Contact:
Camilla Szymanowska, Secretary
Antiquarian Booksellers Association
6 Bell Yard, London WC2A 2JR
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7421 4681
Fax: +44 (0)20 7421 4641
 
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2017 Schedule

Monday: 11th September

08:30 - 09:00  Registration – Alice Laverty

09:00 - 9:45  Introductory Remarks, Introductions and recognition of  Scholarship winners – Anthony Smithson: The Keel Row Bookshop       

9:45 - 10:45  Keynote Speaker - Sunday Steinkirchner of B & B Rare Books

10:45 - 11.00  Keeping your books... the other kind. Business structures and  financial know-how - Alice Laverty- The Keel Row Bookshop     

11:00 - 11:15 BREAK  

11.15 - 12.15  Bookselling Fundamentals: Business Basics - Sophie Schneideman

12.15 - 13:00  LUNCH - discussion with faculty continues over lunch

13:00 - 14:30  Buying Books -  Justin Croft and Anthony Smithson

14:30 - 14:45  BREAK

14:45 - 15:45  Post Modern Bookselling Pt 1 – Jonathan Kearns

15.45 - 17.30  Bibliographical Description – Simon Beattie and Justin Croft

 

Tuesday: 12th September

08:30 - 10:15  How to Catalogue a Book – Simon Beattie and Justin Croft

10:15 - 10:30  BREAK

10:30 - 12.30  Cataloguing Workshop

12.30 - 13.15  LUNCH- discussion with faculty continues over lunch

13:15 - 14.15  Speciality Dealer – John Atkinson of John Atkinson Fine & Rare Books

14:15 - 15:15  Selling to Institutional Libraries - Tim Pye and Simon Beattie

15:15 - 15:30  BREAK        

15:30 - 16:30  Post Modern Bookselling Pt 2 – Jonathan Kearns

16:30 – 17:30  Book Fairs and Running an open shop – Anthony Smithson

17:30 – 19.30  Bookshop Tour

 

Wednesday : 13th September

08:30 - 10:15  The Art of the Book – Sophie Schneideman

10:15 - 10:30  BREAK

10:30 - 12.15  Fakes, Forgeries & Theft - Adam Douglas

12.15 - 1.15    LUNCH- discussion with faculty continues over lunch

1:15 - 14:15    Evaluating, Pricing & Selling - Stephen Foster

14:15 - 14.:30 BREAK

14:30 - 15:30  Cataloguing an Archive – Charles Cox

15:30 - 16:30  Post Modern Bookselling Pt 3 – Jonathan Kearns

16:30 - onwards  Open forum

18:30 - 21:00  Farewell Dinner