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Ken Gloss

Owner

Brattle Book Shop

HQ Phone:  (617) 542-0210

Email: k***@***.com

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Brattle Book Shop

9 W St

Boston, Massachusetts,02111

United States

Company Description

The Brattle Book Shop was founded in the Cornhill section of Boston in 1825 and has been in the hands of the Gloss Family since 1949. Over the years George and his son Kenneth built this shop into one of the largest antiquarian bookshops in the country. Hous...more

Background Information

Affiliations

The Downtown Boston BID

Advisory Board Member


Downtown Crossing

Board Member


Boston Public Library

Member of the Advisory Committee


Friends

Executive Board Member


Massachusetts Historical Society

Fellow


New England Antiquarian Booksellers Association

Member and President


USS Constitution Museum

Member of the Advisory Board


The Bostonian Society

Member


Education

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chemistry


doctorate

chemistry


Web References(178 Total References)


Antiques Roadshow - Brattle Book Shop

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Brattle Book Shop owner Ken Gloss has been an appraiser on Antiques Roadshow since 1998.
Here are his appraisals. Ken talks to Antiques Roadshow Segment Producer Adam Monahan about Walt Whitman Civil War Letters and how they are rare than we thought. Ken talks to Antiques Roadshow Segment Producer Adam Monahan about Harper Lee. Ken Gloss and Mark Walberg at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park discuss the books of Elizabeth Custer--Aired February 16, 2015


Newsworthy Appearances - Brattle Book Shop

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May 16, 2011 -- Ken Gloss was featured in a question on Jeopardy!
Many thanks to friends of the Brattle for snapping this screen cap. March 13, 2011 -- Susan LaHoud 's "Book Smart" article in The Sun Chronicle discusses Ken Gloss's recent lecture appearance at the Larson Senior Center in Attleboro. October 28 , 2010 -- Ken shares some knowledge about the rare book trade with The Chelmsford Independent for its article "Book Antiquarian Coming to Chelmsford Library." Read the article From Arnold Worldwide--"In our first installment of DTX Docs we travelled two blocks down Washington Street to The Brattle Book Shop, a staple of Boston's Downtown Crossing area, and spoke to it's proprietor, world-renowned book appraiser, and all around nice guy Ken Gloss about the history of the hood and the legacy passed down by his father. To learn more about Ken and the Brattle, check out their website brattlebookshop.com or get off your lazy butts and ask the man himself." June 11, 2014--Check out #8 on Buzzfeed's Article "Bookstores You Need To See" Mar 4, 2008 -- Short video and interview with Brattle Book Shop owner Ken Gloss produced by WBZ News Radio.


Recommendations - New England Authors Expo

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For a book appraisal event with Ken Gloss of Brattle Books that we hosted in January of 2011, Chris gathered eight local authors to speak about their work prior to the main event.


Antique Talk - Grant's "Memoirs" a Literary Treasure

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According to Ken Gloss, owner of the Brattle Book Store in Boston, MA, the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant are one of the most common items he is asked to appraise on "The Antiques Roadshow.
Thinking they own a treasure, people invariably point to the signature in the front of the book. But this signature is easily authenticated. "Grant died before the book came out," Gloss has to explain, likely to the great disappointment and embarrassment of the owner.


Category Archive for "Westwood" | Hometown Weekly Newspapers

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On Tuesday, June 6, the Westwood Council of Aging invited Kenneth Gloss, owner of the Brattle Book Shop in Boston, to give a talk about his passion of rare books.
The room was... Read more


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