30Nov Christmas Gifts for 2017 - Rare Books and First Editions


Rare books and first editions can make a memorable and thoughtful gift at Christmas. Whether it's a recipient's favourite childhood book, an introduction into book collecting for them or just a book you think they'd appreciate. The primary consideration for gift books though is condition. Signatures are nice too, as…

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07Nov A Word about Market Value


One thing that I've been hearing a lot about of late is market value, so I thought I'd take a moment to offer my take on how market value works in the rare book trade.1. Markets are many and varied.When most book collectors talk about market value, what they're actually…

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05Nov A Review of The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley from the Tartarus Press


The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley first really came to my attention in a bookshop a couple of years ago where I saw it under the John Murray imprint. Knowing it had been published by the eminent Tartarus Press I picked it up to see what the story was. Sure…

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