Tag Archives: George Bayntun

Memory Lane

A friend and former neighbour recently asked me a question about a book I sold on her behalf years and years ago – not a question I could answer from memory.  I descended to the cellar to comb through a … Continue reading

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Hours of Work

A very pleasant afternoon out in Bath last week – an outing with a group of rare book librarians for a special behind-the-scenes tour of the famous Bayntun-Riviere bindery at George Bayntun’s on Manvers Street.  The tour was arranged as … Continue reading

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George Gregory of Bath

Just away to the Edinburgh Book Fair – looking forward to seeing lots of friends there – both old and new.  A full report on that next week.  In the meantime, another past president of the ABA – with many … Continue reading

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