Author: Julie Fauble

19th Annual Denver Book Fair

The Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Booksellers Association sponsored its 19th Annual Book Fair August 1 and 2, 2003. With more than 80 dealers from across the country, the Fair is the biggest antiquarian book event in the Rocky Mountain west. This…

President’s Message

The election is over, and we’re heading into a new year with a something old and something new board of directors.  (If I could figure out how to fit something borrowed and something blue in there, this would all segue…

From the President

More Questions than Answers By: Julie Fauble President, IOBA URL: http://www.centurybooks.com I have more questions than answers these days. What will happen in this rapidly changing online used book market? How do I respond to these changes? What do I want…

Book Fair Toolbox

by: Julie Fauble and Sue Gallagher Sue Gallagher Administrative Stuff (What you need to make the sale today) Pens Pencils and Eraser (had a request from a dealer for both items – when he purchased two pricey books, he immediately erased…

A Book and an Obsession – the Goldstone’s Out of the Flames

Spirits were high and laughter was afoot at the Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Book Fair as noted mystery author and bookman John Dunning introduced Larry and Nancy Goldstone thus: When Larry the writer met Nancy ‘Twas much more than just fun…

Professionalism

If your book description is the sign that gets the customer in the door, then your Terms of Sale make up the front desk where you complete the transaction. This is the place that can make or break the deal.…

Descriptions that Sell

Stop Writing Descriptions and Write Ads Here’s a suggestion for all booksellers. Search for some of your own books on your listing site of choice. Look at your book in a field of 15 or 20 others and ask yourself…