Book Collecting – FAQ

March 23, 2018 0

WHAT MAKES BOOKS RARE? A book doesn’t have to be an antique or one of only a thousand copies to be rare. Rather, a rare book is one that is in demand, historically or otherwise […]

The “Why” of Book Collecting

October 28, 2015 0

“We collect, therefore we are,” an appraiser once told me. She may have been right on some level, but this simple, philosophical paraphrase only hints at the real reason behind our need to own great […]

Top 50 Literary Figures of all Time

February 5, 2014 0

In a recent blog article by theguardian, they asked the question: Who are the most significant literary figures in history? It is interesting to note that Jane Austen and Emily Dickinson are the only women […]

Removing Bookplates Without Damage

July 11, 2013 0

Watch This Video of How To Remove a Bookplate from a Book To Remove or Not To Remove So you have a book with a bookplate. And you want to remove the bookplate and display […]

This Week At VFB

July 7, 2013 0

Happy Fourth of July Weekend! Before we all head back to work on Monday, here’s a look at what’s been happening this week. Featured Book Signings and Special Events: Ann Leary and Peter Biskind Two […]

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