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York 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 out-of-print, antiquarian, rare and used book markets. Basic procedures and problems are discussed both formally and informally through a series of lectures, discussions, demonstrations and practical hands-on workshops with emphasis on cataloguing, pricing, and bookselling in the electronic age.
The seminar is designed for people of all levels of expertise, from beginners to those with years of experience who want to hone their skills in this rapidly changing field.

York 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 out-of-print, antiquarian, rare and used book markets. Basic procedures and problems are discussed both formally and informally through a series of lectures, discussions, demonstrations and practical hands-on workshops with emphasis on cataloguing, pricing, and bookselling in the electronic age.

The seminar is designed for people of all levels of expertise, from beginners to those with years of experience who want to hone their skills in this rapidly changing field.

Now in its 4th year, the York 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.

The seminar is designed for people of all levels of experience, from beginners to those with years of experience who want to hone their skills in this rapidly changing field.

If you seek to meet the challenges of book selling in the 21st century, the York Antiquarian Book Seminar will provide an intensive opportunity to meet and network with others of like interest.
The 2017 programme will be published soon.

Topics covered in 2016 included:

• Finding Books

• Evaluating and Pricing Books

• Reference Tools for the Book Trade

• Writing Effective Book Descriptions

• Buying and Selling Online

• Buying and Selling at Auction

• Archives and Collections

• Setting Up and Using a Bookseller Database

• Building and Marketing a Customer Base

• Photographing Books

• Creating Your Own Website

• Creating a Catalogue

• Operating a Profitable Open Shop

• Selling Books to Libraries

• Selling Books on Consignment

• Forgeries and Theft

For more information, please visit the website: www.yabseminar.com
or contact the ABA Office:

Camilla Szymanowska, Secretary
Antiquarian Booksellers Association

6 Bell Yard, London WC2A 2JR
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7421 4681
Fax: +44 (0)20 7421 4641

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