Series: Spring 2002 (Vol. III, No. 1)

IOBA Q & A Column

Q. I have a 1905 copy of BLACK BEAUTY with a nicely illustrated cover. I think I see the initials “DD” intertwined near lover edge. Is this the mark of a book illustrator I should know about? A. The intertwined…

Day in the Life: The Wall of Unavailability

I am in the habit of getting up in the mornings, making the coffee and checking my email. This particular morning there was an enquiry – not an order – an enquiry. It looked innocent enough. I had described the…

Sam Gottlieb, author of “Overbooked in Arizona”

Editor:┬áSam, many booksellers know you from book-related lists, but they may not all know you’re an author. What originally gave you the idea for the wildly funny “Overbooked In Arizona”? Sam: I was on one of my usual Saturday Garage…

The Grand Pooh-Bah: An Interview with Lynn deWeese-Parkinson

Barbara: Of the many projects you have taken on in your life, Bibliophile has been important to many booksellers. Let’s begin there. What is Bibliophile, how many subscribers do you have, and how does one subscribe? Lynn: Bibliophile is an…

2002 IOBA Election results

I am very pleased to announce the results of the election for the 2002 officers of the IOBA. Julie Fauble, who had previously been on the IOBA board and served as Treasurer of IOBA, was elected as president. Anne Poe…