Obituary: Ted Ball

Bookseller Ted Ball died on March 18. Ball was the co-owner of London’s Fantasy Centre, a SF/fantasy bookstore Ball opened in 1969 with Dave Gibson and which closed in 2009.

Fantasy Centre Closing

Ted Ball and Erik Arthur have announced the closing of The Fantasy Centre, a London specialty bookstore. The store will close when its current lease expires in June. Initially opened in 1971, the store is a major dealer in used, rare, and out-of-print science fiction and fantasy.

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