Slightly Chipped: Footnotes in Booklore

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More than a sequel, Slightly Chipped: Footnotes in Booklore is a companion piece for Used and Rare. A delight for the general reader and book collector alike, it details the Goldstone's further explorations into the curious world of book collecting. In Slightly Chipped, they get hooked on the correspondence and couplings of Bloomsbury; they track down Bram Stoker's earliest notes for Dracula; and they are introduced to hyper-moderns. Slightly Chipped is filled with all of the anecdotes and esoterica about the world of book collecting that charmed readers of Used and Rare. The Goldstones have discovered new places to buy rare tomes and new eccentric personalities along the way, and the reader will enjoy every step of the journey.

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User Review  - dono421846 - LibraryThing

A different book from the earlier Used and Rare. While the first book chronicled the authors' gradual immersion into the world of book collecting, this second volume focuses more on the book trade ... Read full review

SLIGHTLY CHIPPED: Footnotes in Booklore

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Slightly Chipped is the second volume of book collecting anecdotes by the husband-and-wife team the Goldstones (Used and Rare: Travels in the Book World, 1997). While their first effort was praised as ... Read full review

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