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Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores: True Tales and Lost Moments from Book Buyers, Booksellers, and Book Lovers

by Eckstein, Bob

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2016
Condition
As New
Edition
1st US Edition.
ISBN
9780553459272
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$30.00

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New York: Clarkson Potter, 2016 This collection of 75 evocative paintings and colorful anecdotes invites you into the heart and soul of every community: the local bookshop, each with its own quirks, charms, and legendary stories. ... an incredible roster of great bookstores from across the globe and stories from writers, thinkers and artists of our time ..Page by page,… Read more
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Time Was Soft There: A Paris Sojourn at Shakespeare & Co.

by Mercer, Jeremy

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2005
Condition
New
Edition
1st US Edition.
ISBN
9780312347390
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$25.00

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New York: St Martins Press, 2005 " Shakespeare & Co., in its present incarnation, is a destination for literary lovers around the world, recapturing a sense of bohemian Paris in the 1920s. Having been inspired by Sylvia Beach's original store, present owner George Whitman, invites guests who are in Paris to live and dream amid the bookshelves in return for… Read more
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The Protocols of Used Bookstores

by Mason, David

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2010
Condition
New
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$15.00

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Toronto: David Mason Books, 2010 Forty-four guidelines for buyers in used book stores by a renowned Canadian rare book dealer - read and learn! .I. Brochure. New.
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A place like this: A love affair with a bookshop

by Stafford, Ellen

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2002
Condition
New
Edition
1st Canadian Edition
ISBN
9780968282540
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$12.00

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Kingston, ON: Artful Codger Press, 2002 A personal avccount of the pleasures and pitfalls of the book selling business by the founder of Fanfare books in Stratford, Ontario. 96p.. 1st Canadian Edition. Softcover. New.
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The Protocols of Used Bookstores

by Mason, David

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus.
ISBN
9780003829099
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$15.00

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Toronto: Descant, 2010 Forty-four guidelines for buyers in used book stores by a renowned Canadian rare book dealer - read and learn! .IN Descant Vol, 146 Summer 2010 pp76-91. First Thus.. Original Wraps. Fine.
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Bookends: Two Women, One Enduring Friendship

by Rostenberg, Leona & Stern, Madeline B.

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2001
Condition
As New
Edition
1st.US Edition
ISBN
9780743202459
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$15.00

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New York: Free Press, 2001 The rare book dealers who delighted readers with the history of their bookselling days in "Old Books, Rare Friends" now offer the other side of their story--an intimate look at the joys of a relationship that has lasted more than half a century. When their friendship and business partnership began in the 1940s, Leona Rostenberg… Read more
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The Bookshop

by Fitzgerald, Penelope

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780006543541
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$4.00

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London: Flamingo, 1998 In 1959 Florence Green, a kindhearted widow with a small inheritance, risks everything to open a bookshop - the only bookshop in the seaside town of Hardborough. By making a success of a business so impractical, she invites the hostility of the town's less prosperous shopkeepers. By daring to enlarge her neighbors lives, she crosses Mrs. Gamart,… Read more
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The Sixpence House: Lost in A Town Of Books

by Collins, Paul

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
2004
Condition
Good - Very Good
Edition
First Pbk.Ed..
ISBN
9781582344041
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$5.00

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New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2004 In this national bestseller, bibliophile Collins relates how he and his family uprooted themselves from San Francisco and settled in the small Welsh village of Hay-on-Wye, the "Town of Books" that boasts a population of 1,500 and 40 antique bookstores. 246p. Cover slightly scuffed, else very good. First Pbk.Ed... Softcover. Good - Very Good.
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Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties

by Fitch, Noel Riley

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st US Edition.
ISBN
9780393017137
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$25.00

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New York: W.W.Norton, 1983 "Courageous, hard working, self sacrificing, determined, witty and charming, Sylvia Beach built her famous Shakespeare and Company Bookshop into a veritable hub of international literature, published James Joyce's Ulysses, served as cheer leader and den mother to hundreds of writers, artists and composers [including "Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, George Anthiel, Gertude Stein, Sherwood Anderson, Scott Fitzgerald,… Read more
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Old Books, Rare Friends : Two Literary Sleuths & Their Shared Passion

by Rostenberg, Leona; Stern, Madeline B.

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st.US Edition.
ISBN
9780385485142
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$20.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1997 With their irresistible humor and savvy, Leona and Madeleine share their double lives as writers and scholars as they unlock the secrets found in the pages of rare books.. 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Fred Bason's 3rd.Diary

by Bason, Fred

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st.UK Ed.
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$25.00

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London: Andre Deutsch, 1955 More notes on life in literary London by the inimitablke Fred Bason (neat copy, but spine slightly scuffed). 1st.UK Ed.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Edited with an introduction By Michael Sadleir.
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