Ten Pound Island Book Co.

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Maritime List 230

June 17, 2015
Album Containing 54 Photographic Prints of Bucks Harbor

Here is a sampling of some of the items we’ve purchased this spring. It is a varied mix, including books, charts, manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera. These items are modestly priced, between $50 and $3500, but of wide-ranging interest – everything from pirates to sailor pooches, to dhows, to the French invasion of England, to the earliest printed images of California, and back – wherever that is. As my waitress said last night, “Enjoy!”


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A weekly blog of news, gossip, recent adventures and acquisitions, and deep thinking about the antiquarian book trade

San Francisco’s Brooklyn

GregG, June 29, 2015
oakland2 copy

Logistics sounded troublesome and expensive, so I packed a few piles of ephemera into a big suitcase, padded it with my week’s worth of clothing, and headed out to Oakland,CA, where this year’s Rare Book & Manuscript Librarian’s Conference was bein … More >>