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A grateful thank-you to all my recent correspondents, although I’m not entirely sure how to take the remark that “viewing all those electronically unkempt bindings must have been unbearable for a person of sensitive disposition” (see last post). I’ll let … Continue reading
The hunt goes on. Out and about quite a bit. Rather disappointing book-fairs in Dorking and London – only managed to find four books and a map at the first. One of the books was simply to read, another simply … Continue reading
Best story of the week was Ed Bayntun-Coward’s recollection of his encounter with a glamorous woman at a party. She asked what he did for a living. Ed replied smoothly that he was an antiquarian bookseller – “What a contraceptive”, … Continue reading