Tag Archives: Brian Lake (Jarndyce)

The Interns – 2015

This year, for the first time, students on the MA course in the History of the Book at London University were offered a voluntary additional module – a 200-hour work-placement with a London bookseller. Official sanction from the university authorities … Continue reading

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York Book Fair 2012 – Saturday

Just as well I was up early on Saturday.  Longtime readers will know that I occasionally have unaccountable difficulties with hotel rooms, particularly in the north of England (see Hotel Kafka and other posts below).  I say hotel ‘rooms’, but … Continue reading

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Cablevision

Attention Seeking Whisperings of late that the blog has been lacking a little in the way of, what shall we say, ‘glamour’, in recent months (apologies to those featured) – and then Janet Clarke commented on my previous post (see … Continue reading

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London Town

The last few days largely spent in delivering copies of ‘British Map Engravers’. But a good excuse to go and see some bookselling friends at the same time. John Randall (Books of Asia) with some interesting thoughts on the internet, websites, the … Continue reading

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