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A Lost Novel
Jane Austen?

An Analytical Essay

Osric Allen

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The author identifies a rare novel published in 1806 as a probable addition to     Jane Austen's juvenilia.    
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The UNESCO ILAB 'Pop Up Book Fair' day that took place on 23 April was a huge success. Dealers in countries around the world took part and there is an excellent blog which is heavily illustrated. Congratulations to all those who took part.

Last week's edition would have arrived in your mailbox later than usual due, as they say, to circumstances outside our control.

Many readers will know that today there is a General Election being held in the UK - the outcome of which is far from clear.  Let's hope that whichever political party wins, the book trade thrives.


International: Original drawings depicting iconic Martians from HG Wells' sci-fi masterpiece The War of the Worlds are on sale for £350,000
32 pencil and ink drawings to be sold in Dallas, Texas on 14 May by experts who said there is 'nothing like them'. Drawn by Henrique Alvim Corrêa and included in 1906 edition of the book after Wells did not like initial illustrations. Read more

International: EL James has earned £75m but lies in fourth place
Her books are frequently found carefully hidden among bookshelves, and when they were made into a film. Going to see it was treated as a clandestine affair. But Fifty Shades of Grey author EL James, of London, has no need to hide away after she rocketed to fourth place in the Sunday Times Rich List of authors. With an estimated wealth of £75million the 52-year-old knocked Jackie Collins down to fifth place. Read more
[The top five authors' books may not make many sales in the secondhand market however. Ed.]

UK: Scholium Group has a surprising investor
The family of the late pornography baron and property tycoon Paul Raymond has emerged as an unlikely major backer of a rare book dealer. Bateman Street Investments, a little-known vehicle that has a stake in Scholium Group, is controlled by the same private trust company that owns Soho Estates, the property business set up Mr Raymond, The Sunday Telegraph can reveal. Read more

UK: Ruth Rendell dies
The best-selling crime writer Ruth Rendell has died aged 85, her publisher has said. The celebrated British author was best known for her series of novels featuring Chief Inspector Wexford. Read more

USA: First-ever copy of Playboy magazine featuring Marilyn Monroe naked set to fetch over $2,700 at auction
The first copy of Playboy magazine featuring Marilyn Monroe as centerfold is set to go under the hammer. A world away from its modern, glossy successor, this copy boasts it is the first 'full color' magazine but only features black, white, grey and a touch of red.
  Dated from December 1953, it is the first appearance of the 'Playboy Bunny', decked out in a smoking jacket with a pipe in his mouth. In an introduction to Volume 1, Number 1, it clearly states that Playboy not 'a family magazine'. Read more

UK: The days of unlimited internet access may be numbered.
Web access may soon be rationed as Britain's infrastructure BUCKLES under the ever-growing demand for online access. Industry experts are set to meet with the Royal Society next week to discuss the two biggest problems facing the internet in the UK - its surging power demands and its capacity to carry data. The internet is already consuming at least eight per cent of Britain's power output – and demand is soaring. Professor Andrew Ellis, an expert in optical communications at Aston University, claims existing cables will reach their capacity limit by the end of this decade – triggering a 'potentially disastrous capacity crunch'. Read more

International: Google reviewed in European Commission's shake-up of digital market (also Amazon & Facebook)
The European Commission (EC) is set to carry out a wide-ranging review of the role of some of the world's biggest online companies as it considers tighter regulation.
  The months-long inquiry will delve into issues of transparency of search results and pricing, data use, promotion of services and relationships between companies.
  It is part of the EC's Digital Market Strategy, unveiled on May 6. The paper sets out a number of policy proposals designed to boost economic growth by reducing national barriers for online services. Read more

USA: North Country Books Opens a New Store in Winooski
Winooski may not be the retail mecca of Chittenden County, but local bibliophiles now have another good reason to shop the Onion City. North Country Books, a longtime purveyor of used and antiquarian books, has reopened a physical store for those who prefer to thumb through books before buying them. Unlike the store's previous incarnations in downtown Burlington, the new Winooski space is sunlit, airy and — much to the delight of owner Mark Ciufo — above ground. Read more

