18 Oct 2015

Tips for book collectors

From Standing Room Only, 2:25 pm on 18 October 2015

This weekend book lovers in the Wairarapa are finding out if they own trash or treasure, with a Melbournian specialist in old books giving valuations and tips as part of Featherston's first Book Festival. Featherston is the first New Zealand town to become a member of the International Organisation of Booktowns. It invited Melbournian Professor John Arnold along to value private antiquarian books people bring along and to talk about the difference between collecting and accumulating books.

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