Jon Gilbert Fox, photographer, and bibliophile since birth, will present a talk on book collecting ‘Beware The Man With One Book’ or "Living in a house with 40,000 books..."
He will speak from a very personal perspective, while giving lessons on what to look for, how to identify first editions and rarities, what to avoid, and will share adventures in the jungle and jumble of books, as well as unique encounters with their authors.
When he hasn’t been scouring bookstores and yard sales, Fox has been working as a freelance photographer. He was a mainstay at Vermont Life for decades, a stringer for the New York Times, the primary theater and dance photographer in Washington, D.C. His work has been published throughout the world and graced the walls of many U.S. galleries.
Please join him at the Howe Library as he recounts his excursions though the world of books and the origins of his obsession. (And hear the story behind this photograph of President Clinton.)
The Norwich Bookstore will be on hand with information about joining our new First Editions program!