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American Children’s Classics

Dr Seuss

American Children’s Classics

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John Maynard Keynes

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World War Two

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Rare and inscribed books

World War I

Rare and inscribed books

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The processes of Book-Binding

The Chelsea Bindery

The processes of Book-Binding

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Ian Smith

Ian joined us as a partner in April 2013, having previously been with Bernard Quaritch since 1984. He specialises in economics, philosophy, the social sciences, and the history of ideas. He graduated from the University of Exeter in 1981 with a degree in French and German.

Pom Harrington

Pom joined the firm straight from school in 1994, working for his father and uncle, who were then trading as Harrington Bros. In 1997 Peter started Peter Harrington Antiquarian Books at 100 Fulham Road, taking Pom with him. In 2000 Pom took over the running of the shop, and after Peter died in 2003, became owner and partner. Pom is married to Liz; they have three young children.

Adam Douglas

Adam Douglas joined us in September 2005. He read English literature at Bristol University, and started bookselling in 1988 with Simon Finch Rare Books. He is the author of The Beast Within, a study of the werewolf myth. He specialises in literature to the end of the 19th century, history, science, economics, and philosophy.

Adam Blakeney

Adam Blakeney is our main specialist in 20th-century literature and photography. He began as an independent bookseller in 1986 and joined us six years ago.

Glenn Mitchell

Glenn joined us in 2007 from Maggs Bros, after previously surviving a lengthy apprenticeship in the Charing Cross Road. Glenn has an MA in History from the University of Sussex. He deals in travel and voyages, military and naval history, and jazz.