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Another small Christmas Carol for today’s #booksellersbreakfast I have added another photo so you can see Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim on the back cover. These little abridged paperbacks were produced as advertising booklets with a calendar for the following year inside the front cover and large type tales of the cures and remedies that Mother Seigel’s Syrup could achieve. Blood, skin, throats, coughs, pallid cheeks...there is nothing this syrup cannot cure. To quote... “A new world opened to her when Mother Seigel’s Syrup was used, and all her suffering vanished.” The text of Dickens’s Christmas classic, apart from page one, is small and cramped so your eyes are inevitably drawn to the dodgy benefit stories of the Syrup. It is the early 20th century version of our irritating pop up adverts. This was produced in 1908 and we are selling it for £20. The coloured illustrated covers are a true delight.
I am feeling a little lethargic today so I thought a large cooked breakfast with the last of the green heritage tomatoes - fried of course - would help. I have eaten the spinach, the egg and the tomatoes but I’m leaving the meat bit for later sandwiches.
This post is for @contraryreader - please go to her story as soon as possible to see a wonderful speech by her son, Charley Holmes, looking as if he stepped out of 1908 in his Ulster and hat. He has decided something about Hay and I think we should run a vote on it. Charley is the official mascot of our Murder and Mayhem Shop and delights us every time he visits.
I must add it is not Kelly his mum that encourages him to dress up as Holmes, it is all his on doing though his parents are a support. The last visit was the first time I saw him in modern dress and he was very upset that his parents hadn’t thought there was time after football to get him back home to change before coming to #hayonwye
#addymanbooks #murderandmayhem #charlesdickens #cookedbreakfast #motherseigelssyrup #cureall #tonic #booksforbreakfast #achristmascarol #coffeeandbooks #booksforbreakfast #usedbooks #oldbooks #advertisingephemera #bookshop #booktown #usedbookstore

And before the snow goes two last photos I took at the Warren. Hay has its own beach by the River Wye and in summer you can swim here and barbecue and watch the swans and canoeists go by.
#thisismykingdom #i❤️hay #booktown #townofbooks #usedbooks #addymanbooks #hayonwye #thewarren #bytheriver #snowbooks #lauraingallswilder #thelongwinter #johnirving #lastnightintwistedriver #riversofsnow #sledging #snowballs #snowballing

Al calorcito de los #libros, una tarde de Primera. #Urueña #VilladelLibro #books #booktown

Yesterday in #Rye from E F Benson and Radclyffe Hall to Paul Nash and Captain Pugwash #booktown

Eine wunderschöne und empfehlenswerte Triologie❤📚 Ich freue mich schon auf die nächsten zwei Bücher aus der Selection Reihe💓💕 America + Maxon 👫 #booktown #bookstagram #book #booklove

#warummandavidmögenmuss
#warummandavidgernhabenmuss
Heute feiern wir die @bookdaviconatics zu denen ich gehöre 😁einen ganz lieben Mensch. Heute feiern wir David (@book_town ), der nun offiziell ein Mann ist. David ist eine der nettesten Menschen die ich in meinem Leben bisher kennen lernen durfte. Seine Videos zaubern mir jedes Mal ein Lächeln ins Gesicht. Dank David ist Bucheleganz, das was es heute ist. David hat in meinem Leben eine gigantische Kettenreaktion in Gang gesetzt und ich bin so dankbar dass ich ihm zu meinen Freundeskreis zählen kann. David, danke für alles. Happy Birthday :D
Ich habe euch "The Evolution of David" zusammengestellt.
#booktube #booktown #warummandavidmögenmuss

#CastillayLeón shows itself at #Urueña, the #booktown

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Hey😊💗
Heute hatte ich mein Physik-Referat und es ist ganz gut gelaufen 🤓
Und ich bin endlich wieder zum Lesen gekommen🙏🏻
Hoffentlich überwinde ich damit meine Leseflaute 🙄📚
Euch noch einen schönen Abend💗

#wenndustirbstziehtdeinganzeslebenandirvorbeisagensie #laurenoliver #light #candle #kerze #christmasdecorations #Winter #kugeln #mustread #weihnachtsdeko #weihnachten #weihnachtskugel #bücherjunkie #büchersindtoll #bookstagram #bookinstagram #booklove #books #book #buchliebe #buchverrückt #bücherliebhaber #bücherjunkie #bücherwelt #booktown #instabook #bookblogger #lights #winterbooks

Last week was truly wonderful. Thank you for making our lovely town sparkle, everyone who made that happen.. It's looking beautiful. This Friday night will be too. A couple of new stalls at the Makers Market and some extra food options for shoppers.

