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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
"Best in genre."
Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture
Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture
"A wothy sequel."
Used and Rare: Travels in the Book World
Used and Rare: Travels in the Book World
"Fun to watch the Goldstones evolve as book collectors. I chuckled as they passed developmental waypoints that I had visited myself."
Slightly Chipped: Footnotes in Booklore
Slightly Chipped: Footnotes in Booklore
"More of the above. Most people prefer the first book, but I think that's because it was about novice book collectors, and it reminds of times when book collecting was new. But this one's good too.."
Warmly Inscribed: The New England Forger and Other Book Tales
Warmly Inscribed: The New England Forger and Other Book Tales
"And still more..."
A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Lore, and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books
A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Lore, and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books
"Great essays..."
Readings: Essays and Literary Entertainments
Readings: Essays and Literary Entertainments
"Entertaining shorts from the literary critic."
Casanova Was A Book Lover: And Other Naked Truths and Provocative Curiosities about the Writing, Selling, and Reading of Books
Casanova Was A Book Lover: And Other Naked Truths and Provocative Curiosities about the Writing, Selling, and Reading of Books
"Might introduce the book lover to the world of authors and publishers."
Among the Gently Mad: Strategies and Perspectives for the Book-Hunter in the 21st Century
Among the Gently Mad: Strategies and Perspectives for the Book-Hunter in the 21st Century
"The BEST current work for collectors, old and new."
Book Collecting: A Modern Guide
Book Collecting: A Modern Guide
"A good read, needs a reprint!"