bookselling

SAN FRANCISCO—On the eve of its centenary, the Brick Row Book Shop of San Francisco is the primary contender for oldest bookstore in the United States. The elegantly appointed shop in Union Square was first established in New Haven in December 1915, with additional branches springing up in Princeton and New York City after initial commercial success.

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, October 12, 2015—Lifestyle blog Sweet Little Luxuries shows women how to create happiness every day by styling a lovely life and, moreover published Laugh, Love, Lick Chocolate Frosting: Your Adventure to Happiness to guide women. One of the original handwritten, hand-painted versions of the book sold for $1,400 on October 12, 2015, 7:30 AM PST, at

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(PORTLAND, OR) Flipsy.com today introduced the new BookSeller Android app, which makes it faster and easier than ever for professional booksellers to determine book market values, connect with buyers and sell books for the highest price. BookSeller turns Android smartphones into ISBN scanning devices and instantly displays private market values plus trade-in

Fulton, NY—December 2013—CorgiPack, a U.S. provider of packing and shipping supplies announced the debut of its line of fiberboard mailers. Consisting of a corrugated B-flute pad bonded to a Kraft linerboard, the CorgiPack mailer cushions and form-fits its contents, and combines a carton’s best features—rigidity, edge and corner protection—with the lighter weight and low cost associated

Nick Basbanes recently took a trip to Cleveland, Ohio, for which he wrote a column in our current issue. He visited two of the city's premiere booksellers, Paul L. Csank, owner of Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc., and John T. Zubal,
Catalogue Review: Honey & Wax No. 1

Guest blog by Brandon Kennedy

A few hours before dusk last Thursday in Archer City's town square, the parking spaces lining the courthouse and the perimeter of shops were at near capacity, yet there was no one in sight. I made a beeline for Building Four of Booked Up--the site of Friday's auction--and inquired about registration and the meet-and-