Christopher P. Stephens, Bookman

Chris Stephens has been a book dealer since 1965 - earlier if you count childhood buying and selling.

Stephens has sold major collections to university libraries all over the world. He has operated appealing bookstores in Mt. Carroll, Illinois, Hastings on Hudson, NY and several in NYC, NY. He is a wholesale dealer to other bookstores all over the world.

Chris loves books.

Stephens now maintains a lively internet operation out of his new home in Scranton, PA.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009


May 6, 2009

These four book dealers happened into riverrun today. They enjoyed talking with one another.
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Wyatt Houston Day - sets up the yearly African Americana sale at Swann Galleries. He makes appraisals, and buys and sells African American material.

Mark Booker - is also interested in African American material, but likes to buy all sorts of things. He sells at flea markets in the area. "I could go to a flea market every day of the week," said Mark. "I must be crazy, but I like it."
Christopher P. Stephens - has had various book selling organizations since 1965. Chris has been the proprietor of riverrun for 15 years.

Gil Mott - is a book dealer in Connecticut. He has a large internet business specializing in history, philosophy and music. He is always on the lookout for unusual finds.

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