Thursday, March 1, 2018

Welcome to Biblio-Connecting Mar 2018

Click on the Hyperlinks Above the Images to Read the Articles 


ANNOUNCEMENTS OF EXHIBITS, SYMPOSIUMS,
AND OTHER BOOK-RELATED EVENTS


A Photo Album of the Tour


Come Listen to Milton Scholar Cameron McNabb
Speak About John Milton and Paradise Lost
Sunday, March 18, 2018 1:30 pm
Seminole Community Library




The Lee J. Harrer Student Book Collecting Essay Contest ended last night.  And the judges are making their decision.  But I can tell you that there are more than a few young book collectors out there. We just need to get their attention!

http://www.floridabibliophilesociety.org/contest


N.Y. Antiquarian Book Fair Mar 8-11 2018


A Panel Discussion at the NYC Book Fair




Florida Antiquarian Book Fair Apr 20-22 2018


Check Out the Book Fairs and Other Events in Your Area




2018 FABS Tour of Delaware May 16-19 2018



Dolly Parton's Imagination Library


BLOG PICK OF THE MONTH
Dr. Jack Ross:  The Imaginary Museum
"On Collecting James Boswell" was the title of My Sentimental Library blog post last month. And Dr. Ross's blog post on Boswell fits right in.





FOUND ON THE WEB



UCLA's Professor Johanna Drucker, Staff and Students: 
 Their History of the Book



The Movable Book Society Awards


From The Guardian


Borges on Johnson and Boswell



RECENT BLOG POSTS



My Sentimental Library


On Collecting James Boswell


Contemplations of MoiBibliomaniac

How Paul Fussell and Samuel Johnson Helped Me Write a Review
of Michael Wolff's Book, Fire and Fury


I also posted it on Cursory Remarks About Politics, or CRAP for short.




RECENT ACQUISITIONS


The Yard Dog by Sheldon Russell, New York:  Minotaur Books, 2009

Samuel Johnson and the Life of Writing by Paul Fussell, New York:  Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich, 1971

Life Magazine  October 1984

The Sackett Brand by Louis L'Amour, New York:  Bantam Books, 1983 (1961) 21st printing

Soviet Press Selected Translations by the Department of the Air Force  Sep-Oct 1986

The Story of Mary's Little Lamb published by Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford, Dearborn, Mi. 1928

General Scheme of Pennsylvania by the United States Post Office Department, Railway Mail Service, Fifteenth Division, 1944

Tom and Jerry:  Goody Go-Round by Dee Francis, Racine: Whitman Publishing Company, 1967

Tom and Jerry's Party  by Steffi Fletcher, Racine:  Western Publishing Company, 1955

Leaves from The Log of the State Street Trust Company Privately Printed by State Street Trust Company, Boston, 1949 Second edition.

The Book of Intertype Faces  Brooklyn:  Intertype Corporation circa1930s; 512 pages; plus numerous advance proofs dated July 22, 1933 to April 15, 1937











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