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A Fourth World

It is a love letter to what can unite us; perhaps even a glimpse of a future world without borders.

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Priceless profiles

My friend Ray recently gave me a copy of ‘First Edition Prices’. He writes and edits this authoritative analysis of 42,500 collectable books, and publishes it through his own Tartarus Press imprint. Many collectors and dealers fall back on this guide when trying to match pounds to publications. The prices make for interesting reading, but […]

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Honour and silk

My wife Lesley Katon has an avian eye for wonderful second-hand books. No gloamy back room, unsorted pile or foxed cover can temper her pursuit of a homeless bibliographical gem. So it was yesterday, when she returned from our local bookshop – Dim & Distant – with this battered but beautiful piece. Published by Delpire in […]

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