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It is with deepest regret we announce that our shop Quinto and Francis Edwards of London has permanently closed its doors, bringing to an end over 150 years of Francis Edwards in London.

The newly independent Quinto trades as an online bookseller at www.quintobookshop.co.uk

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Books bought on all subjects
Please contact Greg Coombes 01497 820071



Francis Edwards
Antiquarian Bookseller,
was established in 1855 in the West End of London. Now situated on the top floor of the world famous Hay Cinema Bookshop in Hay-on-Wye, "The Town of Books", the Francis Edwards division occupies four show rooms and has in stock over 6,000 volumes. We buy and sell books on all subjects, with particular emphasis on Travel, Natural History, Art & Architecture, History, Naval & Military, Literature and the Social Sciences. We also supply decorative bindings in calf and cloth.


Francis Edwards
The Old Cinema
via Hereford

Tel: 44 (0)1497 820071
Fax: 44 (0)1497 821900


(Francis Edwards are pleased to welcome you to their Web Pages. Browse around and give us a call if we can help.)

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“A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.” —W. H. Auden