Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London's West End

A Chinese student reading among piles of books in the Foyles bookshop on Charing Cross Road in the West End of London, England, 1949. Bookseller William Foyle, 'Foyle's' founder, claimed the shop was 'the world's first purpose-built bookshop' and the world's largest bookshop. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
A Chinese student reading among piles of books in the Foyles bookshop on Charing Cross Road in the West End of London, England, 1949. Bookseller William Foyle, 'Foyle's' founder, claimed the shop was 'the world's first purpose-built bookshop' and the world's largest bookshop. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London's West End
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Credit:
Chris Ware / Stringer
Editorial #:
2153832148
Collection:
Hulton Archive
Date created:
01 January, 1949
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Hulton Archive
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