Author: Pat Ahearn

The Out-of-Print and Antiquarian Book Market Seminar

  The Boot Camp for Booksellers opened on Sunday evening on the fifth of August at the beautiful Colorado College campus in Colorado Springs. After giving a warm welcome, Director Mike Ginsberg introduced the faculty. The two scholarship recipients for this…

Bookselling on the Internet: On Writing Descriptions

The Importance of Dust Jackets Dust jackets (or dustwrappers) were used occasionally from the middle of the 19th century. They became more common in the last few decades of that century and books from that period in jackets are collected…

Book Selling on the Internet: Record Keeping

In the US, if IRS comes calling, you can never have too many business records. I would think that this same rule would apply to all countries. When Allen and I were audited a number of years ago, our accountant’s advice was…