Another small Christmas Carol for today’s #booksellersbreakfast I have added another photo so you can see Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim on the back cover. These little abridged paperbacks were produced as advertising booklets with a calendar for the following year inside the front cover and large type tales of the cures and remedies that Mother Seigel’s Syrup could achieve. Blood, skin, throats, coughs, pallid cheeks...there is nothing this syrup cannot cure. To quote... “A new world opened to her when Mother Seigel’s Syrup was used, and all her suffering vanished.” The text of Dickens’s Christmas classic, apart from page one, is small and cramped so your eyes are inevitably drawn to the dodgy benefit stories of the Syrup. It is the early 20th century version of our irritating pop up adverts. This was produced in 1908 and we are selling it for £20. The coloured illustrated covers are a true delight.
I am feeling a little lethargic today so I thought a large cooked breakfast with the last of the green heritage tomatoes - fried of course - would help. I have eaten the spinach, the egg and the tomatoes but I’m leaving the meat bit for later sandwiches.
This post is for @contraryreader - please go to her story as soon as possible to see a wonderful speech by her son, Charley Holmes, looking as if he stepped out of 1908 in his Ulster and hat. He has decided something about Hay and I think we should run a vote on it. Charley is the official mascot of our Murder and Mayhem Shop and delights us every time he visits.
I must add it is not Kelly his mum that encourages him to dress up as Holmes, it is all his on doing though his parents are a support. The last visit was the first time I saw him in modern dress and he was very upset that his parents hadn’t thought there was time after football to get him back home to change before coming to #hayonwye
#addymanbooks #murderandmayhem #charlesdickens #cookedbreakfast #motherseigelssyrup #cureall #tonic #booksforbreakfast #achristmascarol #coffeeandbooks #booksforbreakfast #usedbooks #oldbooks #advertisingephemera #bookshop #booktown #usedbookstore

And before the snow goes two last photos I took at the Warren. Hay has its own beach by the River Wye and in summer you can swim here and barbecue and watch the swans and canoeists go by.
#thisismykingdom #i❤️hay #booktown #townofbooks #usedbooks #addymanbooks #hayonwye #thewarren #bytheriver #snowbooks #lauraingallswilder #thelongwinter #johnirving #lastnightintwistedriver #riversofsnow #sledging #snowballs #snowballing

Schönen Abend! ❄️💗
Heute hat es bei uns fast den ganzen Tag geschneit 😍
Um 15 Ihr war ich beim Kieferorthopäden und danach mit dem Hund draußen 🐶
Jetzt bereite ich mich für meinen Vortag in Physik morgen vor 💡🧠👩🏻‍🏫
Gleich lese ich auch noch ein bisschen 📚
Schon mal gute Nacht! 🌙💤

#pigtopia #light #candle #kerze #christmasdecorations #Winter #kugeln #mustread #weihnachtsdeko #weihnachten #weihnachtskugel #bücherjunkie #büchersindtoll #bookstagram #bookinstagram #booklove #books #book #buchliebe #buchverrückt #bücherliebhaber #bücherjunkie #bücherwelt #booktown #instabook #bookblogger #lights #winterbooks

Snow scenes both inside and outside of our #addymanannexe #christmaswindow Thank you Tracy Thursfield and @andrewdeuchar (enlarge photo to see him!) for making it so beautiful - the stars go up and down when the front door opens! - and to @bev_holmes & Simon for keeping it up. Thank you also Stephen King for being such a supporter of independent bookshops everywhere. •

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#hayonwye #addymanbooks #bookshop #booktown #townofbooks #thisismykingdom #bookshopcrew #stephenking #booksareauniquelyportablemagic #usedbooks #oldbooks #usedbookstore #bookshopwindow #independentbookstore #snowday

For today’s #tinytuesday #booksellersbreakfast we have three small copies of #thechristmascarol by #charlesdickens If you are local Hay Theatre is putting on a Christmas Carol dramatic extravaganza - NEWS UPDATE Now Thursday 21st at Clifford Village Hall at 7.30. Minced pies and mulled wine included in the ticket price.
All these miniature books are for sale apart from the row of brown reference books which are mine. DM me for details. •


You may have noticed Polly Miller has had a friend over for breakfast - she is made by @isabellas_secret_attic and was not at all expensive. This account was recommended by Val @musefondue - I haven’t been able to think of a name for her yet and would appreciate your help with this. They are enjoying strong tea and a Christmas tree shaped Welsh cake.
#miniaturebooks #miniaturebook #leatherbooks #smallbooks #tinybooks #pegdolls #teaandbooks #booksforbreakfast #christmascarol #addymanbooks #hayonwye #booktown #townofbooks #bookshop #usedbooks #oldbooks

A #marbledmonday post featuring #charlesdickens and the snow outside our backdoor. I love the old stone walls of#hayonwye
#charlesdickens #booktown #bookshop #addymanbooks #christmasstories #leatherbooks #oldbooks #marblededges #thecricketonthehearth All these are for sale DM usfor details. The Green cloth Christmas Book is only £10!

