31Jan Reviews for January 2018


I haven't written a reviews post for a good few months, so let me start 2018 as I mean to continue it. Books first.I'll take a brief look at three of the books I've read in 2018 so far. I've read a few others, but nothing either great or poor,…

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31Jan Seeking Supernatural / Horror / Weird Books for Upcoming Catalogue


We have an upcoming catalogue dedicated to the small publishers of the world who publish in the realm of horror, supernatural and weird fiction. We have a few dozen candidates but are looking to acquire titles from the following publishing houses:The Tartarus PressEgaeus PressCentipede PressAsh-Tree PressNight Shade BooksEx-OccidenteGhost Story PressMidnight…

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17Jan Books Wanted - The Gollancz Rare Works of Imaginative Fiction Series


In 1963 and 1964, the great publisher of science fiction (and others) put together a short-lived series of books celebrating somewhat rare titles with reprints. Nine titles were published, each wrapped in the instantly recognisable yellow jacket.We thought it would be nice to put together a set of the books,…

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08Jan Matrix Collecting - An Alternative Method of Book Collecting


When I dismantled and sold my first collection nearly a decade ago it was nearly a decade old. When I look back, it was an unruly collection, with more than a smidgen of simple amassing. It was my first collection and I enjoyed it immensely. I enjoyed receiving the books.…

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07Jan A New Website Collecting Together Collections


I'd like to introduce you to a new website we've put together. We thought it would be nice to allow our clients and readers, and anyone really, to post photos of their book collections online. It's not for comment and it's entirely anonymous, just a place really to let people…

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