“The fact that I do not find diamonds when I paddle in the shallows, does not prove that there are none in the unplumbed deeps. If, instead of hovering on the outskirts, we are able to penetrate to the eternal heart of things, we should find that we had left our mysteries behind us.”
- F. W. Boreham
“Like anything, book-collecting has changed across the years, and certainly larger cultural interests are shifting, but I would say literary culture in America is, in many ways, stronger now than at any point in history.”
Our rare books expert gives us the low down on how to start collecting books.