USA: Commonwealth Books consolidate
Commonwealth Books, where shoppers can buy everything from medieval manuscripts to current paperbacks, is entering a new chapter in Downtown Crossing.
After running two locations within a minute's walk of each other for six years, the locally owned shop is consolidating in the larger of the two on Spring Lane. The location at 2 Milk St. will close at the end of this month. Read more

UK: Mark Twain stories, 150 years old, uncovered by Berkeley scholars
Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have uncovered and authenticated a cache of stories written by Mark Twain when he was a 29-year-old newspaperman in San Francisco. Many of the stories are 150 years old. Read more

UK: Manor house that inspired Thomas Hardy goes on sale for £3.25m
In the euphemistic prose of an estate agent, Thomas Hardy’s Oxwell Hall might be said to have “room for improvement”. The author described the house as a “rambling and neglected dwelling” in which cress grew from the plaster.
  But when the real-life inspiration for the hall, Poxwell Manor in Dorset, went on sale for £3.25 million, the particulars tactfully omitted Hardy’s unflattering description, opting instead to stress its rather more 21st century assets, including a swimming pool, tennis courts and a helipad. Read more

USA: Two Booksellers, 13 Bookstores, Six Days! A Road Trip Photo Essay
It all started, as many stories these days do, through a text message. It only took moments for two Massachusetts booksellers, Hannah Moushabeck of Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley and Sara Hines of Eight Cousins in Falmouth, to decide that “Yes, traveling 389 miles in five days and visiting as many bookshops as possible along the California coast was a fine idea.” Read more
[Stunning images of bookshops - selling new and used titles. Ede]


UK: The Annual London Fairs Season

Here is a short calendar of the fairs taking place this year.  Plan ahead and make your travel arrangements now!
Date Organisation Venue (Opening times) Info.
Sat 23 May  London Photograph Fair  Two Temple Place Embankment, London WC2R 3B (1pm to 8pm) Details
Sun 24 May  London Photograph Fair  Two Temple Place Embankment, London WC2R 3B (1pm to 8pm)  Details 
Sun 24 May  Ephemera Society  Holiday Inn London - Bloomsbury
Coram Street (11am to 4pm)
Sun 24 May  Etc's Bloomsbury Summer Book Fair Royal National Hotel, Bedford Way, Bloomsbury (10am to 4pm) Details 
Thu 28 May  Rare Books London
ABA's London International Book Fair
Olympia National Hall, Hammersmith
(2pm to 8pm)
Fri 29
Rare Books London
PBFA's Summer International Book Fair
ILEC Conference Centre, Ibis Hotel
(2pm to 7pm) 
Fri 29
Rare Books London
ABA's London International Book Fair 
Olympia National Hall, Hammersmith
(11am to 7pm) 
Sat 30 May  Rare Books London
PBFA's Summer International Book Fair
ILEC Conference Centre, Ibis Hotel
(10am to 4pm) 
Sat 30 May  Rare Books London
ABA's London International Book Fair 
Olympia National Hall, Hammersmith
(11am to 5pm) 
Sun 31
Etc's Bloomsbury Summer Book, Ephemera & Postcard Fair Royal National Hotel, Bedford Way, Bloomsbury (9.30m to 3pm) Details
Sat 6
The London Map Fair  Royal Geographical Society
Kensington Gore (12 Noon to 7pm)
Sun 7
The London Map Fair   Royal Geographical Society
Kensington Gore (10am to 6pm)

