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BOOK DEALER COMES EAST, THE BETTER TO FIND BOOKS

Thursday April 16, 2015 - Friday May 15, 2015

HAMDEN, Conn., Sept 5— Somewhere in the middle of nowhere (runs the dream of a certain fanatical type of bookbuyer) in a crumbling Southern mansion, say, or a dull city's sleaziest back alley, or in a cornfield, stands a miraculous bookstore, filled to the rafters with old first editions.

There are...

All Me

With his intensely autobiographical paintings depicting the day-to-day existence of African Americans in the segregated South, Winfred Rembert has preserved an important, if often disturbing, chapter of American history. His indelible images of toiling in the cotton fields, singing in church, dancing in juke joints, or working on a chain...

C-SPAN - Interviews

MARCH 4, 2005
Washington Antiquarian Book Fair
Mr. McBlain talked about his bookstore, his catalog of African-American antiquarian books, and the business of book selling.

ABAA - Interview

Philip McBlain began collecting books shortly after he started practicing law. He quickly realized that he enjoyed books and the book trade far more than law, and made a career change. Philip established McBlain Books in 1970 and became a member of the ABAA in 1977. McBlain Books operates out...