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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

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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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"William Steig's Sylvester and the Magic Pebble: A Golden Anniversary" Opens May 4

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
June 2009
Contents42

Special Report

Ibsen, Hamsun, and a
Tiny Smoked Fish

Skip the shutterbugs in France and Italy and go with tour
guide ERICA OLSEN on a literary expedition through Norway.

 

Departments

Digest

Swann Song

A last hurrah for the Ritter collection of livres d’artistes.

The Pin-Up King

The Pin-Up King

Charles Martignette’s collection of cuties goes to auction.

Dear Reader

Going Places

On the road or on the wagon.

Calendar

Find book fairs and auctions in your area or around the world.

Featured Columns

Fine Books Interview

A World Gone Missing

A World Gone Missing

John Eckblad’s nostalgic collection of early industrial prints. By F. S. NAIDEN

Collecting @ Large

Heaven Sent

When homeowners’ insurance came straight from the top. By DON YODER

Collecting@Large

One Day at a Time

How the “Big Book” shaped a rare bookseller’s career. by WILLIAM SCHABERG

Sold@Auction

June Brides

Columnist IAN MCKAY falls head over heels for French shepherdesses on stilts.