"What qualities do I have that make me the ideal bookseller to carry out this experiment?......I will need the quality of knowledge certainly. Knowledge with a capital K. I am renowned for my knowledge within the secondhand booktrade. (I don't have any.) Resourcefulness with a capital R. Adaptability with a capital A. Perseverance with a capital P. Knowledge, resourcefullness, adaptability, perseverence. K.R.A.P. There are people who would say that just about sums me up."