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Rare Hans Christian Andersen Headlines Summer Book Sale

Rare Hans Christian Andersen Headlines Summer Book Sale

The Rare First Collected Edition of Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales headline Bloomsbury Auction’s Bloomsbury Auctions’ London two day Summer Book Sale will appeal to all collecting interests. Day one features a rare first collected edition of Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘Fairy Tales’ and an impressive collection of important Incunabula, including […]

Collecting Leslie Charteris and The Saint

Collecting Leslie Charteris and The Saint

Leslie Charteris was born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin in Singapore on May 12th, 1907. The son of a Chinese doctor and an English woman he was determined to become a writer from a very early age. His first published work was a poem which appeared in The Straits Times when he […]

Folio Society Books

Folio Society Books

All those who appreciate beautiful books should give three cheers for The Folio Society, the sixty-four year old publishing enterprise which produces fine volumes of great literature at affordable prices. Founded in 1947 by Charles Ede, The Folio Society caters for bibliophiles who value books not just for their literary […]