UK: The Annual London Fairs Season - Previews
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UK: Etc Fairs
Etc Fairs, as usual, has two Summer Fairs for International Fairs week in London. The first, the Bloomsbury Summer Book Fair ‘kicks off’ the week on Sunday 24 May, in the Galleon and Ellis Suites, at the Royal National Hotel, Bedford Way, London WC1H 0DG. The fair is fully booked, and is one of the key fairs of the week with dealers from all over the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, Australia and more! Expect specialists in all areas with some of the very best stock available. There are also map, ephemera and print specialists, alongside auctioneers and bookbinders. This year promises to be a great event! We have Exhibitors Lists with specialisms and contact details on our website, alongside Dealer Highlights running between now and the fair date.
  This is followed on Sunday 31 May with our second fair of the week, the
Bloomsbury Book, Ephemera & Postcard Fair, which over the past few years has proved to be very popular with both visitors and exhibitors as it provides a great finale for International Fairs week. This fair, which although is well known for its ephemera, has an equal number of bookdealers, as well specialists in prints, maps, posters and now a large contingent of postcard dealers. In the same venue as the Bloomsbury Book Fair, it’s easy to find, with great facilities and friendly atmosphere. Find details of both these great events on the website, with links to the individual fairs.

UK: Peterborough Book Fair, Sunday 10 May
Highgate Hall in the delightful village of Elton just outside Peterborough will play host to 15 exhibitors this Sunday. Dealers, from as far afield as Essex, Leicestershire, Suffolk, Norfolk and Nottinghamshire will be attending.
  There will be a wide range of books on offer plus some postcards. Home made refreshments are available all day. Free parking.
  Elton is only 5 minutes drive from the junction of the A1 and the A604. PE8 6RU for 'sat nav' users. The fair is open from 10.00am to 4.00pm. More details can be found at

UK: The BB Society's Book Fair, Sunday 10 May
The BB Society is holding a Book Fair on Sunday 10 May (Denys Watkins-Pitchford) at The Village Hall, Holcot Road, Brixworth, Northamptonshire NN6 9BS from 10.00am to 4.00pm. A wide range of titles from top book dealers from around the country. There will be books on Local History, Country Pursuits, Birds and Butterflies, Flora & Fauna - and antiquarian books, prints and posters, maps and art books. Further details from Bryce Hanlon on 07796 664670 or bhanlon@btinternet.comRead more

UK: PBFA's Essex Book Fair, Sunday 17 May
The eleventh PBFA Essex Book Fair will be held on Sunday 17 May from 10.00am - 4.00pm, at the magnificent venue of Hylands House (CM2 8WQ), just outside Chelmsford, the county town of Essex. This is the first time that the fair will be held in spring, having moved from its usual autumn slot. The house is set in acres of beautiful parkland, with ample parking and catering available.
  PBFA members from around the country will be offering an attractive mixture of items, including first editions and literature, antiquarian, topography, children’s and illustrated, art, military, crime fiction, prints and ephemera and much more. Entry is £1.00 Read more

UK: Dorchester Book Fair, 17 May
Note: Change of venue and visit by Julian Francis)
  Julian Francis, co-author with Martin Andrews of the new book about Rena Gardiner, the Dorset artist and printmaker, will be visiting the next Dorchester Book Fair which, due to a double booking at Stratton, will be held at Frampton Village Hall, Dorchester Road, DT2 9NG. The village is situated off the A37 Dorchester to Yeovil Road and if you are travelling from Dorchester it is the first turning on the left as you leave the village of Grimstone.  The Hall is at the very end of the village on the left hand side.
  There will be eighteen dealers attending and offering the usual good selection of antiquarian, secondhand and collectable books. There will be copies of the new book for sale and examples of Rena’s work will be on display. The usual selection of delicious refreshments will be supplied by Summerfields and available all day. The Fair will be returning to its regular venue at Stratton for November.’


