NBS Bibliotalk: The Coin Book Lover Podcast

NBS Bibliotalk: The Coin Book Lover Podcast

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

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May 5, 2021 48 min

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.

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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/

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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://libra...

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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.

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August 14, 2020 58 min

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/

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May 25, 2020 60 min

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. 

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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

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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/...

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