Hello😊📚💗
Ich hatte heute schulfrei, da unsere Lehrer eine Fortbildung hatten 👩🏻‍🏫 Deswegen konnte ich schön ausschlafen 😍
Vorhin habe ich dann noch jemanden besucht 😊
Wie war euer Tag so? 💗

#wenndustirbstziehtdeinganzeslebenandirvorbeisagensie #laurenoliver #light #candle #kerze #christmasdecorations #Winter #kugeln #mustread #weihnachtsdeko #weihnachten #weihnachtskugel #bücherjunkie #büchersindtoll #bookstagram #bookinstagram #booklove #books #book #buchliebe #buchverrückt #bücherliebhaber #bücherjunkie #bücherwelt #booktown #instabook #bookblogger #lights #winterbooks

Close by the jolly fire I sit
To warm my frozen bones a bit;
Or with a reindeer sled, explore
The colder countries round the door.....
And tree and house, and hill and lake,
Are frosted like a wedding-cake.
From Winter-Time, A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson. This edition illustrated with wonderful full coloured plates by H. Willebeek Le Mair (now that’s a name) was published in 1931 - this is the first edition thus. DM me for details and more of the beautiful illustrations... Bed in Summer, Where Go the Boats... I still know some of these off by heart. Robert Louis Stevenson not only told some of the best stories he also wrote poems that were just perfect for children and avoided the cloying coyness that creeps into other children’s verse during the late 19th and early 20th century. •
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I am eating a stack of pancakes with blueberries and raspberries and far too much maple syrup. The white witch has made hot chocolate again and though today’s #booksellersbreakfast is far from a healthy breakfast I think I will need it - the sun is shining and the snow is still thick and bright and I hope to be sledging all this afternoon. Another snow day!
#snowy #snowday #robertlouisstevenson #achildsgardenofverses #willebeeklemair #hayonwye #booktown #bookshop #usedbooks #sledgingtime #childrensverse #childrenspoetry #addymanbooks #townofbooks #hotchocolateandmarshmallows #hotchocolateandbooks #cocoaandbooks #pancakes #mondaybrunch #pancakeday

Well if you are walking through a snowy wood and you are a booknerd, how can you not bring a backpack filled with appropriate volumes?
#snowy #snowday #addymanbooks #hayonwye #thewarren #theoldrailwayline #usedbooks #oldbooks #amylefeuvre #bluepublishersbindings #childrensbooks #bookshop #booktown #usedbooks #usedbookstore

Hallo🤗💗
Tut mir leid, dass die letzten Tage nichts kam😐
Ich bin Mittwoch krank geworden und war Donnerstag auf einem Konzert. Danach hatte ich viel zu tun und bla bla bla 🙄
Jetzt kommt aber wieder regelmäßiger was, hab auch schon neue Bilder gemacht 😋📚

#light #candle #kerze #christmasdecorations #Winter #kugeln #mustread #weihnachtsdeko #weihnachten #weihnachtskugel #bücherjunkie #büchersindtoll #bookstagram #bookinstagram #booklove #books #book #buchliebe #buchverrückt #bücherliebhaber #bücherjunkie #bücherwelt #booktown #instabook #bookblogger #lights #winterbooks

Hey
Ich hoffe es geht euch allen gut •

#davico #nico #booktown

~D

Plants of New Zealand by R. M. Laing and E. W. Blackwell. Hardcover book (no dust jacket) with decorative front cover published by Whitcombe & Tombs 1907, 454 pages with black and white photographs. $19.50 + postage #hgnew #bookstagram #instabook #rarebooks #bookporn #bookseller #vintagebooks #oldbooks #antiquarianbooks #booklover #books #Clunes #Clunesvictoria #booktown #Ballarat #Daylesford #booksforsale #botany #gardening #NewZealand #NewZealandgardens

Another wonderful item from the Warne stable - famous for Peter Rabbit and so much more. This book for girls was issued in 1932 and the cover is still bright. My English grandmother would have approved of this illustration plus she would have been exactly the right age to enjoy the book. She used to say blue and green should never be seen unless there’s a colour in between. I am actually wearing jeans and a green jumper today so sorry Dorothy. •
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I’ve tried to match each of the cover girls to a part of the #booksellersbreakfast and still give it the appearance of a midnight feast. So we have a green smoothie, tea in a blue mug and the jam in the donut and the tarts.
#hayonwye #addymanbooks #blueandgreen #greenandblue
#childrensbooks #girlsschoolstories #teaandbooks #booktown #usedbooks #oldbooks #booksforbreakfast #bookshop #bookstore #greensmoothie #jollyhockeysticks
We are selling this for£10 - see story later for more details Postage is £3 UK - £8 Europe 10 US and Canada. £12 for Australia/ NZ

