Born to English landowner 2nd Baron Redesdale, Nancy Mitford was the eldest of the six controversial Mitford sisters. Despite her father’s wealth she was given a meagre allowance, so to supplement this she began writing. This was in no small part due the encouragement of author Evelyn Waugh (more)
- How do I identify a First Edition?
See abebooks’ Richard Davies and his excellent video below explaining how to find out if you have a first edition. He’s done a much better job than we ever could here …..
- Harry Potter and the Search for the First One
We are currently (along with everyone else), seeking copies (hardback and softcover) of J K Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’. This is becoming a very difficult book to find. Only 500 copies of the first edition were printed, with almost half going to libraries. Of the remaining 250 copies, they must be out there somewhere, so please do contact us if you have either the soft or hard cover edition. We could go on and about Harry and how rare the early books are, but here’s our friend Richard again with one of his (very informative) videos
- In the Press