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Great Collections: March 2019

Great Collections: March 2019

For the Love of Cooking Sue Jimenez, a retired forensic anthropologist who grew up in Toronto but has called Albuquerque, New Mexico home for the last 25 years, holds the Guinness Record for the world’s largest cookbook collection, with over 6,500 volumes ranging from the late 1800s to modern day cuisine. A born researcher, Sue […]

Great Collections: February 2019

Great Collections: February 2019

Thomas Jefferson’s Books By Maxine Carter-Lome “I cannot live without books.” – Thomas Jefferson in a letter to John Adams, June 10, 1815 Throughout his life, reading and acquiring books were vital to Thomas Jefferson’s education and well-being. He relied on his books as his chief source of inspiration and practical knowledge, and believed that […]

Dickens book collection, $70,800, Waverly Rare Books

Dickens book collection, $70,800, Waverly Rare Books

Dickens book collection, $70,800, Waverly Rare Books Gavels n Paddles Recent Auction Results from Near and Far By Ken Hall A collection of 30 leather-bound books comprising the “Works of Charles Dickens,” featuring Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, A Christmas Carol and others, sold for $70,800 at an auction held December 6 by […]