Tuesday August 4, 2020

Here's one for the books

Allan Gregory has spent "every penny earned" on books - especially old, hard-to-come-by first editions - for as long as he can remember.

3rd February, 2013
Allan Gregory of First Editions: 'I love to see young people and children coming into the shop'. Photo: Tony O'Shea

**What it does:** sells rare antiquarian books and contemporary first editions (many of them signed)

Allan Gregory doesn't understand how anybody can read books on a Kindle. Gregory has spent "every penny earned" on books - especially old, hard-to-come-by first editions - for as long as he can remember. Late last year, he decided to take his impressive inventory (some 5,000 volumes) and turn it into a business.

His new shop, First Editions, is just off...

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