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NBS Bibliotalk: The Coin Book Lover Podcast

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Love coins? Or books? Tune in to hear from a different bibliophile each episode.

Love coins? Or books? Tune in to hear from a different bibliophile each episode.

Location:

United States

Description:

Love coins? Or books? Tune in to hear from a different bibliophile each episode.

Language:

English


Episodes

Napoleonic Medals, with Marc Charles Ricard

9/23/2021
On this episode we talk to Marc Charles Ricard, numismatic book collector who's most well-known for his collection of books on Napoleonic medals. We talk about what that series includes, the highlights of his set, and some of his other collections. Please rate, review, subscribe, and let us know what you think! We'll be back in November for the next episode.

Duration:00:42:57

Numismatic Bibliographies, with David Fanning

7/20/2021
On this episode we talk to David Fanning, numismatic book seller from Kolbe & Fanning. We talk about what a numismatic bibliography is, the history of them, and some of the best ones for collectors today. Please rate, review, subscribe, and let us know what you think! We'll be back in September for the next episode.

Duration:00:55:02

Ancient Coins and Their Books, with Shanna Schmidt

5/5/2021
On this episode we talk to Shanna Schmidt, ancient coin dealer. We talk about her career, the building of a reference library for ancient numismatics, and some of the best references. Please rate, review, subscribe, and let us know what you think! We'll be back in June for the next episode.

Duration:00:48:11

A Look Inside Whitman, with Diana Plattner

3/5/2021
On this episode we talk to Diana Plattner, the Senior Editor at Whitman Publishing. We talk about the publishing process, how it's changed over the years, and the making of the Redbook. The Whitman Guide to Coin Collecting by Ken Bressett can be purchased here: https://whitman.com/whitman-guide-to-coin-collecting/ Please rate, review, subscribe, and let us know what you think! We'll be back in April for the next episode.

Duration:00:43:57

Special Collections and Art Books, with Cassie Brand

12/31/2020
On this episode we talk to Cassie Brand, Curator of Rare Books at Olin Library, Washington University in St. Louis. We talk about her professional background, the collection at the Olin library, and the world of rare book collecting outside of numismatics. The alchemy book we discuss is shown in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP2c1_Q6Z6M You can view other pieces in the WUSTL collection of rare books at https://library.wustl.edu/spec/rarebooks/ Please rate, review, subscribe,...

Duration:00:44:25

The World of Bookbinding, with Scott Kellar

10/31/2020
On this episode we talk to Scott Kellar, professional bookbinder. We talk about his experience in the field, favorite projects, and what he can do for your collection. Please rate, review, subscribe, and let us know what you think! We'll be back in December for the next episode.

Duration:00:35:01

A Gengerke Set, with Dan Hamelberg

8/14/2020
On this episode we talk to Dan Hamelberg, long time numismatic bibliophile and collector. We talk about his collection, some stories from his time collecting, and advice for people new to the hobby. See the video about his collection here: https://archive.org/details/HamelbergLibraryTour Register for the NNP Symposium to attend the annual NBS meeting here: https://nnpsymposium.org/ Please rate, review, subscribe, and let us know what you think! We'll be back in October for the next...

Duration:00:58:19

The ANS Library, with David Hill

5/25/2020
On this episode we talk to David Hill, librarian and archivist for the ANS. We talk about the size and scope of the ANS library, some online transitions, and how COVID-19 has impacted their work. Please rate, review, subscribe, and let us know what you think! We'll be back in August for the next episode.

Duration:01:00:26

300 Linear Feet of Books, with George Kolbe

3/4/2020
On this episode we talked with George Kolbe about how he got started in the numismatic book business, the logistics of mailing out thousands of books, and how the industry has changed with the dawn of the internet. It turns out that the "100 Greatest Books" list is available online: http://wiki.coinbooks.org/index.php/The_One_Hundred_Greatest_Items_Of_United_States_Numismatic_Literature Please rate, review, subscribe, and let us know what you think! We'll be back in May with the next...

Duration:00:47:10

Louisville vs. Lawrenceville, with Joel Orosz

11/19/2019
Welcome to the first episode of Bibliotalk! We talked with Joel Orosz about how to store and protect your books, rebinding, the importance of condition, and paper quality. He shares the two different types of bibliophiles, and we share some memories of Ken Lowe. Interested in reading Ken Lowe's "Out on a Limb?" They're all available on the Newman Numismatic Portal, here: https://nnp.wustl.edu/library/publisherdetail/518985 Please rate, review, subscribe, and let us know what you think!...

Duration:01:08:54