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The Riddle of the Sands
CHILDERS, Erskine. The Riddle of the Sands. London, Smith Elders & Co. 1903  FIRST EDITION: 8vo. A most handsome copy of the first edition of a book contentiously described as the first modern espionage novel, vying for the title with Kipling’s Kim, published two years earlier. Adrian Harrington Books - £8750
Edinburgh Book Fair - 7th & 8th March 2014
The Edinburgh Book Fair represents an important union between the two pre-eminent national booksellers' associations. This two-day event provides an excellent opportunity to see and buy a wide selection of rare, antiquarian and secondhand books, manuscripts, ephemera and artwork from some of the country's leading bookdealers.
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Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested...
Francis Bacon, ‘Of Studies’ (1625)