Tags : collecting books

Collecting Modern Library Books

In the period during which I was working to create a store and open it for business I was asked many times if I would specialize in anything. This is not a question that I spent much time deliberating over. Most of my favorite bookshops have been general interest stores; they tried to find good […]Read More

Heaven is a Sublime Used Bookshop

I visited one of my favorite spots today. And in the future ¬†will be interviewing the owners and writing up a profile of this wonderful bookshop, but for now, I wanted to share the delicious experience of meandering, chatting, discovering and luxuriating in the midst of books books books. Located on the main street ¬†historical […]Read More

Introducing Myself, Happy to Host

Hello! I’m pleased your founder, Bruce Hollingdrake, asked me to join him and The Bookshop Blog and to host such a fine source for those who love and or collect books, own a bookstore, or want to open one. Although I’ve not owned a shop, I have worked in independent bookstores supporting so-called other professions […]Read More

Rare Book Collections by Category

The majority of rare book collectors do not purchase any random rare book considered valuable, but collect within one or more specific category. Most rare book collectors prefer to develop collections based on their interests and their knowledge of a particular subject rather than as a blind dispassionate investment in something of which they are […]Read More