19Feb Where Can I Sell First Edition Books?


One of the questions we get asked the most is where can I sell my [insert rare book]. Here's a brief outline of your options and a short assessment of the pros and cons.At Auction. This has been a common option for a couple of hundred years. We don't generally…

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15Feb The Ten Greatest Science Fiction Films


What defines a top-ten list of films? Contribution to film-making? The breaking of boundaries? Exploring new territory? Responding to or driving the cultural milieu? Sheer entertainment? Usually, it’s a combination of all those things. With science fiction though, there’s another element: achieving the sublime. That’s not to say that all…

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07Feb Don't Believe the Hype - Collecting New Books


In the words of Public Enemy, Don't Believe the Hype. Well, that's a little disingenuous to be honest. Chuck D should've really said 'Don't always believe the hype', or 'Exercise caution when making a decision based upon what others, both with and without vested interests, suggest. Admittedly, I'm not quite…

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04Feb George Locke aka Ferret Fantasy - Publisher, Dealer, Collector and Writer.


George was a one-off in the book trade. Multi-talented, energetic and carrying a wealth of knowledge, once started George never ceased to engage in the world of fantasy literature. Variously a publisher, bibliographer, collector, dealer and author, George will perhaps be best remembered for his Spectrum of Fantasy series, which…

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