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June 26th, 2014 • Posted in Bookstores

Evidence of craftmanship in New Haven, Connecticut

Next time you’re in New Haven, Connecticut, do your self a favour: in addition to visiting the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, drop in on William Reese Company. Not only will you see some gorgeously bound

leather

bindings,  if you look downward – you’ll also see evidence of another master craftsman’s

work

on hand.

Be sure to call ahead though…Bill’s shop is By Appointment Only.

June 22nd, 2014 • Posted in Bookstores

Old Books & Fresh Eggs for Sale

This from BOOKRIOT’s Literary Tourism series:  ”Another awesome x 1000% bookstore is Mad Dog and Pilgrim, about three hours northeast of Laramie ‘Wyoming] in Sweetwater Station (if you blink you’ll drive through it). A sign at the edge of the road reading, “Old Books Fresh Eggs For Sale,” is the only advertisement for this antiquarian bookshop housed in a renovated, climate-controlled barn. The place is HUGE, with thousands of used and rare books, and the owners know their stuff. They’ve sold rare books to Buckingham Palace, Oxford and Cambridge University libraries, and serious collectors around the world. The bookstore also houses the owners’ collection of antiques and their menagerie of cats, dogs, chickens, llamas, sheep, goats, and the occasional misanthropic moose.”

 

mad dog and pilgrim sign
Sign for Mad Dog and Pilgrim Bookstore.
Photo by Brad Christensen via Wyofile.

 

June 9th, 2014 • Posted in Bookstores, Buenos Aires

Video: El Ateneo Bookstore – Buenos Aires

June 9th, 2014 • Posted in Bookstores

Video: Rizzoli Bookstore farewell walkthrough

June 4th, 2014 • Posted in Bookstores

Bookstore Photo of the Day

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Check out the Literary Tourist listing here.

June 3rd, 2014 • Posted in Bookstores, Buenos Aires

Video: The El Ateneo Bookstore in Buenos Aires

June 3rd, 2014 • Posted in Bookstores

Used Book Buying: Behind the Scenes at a Used Bookstore

May 28th, 2014 • Posted in Bookstores

Used Bookstore Photo of the Day

Somewhere on the road from Ottawa to Orillia, Ontario. Closer to the latter. 

May 26th, 2014 • Posted in Bookstores

Bookstore photo of the Day

Addymans Books, Hay-on-Wye, Wales. Click here for the LT review.

May 23rd, 2014 • Posted in Bookstores

Bookstore Photo of the Day

Realeyes Bookstore and Cafe, Charlotte, NC (now closed).