Tag Archives: Robert Frew

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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Past Presidents

I know that some of you appreciate and enjoy the occasional post I put up both here and on the ABA website about various past presidents of the ABA (at least one person has told me so).  What you may … 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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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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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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