UK: PBFA's Oxford Book Fair, 25 & 26 April
The doors opened to the 2015 Oxford book fair a few minutes early - in order to keep our loyal queueing customers out of an imminent rain shower but in all other respects it was business as usual. We were welcomed back to the Oxford Brookes Headington campus, which is now transformed and includes numerous new cafes and shops amidst an architectural feat of a new library.
  Thanks to the efforts of several of our exhibitors, most notably Blackwells, Quaritch, Michael Taylor, Temple Rare Books and Hedley Morgan (amongst many others!), and with assistance from key allies in the academic and auction worlds, the number of complimentary tickets distributed for the 2015 fair almost doubled. This year also saw the addition of lamp post banners on the pavements of Oxford. All of these efforts seem to have created a bit of a buzz amidst the dreaming spires; visitor numbers were up over 10%.

Click on images to enlarge. Photos by R Joseph and Tom Lintern-Mole
  While we're talking figures, getting down to brass tacks the figures were in general very encouraging. Our 103 exhibitors took an average of just over £1900 each (up 7% from 2014), translating to a total take of just over £198,000 (up 16% from 2014). Just to reinforce how well established the Oxford Book Fair has become in the last few years, thanks in no small part to the efforts of Peter Hill and Marcus Niner, sales to the general public hit almost 40% this year. Onwards and upwards for 2016!
  Exhibitors and customers couldn't have had more help and support from our fabulous 'door people' Pat and Margaret - who have made the life of all those involved in book fairs easier for many years! Thanks to both. Final thanks go to Conor Pattenden of Zetetic Books and Jim Hine of Gresham Books, for their dedication to the cause of logistical arrangements, Mike Kemp for untiring press-liaison, Oxford printers Joshua Horgans, for printing our lovely fair catalogues, and of course the members and administrators of the PBFA for continuing to support the PBFA fair, bringing their best, most interesting and competitively priced stock to the fair. Tom Lintern-Mole, Fair Manager


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Swann Galleries' Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books, 19 May
On Tuesday, 19 May Swann Galleries will conduct an auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books with works by John James Audubon, rare views, maps and atlases, as well as a number of original watercolors and drawings.
  Featured in the run of works related to Audubon are two manuscripts: an 1827 Autograph Letter Signed to his wife Lucy, in which he discusses plans to send a copy of Birds of America to soon-to-be President Andrew Jackson, and his intentions for his family’s set (estimate: $8,000 to $12,000). Another Autograph Manuscript, unsigned, is Audubon’s 1826 working draft for his Ornithological Biography entry on the Red-Winged Starling. It is being offered with the corresponding plates from both the first octavo and the double elephant folio editions of Birds of America ($15,000 to $25,000).
  The top lot is Pieter Goos’s De Zee-Atlas / Ofte Water-Wereld, an atlas with 41 engraved maps, including 39 double-page maps, a folding map and an additional map of New Jersey, all with original hand-color in outline. Published in Amsterdam in 1672, this important atlas is estimated at $70,000 to $100,000. An earlier De Zee-Atlas by Hendrik Doncker, Amsterdam, circa 1660, is also in the sale ($60,000 to $90,000). Both represent the height of Dutch sea cartography and come from separate private collections.
  Other important atlases include Johannes de Laet’s Novus Orbis seu Discriptionis Indiae Occidentalis Libri XVII, Leiden, 1633, called by Burden “the finest description of the Americas published in the seventeenth century” ($10,000 to $15,000); Louis Rednard’s Atlas de la navigation, Amsterdam, 1715 ($30,000 to $50,000); and P. da Medina’s L’Arte del navegar, Venice, 1554, the first Italian edition of the first reliable pilot for New World waters, also noteworthy as the first practical treatise on navigation ($8,000 to $12,000).
  The auction will begin at 1.30pm on Tuesday, 19 May. The material will be on public exhibition Thursday, 14 May and Friday 15 May from 10.00am to 6.00pm, Saturday, 16 May from Noon to 5.00pm, Monday, 18 May from 10.00am to 6.00pm and Tuesday, 19 May from 10.00am to Noon.
  An illustrated catalogue with information on bidding by mail or fax is available for $35 from Swann Galleries, 104 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010, or online at


