Author: Richard Weatherford

Lessons Learned – Life in the Book Business

Like most people in the used and rare book business today, I was not trained for this career. I did not have access to the generations of knowledge and experience enjoyed by the children and grandchildren of the founders of…

The Alibris Pricing Tool

Few booksellers have made as big an impact on online selling as Richard Weatherford. A former professor who began his bookselling career in 1972 and who co-founded Seattle’s Bowie & Weatherford, Booksellers, Richard went on to start Interloc, a seller-to-seller…

The More Things Change . . . Where we have been and where we are going in the Online Book Worl

(Keynote Speech from the Summer 2002 Colorado Book Seminar) First, the beginnings – at least for me. By the time this particular day rolled around in late October, 1978, about a week before Halloween, I had been buying and selling…