April 28, 2021

Rare Book Auction.

Rare Book Auctions have been flooding the internet and sometimes overwhelming yours truly. I can only imagine how inundated a book collector feels given the deluge of listings. As part of my Youtube Series on what it is like to be a rare book dealer, here is what goes through my mind when hunting for treasures for stock in auctions these days.

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September 25, 2020

Rare Book Provenance Deep Dive

I’ll look at a rare book on Renaissance cosmetics with provenance of the famous Royal Society. The video is about how rare book dealers look for copies of books with unique compelling stories to tell.

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July 28, 2021

What Rare Books to Buy and Why

Here is a Rare Book video on what rare books I really love to buy and sell. From medieval manuscripts to civil war letters, I have made my own 4 quirky personal categorizations.

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February 21, 2021

Rare Book Dealers and Rabbit Holes

Here is a video on how dealing in rare books leads you down many intellectual rabbit holes – a pleasurable pursuit no doubt – but unfortunately without the never-ending tea parties.

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