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Rare Books Shop

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Rowan
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Interest in HF: I love history, but it's boring in school. Historical fiction brings it alive for me.
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Rare Books Shop

Post by Rowan » Thu June 30th, 2011, 2:11 pm

If you were to own a shop that sold rare books, what would you call it? I'm looking for something clever. Like a play on words. My brain is not in clever mode this week.

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Michy
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Post by Michy » Thu June 30th, 2011, 3:43 pm

How about "Hens' Teeth Bookshop?" As in, "rarer than hens' teeth?"

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Thu June 30th, 2011, 4:00 pm

There is 'The Rocking Horse', too! :D
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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LoveHistory
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Post by LoveHistory » Fri July 1st, 2011, 2:51 am

Paige Turner's.

The Spine Shop.

Bindings and Findings/Binds and Finds

The Wormhole (for bookworms)

Undercooked Fiction (undercooked as in rare, I know...bad, bad pun)

The Few and the Bound

The Compendium

Tomes on the Range

In a Bind

The Galley

Port's Folio (I really should stop before it gets worse, shouldn't I?)

The Block

Foxed Books

Tag line: "We speak volumes."

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Vanessa
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Posts: 4251
Joined: August 2008
Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Fri July 1st, 2011, 8:37 am

Books in Wonderland.
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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