Friday, December 1, 2017

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting Dec 2017

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Book Paper Scissors Artists' Book Fair, 
Parkway Central Library, Free Library of Philadelphia Dec 2

Northhampton Book Fair Dec 2-3  
Book Talk and Book Signing:  Nicholas Basbanes

CharlesDickens and the Spirit of Christmas at the Morgan

Norfolk Public Library Holiday Events

Christmas in Florida

Check Your Local Listings for Holiday Events In Your Area


Aimee Ann's Book Lover Blog


Book a Room in a Hotel Filled with Books!

Peter Verheyen's Book Arts Bibliography

Some Archival Library Terms

Geoff Magnum's Guide to Native American History

LOC Webcast: The Albatross Press & the Third Reich

 Folger DIY First Folio 

Pradeep Sebastian's Articles in the Hindu
Predeeep is the Author of The Book Hunters of Katpadi

Advice on Buying Books as Christmas Presents


There have been 482 visitors to my continuous Biblio-Connecting blog post July 5, 2011 to the Present in the month of November. That's not to say they read all the posts; just that they read at least part of it. :-)

My Sentimental Library

Tom and Jerry: Friends and Aiders

Cursory Remarks About Politics

Revisiting the Interpretation of the Second Amendment


The Bewicks and Their Bookplates: No. 6 of the Twelve Blog Posts for Christmas


The Book Hunters of Katpadi by Pradeep Sebastian, Gurugram, India: Hachette India, 2017

The Wine Lover's Daughter: A Memoir by Anne Fadiman, New York:  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017

The Age of Johnson:  A Scholarly Annual  4  edited by Paul J. Korshin, New York:  AMS Press

The Age of Johnson:  Essays Presented to Chauncey Brewster Tinker edited by Frederick W. Hilles,  New York:  AMS Press, 1978 (first published by Yale University Press in 1949)

The Tinker Library:  A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Books and Manuscripts Collected by Chauncey Brewster Tinker compiled by Robert F. Metzdorf, Storrs-Mansfield:  Maurizio Martino [c1995] (first published by Yale University Library 1959)

Letters of James Boswell collected and edited by Chauncey Brewster Tinker, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924, 2vols.

Private Papers of James Boswell from Malahide Castle In the Collection of Lt-Colonel Ralph Heyward Isham  5 : Porzia Sansedoni, Love-Letters of James Boswell Written in Italy 1765 With Other Records of His Italian Tour prepared by Geoffrey Scott, [Mount Vernon: Rudge] 1929

Boswell in Holland 1763-1764 (Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell) edited by Frederick A. Pottle,  London:  William Heinemann, 1952 (No. 878 of 1,050 copies printed)

Kegan Paul, A Victorian Imprint:  Publishers, Books and Cultural History by Leslie Howsam, Toronto:  Toronto Press, 1998

Dear Willy:  The True Story of a Life Well Lived by Claire Ohlsson Geheb, privately printed 2016

A Few Planes For China:  The Birth of the Flying Tigers by Eugenie Buchan, Lebanon, NH: ForeEdge, 2017

The Borzoi 1925:  Being a Sort of Record of Ten Years of Publishing New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1925

Ex-Libris by Ross King, New York:  Walker & Co., 2001


Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting Nov 2017

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The Great Florida Bibliophile Society Book Swap Meet
Sunday, Nov 19th 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Seminole Community Library
Buy, Sell, or Trade Books (ten-book limit)
Swap Stories About Books With Other Bibliophiles

Lecture on Korean Papermaking at the Albion Nov 7, 7 pm

Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair
Nov 10-12

A Presentation of Pressing On:  The Letterpress Film
At the Grolier Club Nov 14th 6 pm  RSVP
Open to the Public 


Adventures of a Bibliophile


Julian Edison's Resources on Miniature Books at Washington University

Elvis:  A Life in Books

History Fangirl at Marsh's Library in Dublin

Perfect Measuring

R.R.B. About an Exhibition on the Art of Mortality

Panel on American Periodicals
 in the Watkinson Library, Trinity College on You Tube


My Sentimental Library

Before the News Went Fake:  A Tour of Books About the Press

Contemplations of MoiBibliomaniac

George & Lizzie:  A Novel by Nancy Pearl

Cursory Remarks About Politics

The Sad Proof Truth About My Your President

All my blog posts are posted on My Blog Browser


Dien Bien Phu:  The Epic Battle America Forgot by Howard R. Simpson, Washington, D. C.: Potomac Books 2005

The English Dictionary From Cawdrey to Johnson, 1604-1755 by DeWitt T. Starnes, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1946

