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[BKARTS] Scholarships to 2005 Antiquarian Book Market Seminar

(Posted at the request of Robert Rulon-Miller)

In honor of Elisabeth Woodburn, the ABAA Benevolent Fund is offering two
scholarships to the 2005 Antiquarian Book Market Seminar. Competition for
the two awards of $1,000 each is open to all. To apply for a scholarship
applicants should:
1. Write a ONE PAGE letter (500 words or less) stressing desire and need. A
letter of support from an ABAA member is also welcome but not required.
2. Submit materials to ABAA, 20 West 44th St. 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036,
fax to: (212) 944-8293, or email to Susan Dixon.
3. Entries must be postmarked no later than July 1th, 2005.
Successful candidates will be notified by phone or fax and by mail and the
awards will be presented at the seminar registration on August 7th, 2005.
Please note that only registrants are eligible to apply for these



** 27th consecutive year **

AUGUST 7?12, 2005

Colorado College, Colorado Springs
immediately following the Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Book Fair

Highlights this year include:

Keynote speaker: Ken Sanders, ABAA Security Chair
Specialty Dealer: Tom Congalton of Between the Covers
Dan Gregory on all facets of Internet bookselling
Dan DeSimone from The Library of Congress
 Conservation specialist: Gillian Boal of Stanford University

and other leading booksellers, including Lois Harvey, Jeff Marks, Jennifer Larson, Rob Rulon-Miller, Mary Frances Ciletti, Ed Glaser, & Mike Ginsberg

The fee for the Antiquarian Book Market Seminar is $995.00. It includes all instructional materials, Sunday evening reception, Monday picnic, Friday luncheon, transportation to off-site sessions, and daily breaks. After June 1, 2004 the fee increases to $1,095.00.

The fee will be discounted 10% for: 1) more than one registrant from the same organization; 2) past participants to the seminar.

Seminar Information
Please direct questions about any seminar information to:
Kathy Lindeman, Local Coordinator
Colorado Springs: (719) 473-6634
or E-mail to: KathyL@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

There are two ways to register:
1) Complete our on-line registration form and submit it together with your credit card information or your check for the $300.00 deposit by July 15th, 2005; or,
2) print-out the registration form, complete it and mail it with a $300 deposit (check payable to Book Seminars) by July 15th, 2005 to:

Book Seminars
Kathy Lindeman, Registration Coordinator
1604 East Yampa Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
The deposit is refundable only if written notice is received 30 days prior to the Seminar. The balance is payable on or before August 7th, 2005. If you pay your balance during campus registration on August 7th, you may use a check, VISA or Master Card. Book Seminars reserves the right to cancel the Seminar for any reason. If the Seminar is canceled before July 15, 2005, the liability of Book Seminars and its organizers to a potential participant shall be strictly limited to the refund of deposit previously received from that participant.

Courses cover the following topics
· Survey of the Antiquarian & Out-of-Print Book Market in a Changing World
· The Antiquarian Book Dealer
· The Used Book Shop
· Mail-Order Book Business
· Buying and Selling Books on the Internet
· Auction Market for Antiquarian Books
· Bibliographic and Catalogue Description
· The Institutional Market: Selling Books to Libraries
· Care and Preservation of Antiquarian Books
· Traditional and Technological References for Bibliographic Description
· Pricing and Appraisals
· Collecting Antiquarian Books
· Acquisition of Rare and OP Materials: Problems of Librarians and Dealers
· Compiling and Reading Bookseller Catalogues and Online Descriptions
· Technology for the Book Trade
· How to Establish and Maintain an Antiquarian Book Business
· Tax & Accounting Problems
· The Nature of the Physical Book
· Opportunity to Consult with Faculty on Special Problems

The Antiquarian Booksellers? Association of America and the Book Club of California have together made seven scholarships available for the seminar. Please see our web site www.bookseminars.com for details.

Terry Belanger : University Professor : University of Virginia : Rare Book School
PO 400103 : Charlottesville, VA 22904-4103 : Email belanger@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Telephone 434-924-8851 : Fax 434-924-8824 : URL <http://www.rarebookschool.org>

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