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The Best Book Covers

The Best Book Covers

  I’ve already stated that the best book covers DO persuade  me and make a difference in whether or not I’ll purchase a title. What I didn’t relate is that dust jacket and book covers are a passion of  mine. I love illustration on practically anything; from packaging perfumes, to ads,[Read More…]

by November 18, 2011 Book Collecting, Dastardly Deeds
I Finally Got The Plumley Inheritance!

I Finally Got The Plumley Inheritance!

If you’re thinking a relative of mine died and left me a fortune, sadly, no. But almost as valuable, an edition of a book I’ve been searching for over 15 years is now in my excited hands. The Plumley Inheritance is incredibly scarce. The author, Christopher Bush is not a[Read More…]

Facsimile Dust Jackets–Good Idea for Used Bookshops?

Facsimile Dust Jackets–Good Idea for Used Bookshops?

  There are thousands of old books out there minus their original dust jackets. Some are first editions, some are not. There are a few talented people who work at restoring the original book covers, front, back, and flaps. Why should used bookshops be interested? A book that is in[Read More…]

by February 4, 2011 Book Collecting, Marketing Ideas