Author: Chris Volk

Bookseller since 1993, full-time since 1997, mostly online, but we do exhibit at several book fairs each year, issue catalogues and are open by appointment. We live in the Sierra foothills (gold rush country) and have a building on our property dedicated to holding our inventory. We specialize in modern first editions - including African American literature, mysteries, science fiction, poetry and children's books. I am proud to serve IOBA as its President in 2013.

Sacramento, CA – 9th Annual Central Valley Antiquarian Booksellers Association Book Fair

On September 28, a typically sunny and beautiful early autumn day, the 9th Annual Book Fair sponsored by the Central Valley Antiquarian Booksellers Association (CVABA) was held in Sacramento, California. Among the 54 booksellers participating were 3 IOBA members: Vic…

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…

Regarding Black Writers & Literature

Q: One of your specialties is Black literature. How/why did you choose this area to specialize in? A: I had both personal reasons and what I like to think are practical business reasons. The civil rights movement was very active…