Category Archives: BookLovers of Bath: The Shop!

A sample of what’s on the shelves at my Post Office in Peasedown St. John, near Bath, Somerset, England.

The Invention of Childhood (Hugh Cunningham & Michael Morpurgo)

The Invention of Childhood (Hugh Cunningham & Michael Morpurgo) lands on the shelves of my shop. London: BBC Books, 2006, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper. Contains: Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; From the cover: In … Continue reading

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The Age of Illusion: England in the Twenties and Thirties 1919-1940 (Ronald Blythe)

The Age of Illusion: England in the Twenties and Thirties 1919-1940 (Ronald Blythe) lands on the shelves of my shop. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1963, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper. Contains: Black & white photographs; From the cover: In this … Continue reading

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Jennings’ Diary (Anthony Buckeridge)

Jennings’ Diary (Anthony Buckeridge) lands on the shelves of my shop. London & Glasgow: Collins, 1956, Hardback in dust wrapper. Contains: Top edge dyed Red; Colour frontispiece; From the cover: It is a good thing to keep a diary; and … Continue reading

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Running for the Hills: A Family Story (Horatio Clare)

Running for the Hills: A Family Story (Horatio Clare) lands on the shelves of my shop. London: John Murray, 2006, Hardback in dust wrapper. 4th impression, first edition 2006. From the cover: One summers day in the late 1960s two … Continue reading

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Inventing the Future (Dennis Gabor)

Inventing the Future (Dennis Gabor) lands on the shelves of my shop. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper. From the cover: Rarely during the past thirty years has one been able to find a reasonably … Continue reading

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Journey Into Russia (Laurens van der Post)

Journey Into Russia (Laurens van der Post) lands on the shelves of my shop. London: The Hogarth Press, 1964, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper. Contains: Maps in folder [1]; From the cover: This book describes one of the longest … Continue reading

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The Collector’s History of Dolls (Constance Eileen King)

The Collector’s History of Dolls (Constance Eileen King) lands on the shelves of my shop. London: Robert Hale, 1977, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper. Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Glossary; From the cover: The most complete study … Continue reading

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