The Entire Beast: From ear and beer to ale and tail by Chris Badenoch. Paperback book published by Lantern/Penguin 2010, 215 pages with colour photographs. Meet Chris Badenoch, the Master Chef Australia finalist who served up a roasted pigs head on prime-time nv the amateur who impressed the professionals with his entire-beast’ repertoire. Chris combines his passion for meat with his love of beer to bring us a collection of recipes like no other. lie reintroduces time-honoured nose-to-tail techniques for staples such as terrines, sausages and pies. He raises the culinary bar with stunningly original recipes for trotters, cheeks, ears and, of course, offal. lie comforts the uninitiated with great recipes for familiar dishes — his tasty roast duck and rich osso bucco are standouts. Every recipe has beer-matching notes and many have beer as an ingredient, including chris’s signature Beeramisu. A triumph of livestock over lifestyle, food philosophy over fashion, The Entire Beast is about expanding our culinary Experience, deepening our food knowledge, and opening our senses to the pleasure of old-style food made new. $99.50 + postage. #hgnew #bookstagram #instabook #rarebooks #bookporn #bookseller #vintagebooks #oldbooks #antiquarianbooks #booklover #books #Clunes #Clunesvictoria #booktown #Ballarat #Daylesford #booksforsale #cookbook #masterchef #entirebeast

En riguroso directo. Un puente de Primera Página, la librería de #periodismo #fotografía, #viajes... y mucho más, de #Urueña, la #VilladelLibro #booktown #books

I timed making this breakfast as a few people have asked how long it takes and occasionally I worry it is a bit of a waste of a busy bookseller’s time. So here goes:
1. Four minutes to change the Christmas baubles to matching colours. I am still using the Japanese anemone seed heads from @lowerhousegardenhay to hang them from and I keep a small box from Christmas windows past to play with under the kitchen table.
2. A minute to get spinach, butter, eggs and salmon out of the fridge and the spinach into the microwave.
3. Two minutes to slice @katesbakeryhay dark sourdough rye and put it into the toaster, light gas, put butter in the pan and put on the kettle
4. Two minutes to break eggs and beat them, add salt and pepper and put them into the pan
5. Just over a minute messing them in the pan and then off the heat - @thorneaddyman has taught me never to overcook eggs
6. Two minutes to make coffee and butter toast.
7. Four minutes to arrange spinach, egg and smoked salmon add more pepper and pour the coffee.
8. One minute out while I filmed the falling snow outside my back doorway
Altogether it took about 20 minutes and now I’ve eaten it and am typing this while finishing the strong coffee. •
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The book starring in today’s #booksellersbreakfast is Nurse’s Memories by Charlotte M Yonge and a perfect round up of a year illustrated with absolutely gorgeously bright chromolithos. I don’t really enjoy stacking photos so see our story for some wintry Christmas scenes and other times of year. The book was published in 1885 and is for sale. DM us for details or find it on our site or @abebooks
#addymanbooks #hayonwye #beautifulbooks #charlottemyonge #childrensbooks #chromolithograph #coffeeandbooks #scrambledeggs #scrambledeggsandsmokedsalmon #spinach #healthybreakfast #booksforbreakfast #booktown #usedbooks #oldbooks #bookshop #usedbookstore

Another day, another #bookquilt This time we have the King Penguins I bought last night. They make a softerabd more subtle pattern then the bright and bold Britain in Pictures. I think a reversible duvet with this on one side and the BIPs on the other would be perfect. These are so pretty but their spines are very delicate and many of these volumes have missing spines. As a result they are very cheap. DM us for details and postage costs. •
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#addymanbooks #hayonwye #townofbooks #oldbooks #usedbooks #booktown #beautifulbooks #bookshop #bookflatlay #rowsofbooks #kingpenguins #penguinbooks

PAISAJE MÁGICO
Esta belleza... No os podéis perder el espectáculo de la cencellada en #Urueña, la #VilladelLibro, y de los paisajes mágicos. La foto, de hoy, es de #FidelRaso.
#beautifullanscape #frozen #booktown

There'll be gift ideas galore at the Clunes Market this Sunday. From 9am-1pm come down and checkout a veritable goldmine of local produce.⠀

The Clunes Farmers' Market is held in Collins Place and Fraser Street.⠀

📷: @clunes_farmers_market

#farmersmarket #craftmarket #weekendmarket #makersmarket #buylocal #shoplocal #eatlocal #food #produce #freshproduce #farmers #artisanfood #weekend #sunday #sundaydrive #picoftheday #food #instadaily #photooftheday #visitvictoria #seeaustralia #regionalvictoria #melbournetodo #melbourne #ballarat #clunes #booktown

“At Last a Christmas in the West Indies” is the unlikely title to star in today’s #publishersbindingthursday #booksellersbreakfast These books are all from the colour banded shelves of our children’s room. I am eating sliced avocado (I just prefer it to smashed) on the most delicious dark sourdough rye from @katesbakeryhay Lots of black pepper and lemon juice, a few coriander leaves and some organic vine tomatoes which are as sweet as candy. All from the local deli next door which is run by Hay’s food and drink giant and guru Derek.
I would like to remind locals that many of the Hay shops are open late tonight - we are serving free mulled wine and mince pies and are doing discounts for followers 20% on calendars - see yesterday’s post and 10% on all other gifts and books on purchases £10 and over from 5.30-8.00 tonight •
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#greenpublishersbindingthursday #greenpublishersbinding #greenbooks #christmasbooks #addymanbooks #usedbooks #oldbooks #beautifulbooks #hayonwye #booksforbreakfast #breakfastbooks #coffeeandbooks #bookshop #booktown

