Three Book Trade Veterans and a Collector Speak at the Houston Book Fair - The Houston Book Fair was held this past Saturday, November 8th at the Printing Museum. One of the highlights was a panel discussion. Collector Kurt Zim...
5 weeks ago
An Altemus book and nothing to do until tomorrow. Oh, joy!
Henry Altemus and the Henry Altemus Company (1842-1936) was a popular and prolific Philadelphia publisher which started as a bookbinder and evolved into a publisher of photographic albums, bibles, decorative reprints of fiction, religious and moralistic books, juvenile series books, fairy tales, puzzle books, etc.And the rest, as the old saying goes, is history.