Tag Archives: Anthony Smithson

Music To Buy Books By

Hello.  It’s me, Pauline Schol, again.  The Guv’nor won’t admit it, but he’s a little bit miffed that the blog got about ten times more visitors than usual after my post last week – “Well, if that’s what they want, … Continue reading

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Antiquating – York 2014

A new verb for us to contemplate this week: to antiquate, describing whatever it is we think antiquarian booksellers actually do (or perhaps merely the process by which we become antiquated – if this is not in fact the same … Continue reading

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Friends in the North

A very pleasant night out in Newcastle a couple of weeks ago with Mr & Mrs Keel Row Bookshop – also known as Anthony Smithson and his wife Alice.  A Turkish supper in the lee of the mighty football stadium … Continue reading

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Blog on the Tyne

Up in Newcastle last week, so long a favourite city, to attend a memorial service for the late Alex Fotheringham (1940-2012).  A good bookseller, in many ways an exceptional bookseller  – and an excellent turnout of friends, colleagues and booksellers … Continue reading

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