Walter Scott celebrations, The Snowman, Bookbinding winners, and postcards

A little roundup of some of my recent pieces for Fine Books & Collections magazine. The current issue, above, features my look at the Walter Scott 250th anniversary celebrations and in particular on a wonderful new sketchbook related to some of his most famous works which has just been bought at auction by the Edinburgh University Library. Also worth a look are:

Royalties to be paid on secondhand books

Raymond Briggs retrospective opens

Winners of UK Bookbinding competition revealted

Pictured below, courtesy of Designer Bookbinders who run the DB UK Bookbinding Competition, is Thomas Hosking's goatskin binding of Mort by Terry Pratchett which won the prestigious Mansfield Medal.