Simon Beattie

SBSimon Beattie is an antiquarian bookseller, specialising in European cross-cultural history.  He studied German and Russian, and then Lexicography, at the University of Exeter, where his dissertation was on the translation of culture-specific terms in bilingual dictionaries of English and Russian.  After brief work at OUP on the Oxford Russian Dictionary, he worked in London for almost a dozen years for two leading antiquarian booksellers, before setting up independently in January 2010.



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