callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,
callmemadam
callmemadam

We’re going on a Book Hunt

It’s Folk Festival weekend here, which means a large charity fair, always with a huge bookstall. After parking, we were just about to make our way to the Minster Green when we were ambushed by the CAB, who were having a book sale on the pavement. So we bought some books. Then we made our way through the merry throng of folk dancers and spectators and bought some more. We both did quite well and, as so often happens, huskyteer found me a treasure. I got these



What a lovely cover on the Bryson. And more



My best buy was the book huskyteer found.: Gardener’s Nightcap by Muriel Stuart. I already have the Persephone edition (another bargain, as I found it in a charity shop) but this is a first in a slightly ragged dustwrapper, which of course I prefer. I’ve since found that it’s a very scarce book. It was a really lucky find as book sales are like charity shops nowadays: no old books. In all, I spent less than £10.00, so I was pleased with my haul and can’t complain of having ‘nothing to read’.

Tags: book hunting, muriel stuart, wimborne folk festival
Subscribe

Recent Posts from This Journal

  • Still time to buy …

    Three of Elizabeth Edmondson’s Very English Mystery books are £1.00 each for the Kindle today. I loved these books. Also available: All…

  • Autumn colour

    After two and a half days of non-stop rain, it was dry this morning and I was able to get outside. I took down the last basket and two big pots. I…

  • Music and Gardening

    Yesterday evening, I listened to ‘Moira Stuart talks to …’ Monty Don. I thought it would be pleasantly relaxing and it was. Desert Island Discs it…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments