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Title: My Kingdom of Books
Description: Wales: Y Lolfa Cyf, 1999. 1st Impression. Hardcover. 15.5x21.5cm. New book written by our King of books Richard Booth.318 pages with black and white photographs.Richard Booth, entrepreneur,scholar,bon viveur and self proclaimed King plots the highs and lows of a remarkable career in bookselling and an extraordinary life outside it. He recalls a lifetime searching the world for books while battling at home against bureaucracy and business enemies.This is also the story of Hay - on - Wye, a sleepy border town that became the second - hand book capital of the world and declared itself an independent Kingdom .MY KINGDOM OF BOOKS is moving, candid , anarchic and often hilarious : a well of joy and liberation in today's conformist world. SIGNED by the King hinself.. New .

Keywords: Booktown Hay on Wye Town of Books King Independent Kingdom International Tourist Trade Tourism Wales Border Marches Norman Signed Edition Bookseller Dealing Second Hand Business History Language World Economy Rural Farming Agricultural Murdoch

Price: GBP 19.70 = appr. US$ 28.13 Seller: Hay on Wye Promotions Ltd
- Book number: dg91

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