Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London's West End

On the third floor, assistants rebind and repair secondhand books ready for re-sale, 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)
On the third floor, assistants rebind and repair secondhand books ready for re-sale, 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 #:
2153832093
Collection:
Hulton Archive
Date created:
01 January, 1949
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Hulton Archive
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