On June 30, learn how to judge a book by its cover
New England Archivists forum will weigh the worth of rare books
For those who love to read, a good book is priceless. So how do you gauge its value?
Find out on Wednesday, June 30, when a panel of experts will look at the factors that determine the worth of a rare book. The 2-4 p.m. event will take place in Goldfarb Library (location in library is still to be determined).
Speakers include Ken Gloss, proprietor of the Brattle Book Shop in Boston and past president of the New England Chapter of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America; Jay Satterfield, head of Special Collections at Dartmouth College; and Maris Humphreys, special collections cataloger at the Redwood Library & Athenaeum in Newport, R.I.
"Summer with NEA" is a series of New England Archivists afternoon events held throughout the region on a variety of archival topics.
Admission to the forum is $10 for NEA members and $15 for non-members. Refreshments will be served.
For registration and other information, please click here, or contact Sarah Shoemaker, Special Collections librarian, at 781-736-4641, or firstname.lastname@example.org.