Bookish News: December 2016- The Gift Guide Edition

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Books Tell You Why offers some assistance with “Children’s Books: A Gift-Giving Guide.” This handy list includes suggestions for infants, children, teachers, and adults.

If you know a bookish someone on your list, but you don’t want to presume to know what book they might want, consider ephemera related to their favorite author! Ephemera is a growing branch of collectible materials like playbills, matchbooks, letterhead, ticket stubs from famous theaters, and other similar “detritus” that speaks to a particular era or niche. Learn more from the Biblio Book Collecting Guide!

The blog of the ABAA offers you some help with “Buying Rare Books as Gifts.” There’s some solid advice! This article is written by John Schulman of Caliban Books.

Need help finding a good deal on a hard to find book? BookGilt is a metasearch site built just for rare book collectors. Give it a whirl!


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