Just before we closed I heard someone wrestling with the shop door. It banged open and in staggered a warmly wrapped woman struggling to support and balance two boxes of books. I quickly cleared space on the desk and then helped her put them down. The smaller box on top contained about 25 King Penguins and the large one below contained these Britain in Picture titles. I stayed open a little late to price them - they are only a few pounds each - and then shelve them. Since being part of the Bookstagram community my bookselling job has become a little more complicated then it was two years ago. I couldn’t bring myself to just take them upstairs, put them on the shelf I had cleared in the steam punk room and finish for the night. I moved the bench in the children’s room, deposited the toy box into the Sci Fi room and then laid the B.I.Ps out like a patchwork quilt. I know @mistyangelofsky who collects them would have done this better but I was getting hungry. I want to start moving them around with my finger like a virtual flat Rubix cube or those tile puzzles to try and get a better result. Now that would be a game booklovers would enjoy. I do also think this would make an interesting duvet cover. Tomorrow I may do the same with the King Penguins. These book series always look magical laid out like this. The King Penguins are more patterned and muted so look a bit like wallpaper rather then patchwork. •
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This series which covered an extraordinary breadth of subjects started in the 1940s towards the last part of the war and were rather patriotic in flavour. Authors such as Orwell, Greene, Sackville-West, Elizabeth Bowen and John Betjeman contributed titles. Designers and artists such as Enid Marx also produced titles The format was almost identical with 8 coloured plates, other illustrations in black and white and all could be read and digested in one evening. They are an affordable series to collect. Even the Orwell title isn’t horrendously expensive and they don’t take up too much shelf space. Most of them are priced between £1 and £5 a piece.
#addymanbooks #hayonwye #usedbooks #britaininpictures #bookshop #usedbookstore #oldbooks #booktown

We are selling these gorgeous @flametreepublishing calendars- swipe for more details. We have Moomins, Miffy, Van Gogh, Arthur Rackham, Eric Ravillious, Angie Lewin, Heath Robinson, Rupert, Bosch and others. We can send them out for £12.95 including UK postage and a little more for abroad. This is one gift you know will last the whole year and they have ample space to write in day-by-day events. DM me for details - once we have an email we can send you a PayPal invoice or you can ring us 01497 821136 to give card payment and address details. If you live nearby we are doing a small discount on these for late night shoppers on Thursday between 5.30 and 8.00pm. You will qualify for a free mince pie and glass of mulled wine too!
#townofbooks #haylatenightshopping #hayonwye #booktown #addymanbooks #addymanannexe #calendar #rupertbear #moomins #moomincalendar #wheathrobinson #ericravilious #miffy #vincentvangogh #hieronymusbosch #arthurrackham #japanesewoodblock

Today the #booksellersbreakfast is all about #pattern Many of us love the Reprint Society’s Books from the 1950s because of their wonderful wrappers and look - that top edge of the pages is also pink. Ian Fleming is collected in almost every form and these reprints are no exception. We are selling this first edition thus, 1956 for £30. In the run up to Christmas we are doing a giveaway of 12 tins of tea from the @rareteacompany To enter just leave a comment tagging a friend who has not heard of #addymanbooks or even #hayonwye To get five extra chances of winning, post any of our photos or a photo of one of our shops tagging us in and using the hashtag #rareteaandaddymanbooks This giveaway is international and all the normal terms apply. Winners will be pulled out of a carved out book! Last entry on 16th December so tea might come after Christmas for those abroad
#ianfleming #liveandletdie #reprintsociety #thereprintsociety #patternedbooks teaandbooks #booksforbreakfast #bookshop #booktown #usedbooks #oldbooks #bookshop #townofbooks #addymanbookshop #usedbookstore #healthybreakfast #pinksmoothie #porridge #oatmeal #chiaseeds #loosetea

Author Audrey Wilson will be here most of the day doing a book signing for her fabulous Nana Strawberry 🍓 range of books #booktown #Sedbergh #Cumbria

The Secret Agent by Major Charles Gilson. Hardcover book published by Frederick Warne & Co. 1948, 256 pages with one colour illustration. Dr. Harrison, a famous foreign correspondent in Shanghai, noted for his wide knowledge of the East, employs a Chinese house “boy,” Wu Meng, to help him “listen-in” at a meeting of Japanese, German and Italian spies prior to the capture of Shanghai. From then on Wu Meng, with his brother Wu Tong, takes an active part in the city’s stand against the invaders. $11.50 + postage #hgnew #bookstagram #instabook #rarebooks #bookporn #bookseller #vintagebooks #oldbooks #antiquarianbooks #booklover #books #Clunes #Clunesvictoria #booktown #Ballarat #Daylesford #booksforsale #childrensbooks #kidsbooks #teenfiction #vintageteenfiction

