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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

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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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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
Contents Winter 2014

Rudyard Kipling and the Bhoys at Yale

By David Alan Richards

How a scrap of a poem launched the world’s largest collection of Kipling.

Hollywood Bound

By Tom Heyes

Scripts from the silver screen are highly collectible, particularly when you’re dealing with classic films like Gone With the Wind, Casablanca, and Citizen Kane.

 

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

Welcome to Wonderland

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

One man’s quest for everything Alice

Record-Breaker

The Triumph of Odilon Redon

By Ian McKay

The Symbolist painter and printmaker conquered at auction

Book Art

Biblioclast

By Richard Minsky

An interview with Doug Beube

Beyond the Basics

Read Online

Collector and Bookseller: A Vanishing Relationship?

By Joel Silver

Personal interaction and friendly discourse are the main ingredients in a robust antiquarian book market

In the Library

Sangorski & Sutcliffe

By Stephen Ratcliffe

Jeweled bindings and modern illuminated manuscripts at the Harry Ransom Center

Fine Maps

‘Looking Up the Country’

By Jeffrey S. Murray

Accurate maps of the battlefield made all the difference for the Union Army

Sold@Auction

’Round the World

By Ian McKay

Confucius in Europe, Salzmann in Jerusalem, and Bernard Romans in colonial America

On the Block

Hocus Pocus Focus

By Jeremy Dibbell

A marvelous collection of magic books and ephemera will disappear at auction

How I Got Started

Raymond Chandler and Crime Fiction

Collector Al Kaff

Digest

Read Online

In Las Vegas, Pawn Stars and rare books

Book: San Francisco’s Sutro Library

Read Online

Art: Vintage photos in modern fiction

Object: Precious gems in Carlsbad

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FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

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