Series: Summer 2007 (Vol. VIII, No. 3)

Brian Cassidy, Bookseller, Monterey, CA

“Life is what happens to you / While you’re busy making other plans.” -John Lennon, “Beautiful Boy”For me, life was not what happened to me while busy making other plans. Bookselling was.  My first bookstore job was at Iowa City’s…

Ye Olde Booksellers : Adventures in American Bookshops, Antique Stores and Auction Rooms

Ye Olde Booksellers Adventures in American Bookshops, Antique Stores and Auction Rooms by Guido Bruno (Detroit: The Douglas Book Shop, 1922) is a swell little thing, the one in hand numbered 898 of 1,000 printed, with bumped corners and cracked hinges,…

Addendum

Happy Hits Excerpts from recent online book descriptions. -Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Acceptable. Heavy edge and cover wear, some faux stains, inside great!! -Corners bumped, Spine worn at top and bottom with teat at center. -Book Condition: Good. No…