Videos

Hosted by long-time ABAA/ILAB member Phillip J. Pirages, the video segments below highlight important inventory and examine the various pleasures of book collecting, with an emphasis on understanding and appreciating historic and decorative bindings.

A Unique, First-Person, Unpublished Manuscript from a 19th century Illinois Settler

A Unique, First-Person, Unpublished Manuscript from a 19th century Illinois Settler
An introduction to a first-person unpublished, untitled manuscript account by Thomas Wright of Lincolnshire describing his journey to the Morris Birkbeck settlement in Southern Illinois Territory.
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