Preview: Lodestar Books; Don’t Miss Checking It Out!

The definition of lodestar is someone or something that guides, such as a star; Polaris (the north star or pole star) is referenced as such a lodestar. I’m not sure that Richard Wynne had this definition in mind when he founded Lodestar Books in London, but if he didn’t, his flourishing publishing business, begun in 2009, to publish long out of print an neglected maritime authors, has succeeded – perhaps beyond his wildest dreams — and has guided the paths of many grateful readers to “the very stuff of good reading.” From his website: “

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    Ginny Jones says:

    It is the 19th of December and the other day I received another shipment of Lodestar Books. What treasures, and now WoodenBoat Store is stocking some of the titles, or in my store on Martha’s Vineyard I have some as well. If you wish to learn what titles I have, and details, please contact me at Or contact Dick Wynne directly — he’s got some really interesting books on the boil which will be out in 2015.