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The last resort of the eccentric, the antiquarian book trade is rich in colourful and entertaining characters
The last resort of the eccentric, the antiquarian book trade is rich in colourful and entertaining characters. Since 1991, Sheila Markham has been interviewing some of its most influential figures about their life and work in perhaps the most humane, sociable and absorbing branch of commerce to be found anywhere. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
Sheila Markham - A Book of Booksellers. This was the beginning of the Conversations with the Antiquarian Book Trade. Since 1991, Sheila Markham has been interviewing its most influential figures for the Bookdealer. Sheila Markham’s quirky ‘Endpaper’, published in the Bookdealer for five years in the early 90s, was unquestionably the wittiest and most popular weekly article in the trade paper’s history. In the nature of things the feature ran its course. The last resort of the English eccentric (Brian Lake), the trade is rich in colourful and entertaining characters.
The antiquarian book trade in the United States is an aspect of book collecting and publishing
The antiquarian book trade in the United States is an aspect of book collecting and publishing. The term antiquarian, in general, refers to antiquities and collectible items usually considered old and rare, usually in reference to books, but is not limited to books. The word antiquarian could also be used to describe a person who collects rare books or other antique items.
An amateur guide to book shopping throughout Europe. Read about independent European bookstores selling books in English. A series of her interviews with these booksellers sta rted appearing in a booktrade magazine The Bookdealer in 1991 and in 2004 a selection of 50 among them was published in a book entitled A Book of Booksellers: conversations with t he antiquarian book trade. This collection presents an exclusive behind-the-scenes testimonial of the dramatic transformations the booktrade has undergone since the early 1990s.
The ABA Chelsea Rare Book Fair is one of two major London events held annually by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association. The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association. 1pm: Animals in Rare Books A tour of some of the highlights of the Fair that feature animals, from dogs and cats to beautiful birds and exotic wildlife, with science specialist Laura Massey of Alembic Rare Books. 0pm: What Makes a Book Special? Dr Les Ashton of Ashton Rare Books will be discussing some of the key highlights at the Chelsea Book Fair and what attributes they possess that make them so special to determine what makes a book special or a highlight title.
The last resort of the English eccentric, the antiquarian book trade is rich in colourful and entertaining characters. Since 1991 Sheila Markham has been interviewing some of its most influential figures. In this volume, 50 dealers each tell their own story and express their personal philosophy. No current Talk conversations about this book. Straight down-to-earth interviews of fifty antiquarian booksellers which first appeared in the Bookdealer Magazine. Sheila has a Second Book of Booksellers due it in the Spring of 2014.