Gorgeous snap and caption shared by @addymanbooks
Taken by @jasperfforde the writer and photographer and also husband of @marifforde He uses a #hasselblad I am so happy he has taken a photo of one of our shops.
#blackandwhitephoto #bookshop #addymanbooks #hayonwye #booktown #usedbookstore #blackandwhite #hasselblad_official #healwaysusesfilm #shopfront #bookstore @booksaremybag #bookshopday #bookstoreday #jasperfforde #hayphoto #hayphotography

A #tinytuesday post featuring the popular Polly Miller doll and the Southey set that I posted yesterday (but the right way around!) I have also added some of my miniature books. I had an usual and very late breakfast of sliced persimmon, a fig and a mince pie. Work started too quickly to manage my #booksellersbreakfast at anything like a normal time. I was far too hungry and clumsy to fill the little cup with coffee but Polly Miller did get some mince pie.
#booksforbreakfast #breakfastbooks #miniaturebooks #leatherbooks #oldbooks #usedbooks #bookshop #booktown #townofbooks #usedbookstore #addymanbooks #hayonwye #mincepiesandbooks #coffeeandbooks

¡Aquí está!, nuevo libro de primera-Primera, ‘La Olivetti, la espía y el loro’, de @leavelez. Muy propio, con dosis de periodismo y mucho más. No he podido resistirme a colocarla sobre una de mis ídem. Y porque una espía no tengo por aquí a mano y si la tuviera, no podría decirlo. No, loro tampoco, si acaso yo misma a ratos. No deberíais perdéroslo. Luego no digáis que no aviso. En Primera Página, de #Urueña, la #VilladelLibro #booktown, #nosgustanlosbuenoslibros

Our art window with lights, baubles, gold chains and handmade bookart brooches by @stacelace_jeanne on sale for only £5 each. This Thursday the shop will be open until 8.00pm and we will be serving mulled wine and mince pies. Anyone who follows us gets a 20% discount on our lovely collection of high quality Flame Tree Calendars from 5.30-8.00pm on Thursday evenings while stocks last and 10% off all other books and gifts.
#addymanbooks #hayonwye #latenightshopping #christmastime #misletoeandwine #booktown #bookshop #townofbooks #shopwindow #bookshopwindow #usedbooks #usedbookstore #latenightdiscount #townofbooks

Eucalyptus by Murray Bail. Hardcover book published by Text Publishing 1998 (first edition), 255 pages. SIGNED COPY Eucalyptus is a 1998 novel by Australian novelist Murray Bail. The book won the 1999 Miles Franklin Award and the 1999 Commonwealth Writers' Prize. Eucalyptus tells the story of Ellen Holland, a young woman whose "speckled beauty" and unattainability become legend far beyond the rural western New South Wales town near the property where she grows up. Her protective father's obsession with collecting rare species of Eucalyptus trees leads him to propose a contest - the man who can correctly name all the species on his property shall win her hand in marriage. $299.50 + postage. #hgnew #bookstagram #instabook #rarebooks #bookporn #bookseller #vintagebooks #oldbooks #antiquarianbooks #booklover #books #rarebooks #rarebook #Clunes #Clunesvictoria #booktown #Ballarat #Daylesford #MurrayBail #Australianauthor #eucalyptus #Australianfiction

Eucalyptus by Murray Bail. Hardcover book published by Text Publishing 1998 (first edition), 255 pages. SIGNED COPY Eucalyptus is a 1998 novel by Australian novelist Murray Bail. The book won the 1999 Miles Franklin Award and the 1999 Commonwealth Writers' Prize. Eucalyptus tells the story of Ellen Holland, a young woman whose "speckled beauty" and unattainability become legend far beyond the rural western New South Wales town near the property where she grows up. Her protective father's obsession with collecting rare species of Eucalyptus trees leads him to propose a contest - the man who can correctly name all the species on his property shall win her hand in marriage. $299.50 + postage. #hgnew #bookstagram #instabook #rarebooks #bookporn #bookseller #vintagebooks #oldbooks #antiquarianbooks #booklover #books #rarebooks #rarebook #Clunes #Clunesvictoria #booktown #Ballarat #Daylesford #MurrayBail #Australianauthor #eucalyptus #Australianfiction

It’s just another #marbledmonday and this is part of a delicious six volume complete set of The Life and Correspondence of Robert Southey edited by his son The Rev’d Charles Cuthbert Southey published by Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans in 1849 and 1850. Do DM if you want to see the whole set and get a special bookstagrammer’s discount.
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Guten Abend 🙆🏻💘📚
Heute war ein ziemlich anstehender Tag.
Wir hatten Sport in nach der Schule war ich noch bei jemandem zu Besuch. Bin auch erst seit 20 Minuten wieder zu Hause 😅
Nichtsdestotrotz muss ich jetzt noch etwas für die Schule machen🤓
Vielleicht lese ich auch noch etwas, bevor ich ins Bett falle 🛌💘

