Watermark West Rare Books Collection
Philip McComish showed some of the items in the collection of Watermark West Rare Books, a division of Watermark Books and Cafe in Wichita,… read more
Philip McComish showed some of the items in the collection of Watermark West Rare Books, a division of Watermark Books and Cafe in Wichita, Kansas. He also talked about the state of the rare book business, and the current focus on Internet sales and ephemeral materials.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Wichita, Kansas, on May 7-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
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