The Antiquarian Bookshops of Old London


The Antiquarian Bookshops of Old London

When Mike Henbrey reminisced for me about his time working at Sawyer Antiquarian Booksellers in Grafton Street and showed me these evocative photographs of London’s secondhand bookshops taken in 1971 by Richard Brown, it made me realise how much I miss them all now that they have mostly vanished from the streets ...

A post from ‘the gentle author’ on his delightful Spitalfields Life blog, where the remainder of this piece can be read.