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Perfect Gifts for the 'Christening Season' Perfect Gifts for the 'Christening Season'
20th May 2019
Fairies, Adventures, and a Secret Garden "it's the books that you read when you're young that live with you forever"
Jessie M. King's Poetic Art, Books & Jewellery Jessie M. King's Poetic Art, Books & Jewellery
1st May 2019
The Early Poetic Art of Glasgow Girl, Jessie M. King - 1900-1910
'The Greatest Love Story of All Time' 'The Greatest Love Story of All Time'
23rd April 2019
A Reflection on Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. An anniversary tribute to one of the Bard's most performed plays.
"There Is No Substitute For The Genuine Irresistible Urge" "There Is No Substitute For The Genuine Irresistible Urge"
28th March 2019
Philip Larkin's letters to college friend Norman Iles provide a fascinating insight to the poet's life and loves
In From the Cold In From the Cold
15th March 2019
The 2019 New York Antiquarian Book Fair, 7-10 March
Antarctic Incunabula From Shackleton's Printing Press Antarctic Incunabula From Shackleton's Printing Press
15th February 2019
The story of the first book written, printed, illustrated and bound in Antarctica.
Men, Money, and Bonnets – A Reflection on Jane Austen Men, Money, and Bonnets – A Reflection on Jane Austen
16th December 2018
Jane Austen is so much more than Men, Money, and Bonnets! This is our birthday tribute to her.
Just William & the Outlaws Just William & the Outlaws
15th November 2018
Bury born Richmal Crompton created a colourful anti-hero - this is our birthday tribute to her
Edmund Dulac and the Salle des Illustres Edmund Dulac and the Salle des Illustres
22nd October 2018
Inspiration from Edmund Dulac's Home Town of Toulouse
Before The Bell Jar Before The Bell Jar
11th October 2018
Sylvia's Plath's Own Annotated Proof Copy of The Bell Jar
Songs Inspired by Books Songs Inspired by Books
15th August 2018
How Shakespeare, Orwell & Steinbeck influence popular music
Arthur Rackham : Before He Was Famous Arthur Rackham : Before He Was Famous
12th May 2018
From Victorian novels to children's annuals here are some of Arthur Rackham's earliest book illustrations.