Wednesday, January 27, 2016

RARE BOOK CAFE (AFTER HOURS): We're staying up late for a special show with Los Angeles bookseller John Howell

 EDITOR'S NOTE: To view our first program with LA bookseller John Howell, please visit  this page and play the embedded video you will find there. John Howell's interview will be found about half way through the program. The embed above does not work. You also can view John's return to Rare Book Cafe.

WATCH LIVE: LA bookseller John Howell is getting ready for the California International Antiquarian Book Fair, which is set for February 12-14 in Pasadena. The other day he showed us some interesting pieces he'd recently acquired that were produced by a revered Los Angeles printer Richard Hoffman, who was known for his elaborate ornaments used in more than 100 books, numerous ephemera, and other pieces produced during his 60 years as a printer.

John will be a guest on a special After Hours edition of Rare Book Cafe  at 10 p.m. on Thursday. He'll have some of the Hoffman pieces as well as other items, and he'll be talking about the California Book Fair.

You can watch Rare Book Cafe right here on the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair blog or you can log into  using you Twitter account. Search for Rare Book Cafe and join the conversation. John Howell's appearance on Rare Book Cafe follow a 9:30 p.m. visit with author Larry Baker (see earlier article).

Rare Book Cafe is sponsored by the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair, celebrating 34 years in March 2016. Watch for interesting information about the book fair on upcoming episodes of Rare Book Cafe. Subscribe to the broadcast so you won't miss anything. 

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