Downtown Brown Books

The arrival in our office of a striking, hand-colored and hand-bound catalogue devoted to handmade Cuban books from Portland’s Downtown Brown Books prompts this Video Friday. Here is one of eleven videos made by the bookseller to showcase books published by

Last week and into the weekend, book collectors experienced the ‘new normal’ in antiquarian book fairs: virtual book fairs. Marvin Getman opened his on June 2 and allowed browsers to search by keyword or by bookseller, with each bookseller posting up to a dozen items each. It was a good start, and one of things I most liked about this format was that