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A Book Lover’s Haven Turns 100

The Grolier Club, a redoubt of bibliophiles on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, has no shortage of stately, book-lined interiors that scream — or at least murmur quietly — “serious collectors here.” But the true spirit of the place might be found in an unassuming closet on the fourth floor containing …

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Ansel Adams in a New Light

BOSTON — Ah, wilderness! It’s our answer to Europe’s cathedrals, our proof of a unique national identity. Most citizens were first introduced to the wilderness by images. In the early 19th century, Thomas Cole placed the eastern wilderness — his beloved Catskill Mountains — on walls. Later in the century, …

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