Spencer Stuart holds a master’s degree in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute in London, England (recipient of the Director’s Award). Upon graduation he took a position with Bonhams Auctioneers where he worked closely with the North American Rare Books and Manuscripts department in Toronto and New York.
He is also an alumnus of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminars (’18) and has done course work at the Rare Book School (University of Virginia).
Spencer provides advisory services to collections both private and institutional, helping to facilitate collection development, cataloguing and deacquisition strategies. His specialities include rare books, prints and photography. You can reach him directly by phone (604.363.1012) or e-mail to discuss your specific needs.
In concert with his advising, Spencer is an active writer and lecturer on histories of the printed word for a variety of publications including The Book Collector and Amphora. As well as giving talks for both private and public events, Spencer also presents a monthly segment on Sheryl MacKay's CBC Radio program "North by Northwest" as a Book Historian.
For announcements regarding up-coming presentations or published writings, follow him on LinkedIn or Twitter.
Spencer Stuart is based in Vancouver, Canada.