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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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March 2010
Contents52

SPECIAL REPORT

A Passion
for Paper

The Remarkable Life and Legacy
of Dard Hunter

By Karen Edwards
 

Departments

Digest

Mighty Oak

A fine press is helping children with HIV/AIDS one book at a time By Jonathan Shipley

Digest

Dante, Transformed

A book dealer’s role in the hottest new video game By Rebecca Rego Barry

Fine Books Review

Bound to Die

New in biblio-fiction; or, mysterious things happen at book fairs By Stevan Alburty

Dear Reader

Mad March Hare

Fine Books’ editor Rebecca Rego Barry on book and paper mania

Catalogues Received

Recently published catalogues from the world of collecting.

Quotes & Comments

See what readers are saying about Fine Books’ return to print

Calendar

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

Featured Columns

Auction Report

Maps and Memoirs

From Yorktown to Bourges, via 10 Downing Street By Ian McKay

Fine Maps

In the Trenches

British surveyors made a crucial contribution during World War I—an accurate map of the battlefield By Jeffrey S. Murray

Culture Club

Fine Books Excerpt

Culture Club

Three bibliomaniacs shaped the early library of the Boston Athenaeum By Katherine Wolff