Blackwell's marks 140th anniversary with signed copies from Obama and Galbraith

Blackwell's will celebrate its 140th anniversary with books signed by Michelle Obama and Robert Galbraith up for auction for Book Aid International throughout June.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-21 12:25:38 UTC ]
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