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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.


Summer 2007 (Vol. VIII, No. 3)

Table of Contents

  • From the Editor

  • Appraising for Booksellers

  • An Interview with Donald Hawthorne of Noah’s Ark Book Attic

  • “Meet Me in St. Louis,” or, A Book Dealer’s Travels to the Gateway to the West

  • Ephemeral Assays: Face Cards

  • Book Expo America 2007: “It’s About People and Books”

  • Pros and Cons of for Buyers and Sellers

  • Craig Horle and Laurie Wolfe of Classic Books and Ephemera

  • Nancy Johnson, Bookseller, Denver, CO

  • Brian Cassidy, Bookseller, Monterey, CA

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

  • Addendum


Appraising for Booksellers

All of you have gotten the phone call. The person on the other end has inherited or been given or found at a garage sale a book/books which he believes may be the next record breaker at a Sotheby’s au


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