Thursday, September 24 at 7:00 pm at the ACL
Kenneth Gloss, a long-time Newton resident and proprietor of the nationally known Brattle Book Shop in downtown Boston will give a talk entitled, “Is There Value in Your Old and Rare Books?” on Thursday, September 24 at 7:00 pm at the ACL. “New England homes are treasure-troves for old and rare books that have increased in value over the years,” says Gloss. “We invite the public to bring any volumes they want to know about to the lecture for a free verbal appraisal.”
The Brattle Book Shop is one of America’s oldest and largest antiquarian bookstores. Kenneth Gloss is a member and past president of the New England Antiquarian Booksellers Association, member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, the Bostonian Society and the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers. He serves as a member of the advisory board of the USS Constitution Museum and was a member of the advisory committee of the Boston Public Library. He is a recipient of The Historic Neighborhoods Foundation award for making a definitive contribution to the design and social heritage of Boston and has been honored by the Brookline Preservation Commission for his donation of the original plans of the famous Larz Anderson estate. He is seen on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow from time to time and has been a popular guest on WBZ Radio as well as other radio, TV and cable stations numerous times.