Crotz recalls Myers visiting his shop once and also doing business by phone and catalog order. He was researching the Phoenix Nursery owners and family. Crotz came to the Myers auction and bought some of the same books back and more. He recalls that Myers was "fun, pleasant, jovial, not serious about books." He characterized Myers as being surgical in his interests, that he was specifically interested in gardening done in the Phoenix nursery. Myers' interests were in quantity and content above more disciplinary-type interests in bibliography.
books, local history, collecting techniques, 19th Century, horticulture, gardening, Portrait of a Collector, Bookseller
United States History
Crotz, Keith and Miner, Meg, "Keith Crotz" (2016). All oral histories. 89.