Allen Ahearn is an author, collector, and bookseller. A 1960 graduate of the University of Maryland, Ahearn established Quill & Brush in 1976 with his late wife, Patricia. Quill & Brush "specializes in first editions of literature, mystery/detective fiction and poetry, as well as collectible books in all fields." With Patricia, he co-authored "Book Collecting: A Comprehensive Guide" and "Book Collecting 2000."
This collection is presented here in alphabetical order. The books are cataloged and can be found organized by call number in the Lowens Room at the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library.