Stephen J. Gertz

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About me

Gender Male
Occupation Rare & Antiquarian Book Seller
Location McMinnville, OR, United States
Introduction Stephen J. Gertz is a life-long lover and collector of rare books who began his career in the trade in 1985 as a rare book scout and dealer. He later became manager and head cataloguer at William Dailey Rare Books in Los Angeles, was Executive Director of David Brass Rare Books in Calabasas, CA, and Cataloger-Researcher at Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books & Medieval Manuscripts in McMinnville, OR. He is a former Vice-Chairman, Chairman, and member of the Executive Board of the Southern California Chapter of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, and currently a Full Member of the ABAA and ILAB doing business as Booktryst. He is also a member of The Bibliographical Society of America. His writing has been published by Feral House, The Disinformation Company, the Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Fine Books & Collections, L.A. Review, The Journal of the Arthur Rackham Society, and various online magazines.