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James Robertson should be celebrated across the country for the voice he gives Scotland and celebrated across the world for his storytelling. He has an extraordinary ability to present characters in virtually four dimensions when many modern writers can hardly manage more than two. Allan Massie says “there is a sort of Orwellian decency about his writing..” which I agree with. I read this book with the ease and enjoyment that a well written thriller or detective novel provides but finished it a little changed; I thought more about the effect of religion, I felt enriched by the insights into Scottish history, politics and culture and I might even attempt to read Walter Scott one of these days... Robertson’s characters will stay in my mind longer than many of the real people I meet and the story still twists and turns delightfully through my head. •
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It’s a bit of a left over breakfast today. A pink smoothie with the last of the raspberries I froze - I have ordered more from our Londis - a lone star mince pie from the weekend - I have bought five more, also from Londis - and the last of the local grapes. I made the coffee strong as it is Monday and I was up until after 1.00pm watching Greenleaf, a Netflix series which also dissects a religious community. I am finding this compulsive viewing too.
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Pottery in New Zealand: Commercial & Collectable by Gail Lambert. Hardcover book published by Heinemann 1985, 167 pages with black and white and colour photographs. Anyone with an interest in pioneering skills and their development into a modern creative industry will find this book a fascinating story of endeavour. Readers with a collector’s interest in early ceramics — and there is a growing collectors’ market for early New Zealand wares — will find this an invaluable resource for identifying their finds, be they pickle jars, teapots or ducks flying up a wall. There are few households in New Zealand today which do not boast in the kitchen or living room some small example of the wares of an earlier era in the history of ceramics in this country. Yet how many know of the hundred years or more of endeavour by which pioneer craftsmen, isolated from the familiar materials and markets of their homeland, struggled to establish what is today a major manufacturing industry? $24.50 + postage #hgnew #bookstagram #instabook #rarebooks #bookporn #bookseller #vintagebooks #oldbooks #antiquarianbooks #booklover #books #rarebooks #rarebook #Clunes #Clunesvictoria #booktown #Ballarat #Daylesford #NewZealand #NZ #NZceramics #ceramics #pottery #NZcollectibles #NZpottery

Hello🙆🏻😊💗
Ich bin grade noch bei einer Freundin, weil wir etwas für die Schule gemacht haben 🏫
Gleich geht's wieder nach Hause, dann wird erstmal gegessen 🍝
Nachher lese ich dann noch ein bisschen 📚😊

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A stack of vellum books, a stack of pancakes and a book about books. I have a passion for vellum, a passion for pancakes and, as Kinsella said in the Irish Times, Fadiman’s Ex Libris is “A perfect book for anyone who is passionate about books” •
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Ex Libris was recommended to me by the lovely @beth.bonini and I did enjoy it though I am aware that the intellectual snobbery of the Fadiman family could overwhelm a British audience though it is related with a joyful honesty and self awareness. Books like this make me realise there are interesting differences between Americans and British. I am a dual National but I was brought up in the UK where being an intellectual is generally something to be played down whatever your background is. •
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The fluffy American pancakes provide a sponge for maple syrup and are very good when topped with my latest favourite breakfast food - the Greek set yoghurt from @rachelsorganic (a healthy version of clotted cream) and frozen berries.
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Al calorcito de los #libros, una tarde de Primera. #Urueña #VilladelLibro #books #booktown

Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire, translated by Jacques Leclercq. Hardcover book with pictorial boards published by Peter Pauper Press 1958, 61 pages with black, white and brown illustrations. Les Fleurs du mal (English: The Flowers of Evil) is a volume of French poetry by Charles Baudelaire. First published in 1857, it was important in the symbolist and modernist movements. The poems deal with themes relating to decadence and eroticism. $9.50 + postage #hgnew #bookstagram #instabook #rarebooks #bookporn #bookseller #vintagebooks #oldbooks #antiquarianbooks #booklover #books #rarebooks #rarebook #Clunes #Clunesvictoria #booktown #Ballarat #Daylesford #flowersofevil #Baudelaire #CharlesBaudelaire #poetry

