Series: Fall 2003 (Vol. IV, No. 3)

Book Review: Prelude To Tragedy – Vietnam: 1960-65

Edited by: Harvey Neese & John O’Donnell – (Foreword by Ambassador Richard Holbrooke) Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD: ISBN 1 55750 491 1 Flawed Policies Led To Disaster in Vietnam The tragedy is “It needn’t have happened!” say people who…

Palm Leaf Books

When I lived in St. Augustine, FL, I regularly attended the monthly antique dealer meetings, partly because I enjoyed the people and the food and partly because I enjoyed the Show and Tell portion of the meeting. Each dealer was…

Bar codes in the Used-Book Business

With all the financial pressures on Internet booksellers, from declining prices to shipping reimbursements which don’t quite cover the actual postage, it’s become more important than ever to be efficient. This is true even if you are a one-person shop,…

Printer’s Row- Always An Adventure!

Browsers at Autumn Leaves Books’ booth The Printer’s Row Book Fair is always an incredible event and, this year, again lived up to its reputation. It’s the Midwest’s largest outdoor book and author festival, which cannot be rivaled. Printer’s Row…

Cooperstown NY Antiquarian Book Fair, June 28th

The 9th annual Cooperstown Antiquarian Book Fair was held this past June 28 at the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown, New York. We had a full house again this year with dealers representing ten states and a multitude of collecting…

Gold Rush Book Fair, held May 17, 2003

The site of the 2003 Gold Rush Book Fair: Main Street Center Building at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, California A gorgeous California Gold Country day provided the backdrop for the Third Annual GOLD RUSH BOOK FAIR, held on…

San Diego 15th Annual Open Air Book Fair

Opening to San Diego Open Air Book Fair (University & 5th, looking south down 5th Avenue)   The 15th Annual San Diego Booksellers Association Open Air Book Fair was held on June 8th, 2003, with glorious sunny weather and about…