Mild Case of Bibliomania

As a seller of antiquarian and collectible books, I’m frequently asked to explain the attraction of “old books’ to non-bibliophiles. The questions usually come from customers seeking to purchase a book as a gift for a book lover in their lives, or more often from a book buyer who thinks the prices of antiquarian books are just too high.

In this wonderful video, “A Mild Case of Bibliomania”, Raymond Russell, the founder of the independent publisher Tartarus Press, shares his experience as a life-long bibliophile.

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