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MOSHER BOOKS

MOSHER BOOKS

Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States

MOSHER BOOKS was started as a retail book firm in February 1991, relocated to Lancaster in November 1992 and four years later returned to Millersville, PA. Five years ago we relocated to Ephrata, PA where we work the business out of the house and display our stock by appointment or at book shows. The firm\'s namesake is the American publisher, Thomas Bird Mosher, who published fine literature in pleasing book formats from 1891-1923. The proprietor, Philip R. Bishop, is co-author of the exhibition catalogue Thomas Bird Mosher and the Art of the Book (Philadelphia, 1992. He is the bibliographer of the Mosher Press: \"Thomas Bird Mosher: Pirate Prince of Publishers - A Bibliography and Source Guide...\" co-published by The British Library and Oak Knoll Press (hard cover, 536 pages, 230+ illustrations, 8 pages of color. A monograph entitled \"A B.R. QUARTET--Letters from Bruce Rogers to Thomas Bird Mosher at The Houghton Library\" was published by The Typophiles in an edition of 500 copies in the Fall of 2000. Bishop is a frequent contributor to the Delaware Bibliophiles\' \"Endpapers\" and recently contributed to the Caxton\'s Club\'s book on association copies scheduled for publication in April 2011. More on Mosher Books and Bishop can be found in Shawn Purcell\'s interview which can easily be accessed by clicking the link on the MOSHER BOOKS website under the IOBA logo. Member of the ABAA, the ILAB and the IOBA.

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