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The Collectibility of Leather Rebinds or collecting rare books

The Collectibilty of Leather Rebinds In Centuries past libraries in great houses were lined with leather bound volumes. They provided accessibility to knowledge, exuded learning and gave satisfaction to the owner – who had given

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McDermid’s ‘Distant Echo’ dramatised

Val McDermid’s first DC Karen Pirie novel is to be dramatised in a new ITV drama series.  Outlander star Lauren Lyle will play the lead character – the young fearless Scottish detective – to

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Reginald Hill (1936 – 2012) Prolific literary crime writer

Reginald Hill, prolific British author best known for his 24 idiosyncratic, but highly elegant crime novels featuring the Yorkshire police detectives Andrew Dalziel and Peter Pascoe, is perhaps one of the most admired and

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George Blake: Epitaph for a Spy

George Blake (1922 – 2020) was one of the most enigmatic of the unmasked spies. Could he have been an unlikely perfect spy with a conscience; a man of principle or a blatant schemer?