Monthly Archives: August 2013

May we please have our description back?

Did anyone spot Jim Hinck’s article on his ViaLibrian blog in June? I am afraid I only came across it a month or so later but it’s well worth reading, about the plagiarism of book catalogue descriptions. I rather like … Continue reading

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‘A Passage to Sword Beach’ by Brendan A. Maher

One of the joys of selling second-hand books is the opportunity to read your stock. When cataloguing I try to summarise the content of all our non-fiction but occasionally you come across one that you dip into and just can’t … Continue reading

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P.A.D.? – help please!

‘WAR’ was a series of ‘restricted’ pamphlets issued fortnightly by the British Army Bureau of Current Affairs from September 1941 until just after the end of WW2 which provided information to officers of the army about progress of the war … Continue reading

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