Sunday, March 29, 2015

the oldest antiquarian bookshop in the world

sotherans 1 sotherans 2 sotherans 3 sotherans 4 sotherans 5 sotherans 6 the last time i was in london, i wandered into "the oldest antiquarian bookshop in the world", which is the henry sotheran limited. founded in york in 1761 & established in london in 1815, this majestic store has been offering unsurpassed opportunities to collectors & enthusiasts. besides trading books in various departments like natrual history, children's literature, & architecture, you can also see signed cricket bats, original cartoons, autographed letters, & posters for sale here. many of the staff has been loyaly working here for nearly 30 years & if you open your heart & searh with a pair of wide eyes, i am sure you can find something magical here, after all, there has to be something enchanting inside a 250 year old establishment with a gazillion old books inside

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