One of the publishers from crime fiction’s past, was a little name that tried to become a bigger power among heavy hitters. Not necessarily known for their quality, they did Continue Reading
I have an illustration that I slid off of an eBay auction about a billion years ago, when you could still do that. I loved it so much, I tried Continue Reading
After spending a nice day and night at a B&B in the Pocanos, we were perusing locations on the iphone where we could delve into more books, cooking pamphlets, postcards, Continue Reading
From time to time we will share some entries from a terrific website called Bookride. If you are a book fan of any sort the site should be on your Continue Reading
Like most booksellers , I never really thought much about first editions until I became a bookseller. I collected books of all sorts, had a particular fondness for antiquarian books, Continue Reading
Once a book gets wet, it’s likely to develop mold. Even if its now apparently dry, some damage has already been done and you generally want to avoid them all Continue Reading
“I have been invited to so many conferences on “The Death of the Book” that I suspect it is very much alive,” wrote Harvard Librarian Robert Darnton in an article Continue Reading
There four creepy crawly critters like to live where its damp. If you can positively ID these four critters, you’ll have good odds of identifying books that have been improperly stored somewhere damp.