But isn’t it interesting that we have selected that document, that event, to mark the beginning of our country?
It is with the glory of oratory, not of battle, that we choose to date our beginning.
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.
The treasure-filled riverrun retail bookshop - established in 1978 - still exists. Visit and introduce yourself to the new owner, Tom Lecky. Tom brings his own fascinating experiences with books to this venerable store.
The riverrun link below takes you to Lecky’s webpage with information about his store.