Who will buy this little Welsh bookshop, which comes complete with hundreds of books?

Attention book lovers yearning to get out of Dodge: a down-on-its-luck bookstore in the Welsh mining town of Blaenavon (population 6,055) is headed to (online) auction next week, with bidding to open at the low low price of £72,000. Sure, it needs some work. But it comes with all the books, and sits below a […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-03-01 15:27:18 UTC ]
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Who will buy this little Welsh bookshop, which comes complete with hundreds of books?

Attention book lovers yearning to get out of Dodge: a down-on-its-luck bookstore in the Welsh mining town of Blaenavon (population 6,055) is headed to (online) auction next week, with bidding to open at the low low price of £72,000. Sure, it needs some work. But it comes with all the books, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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