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French Semi-Transparent Dust-Jackets

A guest post from Mark Godburn

I would like to hear from anyone with knowledge of the common 19th and early 20th century French books in bound wrappers which are often found with semi-transparent dust-jackets. 235 more words


The Literary Drover No. 331

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The Literary Drover

The Literary Drover No. 328

The independent bookseller holds an important place in my life – and not just because so many  champion my writings.

The small town I grew up in had an independent bookstore not far from where I lived. 169 more words

The Literary Drover

Nothing to Declare

As I, along with the rest of my travel-weary family and the multitudes of other similarly afflicted passengers inched our way towards a Customs Officer at Auckland International airport, my thoughts necessarily drifted to another long-ago passenger, Oscar Wilde, who on arrival at the New York Custom House, is said to have uttered, … 270 more words