Kurt Zimmerman

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Gender Male
Location Conroe, Texas, United States
Introduction My book is out! RARE BOOK HUNTING: ESSAYS AND ESCAPADES (2021). See link above. I can be reached directly at zbooks@yahoo.com. I am first and foremost a book collector and writer. For over 30 years, I have been collecting material related to American book hunting / collecting and the antiquarian book trade, particularly association copies. At the University of Texas, I received a Masters degree in Library Science, spent three years as an intern / assistant at the Humanities Research Center learning bibliography and books from the best in the field, worked in the book trade for Dorothy Sloan, noted Americana dealer, and ran the rare book and manuscript department at Butterfield and Butterfield auction house in San Francisco. An opportunity in the family real estate business brought me to back to Houston twenty-six years ago. I am a founder and president of the Book Hunters Club of Houston established in 2014. I have become fully immersed in the history of the rare book world. This inspires me to share my insights and collection through my blog.
Favorite Books Too many to list here!