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May 20, 2020

This month ImpalaPrints have finally been able to reopen trading and I would like to thank all our new customers that have purchased from us in such a difficult time.

Now that service has resumed we are once again shipping worldwide on a daily basis and keen to take new...

April 20, 2020

Often books appear on my desk that epitomize an era or a phase in history, a great struggle or a social movement. These are books that are more than their physical selves for they hold within a spirit and the direction of an entire generation.

The Victorian era is known...

October 1, 2017

Gifting Ideas Pocket Guides

Ladybird books – Observer Guides – Shown to Children – pocket Shakespeare

ImpalaPrints offer great gift ideas in the run up to Christmas this year and in this blog I present these attractive pocket guides that are perfect for gifting. With a...

September 1, 2017

ImpalaPrints have been busy collecting great books and prints this past month and will soon be adding these to the site.

As always we look for books that are on a wide array of subjects, pass at a high standard of condition and would make fascinating gifts. Be sure to k...

June 1, 2017

Books are great sources of inspiration from classic works of fiction and fantasy to factual books that teach. Today I focus in on the genera of travel and exploration one that takes us away to faraway lands to corners of the world we can only dream about.

One thing tha...

May 1, 2017

Antique books give us a rare view into the past, they connect us to places and a time that in our modern lives we often forget. Picture books are a perfect example of this, at ImpalaPrints with have quite the selection of city picture books from the 1940s. This book pi...

April 1, 2017

One of the most fascinating aspects of working with antique books is the sense of history that is contained within them. I frequently work with books that are 150 years old which I can often take for granted, one thing that reminds me of the history of these items are...

March 1, 2017

Many poets have written of nature but few with the imagery feeling and landscape like the poet John Keats (1795-1821).  A choice favourite would be ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ written in 1819, a beautiful poem that conjures up the universal feeling of summer…

My heart aches,...

February 1, 2017

Hello and welcome to the second ImpalaPrints blog

we will start by highlighting some new books added to our site and to our Etsy page which you can view there.

We have used Etsy as site for selling our items for a good while now and have found particular success selling...

January 25, 2017

We welcome you to the home of ImpalaPrints on the internet a great stopping off point for quality affordable vintage and antique books.

 This is a monthly blog, an update of goings on at ImpalaPrints headquarters giving exclusive previews on lovely new items about to be...

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