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16 January 2017: Blue Monday

Feeling a little downcast today? You’re not the only one. Known as ‘Blue Monday’,...

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21 December 2016: Christmas Opening Hours

 Please note that Rooke Books will be operating limited opening hours over the Christmas period. We can be reached via phone within the following hours:

Friday...

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16 December 2016: A Christmas History

 The Christmas we know today was inspired and somewhat created during the 19th century....

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9 December 2016: Christmas Delivery Dates

 Dear Valued Customers,

Over...

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2 December 2016: Cosy Tales

 Given this chilly December air we have decided to discuss some cosy mysteries and...

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25 November 2016: Science Fiction

 Last week the world saw the ‘supermoon’. The moon appeared at its largest...

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4 November 2016: When is a book not a book?

 When is a book not a book? When it's a...

No,...

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23 September 2016: Printing In A Time Of Revolution

Here at Rooke Books we have a large collection of interesting and exciting texts. There is a curious and fascinating detail to the title page of one of our French sets. The same...

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16 September 2016: The Lesser Known Works of David Garrick

 David Garrick is known for his incredible influence on the practice of theatre. He was a pioneer in the world...

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9 September 2016: The Nonesuch Press

 'Don't judge a book by its cover' is an English idiom of which most are familiar. Its earliest reference in literature is in George Eliot's The Mill on The Floss. Here at Rooke...

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26 August 2016: Watermarks and Spurious Editions

 Paper. It’s been around since the 2nd Century AD, and is a pretty important function of the book. Even in this supposed impending paperless society, the e-reader developers...

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15 August 2016: The Library of Hugh Selbourne

 Over the next few weeks our website will be seeing the addition of many books from...

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18 July 2016: Roald Dahl First Editions

Many of us have fond memories of the children’s books of Roald Dahl. A foremost British novelist, short story writer and poet, Dahl’s works have sold...

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24 June 2016: The Darwin Legacy

 Charles Darwin is a figure who needs no introduction, but we will give him one anyway,...

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16 June 2016: Elizabeth Greenly's Signed Letters of Horace Walpole

 As mentioned in our previous post, we have recently acquired several lots from the...

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8 June 2016: The Regency Library of Elizabeth Greenly

 We have recently acquired several lots from the sale of the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly,...

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Blue Monday

Feeling a little downcast today? You’re not the only one....

Christmas Opening Hours

 Please note that Rooke Books will be operating limited...

A Christmas History

 The Christmas we know today was inspired and somewhat created...

Christmas Delivery Dates

 Dear Valued Customers, Over the Christmas period, please...

Cosy Tales

 Given this chilly December air we have decided to discuss...

Science Fiction

 Last week the world saw the ‘supermoon’. The...

When is a book not a book?

 When is a book not a book? When it's a... No, this isn't...

Printing In A Time Of Revolution

Here at Rooke Books we have a large collection of interesting...

The Lesser Known Works of David Garrick

 David Garrick is known for his incredible influence on...

The Nonesuch Press

 'Don't judge a book by its cover' is an English idiom of...

Watermarks and Spurious Editions

 Paper. It’s been around since the 2nd Century AD,...

The Library of Hugh Selbourne

 Over the next few weeks our website will be seeing the...

Roald Dahl First Editions

Many of us have fond memories of the children’s books of...

The Darwin Legacy

 Charles Darwin is a figure who needs no introduction, but...

Elizabeth Greenly's Signed Letters of Horace Walpole

 As mentioned in our previous post, we have recently acquired...

The Regency Library of Elizabeth Greenly

 We have recently acquired several lots from the sale of...