Podcast: The Obituary of Burton Weiss, by Ian Jackson

Obituary of Burton Weiss
read by John Windle
22/4/2020

Published in our Summer issue for 2011, the obituary of Burton Weiss - the eccentric San Francisco bookseller - was written by Ian Jackson and is read here by John Windle.

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If you enjoyed this Podcast, you may be interested in this profile of Burton Weiss from Curtis Faville at The Compass Rose, which includes images of Aphorisms of the Rare Book Trade, a keepsake that Weiss had made for the bibliophilic, Roxburghe Club. It was described as "a gentle poke at our pretention, being both true and charming at once'. Read >

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