Translation of antiquarian in Spanish:

antiquarian

antiguo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌæn(t)əˈkwɛriən//ˌantɪˈkwɛːrɪən/

adjective

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    (book) antiguo
    (bookseller) especializado en libros antiguos
    • I was misled by an article in the Guardian of 28 February, in which its arts correspondent described Quaritch as ‘the London antiquarian booksellers handling the sale’.
    • The York National Book Fair is an annual event and lays claim to being Britain's largest rare and antiquarian book fair with some 200 booksellers and an estimate of some 100,000 books on offer.
    • The establishment, which specialises in selling scholarly and antiquarian books on the humanities, cannot afford to pay increased rent rates for the premises.
    • It's basically a recognition manual for antiquarian booksellers and aesthetes, but it does make some concessions to the issue of how you make the stuff.
    • A new market appeared as the burgeoning antiquarian book trade pushed up the price of older works.
    • The Glasgow-based writer worked for many years as a dealer in second-hand, out-of-print and antiquarian books.
    • They also have a special section for rare Canadiana, signed books, and antiquarian finds.
    • There were imported suits, obscure gramophone records, antiquarian books, fancy horse-wear, dinosaur eggs, buttered croissants, white chocolate and computer games.
    • He sought out rare and out-of-print books from antiquarian booksellers, including a set of delightful eighteenth-century guidebooks by the York publisher Thomas Gent.
    • Ms Craddock has lately served a term as president of the world association of antiquarian booksellers - in my eyes a distinction higher than being an ambassador to the United Nations.
    • The York National Book Fair, which will be taking over the ground floor of the Barbican Centre on Friday and Saturday, is the largest rare, antiquarian and out-of-print book fair in Europe.
    • A year after his death, only the attention of antiquarian bookseller Donald McCormick saved Hay's notebooks and papers: he bought them at an auction for £3, the price of the old suitcase which contained them.
    • The role of Hampton Court as an ancestral home in antiquarian taste shaped its early Stuart function as the focus for ambassadorial receptions.
    • What, for instance, are the existing rare or antiquarian Indian books?
    • For John Sibbald, who has been involved in the antiquarian book industry for 30 years, it was the second time he found a copy of the rare book in the past 12 months.
    • Jacques, a farmer's son with near genius level IQ, used his knowledge of the antiquarian book trade to avoid suspicion for years.
    • This will be a full time unit housing books from 12 different antiquarian booksellers around the country.
    • The Fair lays claim to being Britain's largest antiquarian book fair with over 200 leading booksellers specialising in antiquarian and secondhand books, maps, prints and ephemera.
    • Books old and new, bargain books, children's books and a large representation of antiquarian books will be for sale.
    • Kenny is still selling rare, antiquarian and out-of-print books to clients in the US and Britain, but now he is targeting libraries, universities and private collectors in Japan, China and Taiwan.

noun

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    anticuario masculine
    anticuaria feminine