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Contents

Introduction
1
PART ONE BEGINNINGS
5
The Book We Never Sold
7
The Jews of Alsace
11
The Art of Playing the Pianoforte
14
Ben Shahn and the About Town Editor
16
The Little Blue Books
18
The Quai Voltaire
20
La Gioconda Raped
90
Wollstonecraft in America
92
A Touch of Auction Fever A Perfect Association Copy
96
Voltaire John Quincy Adams
98
Louis Philippe at Twickenham
101
Bertrand du Guesclin in Charleston
103
Goethe in America
105
Harro Harring
108

The Silver City Tarnished
22
Maine Inventory
25
A Bookstore Balcony
29
My First Sale
33
St Thomas Aquinas in the Rockies
36
A Soldiers Durer
39
A Booksellers Gift
42
Auctions Elzeviers And Beyond
45
PART TWO OUR TRAVELS
49
Church State
51
Lights Shadows
53
CityStates
57
East West
62
PART THREE BOOKS IN OUR LIVES
67
First Life of the Navigator
69
Thomas More Lost Found
71
Cartwright Returns to Leyden
73
Censored Ergo Rare
76
Bulls of Bologna
79
Discoveries of Discoveries
82
Exotic Typography in Paris
86
Rosh HaShana Eve
110
Mr Mrs Robert Browning
113
Margaret Fuller Sarah Clarke
116
Thomas Crawford
125
Tennysons Petrarch Ruskins Tennyson
127
PART FOUR NEW WRITINGS OLD BOOKS
131
The Minority Press
133
John Martyn
137
Robert Hooke His Library
141
Social Crusader Anne Baldwin
144
Bibliately
147
The House of the Expanding Doors
149
Alcotts First in First Edition
152
Malaeska Dime Novels
155
The French Revolution Invokes the Past
158
The Book We Never Wrote
161
PART FIVE OUR BOOKS
165
A Checklist
167
Index
175
Copyright

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