Barnes & Noble is one of several stores that have refused to carry Amazon Publishing's books. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This rare portrait of Bach, by Elias Gottlob Haussmann, hung in John Eliot Gardiner's home during World War II. courtesy of William H. Scheide, Princeton, N.J. hide caption

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