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The IOBA Standard is the journal of the Independent Online Booksellers Association and covers the book world, with a special focus on the online used, out-of-print, and collectible bookselling markets.


Fall 2007 (Vol. VIII, No. 4)

Table of Contents

  • Books About Bookselling: A Backward Look

  • From the Editor

  • The ABE Bookseller Ratings Deception

  • Rare Book School: A Week Among Bright Bookish Minds

  • The Price Guide Is Right (or Is It?)

  • Judith Tingley of Meetinghouse Books and MARIAB

  • A Book Dealer Visits Peru, or, How I Spent My Summer Vacation

  • Ephemeral Assays: Self Listing

  • Book Repair: Revelations, Decisions, and Disclosures

  • The Pros and Cons of for Buyers and Sellers

  • Joe Orlando of Fenwick Street Used Books and Music

  • Bob Schilling of Schillingslist, Gresham, Oregon

  • Victor Goldring, Goldring Books, Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK

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

  • Blurbettes: Faux Real: Genuine Leather and 200 Years of Inspired Fakes

  • Addenda



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