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    Adventures of a rare book dealer (and former small bookshop owner).

Monthly Archive January, 2007

Oh my…

I’m slowly forming a collection of books with interesting non-authorial inscriptions or marginalia. I’m fascinated by the way reader’s interact physically with books and the narratives and emotions these markings can suggest. And I plan on highlighting some of these here. The above is one of my favorites. I found it [...]

Another Book Blog?

Booksellers are largely Luddite in nature. Most have, therefore, only recently come to blogging. That said, the last year has seen a (relative) explosion of bookselling blogs: from J Godsey’s link-heavy Bibliophile Bullpen to Hugh Howell’s advice-oriented Entrepeneurial Bookselling, from Bookfinder’s and Fine Books and Collections’ respective spin-offs to the eminently readable musings [...]