Tag Archives: Bloomsbury

Real Books, Real People

A week of book-fairs and nowadays a whole series of related events – visits, talks and tours – all under a festival heading of “Rare Books London 2017”.  No sparing of effort, much time generously given – applause and a … Continue reading

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Selina Hall – Secret Mapmaker

Prompted by acquiring this lovely and interesting Sidney Hall map of London from Tim Bryars – you can (or will shortly) be able read about the map itself on his own blog (Unto the Ends of the Earth – very … Continue reading

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Abroad in Bloomsbury

“Hello!  Are you going to write us all up your blog?”  Well, that’s the sort of greeting that was always going to get Hedley Morgan (H. J. Morgan) a mention – and a photograph too.  And the sub-plot was that it … Continue reading

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