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Last updated: 15 September 2017.
Sheppard's Confidential 2017
© Richard Joseph Publishers Ltd
The current edition, SC 529,
published on 15 September features a wide range of
from the antiquarian and used book trade - from the
UK, USA, China, Vietnam, and Hong Kong.
Dealers are again invited to take part
in our new and important TWO PART SURVEY that asks how
effective on-line websites (Amazon, Abebooks, and
Bibio for example) are for selling books. The links
are in the
this week's newsletter.
If you wish to
take part - register today using the links on this
The 500th edition of
can still be read - see:
Read this special edition.
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as a PDF file - once you have signed up you will need your
access details. These files are usually posted to the link on the right
at the time of publication.
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.
Features on this website
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 World
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.
Search Dealers' Catalogues
This site includes a list of dealers' catalogues -
there are usually more than 100 to view
(and at times over 100) though the number can vary as old ones are removed and new
There's a search
facility on the catalogue page which allows the buyer to
search the entire contents of all the PDF catalogues listed - so
searches by title, author, publisher or any word in a
catalogue are not only possible but make it that
much quicker to find what you seek.
Please mention where you found the title
Anyone can view these
catalogues, search for a title, and contact the dealer
direct to purchase. Most catalogues can be downloaded as a
PDF file. Then use the search facility
provided by your Acrobat Reader software.
If you need this
software it is free from Adobe - to download [Click Here ]
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