• World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893, James A. Michener, and Dryden Pottery specialists.

  • The Book Stops Here is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We write, publish, repair, buy and sell books.

  • Our primary interest is to generate historical and scholarly books of lasting value.

  • Thorough research is our speciality!


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» Our new biography is available - PITCHING MY WAY THROUGH WORLD WAR II.

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For information about our books:

Pitching My Way Through World War II. Letters Home to North Dakota. 2010

White City Recollections 2003

Dryden Pottery of Kansas and Arkansas. An Illustrated Catalog, Price Guide, and History. 2001

Chicago Day at the World's Columbian Exposition : Illustrated With Candid Photographs. 1997

James A. Michener : The Beginning Teacher and His Textbooks. 1995

Annotated Bibliography World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893. 1992

SUPPLEMENT : Annotated Bibliography : World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893. 1999

World's Columbian Exposition Souvenir Map.


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Information about us:

G. L. Dybwad, born and raised in North Dakota, graduated from Kansas State University with a doctorate in physics. He worked for AT&T Bell Laboratories and retired in 1996. He is a long-time collector of books and ephemera and has a special interest in the World's Columbian Exposition. His original service as The Book Stops Here was archival book repair-returning some of the original artistry to damaged books using Library of Congress materials.

Joy V. Bliss, native of North Dakota, current resident of New Mexico, has degrees in chemistry, medicine, and law. An anesthesiologist, she retired in 1990 to write full-time.

The Book Stops Here
1108 Rocky Point Ct. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87123-1952
(505) 296-9047
email: gldybwad@comcast.net