Tag Archives: Peter Harrington

Rare Books London 2016 – Notes from a Young Collector

A guest-post from Kayleigh Betterton As we come to the end of yet another London International Antiquarian Book Fair, the fifty-ninth ABA summer Fair to be precise, collectors’ pockets are feeling a little lighter and our Twitter feeds are now full … Continue reading

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Fulham Road

On a flying errand this week to the Fulham Road – a special book for a special occasion required urgently by a customer.  To Peter Harrington’s, of course, home of the special book.  Not one of the grand old names … Continue reading

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The Ducking Stool

It’s often the telling detail that counts.  The detail in this case was pointed out to me by Philip Burden (Clive A. Burden Ltd.) at the London Map Fair last weekend. A tiny ducking-stool tucked away on the outskirts of … Continue reading

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Cocktails with Natalie

All work and no play.  Hardly true, this week at least – a seasonal round of partying, beginning with the ABA Christmas party last Wednesday, lunch with booksellers in the north on Friday, local festivities with friends on Saturday, and … Continue reading

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Surfari

Plans to pick up the safari during Anne’s half-term week put into disarray by the realisation that there is an ABA Council meeting in the middle of it.  All that remains is a flying visit to Dublin to see our … Continue reading

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