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Ribble Ramble

A brief excursion northwards last week.  In truth, much more of a mini-break than a serious book-hunting expedition – but we did hire a car and spend one day on the book trail.  First stop was a warm welcome at … Continue reading

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The Book-Hunters of 1888 (6)

(14) Mr E. Stibbs – Returning to 1888 – no, I haven’t forgotten these book-hunters of yesteryear – seated to the right of (10) William Dobson Reeves we find a gnarled and bespectacled bookseller in an old-fashioned hat taking an … Continue reading

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Tracking Miss Banks

Let’s begin at Mount Carmel Chambers.  Named for the Carmelite priory opposite, Mount Carmel Chambers is a Victorian block of mansion flats in Dukes Lane, a quiet turning off Kensington Church Street.  For those of you who can only georeference … Continue reading

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