Wednesday, December 04, 2013

A big thanks to all our lovely bidders

This year's auction is behind us, but it would not be fair to miss this opportunity to send a big thanks, not only to those involved in its organization, but also to all the bidders who generously contributed to the Alcuin Book Awards fund, while stuffing their shelves and Christmas socks with beautiful books.

Lovely auctioneers Ralph Stanton and Richard Hopkins. Credits: Patrick Dunn

Auctioneer John King making sure everybody knows who the King is. Credits: Patrick Dunn

Even if it is after Thanksgiving, I would still like to use this occasion to thank all our members, because you are the engine that keeps the Alcuin Society alive. Without our members, the society would not be able to exist and provide wonderful book events such as the Book Auction. Another major part of the society is its Board of Directors, who are the big, strong heart that moves the society forward: thanks for all the time and effort you are putting in organizing the Alcuin Society, its awards, events, publications and reminding us how delightful books are.


  1. Simply delighted to have been there. Delighted,as well, to have been able to snap a few shots to record the wonderful event. Cheers, Patrizzio!

    1. It was a great evening, indeed. Thanks not only for your lovely photos, but also for your generous bidding, and therefore contribution to the Awards fund.