Tag Archives: Book collecting

York Book Fair 2012 – Friday

The first person I met as I headed into the York National Book Fair was the legendary American bookman, David Bauman (Bauman Rare Books) – branches in Philadelphia, New York (Madison Avenue) and Las Vegas.  What a feather in the … Continue reading

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Whatroaches? Bookroaches!

“So could secondhand [book-]shops be the cockroaches that survive this nuclear winter?” – the somewhat  startling question posed by Mark Mason in his recent “Back to the Future”  piece on The Spectator’s book-blog (link to the right – and thank-you … Continue reading

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A Vision of Mighty Book Hunters

Which is a chapter title from John Hill Burton’s “The Book Hunter” (1862) – and somehow suggested by this random image which WordPress has foisted on me and seems reluctant to replace. The blog is to record our travels in search … Continue reading

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