

Beach Read

By Daniel G. Payne

Henry Beston spent a year in a dune shack on Cape Cod, finding there the inspiration to write The Outermost House, a classic of American nature writing. Where would he go next?

Read Online

Edward Curtis’ The North American Indian

By Jonathan Shipley

Theodore Roosevelt, J. P. Morgan, and Cecil B. DeMille all supported—in one way or another—this million-dollar set of photographs.

On the Plantation

By Deborah Burst

Cammie G. Henry, an early twentieth-century collector of books and ephemera, turned her Louisiana plantation into an arts colony that would one day produce folk artist Clementine Hunter.

 

On the Block

Bibliotheca Wittockiana

By Jeremy Dibbell

Belgian bibliophile Michel Wittock's fine bindings at auction (again)

How I Got started

Virginia History and China Travels

By Ellen F. Brown

Collector Jack Spain

Digest

The handwriting is on the wall for American penmanship

Book: Loeb Classical Library turns one hundred

Art: Painting Shakespeare

Object: Collecting play money

Exhibit: The King James Bible at the Bodleian

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

Marketplace

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

The Power of a Piece of Paper

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

Bookseller Ken Rendell’s private Museum of World War II

Record-Breaker

Merian’s Entomological Wonder

By Ian McKay

A third edition of the Metamorphosibus Insectorum Surinamensium

Book Art

New York Revisited

By Richard Minsky

An interview with color wood engraver Gaylord Schanilec

Beyond the Basics

Books in Parts

By Joel Silver

Serial collecting, Dickens and beyond

In the Library

Patience and Fortitude

By J. Kevin Graffagnino

Reuniting the Strachey Papers at the Clements Library