FEATURED

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.
Read more


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

02.03.15

Did you spot us in The Telegraph's Stella Magazine last weekend?

We were delighted to be chosen as one of Mads Kornerup’s secret addresses in The Telegraph’s Stella Magazine on Sunday 1...

13.01.15

The Independent Bath Literature Festival 2015

The Independent Bath Literature Festival runs from Friday 27th February to Sunday 8th March 2015.

The festiva...

View more