Colombia: First edition of Garcia Marquez novel stolen in Bogota
It was being exhibited in a locked cabinet at the International Book Fair in the Colombian capital, Bogota. The fair, which closes on Monday, is dedicated to Garcia Marquez, who died last year at the age of 87.
  The book is estimated to be worth $60,000 (£40,000) but its owner says for him its value is immeasurable. Read more

UK: From Nigel Burwood (Any Amount of Books)
A man (please contact the PBFA's office to see photo) has been identified by another bookseller as a book thief, and has been seen in our shop a couple of times and been chased out. Unfortunately today (1 May) he managed to get away with 2 books in the £30.00 range. He took them downstairs when the shop was busy and must have put them in his bag.
  We have him on CCTV taking the books from the shelf and also hiding, in the shop, two other books including an odd volume of a biography of Diderot, the other volume of which he took. The police have been informed.
  The man is very nondescript apart from tattoos on his left forearm and on his neck. He is about 50 years old, of a slim and gangly build (with a pot belly). He has closely cropped hair and parks his metallic mint green bike outside the shop.
  Anyone with any information please contact the PBFA's office. (Tel: 01763 248400 Email:


UK: Peter Moore
With effect from Friday 1 May, stock has been moved from Unit 7 to Unit 10A which from this date will only be used as warehouse. The e-mail address has not changed but in future trade will be by mail order, the Internet and at PBFA book fairs.
  All mail should be address to Peter Moore, 7 Meadow Way, Harston, Cambridge CB22 7NQ. The business is no longer open 'by appointment'.

UK: Inch's Books
As from 1 April 2015 Alex Hollingsworth acquired the business from Peter and Eleanor Inch who have retired. He intends to run the business as it has been run previously. The new address for Inch’s Books is 34 Canal Street, Oxford OX2 6BQ UK (Telephone +44 (0)7710 542 000). The website, and email address remain the same.


UK: The Bookhunter on Safari
Readers might like to follow Laurence Worms (ABA's Past President), as he writes about the trade and the dealers he visits on his safari around the UK!
  Click on image to read his latest posting.

 Bookhunter on Safari


International: Sheppard's Trade Suppliers
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  To create a trade entry - select trade Suppliers from the menu on Sheppard's Confidential.  Complete the contact details and add a few words to promote your business.  You can also upload a photo to appear in your entry. 
  Your business / trading name will also appear in Sheppard's Confidential - which will keep your name in front of our many readers.  This goes every week except for the Christmas break.
  The list is also accessible via the Home Page on
  The cost of the service - as it is promoting your business to collectors and dealers in 44 countries - is just £12 per year.

Fair Organisers Promotion of Exhibitors' Top Titles  

Fair organisers can now offer additional promotion of dealers' titles that they intend to bring to the event.  If a fair manager can obtain details of the top three titles from their exhibitors, paste them into the template provided and send the result by-mail to us, we will convert it to a PDF and attach it to a display panel to go out to collectors and dealers via Sheppard's Confidential.
  The main benefit is that the list will be brought to the notice of all our readers rather than sitting on a website which is passive.
  Most of our services are free but we are asking £10 for the insertion per fair - whether it is inserted into one or more more editions of Sheppard's Confidential.
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If dates for next year's events are known - do create new entries as soon as possible. Dealers and trade members who organise book fairs, auctions and festivals can create entries for the events they are organising.   Although any late changes must still be sent in by e-mail, we have made a major improvement.
  The entry form used to create entries has been changed.  For those organisers of multiple fairs where the majority of details remain the same for each month - the form now allows you to save the first entry - and use the same entry with amendments of date, or time etc. for the next entry.  This is designed to save you time in creating entries.
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  All entries will be checked before they appear live on the calendar - so please allow some 48 hours for this.  If your event is already there, please e-mail any amendment to


