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Books with colored plates

Books with colored plates

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You can’t see me, and the main reason is because I’m hiding behind this facsimile of a version of the first printing of Audubon’s Birds of America. I’m showing you this because I want you to get an idea of how big that book is. It’s a difficult book to read in bed, and it […]

3 MINUTE BOOK SHOPPING CHALLENGE feat. Michael BookLion.

3 MINUTE BOOK SHOPPING CHALLENGE feat. Michael BookLion.

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Emma: Hey whatsup hello my name is Emma and today I am here with Michael: Michael BookLion E: I knew you were doing it that time because you hit m [laughs] E: Today, we are back at the Strand Bookstore – You can’t keep doing this every single time M: Okay I’m sorry!! E: Today […]

An Introduction to Antique Books

An Introduction to Antique Books

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We decided in advance of the publication of Catalog 61 in September of 2011 to do video segments as a kind of supplement to our written catalog and internet descriptions. We’ve done more than a dozen. This is the longest and the broadest. It’s a kind of general introduction dealing with the collecting of books. […]