Tag Archives: Bath

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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Avon Calling

Booked into the Avon Gorge Hotel in Bristol – well, Clifton, really – on Tuesday.  Room with a view over the Gorge turned out to be a standing-on-one-leg and seriously neck-craning affair – but a quiet (if forceful ) word … Continue reading

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