Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Thoughts on the Photo Book Market from 5B4
There is an extremely well reasoned analysis of the challenges facing the photo book world at 5B4 today. Among many topics, it describes very accurately the price herding that goes on at Abebooks and elsewhere, highlights the impact "check off" collectors (those that are trying to get every book from Roth or Parr/Badger) have had on the market, and exposes the book signing racket. The link is here. Well worth your time.