Nigel Cox’s obituary for Alan Preston.
An article in Sports News about Wellington College Soccer “Old Boys” notes Alan Preston’s ability to “kick a lightning shot off either foot”.
An appeal to former staff for contributions to a “books that last” catalogue in commemoration of Unity Books founder Alan Preston’s death the previous year.
After the death of Alan Preston, Tilly Lloyd, Robin Cathcart and assorted others had the task of shifting and sorting his archive of company records.
An in-depth article about developments in the bookshop scene examines both chains and independent stores in Retail magazine.
An extract from Turning the Pages: The Story of Bookselling in New Zealand by Anna Rogers and Max Rogers, published by Reed Publishing for Booksellers New Zealand, 1993.
Correspondence relating to Alan Preston’s purchase of the old Oxford University Press showroom as the premises for the first incarnation of Unity Books.
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