Noah Webster and the American Dictionary by David Micklethwait, Jefferson, N.C: McFarland, 2000

A History of Book Illustration: The Illuminated Manuscript and the Printed Bookd by David Bland, London: Faber and Faber, 1969

Nomonhan 1939: The Red Army's Victory That Shaped World War II by Stuart D. Goldman, Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2012 (inscribed by the author at his presentation before the Florida Bibliophile Society on 10/15/17)

The Mobility of the Negro; A Study in the American Labor Supply by Edward Erwin Lewis, New York: Columbia University Press, 1931

My Wars Are Laid Away in Books: The Life of Emily Dickinson by Alfred Havbegger, New York: Random House, 2001

A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green, London: Macmillan, 1894 ($5 complete in 4 vols- needs rebacking-added to my bookbinding pile)

Our Village by Mary Russell Mitford, London: J. M. Dent, n.d.(Everyman's Library No. 927) (mint)

Essays of Elia by Charles Lamb, London: J. M. Dent, 1932 reprint (mint)

Compensation by Ralph Waldo Emerson, New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1910 reprint (10 cents)

Curiosities of Literature by John Sutherland, New York: Skyhorse Pubs., 2009

The Oxford Book of Literary Anecdotes by John Sutherland, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975

A Dictionary of Literary Terms by Sylvan Barnet,Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1960

Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now by Maya Angelou, New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996

New York: A Collection From Harper's Magazine New York: Gallery Books,1991

Under the Covers and Between the Sheets: The Inside Story Behind Classic Characters, Authors, Unforgettable Phrases, and Unexpected Endings by C. Alan Joyce Pleasantville: Reader's Digest, 2009

Exploring J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit by Corey Olsen, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2012

Max Perkins: Editor of Genius by A. Scott Berg, New York: Dutton, 1978

Autobiography of Mark Twain Vol I by Mark Twain, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010

The Battle for Germany by H. Essame, London:Batsford, 1969

Keys to the Kingdom by Bob Graham, New York: Vanguard Press, 2011

The Panther by Nelson Demille, New York: Grand Central Pub. 2012

Out of Range by C. J. Box. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2005

Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero by David Maraniss, New York Simon & Schuster, 2006

Dewey: A Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron, New York: Grand Central Pubs.,2008

Monday, October 2, 2017

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting Oct 2017

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Florida Bibliophile Society Guest Speaker Dr. Stuart D. Goldman
will give a power point presentation about
Nomonhan, 1939:  The Red Army Victory That Shaped WWII
1:30 pm Sunday Oct 15, 2017
University of Tampa Macdonald-Kelce Library

Friends of the Library Book Sale Oct 21-25
430B North Main St. Gainesville, Florida
 500,000 Books!

The Lewis Carroll Society of North America

13 Bookstores in and around Rochester, New York
 are having a Bookshop Tour this month!


Check out the other Book Fairs around the Country this month!


Jessica Kahan's TheGoodBadBook

Congrats to Jessica Kahan.!  She was the $1000 winner of the 2017 Honey & Wax Collecting Prize!


From the Guild of Book Workers

From AtlasObscura

From Literary Hub Last Summer

N.Y. Times Index

OCLC Classify:  An Experimental Classification Web Service


My Sentimental Library

Passages From Lambians in My Library, Large and Small

Biblio Researching

Researching the Provenance of the Autograph Manuscript of Dream Children; A Reverie

Contemplations of MoiBibliomaniac

The Restless Gamble in Our Electoral System by James Michener

Cursory Remarks About Politics

The Reckless Gamble in Our Electoral System
Posted in Contemplations... as a book review and here as a political post.


George and Lizzie: a Novel by Nancy Pearl, New York: Touchtone Books, 2017

Single Tax Conference Held in New York City, November 19, 20, 1910 Under the Auspices of the Joseph Fels Fund Commission, Cincinnati: The Commission, 1911

Writer's Year Books by Aron M. Mathieu, Cincinnati, 1943

The MLA Style Sheet by The Modern Language Association of America, 1973 (second edition)

De Re Medica by Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, 1951

Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of a Man Who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books by Aaron Lansky, Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 2004

A Restless People: Americans in Rebellion 1770-1787 by Oscar and Lilian Handlin, Garden City: Anchor Press, 1982 (Final Galley Proof)

Editorial Writing by Jesse Earle Bowden, The University of West Florida Comm Arts Course 4991

The Street Sweeper: A Novel by Elliot Pearlman, Toronto: Bond Street Books, 2012

El Tigre by John H. Manhold, Shoot Magazine Corporation, 2007 (signed)

The Island of the Day Before by Umberto Eco, New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co. 1995

Dictionaries:  Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America, latest issue