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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Jeff identified with the boy in Rawlings' story

Jeff Klinkenberg, who writes about Florida culture for the Tampa Bay Times, took time out to talk about his favorite "grown up" children's book, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' The Yearling.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Peter and Jeanne created a book for their children

Poet Peter Meinke shared some of the books he enjoyed as a child and, as a special treat, reads from The Legend of Larry the Lizard, a book he wrote and his wife, Jeanne, illustrated for their children. Join us at the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair as we celebrate Children's Literature: Pages of Wonder.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

The Stand-Up Librarian at The Dalí Museum

Stand-Up Librarian Meredith Myers visits with Pam Whiteaker of the Salvador Dali Museum to talk about the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair, volunteering, and children's books.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

The Stand-Up Librarian visits American Stage

Stand-Up Librarian Meredith Myers is on her Out and About Tour with a visit to American Stage and a hilarious conversation with Artistic Director Todd Olson. 

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Treasures We're Bringing: Ivanhoe, first edition

 From Lighthouse Books, ABAA, St. Petersburg Florida: 
[Scott, Sir Walter] Ivanhoe, A Romance. By "The Author of Waverley," &c. Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., 1820. 3 volumes. 1st edition, 1st issue, with pages 195-306 misnumbered 151-298. Octavo, early full tan polished calf rebacked in calf with contrasting calf labels. Bound with half-titles present, but without the 2 pages of ads found following Volume III. Grolier, English One Hundred, No. 100. $1,750.

TREASURES WE'RE BRINGING: This is a series that reveals some of the special books dealers will be bringing to the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair. Watch for more coming soon.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Treasures We're Bringing: A scholarly Devil

 From Copperfish Books, Punta Gorda, Florida:
The History of the Devil and the Idea of Evil by Paul Carus. Chicago: The Open Court Publishing Company, 1900. First edition, illustrated. A scholarly approach to the exploration of evil and the concept of the devil at the turn of the 20th century.

TREASURES WE'RE BRINGING: This is a series that reveals some of the special books dealers will be bringing to the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair. Watch for more coming soon.