Booksellers and bookselling
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, signed book pages, publication announcements, catalogs, and newspaper clippings related to the careers of several Alabama authors as well as the Alabama Writers Conclave and the Birmingham Branch of the National League of American Pen Women.
Overview The diaries of a librarian, traveling salesman, and committed diarist.
File — Box 4267.001: , Folder: 17
Scope and Contents This file contains a letter from Drinker and Morris in Richmond, Virginia, to Lindsay and Blakiston, Booksellers, in Philadelphia, placing an order for several books.
Dates: 1848 August 28
File — Box 4265.001: , Folder: 51
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters to Harrison Hayford of Evanston, Illinois, from international book publishers/sellers. One letter is from Mario Casalini Ltd. in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and the other is from Daijo-Shukutoku-Gakuen in Tokyo, Japan.
Dates: 1964 April 20
Overview Contains a list of books compiled by Haunted House Book Shop owner Cameron McRae Plummer.
File — Box 4265.001: , Folder: 47
Scope and Contents This file contains one typewritten letter from R. Howard of Bernard Quaritch, Limited, in London, England, to R. C. Riebel of Louisville, Kentucky. Howard is offering to sell a somewhat damaged 1623 copy of Shakespeare: Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies for 17,000 pounds ($47,600).