Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London's West End

South African student Mr CN Ogunbekun ignores the handwritten 'Please Do Not Touch' sign and finds a book to read among the piles 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)
South African student Mr CN Ogunbekun ignores the handwritten 'Please Do Not Touch' sign and finds a book to read among the piles 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 #:
2153832065
Collection:
Hulton Archive
Date created:
01 January, 1949
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