"The best book written during this accused war" (Gorky)
First edition in Russian in book form (it was serialized in Letopis’ in the second half of 1916) of Mr Britling sees it through (1916), in Gorky’s words ‘the best, most daring, truthful, and humane book written in Europe during the course of this accursed war’ (Selected Letters, 1997, p. 195).
The ABA London International Antiquarian Book Fair
This major three-day event is one of the highlights in the world for book lovers and collectors – and the centrepiece of London International Antiquarian Book Fair Week. In the light and airy National Hall at Olympia, you will find thousands of rare, unusual and unique items offered for sale by 180 leading UK and international dealers.¶ Read more...
‘What is the use of a book’, thought Alice, ‘without pictures or conversations?’
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865)