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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

27.09.16

Bath Book Fair October 2016

We will be exhibiting at the PBFA Bath Book Fair on Saturday 8th October from 10:30am to 4:30pm.

The October ...

23.08.16

August Bank Holiday

We will be closed on Monday 29th August 2016 for the bank holiday. We will reopen as usual on Tuesday the 30th of August...

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