Category Archives: Bookselling

Charity book sale!

Added 16th November 2013: Grand Charity Book Sale, 10.00am-3.00pm Thursday 21st, Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd November at the Stella Maris Hall, Gordon Road, Lowestoft, in support of the new East Coast Hospice. Original post 28th October 2013: As a … Continue reading

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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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Graeme Roberts (only a death seems to prompt a post)

It’s a sad fact of life that you older you get, the less time you seem to have to cover all the tasks you set yourself. As a result this blog has been sadly neglected. This year I have allowed … Continue reading

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A cautionary tale…

You wouldn’t think that selling books would involve the loss of much blood but unless you keep your concentration, it can! The steri-strips came off today but you can still see the angle at which the steel rule was being … Continue reading

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Campaign for REAL Books

We are delighted to add our support to the Campaign for Real Books, an idea to help preserve the nature of the printed word. In recent years we have lost too many bookshops, both those selling new and secondhand books, … Continue reading

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Dunkirk anniversary

To coincide with the 70th anniversary of the evacuation of Dunkirk we have nearly 60 items containing accounts of the progress of the withdrawal or the experiences of the soldiers, sailors and airmen involved.

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Booksellers can sell via Amazon’s ‘Marketplace’. I don’t but many of my booksellling colleagues do and Amazon are currently doing themselves no favours by their latest action.

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Olive Tout of Spain

To Olive Tout of Spain – hotmail tells me that the email address that you supplied with your query about ‘The Ka of Gifford Hillary’ is invalid. I have some details about the title you were asking about but now … Continue reading

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