Jul 11, 2014
David Mason, with boss in the foreground.
I met with David Mason recently to talk about his memoir The Pope's Bookbinder. As the Biblioasis website wordsmiths have it:
"From his drug-hazy, book-happy years near the Beat Hotel in Paris and throughout his career as antiquarian book dealer, David Mason brings us a...
Feb 1, 2011
Adrian Harrington (born 1948, Chelsea, England) is a noted antiquarian bookseller who specialises in first editions written by Winston Churchill, Arthur Conan Doyle, Graham Greene, J.K.Rowling and, particularly, Ian Fleming. He is a Past President of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association (ABA), 2001–2003, and the...
Jun 21, 2010
Oak Knoll Books –
specialists in books on books – was founded in 1976 by Bob Fleck, a
chemical engineer by training, who let his hobby get the best of
him. Oak Knoll
Press, the publishing arm of the business was established two
Today, the thriving company maintains an inventory of about 23,000...
Sep 29, 2009
Jun 17, 2009
Clarke’s Bookshop, the most famous in Cape Town, specializes in selling southern African books to universities and libraries that teach and have an interest in same. Established in 1956 by Anthony Clarke, the Long Street shop today remains much the same as it was 50 plus years ago: filled with...