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Saturday, February 25, 2017

RARE BOOK CAFE: Watch LIVE today at 2:30 p.m. ET


Welcome to the 10th episode of Rare Book Cafe 2.0. Our guest is Michael Slicker, chairman of the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair, rare book appraiser, and owner of Lighthouse Books ABAA.

In a pre-recorded segment, Michael discusses antiquarian books, the book fair (now in its 36 year), his 40 years with Lighthouse Books, and a bit of Florida history. Interviewer is guest host Cynthia Gibson, editorial director of bookfairsdotcom.

Miami Beach bookseller Steven Eisenstein is the host of Rare Book Cafe. Thorne Donnelley, owner of Liberty Books in West Palm Beach, are co-hosts. Regular co-host Lindsay Thompson, owner of Henry Bemis Books in Charlotte, North Carolina, is away. Joining us is special guest co-host Cynthia Gibson, in Charleston, South Carolina, owner of bookfairs.com. The program features Edie Eisenstein, an authority on miniature books.

T. Allan Smith is creator and executive producer.

Rare Book Cafe is sponsored by the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair, celebrating its 36th year on April 21-23, 2016 at The Coliseum in downtown St. Petersburg. Florida Antiquarian Book Fair features more than 100 booksellers offering rare, used, and collectible book, vintage prints, antique maps, vintage photographs, autographs, and collectible printed matter of all kinds.

Rare Book Cafe originated on Blab.im in 2015 but the platform shut down in August 2016. The rebooted program now on YouTube (broadcasting live on Google Hangouts on the Air) every Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET. Please join us.

Email: rarebookcafe@gmail.com

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