Tag Archives: Bernard Quaritch

Hidden Treasures (1)

Hidden Treasures (and their unveiling) – such was the theme at the recent conference of the Rare Books and Special Collections Group of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) – that’s what used to be the good … Continue reading

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The Book-Hunters of 1888 (4)

To judge from the record number of visitors to the blog in recent weeks you have all greatly enjoyed the exuberant guest posts from my charming and highly talented colleague, Pauline Schol – as have I.  That’s obviously enough of … Continue reading

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The Book-Hunters of 1888 (1)

I spied a copy of this print in the ABA Office a few weeks ago.  The scene is in Wellington Street off the Strand and the date is 1888 – it was first published in “The Graphic” of 26th May of … Continue reading

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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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Telephone Boxes

Too busy to blog for a number of days – but back in action now. And welcome to all the new readers directed here by the links on Sheppard’s Confidential and TheBookGuide. Busy, busy, busy – but let me mention … Continue reading

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