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.

Friday, May 29, 2009


photos by Christopher P. Stephens August 1979 NYC

During the late 1970s and early 1980s there was a weekly book dealers' poker game. It was usually at Christopher Stephens' place.
Pictured here are some of the regulars:
Harvey Tucker, Black Sun Books
Jim Cummins, James Cummins Rare Books
Lenny Fox, Leonard Fox Rare Book
Chris Stephens, Christopher P. Stephens Bookseller

The book dealer poker players had a rollicking good time.

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