Sheppard's Confidential

Edition number SC 553 was published on 9 March. The latest trade news includes the most serious threat to our trade from a proposed directive from the EU.  There are news items from Canada, UK and USA.  Three new catalogues have been added to our large list this week. To see these Click here.
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Most issues contain news, articles and facts about the antiquarian and second-hand book trade and for dealers in ephemera, prints and maps.  Issues include reviews of forthcoming auctions and book fairs, and reports on past auctions and major book fairs.

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Features include Calendars of Auctions & Book Fairs with comprehensive details, archives of Past Editions and Subject Insights, and a list of Books Wanted .  Members registered on Sheppard's are now able to enter details of forthcoming book fairs and auctions. To view these, please logon to this website using your access details supplied when you registered on Sheppard's World.

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