Antiques

Good Gig: Rare Books Dealer Ken Gloss

Oct 8, 2014

Good Gig is a series of conversations with individuals who have landed their dream job. 

We're kicking off the series with Ken Gloss, the proprietor of the Brattle Book Shop in Boston, one of the largest--and oldest--antiquarian bookshops in the country. He has also been an appraiser of rare books and manuscripts for The Antiques Roadshow since 1998.

The festivities for this year’s New Hampshire Antiques Week are underway this weekend.

This year’s celebration of all things antique kicks off this weekend with the August Americana Auction, which is being held in Manchester through Sunday.

The centerpiece of the week is the 56th annual New Hampshire Antiques Show, which runs from Thursday to Saturday at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester.

Beverly Weir-Longacre, who co-chairs the event for the state’s Antique Dealers Association, says the event is a high point for dealers and antique lovers from across the country.

Get your New Hampshire- made craft or antique fix this weekend. Hippo Editor Amy Diaz has information on the 79th Annual League of NH Craftsmen Fair and the New Hampshire Antiques Dealers Association Show.

Sean Hurley, NHPR

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