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The Joys of Book Collecting According to a Prize Winning Collector


Works: The Romances of Alexandre Dumas. Complete 48-volume set.

Works: The Romances of Alexandre Dumas. Complete 48-volume set.

The National Post‘s blog “The Afterword”  features an interview with Canada’s first national book-collecting contest winner, Charlotte Ashley. The contest, sponsored by The Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC), the Antiquarian Booksellers of Association of Canada (ABAC) and the Alcuin Society,  “was created … to encourage young Canadians to collect books and study the discipline of researching and writing bibliographies.”

Ashley won the contest  for her collection The Works (and Quirks) of Alexandre Dumas pere and was presented with $2,500.

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