Tag Archives: Ed Maggs

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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The York Antiquarian Book Seminar – Second Edition (2015)

Another guest post  from Pauline Schol! After waiting at King’s Cross for a considerable amount of time for our train to arrive (first blamed on a ‘terrorist threat’, later referred to simply as ‘an incident’, and eventually on ‘a person … Continue reading

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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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Seminars on Book Collecting – The New Season

Still chuckling over this comment (much ‘liked’) put up in response to last week’s post: “Looking forward to you [sic] booklet. It will be fun to see advise [sic] on how everyone is doing it wrong. You must have a … Continue reading

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Friends in the North

A very pleasant night out in Newcastle a couple of weeks ago with Mr & Mrs Keel Row Bookshop – also known as Anthony Smithson and his wife Alice.  A Turkish supper in the lee of the mighty football stadium … Continue reading

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