Clay Byars - Alabama

Year you started collecting: 1998
Shelving method (by genre, author, signed copies): all of the above
Total number of copies: approximately 1200
Total number of signed copies: probably 20
Favorite treasure (s): a copy of This Side of Paradise Fitzgerald signed to my great, great aunt, Blanche Colton Williams; first edition of The Reivers signed by Faulkner
Favorite part of having signed books: feeling of closeness to the author