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Catalogues sent in are uploaded to our website where they can be searched and browsed.  Placing them on one location makes it quicker for users to locate catalogues containing the subjects of books in which they are interested.  So we welcome catalogues from all members of the trade.
 For anyone not used to searching these catalogues - once the file has been opened on your PC, there are two ways to search for a title. Either hold the Control key down (Ctrl) and hit `F', or click `Edit' then either `Find' or `Search'.
We now offer the additional service of converting your files into formats that suit devices such as 'smart phones', e-readers' and 'tablets'. But to obtain the best layout, please also send in your Word or HTML file.

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During 2014 our site attracted a huge number of visits from the public, collectors and dealers. In the 12 months of last year, 43,400 people visited the summary page of catalogues - that's over 3,600 a month. And over 5,540 downloads resulted of which 4,700 were PDF files. One feature of our site is that visitors can search across ALL the PDF files in one hit using a key word or expression.
  This shortens the search time and makes the site a very effective. So it is well worth your time to have your catalogues added.

Catalogues received this week include:

Gaston Renard Pty Ltd (Leonardo da Vinci and some other art books)
Douglas Stewart Fine Books (Recent acquisitions - May)

Sophia Rare Books (Recent arrivals)

Robinson Street Books (History of Science)
J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC (The Collection of Jacob Lateiner Part VI)

UK: New books on special offer to UK based dealers registered on Sheppard's World.  The latest catalogues issued this month from Gazelle Book Services are on:

Body Art
Core Languages
Language Dictionaries
Modern Languages

To download these and all others - there are over 100 listed - go to: Catalogues

Please contact dealers direct and mention where you saw the book! Note that catalogues remain on view for approximately four to seven weeks.
  New catalogues are always welcome. If you have one, then please send it to us at:
 Note: Files please in a PDF format but we can convert Word and HTML files. If possible please add your contact details at the top of the first page, a summary of subjects and a total of items on the first page after the cover.


Letters to the Editor
[The views and opinions expressed in this letters column are not necessarily those of either the Editor or the Publisher. We welcome letters on any subject concerning the trade.]

No letters this week!


To browse the list and to see more details, go to - View Books Wanted. Users can sort titles, authors, and publishers into alphabetical order.
To see the publisher and author for the titles shown below - click here.
  If you have a copy for sale then notify the dealer by sending your e-mail address via this site. Latest additions to the list are shown in bold.

Certain Odd Anagrams
Codex Chiromantiae, Appendix A. Dactylomancy, Or Finger-Ring Magic, Ancient, Mediaeval And Modern.
Codex Chiromantiae, Being A Compleate Manualle Of Ye Science And Arte
Criminous Clerks
Down Those Mean Streets a Gentleman's Gentleman Must Go; or, What Ho Hornblower
Engraving a Diamond
Eocene Mollusca from Nigeria
Every Schoolboys Knows
Frost Fairs on the Thames
Hodges Against Chanot: Being The History Of A Celebrated Case.
Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society
Kisses Of Fate. A Study Of Mere Human Nature
Lady Macbeth. A Study.
Monkeys and Chimeras
Nature. A Weekly Journal Of Science
Old Men Remember
Our Noble Selves. A Portion of an Epic
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London
Proceedings Royal Institution of Great Britain
Prolegomena Towards The Study of The Chalk Foraminifera
Queries: Past, Presemt & Future
Saxton Churchm Lead Chapel & Towton Church
suggestions for the improvement of the law of copyright
The Ancestry Of The Violin
The Cheetah-Girl
The Florist and Pomologist, and Suburban Gardner
The Gods of the Fourth World
The Heart of England
The Origin and Manufacture of Playing Cards
The Real Pirates of Borneo
Very Large Numbers
William Stickney 1764-1848 of Ridgemont
With the British Association in South Africa
Ye Magic Mirrour of Old Japan
Ye Roll of Ye Set of Odd Volumes

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