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HISTORY

History

BY ROYAL APPOINTMENT

George Bayntun's final years were crowned by the frequent patronage of Queen Mary, who spent the war years at Badminton, near Bath. In 1950, she granted the firm the Royal appointment.
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OUR SHOP

Our Shop

MANVERS STREET, BATH

Welcome to George Bayntun, one of the world’s most famous bookshops and home to the Bayntun-Riviere bindery, which dates back to 1829. The bookshop specialises in fine bindings, both old and new, first and illustrated editions, with an emphasis on English literature, and familiar and unusual books, all in the best possible condition. In the bindery eleven craftsmen and women bind and restore books for stock and for customers all over the world.



NEWS

18.08.14

August Bank Holiday

We will be closed on Monday 25th August 2014 for the Bank Holiday. We will reopen as usual on Tuesday 26th August.

07.08.14

It only took 120 years...

We are now selling a select range of bookbinding tools and materials in the shop; from needles and thread to bookcloth a...

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