Jim Presgraves

Jim Presgraves got his start in the book business at the young age of 12 after attending an auction and he’s never looked back. He established a bookstore in 1973 after years of private quotation and catalog sales. Bookworm & Silverfish operated out of Wytheville, VA, and specialized in 19th Century Sheet Music, Americana, Appraisals, Genealogy, General, Technical, Virginia, and West Virginia. He was an ABAA Member from 1977 to 2022. Interviewed by Michael Ginsberg at the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair.