Thursday, February 1, 2018

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting Feb 2018

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In addition to the $500 First Prize provided by the Florida Bibliophile Society, there will be two runner-up prizes of $100 each, provided by the Florida Antiquarian Booksellers Association and by Michael Slicker, Proprietor of Lighthouse Books in St. Petersburg.  Kudos to Joshua G. Steward for designing the contest poster!

A Visit to USF Library Special Collections Feb 18 2pm

Wish We Were There! (scroll down)

Richard Minsky Receives American Printing History Association 
(APHA) Laureate Award

San Fransisco Feb 2nd and 3rd

Pasadena Feb 9th to the 11th


FBS Member Ben Wiley, Old Yeller, and the Jump for Jesus Moment

Literary Hub:  Emily Temple on Virginia Woolf's Book Covers

Twenty-Four Minute Interviews by Nigel Beale

Erik Kwakkel on Horn Books

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library

The Online Library of Liberty

The Bateau Tapestry


Jeremy Dibbell's PhiloBiblos
I Thought I Selected His Blog Long Ago!


My Sentimental Library

On Keeping Informed in the Book World


Bernard M. Rosenthal 5 May 1920 14 January 2017 A Biographical and Bibliographical Account by Ian Jackson in the style of the Dictionaire historique et critique,  Berkeley: Printed for the Wednesday Table 2017. No. 359 of 400 copies printed.

Ask the Old Girl by Hans Christian Andersen, Berkeley: Ian Jackson 2017

The Practice of Typography: A Treatise on Spelling Abbreviations, the Compounding of Words, the Proper Use of Figures and Numerals, Italic and Capital Letters, Notes, Etc. with Observations on Punctuation and Proof-Reading by Theodore Low De Vinne, New York: The Century Co. 1904, Second edition.

It Occurs To Me That I Am America edited by Jonathan Santlover,New York: Touchtone 2018. All royalties go to the ACLU.

Uncle Sam in the Eyes of His Family by John Erskine, Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill 1930, No. 101 of 356 copies printed. Harry B Smith's copy with his bookplate.

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff, New York: Henry Holt 2018

The Microbibliophile: A Bimonthly Journal about Miniature Books and the Book Arts edited by James M. Brogan, North Branch, N.J. The Microbibliophile LLC. Jan 2018

It Happened in Brooklyn: An Oral History of Growing Up in Brooklyn in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s by Myrna Frommer, New York: Harcourt Brace 1993

The Iliad of Homer Done Into English Prose by Andrew Lang, Walter Leaf, and Ernest Myers New York: Carlton House n.d.

Major British Writers, Enlarged Edition, Vol I edited by G. B. Harrison, New York: Harcourt, Brace & World 1959

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer, New York: Simon and Schuster 2016

Legends: Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy edited by Robert Silverberg, New York: Tom Doherty Associates 1998. For my grandson Dylan who enjoys reading Fantasy.

Selections for Written Reproduction, Designed as an Aid to Composition, Writing, and Language Study by Edward R. Shaw, New York: D. Appleton and Company 1886. A gift from my sister-in-law Annie Fiorelli.

Guide to Composition by James Finch Royster, Chicago: Scott, Forsman 1919