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Neurotically attached to the idea of making a living selling interesting OLD books, maps, ephemera and anything nostalgic.
Neurotically attached to the idea of making a living selling interesting OLD books, maps, ephemera and anything nostalgic.
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The Oldest Cookbooks from Libraries Around the World

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Why is the legendary saga of Beowulf still so influential more than 1,000 years after it was composed?

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METAMORPHOSIS by Franz Kafka Read by Benedict Cumberbatch | Audiobook Review | AudioFile Magazine

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Sea monsters on maps. Nowadays, it's called whale-watching. But things were different in the 13th and 14th centuries. https://bddy.me/2KfOT1A
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ABA RARE BOOK FAIR COMES TO LONDON

British broadcasting royalty Sir David Attenborough will open the ABA Rare Book Fair at its new London location in Battersea Park on Thursday 24 May.

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Senior librarian who looks after rare collection says she learns something new every day

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The Hobbit in Hawaiian among treasure trove of books held in tower going on show
The Cambridge University collection, including Victorian cookbooks and Mr Men cartoons, was once deemed of no interest to academics.

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Stunning! While popularised by Guillaume Apollinaire’s wonderful Calligrammes from 1918, the art of making images through the novel arrangement of words upon the page can be traced back many centuries. Some of the earliest examples of these “calligrams” are to be found in a marvellous 9th-century #manuscript known as the Aratea.

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