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Customs seizure dispute, 6th July 1992
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June 13, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Customs seizure dispute, 6th July 1992

Customs has seized a few books imported by Unity Books over the years, usually on the basis of “indecency” but this classification almost always been a thin veil for “homosexual…

Customs Seizure, 3rd March 1989
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June 13, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Customs Seizure, 3rd March 1989

A series of communications from Customs regarding books they seized as they deemed them indecent by the laws of the time.

Importing letter by Nigel Cox 27th June 1990
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May 21, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Importing letter by Nigel Cox 27th June 1990

After his position on importing of titles for which there is no speedy local supply available appeared to be watered down fin the written minutes from the Booksellers Association conference,…

Comparison shopping, 2007
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January 30, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Comparison shopping, 2007

One of our time & price tests for delivery from overseas websites. In this case our parcel from the online retailer ordered on 26th August arrived on 4th September with…

Library Communications book, 2008
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January 29, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Library Communications book, 2008

In 2008, Tobias Buck and William Dewey shared the Library supply role, and used this book to communicate when their shifts didn’t overlap. Schedules, job-specific vocabulary, work to do and…