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Foreign Language Books In London’s Charity Bookshops: Oxfam Bloomsbury

September 22, 2013


Both this shop and the one in Marylebone are described as Oxfam’s flagship bookshop–maybe they just have too many admirals.  Anyway, this one had, excluding dictionaries, 9 shelves of foreign books with about 250 volumes.  There was no sign of any in Russian (including the ones I’d donated on earlier visits).


Be that as it may, here’s a picture of the opening hours:


I had also on many occasions been struck by the peremptory nature of this notice:


and didn’t really notice the placatory introduction until I came to photograph it…