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Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar (CABS)

decoration16 July 2017|21 July 2017

More than 2000 students have graduated from the seminar since its inception, many of whom have gone on to become prominent members of the bookselling community. Now in its 40th year, the Antiquarian Book Seminar provides an opportunity for leading specialists to share their expertise and experience with booksellers, librarians, and collectors in a comprehensive survey of the rare book market, both antiquarian and modern.

2017 Keynote Speaker: Kevin Young


2017 Specialty Dealer:
Heather O’Donnell - The Signal and the Noise

SUNDAY 16 JULY

Noon – 6 p.m.: Registration – Kathy Lindeman

6 –7: Dinner on your own

7 – 7:45: Opening Remarks and Introductions – Lorne Bair

7:45 – 8:45: Keynote Address – Kevin Young 

8:45 – 10:00: Reception

MONDAY 17 JULY

8:15 a.m. – 10:30: User's Guide to CABS – Rob Rulon-Miller, Lorne Bair, & Faculty

10:30 – 10:35: Break

10:35 – Noon: Business Basics – Brian Cassidy 

Noon – 1:00: Lunch

1:00 – 2:15: The Book as Physical Object, Part I – Terry Belanger

2:15 – 3:15: Why Bibliography Matters – Lisa Baskin, Katherine Reagan & Faculty

3:15 – 3:30: Break

3:30 – 5:00: Research Strategies, Part 1 – Garrett Scott

6:00 – 9:00: Chuck Wagon Picnic with Faculty

TUESDAY 18 JULY

8:30 a.m. – 9:30: Cataloging Basics – Rob Rulon-Miller & Katherine Reagan

9:30 – 10:30: Marketing Your Book Business – Garrett Scott & Brian Cassidy

10:30 – 10:45: Break

10:45 –Noon: Databases & Websites – Lorne Bair & Maria Lin

Noon – 1:15: Lunch

1:15 – 2:30: The Book as Physical Object, Part II – Terry Belanger

2:30 – 2:45: Break

2:45 – 3:45: Research Strategies, Part II – Garrett Scott & Faculty

3:45 – 4:30: Binding Styles & Illustration Techniques – Terry Belanger

4:30 – 5:30: Evidence of Diversity in the Book Trade: Historical Perspective - Lisa Baskin

WEDNESDAY 19 JULY

8:30 a.m. – 10:00: Specialty Dealer – Heather O'Donnell, Honey & Wax Booksellers

10:00 – 10:15: Break

10:15 – Noon: Pricing & Selling – Lorne Bair & Faculty

Noon – 1:15: Lunch

1:15 – 2:15: Pricing Workshop –  Lorne Bair & Faculty

2:15 – 3:15: Scouting and Consignments - Brian Cassidy

3:15 – 3:30: Break

3:30 – 5:00: Research Practicum

THURSDAY 20 JULY

8:30 a.m. – 10:00: Selling to Libraries: – Katherine Reagan

10:00 – 10:15: Break

10:30 – Noon: Cataloging Books – Rob Rulon-Miller & Lorne Bair

Noon – 1:00: Lunch

1:00 –3:15: Cataloging Workshop – Faculty

3:15 – 3:30: Break

3:30 -4:15: Auctions – Lorne Bair 

4:15 – 5:15: Benefit Auction – Rob Rulon-Miller, Auctioneer

FRIDAY 21 JULY

8:30 a.m. – 9:30: Book Fairs – Lorne Bair

9:30 – 10:00: Philosophies of Conservation – Terry Belanger

10:00 – 10:15: Break

10:15 – 11:15: Fakes, Forgeries & Theft – Garrett Scott & Brian Cassidy

11:15 - 12:15: Cataloging Archives & Non-Traditional Materials, Lorne Bair & Katherine Reagan

12:15 – 1:15: Lunch

1:15 –2:30: New Areas of Collecting  - Faculty

2:30 – 2:45: Break

2:45-3:00: Evaluations

3:00 – 4:00: Achieving Diversity in the Book Trade - Lisa Baskin & Faculty

4:00 - 5:15: Open Forum Roundtable - Faculty & Students

6:00 - 8:30: Closing ceremonies. Dinner will be provided.

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DATE
16 July 2017|21 July 2017
ADDRESS
1604 East Yampa St.
CITY
Colorado Springs
( UNITED STATES )
ORGANIZED BY
Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar, supported by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America
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