Ken Gloss Talking Rare Books on The Point

If you missed The Point‘s book show this morning, not to worry, you will be able to listen online over at WCAI! Ken Gloss, proprietor of the Brattle Book Shop in Boston, joined Mindy Todd and Jill Erickson to talk about rare books and books about rare books. Thanks to all of you who called in with your comments and questions! Ken brought with him some Brattle Book Shop treasures, and below you’ll find the list of books Jill mentioned on the show. If you want to see pages from The Queen’s Royal Cookery, you can head over to the British Library!

ABC for Book Collectors by John Carter and Nicolas Barker

Rare Finds: a guide to book collecting by David and Natalie Bauman

Thieves of Book Row: New York’s most notorious rare book ring and the man who stopped it by Travis McDade

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: the true story of a thief, a detective, and a world of literary obsession by Allison Hoover Bartlett

Booked to Die by John Dunning

A Gentle Madness: bibliophiles, bibliomanes, and the eternal passion for books by Nicholas A. Basbanes

 

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