How did you start your book collection? After returning from judging the Rose Book Collecting Prize in Cambridge this spring, Type & Forme partner Anke Timmermann remembered her youthful forays into the basements of secondhand and rare bookshops in Heidelberg, and thought about book collecting on a budget while strolling down the Charing Cross Road with a £5 note in her hand.

Read more about her thoughts on book collecting on a budget, book collecting prizes, and the thrill of the book hunt in Fine Books & Collections.