Articles and Reviews by David Mason


REFLECTIONS AT FIFTY NEW November 2017
Reflections at Fifty. Published in Canadian Notes and Queries, Number 100.

APPLES AND ORANGES
Books versus movies. Published in Canadian Notes and Queries, Number 99.

FIFTY YEARS
June 15th, 2017 marks David Mason's 50th year as a bookseller.

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL JOURNEYS
Published in Canadian Notes and Queries, Number 98.

BOOKS AS SYMBOLS

Published in Canadian Notes and Queries, Number 97.

ARCHIVAL ANECDOTES
Published in Canadian Notes and Queries, Number 96.

A BOOK IS NOT JUST A BOOK
A new essay by David Mason.

SOME COMMENTS OF THE NEW BOOKSTORES OF TORONTO
A new essay by David Mason.

COLLECTING GAMES
Published in Canadian Notes and Queries, Number 95.

IN PRAISE OF BOOK SCOUTS
Published in Canadian Notes and Queries, Number 94.

THE RAG AND BONE PICKERS
Published in Canadian Notes and Queries, Number 92.

JOHN METCALF
Published in Canadian Notes and Queries, Number 88.

MODERN FIRSTS
Published in Canadian Notes and Queries, Number 86.






Reviews



NEW A SECOND BOOK OF BOOKSELLERS (Review of the book A Second Book of Booksellers by Sheila Markham. Review published in Amphora. The Alcuin Society, No. 158. Fall 2014)

A MASTER OF HIS OWN DESTINY (Review of the book Books in the Blood: Memoirs of a Fourth Generation Bookseller by Anthony Rota. Review published in Canadian Notes & Queries, Number 65, 2004.)

A BOOK OF BOOKSELLERS (Review of the book A Book of Booksellers : Conversations with the Antiquarian Book Trade 1991-2003 by Sheila Markham. Review published in Bibliographical Society of Canada, Spring 2008.)



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David Mason reflects on 50 years in the book business. 
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June 15 is David Mason's 50th anniversary as a bookseller! 
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