I like the colours you see through the doorways of our shop. I heard two customers talking and one of them said, “It’s like being in a house of books.” I cannot tell you how lovely it is when people say good things about our shops. It warms our hearts and makes us feel we are doing our job properly. In these times, when you can get anything you want or think you need with a bit of typing, shops like ours have to put the magic back into book buying. Here is where the book chooses you, here is where you find an author you have never heard of before, here is the scent of old books and a small voyage of discovery as you walk around a corner and find yet another room full of books. This room is a cabinet of curiosities really. Originally a bathroom when we moved in over 30 years ago - hence the Victorian patterned glass - then our stock room and eventually the steam punk room. It is not much bigger than a walk-in wardrobe and just as dark but we do sell quite a lot from it. I loved be the blue of the twilight sky through the window.
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A piece of Pop Art using two @penguinukbooks Janet Evanovich editions from our #murderandmayhem shop and some dayglo card. I listen to her Sugar Plum title when I am preparing some of the food on Christmas Eve ad she always makes me laugh. Later on that day my daughter and I often watch Little Women as we wrap last minute presents and do even more last minute food. As I get older these family rituals become more and more fun and something I look forward to. Now it is December I think we can all start to get excited.
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Hallo📚💗😊
Ich hoffe, es geht euch gut!🙆🏻💗
Ich melde mich auch endlich mal wieder zu Wort😬
Die Klausuren-Phase ist endlich vorbei, nur noch Englisch und Mathe stehen an 🙏🏻
Deswegen habe ich auch wieder Zeit, mehr Fotos zu machen 📸
Wie stehts bei euch zur Zeit so an? 💗

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Yesterday in #Rye from E F Benson and Radclyffe Hall to Paul Nash and Captain Pugwash #booktown

Samuel Pepys preferred protein heavy breakfasts which featured things like brawn. I found this recipe from the @guardian #breakfastofchampions series which luckily included Samuel Pepys. Hay had no mackerel so I used haddock lightly fried in butter with an egg added in the last few minutes. This went well with the toasted sourdough whole meal rye which had a look of 17th century bread. With the added peppery rocket, seasoning and lemon juice I had an excellent Saturday brunch. •
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This complete set of Pepys’s diary in eleven volumes including the harder to get index is the best edition to read. It was first published in the 1970s with the Companion volume and the Index (vols. 10 and 11) in 1983. This new and complete transcription with excellent notes was edited by Robert Latham and William Matthews. This set is for sale but the first few volumes have been more heavily used. We are selling It cheaply because of this. £150.00 for the set. This will give someone years of pleasure which I know as I have my own set. It always cheers me up to pick up a volume and open a page at random. You are immediately connected with the second part of the 17th Century and Pepys is almost always amusing. In one entry he will work out from his accounts that he is the richest he has ever been (650 pounds) and admire the trim his wife sewed on herself to a green petticoat. This is followed by both dinner and supper with the fawning Sir W. Penn. “I shall never be deceived again by him but do hate him and his traitorous tricks with all my heart.” DM me for postage costs if you are interested in this set. I think every household should have one!
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BOOKTOWN神保町
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神保町が好きだ〜!
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Life’s a Beer by Rennie Ellis. Paperback book published by Ross Books 1984, 95 pages with colour photographs throughout. SIGNED COPY. Have you cracked a few tubes, demolished a tinnie, sunk a cold one, sucked on a frothie? Have you been as full as a State school or as rotten as a pear? Then this book, in its all too glorious technicolour, is for you. Rennie Ellis, the man who brought life to the beach, has turned his gaze inward, to the heart and guts of Australia. For here is the very essence of our life, the neck oil on which turns the wheels of our culture, society, sport, industry, love and lust. For who would want to live without beer? Rennie Ellis’ ever present camera roams here in our Elysium spaces, through our great institutions and into the very crevices of our peculiar Australian world to bring us Life’s a Beer. $199.50 + postage #hgnew #bookstagram #instabook #rarebooks #bookporn #bookseller #vintagebooks #oldbooks #antiquarianbooks #booklover #books #rarebooks #rarebook #Clunes #Clunesvictoria #booktown #Ballarat #Daylesford #photography #RennieEllis #Australianphotography #beer #Australianbeer

Life’s a Beer by Rennie Ellis. Paperback book published by Ross Books 1984, 95 pages with colour photographs throughout. SIGNED COPY. Have you cracked a few tubes, demolished a tinnie, sunk a cold one, sucked on a frothie? Have you been as full as a State school or as rotten as a pear? Then this book, in its all too glorious technicolour, is for you. Rennie Ellis, the man who brought life to the beach, has turned his gaze inward, to the heart and guts of Australia. For here is the very essence of our life, the neck oil on which turns the wheels of our culture, society, sport, industry, love and lust. For who would want to live without beer? Rennie Ellis’ ever present camera roams here in our Elysium spaces, through our great institutions and into the very crevices of our peculiar Australian world to bring us Life’s a Beer. $199.50 + postage #hgnew #bookstagram #instabook #rarebooks #bookporn #bookseller #vintagebooks #oldbooks #antiquarianbooks #booklover #books #rarebooks #rarebook #Clunes #Clunesvictoria #booktown #Ballarat #Daylesford #photography #RennieEllis #Australianphotography #beer #Australianbeer

There is a small exhibition of #bookart at the moment at #addymanbooks These are by @torch.song.tango aka @fedoras.and.pearls - Kelly takes apart very distressed old volumes and using old prints, letters, photographs and even buttons creates these interesting collages. They are priced between £45 and £125 but we can do a discount of 10% for anyone who follows us and Kelly. Please let me know if you require close ups or more details.
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