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Lost Books:  Fall in Love With This Forgotten Children’s Book

Lost Books: Fall in Love With This Forgotten Children’s Book

                                                                           Buttons in the Back by Elizabeth Kirtland As an eclectic reader and a book dealer I have occasionally stumbled upon a remarkable “find,”  a book I have never seen or heard of before that is simply wonderful.  Such a book is this children’s story that is perfect for reading out loud and will … Continue reading

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“What’s Your Favorite Book?”

  One of the most confounding questions I get as a bookdealer is “What is your favorite book?” I stand there stupidly with my mouth open for a moment. It is not what they think…which is probably “What a stupid bookdealer…she obviously doesn’t read much.” Meanwhile, I am thinking “How many galaxies are there in … Continue reading

Times Atlas of the World

We have an exciting new offering: The Times Atlas of the World, Mid-Century edition, in 5 volumes. Published by the Riverside Press Cambridge/Houghton Mifflin Co. in 1958, this is considered the “high water mark of printed atlases.” I have so rarely seen atlases like this in my 30 years in the book business. We are … Continue reading