Yale University Library News

How the Rare Book Business Works: SCOPA forum presented by William Reese

Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall
Wednesday December 10, 2:00pm

New Haven rare book dealer William Reese will discuss how the business of dealing in rare books and manuscripts functions. He will discuss how material is acquired and marketed, issues of cataloging and description, how auctions and appraisals work, and other marketplace issues.

William Reese '77 is an antiquarian bookseller living in New Haven, CT. His firm, William Reese Company, founded in 1975 when he was a sophomore, is one of the leading rare book dealers in the world, specializing in Americana, travels and voyages, and literature.

The talk is sponsored by SCOPA and is free and open to the public.

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